Port Phillip Ferries currently travels between Portarlington, on the Bellarine Peninsula, and Docklands, Melbourne.
We travel 365 days of the year with 2 return trips per day. Getting to The Bellarine has never been cruisier.
We don’t want you to miss the boat and your great adventures !
Docklands Ferry Terminal
Departure / Arrival point: 131 Harbour Esplanade. Victoria Harbour, Docklands
Getting to Docklands & Public Transport
Port Phillip Ferries berth at Docklands, Victoria Harbour Promenade. Directly across the street from Marvel Stadium.
Trams: Take the 35, 70 or 75 tram to Stop D3 Marvel Stadium/Bourke Street Docklands. Once you disembark you are closely located to the Melbourne CBD FREE tram service. You do not require a MYKI card if only travelling within the CBD free tram network. You can find more information on that here
Train: Get to Southern Cross station and take the Northern exit. Walk towards Marvel Stadium and take the stairs down to the left to reach Harbour Esplanade, Docklands. You will see us across the road. You should allow approx. 5 – 10 minutes to walk from Southern Cross.
Skybus: Getting to the airport from the Bellarine Peninsula couldn’t be easier. Cruise over with us and step right onto the Skybus for a fast, frequent and affordable transfer. Step on at stop 7 on their Southbank and Docklands express.
At our Docklands location you can access the Off With The Ferries Cafe. You can purchase ferry tickets and some tourist information. The cafe is open 7 days a week. Mon – Fri 6.30am – 6pm Sat – Sun 9am-6pm.
Our recent offer for parking at Marvel Stadium is not currently available over the AFL football season.
We are investigating more options for you at this stage.
There is still parking available to book direct from the Stadium. Details here.
If you are looking for other parking around Docklands, we found this great website to help you out.
Simply enter in the dates and times you are looking to park, and it will present all the options available
Portarlington Ferry Terminal
Departure / Arrival point: Portarlington Pier, Portarlington
Getting to Portarlington and The Bellarine
The Portarlington Pier is located quite centrally in Portarlington, just a short 3 minute walk from the main street, Newcombe Street
Turn off Newcombe Street onto Harding Street in the direction of the water. You will easily view the pier
To reach the ferry terminal walk down the pier and follow the signage
You may like to grab a coffee at one of the local cafes before heading off for your journey
Parking: There is free parking close to the pier and around Portarlington. We encourage all ferry passengers (daily commuter and day trippers) to park in the purple highlighted zones.
For information on the PTV bus service departing Portarlington head here.