During the Covid lockdown from 4th November to 2nd December 2020 (inclusive) the Ferry service will be closing early, running until 9pm each evening.
Sandbanks to Studland
Ferry leaves Sandbanks/Poole side on the hour, twenty past and twenty to the hour.
First Ferry 7am, last Ferry 9pm.
Studland to Sandbanks
Ferry leaves Studland/Swanage side at ten past, half past and ten to the hour.
First Ferry at 7.10am and last Ferry at 8.50pm.
Crossing time is normally around 4 minutes.
POSTCODES FOR SAT NAV:
Poole/Bournemouth side – BH13 7QN
Studland/Swanage side – BH19 3BA
(on Poole-Bournemouth side)
|LEAVING SHELL BAY|
(on the Swanage and Studland side).
|Leaving Sandbanks at 0700 then 20 & 40 minutes after each hour and on the hour, until 2100.||Leaving Shell Bay at 0710 then 30, 50 & 10 minutes after each hour until 2050.|
The times above are daily throughout the year except for Christmas Day (see Christmas Day service details below) 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.