Is the Torpoint Ferry 24 hours?

Is the Torpoint Ferry 24 hours?

The Torpoint Ferry forms a vital link across the Tamar (known at the ferry location as the Hamoaze) between the town of Torpoint in Cornwall, and the city of Plymouth in Devon. The three chain ferries provide service 24 hrs a day, 365 days a year and offer a 10 minute frequency at peak times.

Is the Tamar Bridge free at the moment?

Tamar Ferry Tolls There is no charge for pedestrians or pedal cyclists.

Is Torpoint Ferry free?

Torpoint Ferry There’s a charge for vehicles paid on the Torpoint to Plymouth crossing. Pedestrians and cyclists are free. Timetable and prices are available on the Tamar Crossings website.

How long is the wait for the Torpoint Ferry?

Waiting times now 45 minutes Waiting times of up to 45 minutes and one ferry running on Torpoint Ferry between Devonport and Torpoint. Only one ferry is currently in service following a fault with the second ferry. The third ferry remains out for re-fit.

How much does Torpoint Ferry cost?

Torpoint Ferry Tolls

Vehicle Type Toll Payable (Single vehicle) Toll Payable (with trailer)
Motorcycles 40p Cash TamarTag 80p Cash TamarTag
MGW under 3.5 tonnes (2 axles) £2.00 Cash £1.00 TamarTag £4.00 Cash £2.00 TamarTag
MGW over 3.5 tonnes (2 axles) £4.90 Cash £2.45 TamarTag £9.80 Cash £4.90 TamarTag

How much does Torpoint ferry cost?

How many cars does the Torpoint Ferry hold?

73 cars
Each ferry carries 73 cars and operates using its own set of slipways and parallel chains, with a vehicle weight limit of 18 tonnes (20 tons) The ferry boats are propelled across the river by pulling themselves on the chains; the chains then sink to the bottom to allow shipping movements in the river.

Does the Tamar Bridge closed in high winds?

There are currently restrictions on the Tamar Bridge due to strong winds. High sided and vulnerable vehicles are currently restricted from crossing the bridge in both directions.

How many cars fit on the Torpoint Ferry?

How much is the Cremyll ferry?

Plymouth Boat Trips Ltd, operator of the Cremyll Ferry is introducing fare rises, from Monday 17th September 2018, taking the price of an adult single ticket from £1.50 to £2, child single tickets and bikes will go from 75 pence to £1.

Can you pay by card on the Torpoint Ferry?

Please note that we do not accept credit or debit cards at the Torpoint Ferry for toll payments.

How often does the Torpoint Ferry run at night?

An intensive service is provided, with service frequencies ranging from every 10 minutes (3 ferries in service) at peak times, to half-hourly (1 ferry in service) at night. Services operate 24 hours a day, every day (including throughout Christmas and all other holiday periods), with service frequency never falling below half-hourly.

How long is the ferry from Torpoint to Plymouth?

The ferry takes around 10 minutes as opposed to a 20 mile, 30 minute trip around the mainland; rush hour times will differ. A ferry route between Torpoint and Plymouth Dock (now called Devonport) was created by an Act of Parliament in 1790 and the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe began to run ferries the following year.

Is there a ferry on New Years Day?

However a passenger service is available on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. The ferry can carry up to 15 cars at a time and provides a continuous service leaving every 10 – 15 minutes during hours of operation. Times are displayed below.

How much is the toll on the Torpoint Ferry?

The toll is £2.00 for cars and motorcycle riders are charged 40p; there is no additional charge for a pillion passenger. Frequent users can reduce the fare by half by purchasing top-ups online for a machine-readable windscreen-mounted digital payment tag, called Tamar Tag, which is also usable on the bridge.