Hurst Castle ferry Trip

How to get here

Ferry Times

The first ferry departs to Hurst Castle at 10.00am, then approximately every 30 minutes.
The last ferry from Hurst Castle to Keyhaven is at 5.30pm.

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

Ferry Prices

Single Fares:

Adult: £4.00
Child: £3.00
Children under 3: FREE

Return Fares:

Adult: £7.00
Child: £4.00
Children under 3: FREE

Ferry tickets can only be purchased on board the ferry on the day of your visit
or at the kiosk at the castle entrance.

Please note: following Government guidelines, we are advising passengers to wear face coverings on our ferries.

Our ferries are not fully enclosed but the 2-metre social distancing rule cannot always be adhered to.
Passengers will need to supply their own face covering.

Exceptions: government guidance states that passengers with a physical or mental illness or impairment, or a disability that means they cannot put on, wear or remove a face covering will be exempt. Children under the age of 11 will also be exempt.

Thank you for your support at this time.

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

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, prams are arduous to push and there are no public toilets outside of the castle. The castle toilets are for visitors to Hurst Castle only.

Please observe all signage and staff instructions, for more information please visit our Covid-19 information page.