The Portsmouth Jersey ferry route connects England with Jersey. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Condor Ferries. The crossing operates up to 7 times each week with sailing durations from around 10 hours 20 minutes.
Portsmouth Jersey sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Portsmouth Jersey route is a car and 2 passengers.
The English city of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England, in the county of Hampshire. It is the UK's only island city and is situated around 100 km to the south west of London and 30 km to the east of Southampton. The city's long history is inextricably linked to the sea. It is home to the oldest dry dock in the world still in use and also to famous ships such as HMS Victory, Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship, the Mary Rose and HMS Warrior. The city is also home to the Royal Marine Commandoes and to a naval base.
The city's port is one of the best connected ports in the United Kingdom, serving nine different destinations. To the south of the Naval Base, you will find the Isle of Wight (Ryde) Passenger Ferry Terminal. The Continental Ferry Terminal is served by ferry services to Le Havre in France and Bilbao in Spain. There are also daily crossings to Cherbourg, Caen and St Malo in France, St Helier in Jersey, St Peter Port in Guernsey and to Ryde on the Isle of Wight.
The town of St Helier is located on the island of Jersey which is one of the Channel Islands that are in the English Channel. St Helier is one of twelve parishes on the island and is the island's capital and largest town, with a population of around 30,000. The town takes its name from the 6th century Ascetic hermit, Helier, or Helerius. The hermit's feast day is marked by an annual municipal and ecumenical pilgrimage to the Hermitage on the 16th of July.
Popular with visitors is the Central Market, which is an indoor market on Beresford Street, which was opened in 1882 and has been declared a Site of Special Interest. The market has Victorian architecture on show which includes cast iron structures and an ornamental fountain.
Passenger facilities at the town's port include cafes, shops and duty free outlets. Ferry services operating from the port depart to destinations in France and England along with services to Guernsey. services to the UK travel to Poole, Weymouth and Portsmouth and to St Malo in France.