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Portarlington ↔ Docklands

One-way fares - Multiply by 2 for return fares Public holidays use weekend pricing
Concessions & Seniors Seniors, Students & Concession Cards
Children Ages 4-16 inclusive
Infant Ages 0-3 inclusive - Must reserve a seat
Family Pass 2 adults + 2 children
Group Fares (p/person) Group 25+
Muti Pass Fares
Adult x 10 Passes $15.50 per leg
Adult x 20 Passes $14.50 per leg
Adult x 30 Passes $13.50 per leg

Services between Portarlington and Docklands

Visit the historic township of Portarlington and the skyscrapers of Melbourne with a ferry to Portarlington from Dockland and back. Currently, all tickets must be pre-booked from this page or at least 60 minutes before departure from one of our participating retail partners listed below:

Having an issue booking a return ticket online? View instructions & FAQ here

All Public Holidays will use the weekend timetable.

Portarlington to Docklands

Day of the week Depart Arrive
Monday to Friday 7:15 am 8:25 am
Monday, Wed-Fri 4:00 pm 5:10 pm
Tuesdays only 11:00 am 12:10 pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am

5:00 pm

10:10 am

6:10 pm

Docklands to Portarlington

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

5:40 pm

10:40 am

6:50 pm

Saturday & Sunday 10:40 am

6:30 pm

11:50 am

7:40 pm

Pricing for Portarlington Services

Off Peak Pricing
Monday – Friday 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) $51.00 $102.00
Groups (25+ people) $16.50 $33.00
Peak Period Pricing
Weekends & Public Holidays One Way Return
Adult $21.50 $42.00
Concession & Seniors $19.50 $39.00
Children (4-16yrs inc.) $13.50 $27.00
Infants (under 4yrs) Free Free
Family (2 adults + 2 kids) $60.00 $120.00
Groups (25+ people) $19.00 $38.00

Multi-Pass Value Packs for Portarlington Services

Value Price Per Tip 
10 Trip Pass $155.00 $15.50
20 Trip Pass $290.00 $14.50
30 Trip Pass $405.00 $13.50

    Things to Know Before You Go

    Fare for the Ferry from Portarlington to Melbourne and Back

    COVID-19 Ticket Policy


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

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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Fitted Face Mask (Recommended)

Fitted face masks are strongly recommended in line with Victorian Government’s existing indoor mask recommendations

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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.

Ferry Bicycle Policy

To ensure the safety of passengers and the proper functioning of our bike racks, we have established a bicycle policy. Click here to view >>