The service runs daily, weather and other circumstances permitting, except for times when the vessel is undergoing refit. Crossing time is normally around 4 minutes.
POSTCODES FOR SAT NAV:
Poole/Bournemouth side - BH13 7QN
Studland/Swanage side - BH19 3BAREFIT
Warning of refit dates are given well in advance of the actual times: details will be displayed on the NEWS page.
(on Poole-Bournemouth side)
LEAVING SHELL BAY
(on the Swanage and Studland side).
Sandbanks at 0700 then 20 & 40 minutes after each hour and on the hour, until 2300.
||Leaving Shell Bay at 0710 then 30, 50 & 10 minutes after each hour until
The times above are daily throughout the year except for Christmas Day but are subject to shipping movements, essential maintenance and other operational factors and
should be taken as a guide only.
During busy periods, a shuttle service operates to clear any queues.
Christmas Day service is half-hourly from 0800 until 1810 hours. Leaving Sandbanks on the hour and half hour and from Shell Bay at 10 minutes after and 40 minutes after each hour.