Hurst Castle ferry Trip

How to get here

Ferry Times

1st April – 1st November (daily) From 10.15am, then approx. every 20 minutes
2nd November – 31st March Winter weekend opening only – weather permitting

 

Last ferry from Hurst Castle:
March – September
October

 

5.30pm
4.00pm

(Ferry timetables may vary due to weather and tide conditions)

Ferry Prices

Single Fares:

Adult: £3.50
Child: £2.50
Children under 3: FREE

Return Fares:

Adult: £6.50
Child: £3.50
Children under 3: FREE

Ferry tickets can also be purchased on board the ferry on the day of your visit.
Please note only cash is accepted on the ferry.

Please note there is exceptional low tides during the Easter holiday weekend, which will affect the last ferry times from Hurst Castle to Keyhaven:

Friday 19th April (Good Friday)
Last ferry from Hurst Castle is at 3pm

Saturday 20th April
Last ferry from Hurst Castle is at 4pm

Sunday 21st April (Easter Sunday)
Last ferry from Hurst Castle is at 4.30pm

Monday 22nd April (Easter Monday)
Last ferry from Hurst Castle is at 5pm

For the ferry, please use Keyhaven pay and display car park,  postcode SO41 0TP for satellite navigation (use this car park if planning to use ferry one way).

It is not possible to reach Hurst Castle by car. If you choose to walk to Hurst Castle, there is a pay and display car park on the seafront at Milford on Sea or at Keyhaven.

It is approximately a two mile walk along Hurst Spit to the castle from both Keyhaven and Milford on Sea car parks. Please note this is a shingle spit and sturdy footwear is advised.

For Milford on Sea pay and display car park, please use postcode SO41 0PY for satellite navigation.