At certain times of the year, foot and cycle ferries operate between Felixstowe, Shotley and Harwich and also between Felixstowe Ferry and Bawdsey

Felixstowe, Shotley and Harwich

For further information visit or call the ferryman, Christian Zemann, on 07919 911440.


Weekdays 9.45 am to 5 pm.
Weekends/Holidays 9.45 am to 5.35 pm.
3rd – 6th April (Easter)
Then weekends only until 1st May
2nd May – 6th September (Daily Service).
7th September – 30th September (Weekends Only)


Felixstowe – Harwich: Adult £4.00, OAP £2.00, Child £3.00 (Half price for bus pass holders). Family Discount: 2 Adults with 3 Children , Third child travels free.
All fares are for a single journey.

Cycles/Trailers: £2.00. Tandem cycles charged as two bicycles. Dogs £1.00
Crew will only assist with bicycles after luggage has been removed.
Please Note: at present the ferry is non-wheelchair accessible.
Onward Taxis can be booked by the ferry operator.

Note: Felixstowe bus service 77 now operates from Languard Fort

Dependant on the tide and weather, average journey times for the above ferry are:

Felixstowe to Harwich – 15 minutes
Harwich to Shotley – 10 minutes


Felixstowe to Bawdsey

New running times (weather permitting):

Easter until 30th April – Weekends only 10am until 5pm
1st May until 30th September – Daily between 10am and 5pm
October – Weekends only 10am until 5pm

2020 prices:

Adult One way – £3.00 Return – £4.00
Children £1.00 Dogs welcome free of charge
Cyclist one way – £4.00 Return – £6.00

Water taxi to moored boats £3.00 each way

Contact the ferryman, John Barber on 07709 411511