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Tickets and Timetables

All Public Holidays will use the weekend timetable

Where to purchase tickets

The easiest way to book on this website using the button below.

Alternatively, you can purchase cash-only ticket sales during opening hours via the Portarlington Post Office or by appointment with Helloworld Travel Drysdale, Geelong Central & Waurn Ponds.

When boarding, please present your pre-purchased ticket via your electronic device or in a printed version.

a person sitting on a bench in a parkPort Phillip Ferries is proud to be partnering with Travellers Aid to support unpaid carers and/or the person they care for to have a day out, enjoying our destinations across the bay. A trained volunteer or qualified staff member from Travellers Aid can be with you on the entire journey to assist you with things such as pushing a wheelchair, vision impairment guidance, meal and communication assistance or just companionship.

Before You Go Anywhere

Check out our new Guest Compass

Designed for your phone, this free resource is your one-stop shop to the destinations we visit. It has everything from the latest specials and offers from our partners to a range of must-see attractions in the regions we travel to.

As this is a web-based app, you will not be sent notifications or need to sign up to an account, it’s simply a tool that adds value to your trip. Click below to view.

Ferry Tickets

Regular Timetable

Please note a new timetable is now in place. Please check journey times carefully as some arrival times have changed.

Geelong to Docklands

Day of the week Depart Arrive
Monday to Tuesday 7:00 am

11.25 am*

8:35 am

1:40 pm

Wednesday to Friday 7:00 am

3:00 pm*

8:35 am

5:10 pm

Saturday to Sunday
9:00 am

4:00 pm

10:35 am

5:35 pm

* These services travel via Portarlington   

Docklands to Geelong

Day of the week Depart Arrive
Monday to Tuesday 9:30 am

5:30 pm

11:05 am

7:05 pm

Wednesday to Friday
9:30 am*

5:30 pm

11:40 am

7:05 pm

Saturday to Sunday
11:00 am

6:00 pm

12:35 pm

7:35 pm

* These services travel via Portarlington   

Pricing

Monday to Friday One Way Return
Adult $19.00 $38.00
Concession & Seniors $17.00 $34.00
Children (4-16yrs inc.) $11.00 $22.00
Infants (under 4yrs) Free Free
Family (2 adults + 2 kids) $51.50 $103.00
Groups (25+ people) $16.50 $33.00
Weekends & Public Holidays One Way Return
Adult $20.00 $40.00
Concession & Seniors $18.00 $36.00
Children (4-16yrs inc.) $12.00 $24.00
Infants (under 4yrs) Free Free
Family (2 adults + 2 kids) $55.00 $110.00
Groups (25+ people) $17.50 $35.00

Multi-Pass Value Packs

Value Price Per Trip
10 Trip Pass $160.00 $16.00
20 Trip Pass $300.00 $15.00
30 Trip Pass $420.00 $14.00

Geelong to Portarlington

Day of the week Depart Arrive
Monday to Tuesday 11:25 am 12:05 pm
Wednesday to Friday 3:00 pm 3:40 pm

Find Geelong Terminal

Portarlington to Geelong

Day of the week Depart Arrive
Wednesday to Friday
11:00 am 11:40 am

Find Portarlington Terminal

Pricing

One Way Return
Adult $9.50 $19.00
Concession & Seniors $8.50 $17.00
Children (4-16yrs inc.) $5.50 $11.00
Infants (under 4yrs) Free Free
Family (2 adults + 2 kids) $25.75 $51.50
Groups (25+ people) $8.25 $16.50

Multi-Pass Value Packs

Value Price Per Trip
10 Trip Pass $80.00 $8.00
20 Trip Pass $150.00 $7.50
30 Trip Pass $210.00 $7.00

Portarlington to Docklands

Day of the week Depart Arrive
Monday to Tuesday 7:15 am

12.:30 pm

8:25 am

1:40 pm

Wednesday to Friday 7:15 am

4:00 pm

8:25 am

5:10 pm

Saturday to Sunday 9:00 am

4:30 pm

10:10 am

5:40 pm

Docklands to Portarlington

Day of the week Depart Arrive
Monday to Tuesday 9:30 am*

5:40 pm

12:05 pm

6:50 pm

Wednesday to Friday 9:30 am

5:40 pm

10:40 am

6:50 pm

Saturday to Sunday 10:40 am

6:10 pm

11:50 am

7:20 pm

* Service travels via Geelong   

Pricing

Monday – Friday One Way Return
Adult $17.50 $35.00
Concession & Seniors $16.00 $32.00
Children (4-16yrs inc.) $10.00 $20.00
Infants (under 4yrs) Free Free
Family (2 adults + 2 kids) $47.00 $94.00
Groups (25+ people) $15.50 $31.00
Weekends & Public Holidays One Way Return
Adult $18.50 $37.00
Concession & Seniors $17.00 $34.00
Children (4-16yrs inc.) $11.00 $22.00
Infants (under 4yrs) Free Free
Family (2 adults + 2 kids) $50.00 $100.00
Groups (25+ people) $16.50 $33.00

Multi-Pass Value Packs

Value Price Per Tip 
10 Trip Pass $145.00 $14.50
20 Trip Pass $270.00 $13.50
30 Trip Pass $375.00 $12.50

TRAVEL SAFELY

We are implementing the following steps to ensure your safety during travel:

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Additional Cleaning

All high-touch surfaces will be disinfected before and after each service.

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Keep Your Distance

Give others space and
keep your distance where you can.

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Wear a Fitted Face Mask

Except for limited exemptions,
passengers must wear a fitted face
mask that covers the nose
and mouth at all times.

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Practice Good Hygiene

Wash your hands with soap
regularly and then dry.
Cough or sneeze into
your elbow

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Pre-book Your Tickets

Tickets must be pre-booked: either online or from the Portarlington Post Office. There will be no landside / onboard sales.

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We're Going Cashless

The café will not be
accepting cash sales
onboard until
otherwise advised.

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Stay Home if You're Sick

If you are feeling unwell,
please don’t travel.