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This ferry is operated by Condor Ferries. Always check the prices before booking and the latest travel information before departure.

Duration 10h 20 mins.
Sailings Up to 4 times per week
Distance 106 miles, 170 km
2p+Car+Return in our estimation € 720
Destination(s) Channel Islands, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Operated by Condor Ferries

The ferry from Portsmouth to Jersey sails up to 6 times per week in peak season. Condor Ferries sails with the Condor Voyagers on this route and takes you in about 10 hours and 20 mins to the biggest of the Channel Islands: Jersey. You can travel by foot, car, motorhome or bike to the Channel Islands.

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Ferry to Portsmouth and Jersey

In peak season, there are up to 6 weekly ferries leaving from Portsmouth to Jersey and the other way around. This crossing will take you in around 10 hours from Portsmouth to the biggest of the Channel Islands: Jersey. In Jersey, you'll find an abundance of beaches and bays and a beautiful island in general, a mix of French and British culture with an non-British (hot) climate. In the main city St Helier, you'll find plenty to do.

This route is a popular crossing between the UK and the Channel Islands, it can be either a day or a night crossing, depending on which day you will sail. If you want to bring your car, make sure to book well in advance, as the car deck is often fully booked.

On this page, you will find information and tips about this ferry service from Condor Ferries

Ferry Portsmouth-Jersey costs

If you want to travel by ferry to Portsmouth and Jersey, you can expect the following prices:

  • Tickets are available from Condor Ferries from €50,- That is for 1 person without a car and a single journey.
  • A crossing with a car and 2 people a cabin in peak season quickly costs somewhere around €710,- (return)

The prices of the boat tickets are very dependent on the season and the crowds, as you can see above. Specifically in peak season (summer) prices rise sharply for Guernsey and Jersey. Book early to get the most benefit and to be sure that you can bring your car, motorbike or camper on board. Also make sure to check the low fare calendar, a handy tool that helps you save money.

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Availability and prices

Ferry prices depend on the season and crowds. View the current prices in the booking engine

Schedule Portsmouth-Jersey

On the route Portsmouth-Jersey there are in peak season 6 weekly ferries from Portsmouth o Jersey. The crossing over the English Channel is 309 km as the crow flies. From the Portsmouth to Jersey direction you'll sail on a day or night crossing, depending on which day you'll sail. Sailing from Jersey to Portsmouth then in most cases you'll be boarding a day crossing, but night crossings are also optional/

Be sure to book in time because the ferries are often booked. Check the exact departure times in both directions in the booking module, because these vary per season and per day. Especially in peak season the car deck is sold out fast.

Timetable for the ferriesfrom Portsmouth to Jersey

In peak season the ferry from Portsmouth to Jersey sails on all days in the week except sundays. In all cases it is a night crossing to Jersey.

Ferry Portsmouth to Jersey

The ferry from Jersey to Portsmouth sails up to 6 times per week
DayDepartureArrivalType crossing
Monday19:3006:00night crossing
Tuesday19:3006:00night crossing
Wednesday19:3006:00night crossing
Thursday19:3006:00night crossing
Friday20:3007:00night crossing
Sunday18:0005:10night crossing

The crossing from Portsmouth to Jersey takes 10 hours and 20 mins with the ferry Commodore Clipper

From Jersey to Portsmouth

For the crossing from Jersey to Portsmouth the same schedule applies in peak season; 6 days a week. From monday to friday it's a day crossing and on sunday's it's a night crossing:

Ferry Jersey to Portsmouth

The ferry from Jersey to Portsmouth sails 6 times per week
DayDepartureArrivalType crossing
Monday07:4516:30day crossing
Tuesday08:3017:00day crossing
Wednesday08:3017:00day crossing
Thursday08:3017:00day crossing
Friday08:3017:00day crossing
Sunday01:4010:35night crossing

Sail time Portsmouth-Jersey

This crossing is an 10 hour and 20 min crossing with the Commodore Clipper ferry

On board the ferry to Portsmouth and Jersey

This (and more) can be expected on Commodore Clipper

Condor Ferries sails with the Commodore Clipper on this crossing to the Channel Island Jersey and back. This ferry takes you in about 10 hours and 20 mins across the English Channel to the Channel Islands close to France.

  • En suite cabins
  • Reclining Seats
  • Brasserie

  • Lounge Bar
  • Duty-free shop

  • Ocean Club
  • Children's Area

Port information

To get to the departure port, use the address and follow the signs to the terminal when arrived.


Portsmouth terminal address:

Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth, Hampshire


Jersey terminal address:

The Elizabeth Terminal, JE2 3NW, Jersey

Alternatives to the Portsmouth – Jersey ferry

Travelling to Jersey or the UK? Depending on where you live you can also think of the other ferries from the UK to the Channel Islands like the ferry from Poole to Jersey, also from Condor Ferries. Or you can sail to one of the other Channel Islands: Guernsey from Poole or Guernsey from Portsmouth.

Frequently Asked Questions Portsmouth -Jersey ferry

Which ferry companies sail on the Portsmouth-Jersey crossing?

The ferries between Portsmouth and Jersey are operated by Condor Ferries

How long does it take to sail from Portsmouth to Jersey?

The distance covered by the ferry between Portsmotuh and Jersey is approximately 309 km (as the crow flies). The travel time of the ferry is around 10 hours and 20 mins with the Commodore Clipper.

How often does the ferry go?

Condor Ferries sails up to 6 times per week on the crossing between Portsmouth and Jersey. Only on saturday no ferry is sailing in either direction. Sailing days and times differ by seasonality. See our schedule for the exact travel times.

Can I bring my pet on board?

Yes, almost on all ferry routes you can bring your pet (dogs, cats and ferrets). On short crossings they stay in the vehicle and on longer crossings are often kennels available or special cabins where you can bring your pet. Keep in mind that countries often have special rules for pets that are taken across borders, more about pets on this crossing.