Hurst Castle ferry Trip

How to get here

Ferry Times

Christmas Ferry Times (weather dependent)

27th December – 1st January 2020 (daily) 10.15am – 4.00pm, approx. every 20 minutes
2nd November – 31st March 2020 Winter weekend opening only – weather permitting


Last ferry from Hurst Castle:
March – September



(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.

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.