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How do I board the ferry with my bicycle?


Please dismount your bike before boarding the ferry and walk your bike onboard, along ramps, piers and slipways. Cycling shoes can slide easily on metal decks and polished wooden surfaces, so please take care to maintain your footing. 

Bicycles will be stored in a designated area on the car deck, subject to availability, please follow the directions of the crew.

If you're a foot passenger travelling with your bike, please remember to tell us you are travelling with your bike. Bikes are carried for free, however, by adding this to your online booking you'll have more certainty about space.

On some routes space is limited, and it may not be possible to store all bicycles in an upright position. 

Please note: Bicycles are classified as vehicles and therefore must board no later than the check-in closing time for cars. Final check in times vary from route to route and can be found on our timetable pages.

If you are taking an e-bike on our ferries, please read our dedicated FAQ for important information on charging and travelling with electric bikes, scooters, etc. 

Do I need to pay for my bicycle?
 

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