Ferry services

Before you travel by ferry

Ferry services can sometimes be affected by the weather, tides, busy shipping and other factors. To check latest notices published by the ferry operator before you travel, go to Twitter: Jetstream Tours or the Jetstream Tours website, or phone Jetstream Tours on 01634 525 202.

Tilbury to Gravesend ferry service

A regular ferry service operates from Monday to Saturday between Tilbury riverside and Gravesend. The service is provided by Jetstream Tours.

This is a foot and bicycle ferry. Go to the Jetstream Tours website for advice on travelling with mobility scooters, bicycles, young children and pets.

Check the Tilbury to Gravesend ferry timetable.

Tilbury sailings are to and from the Tilbury Riverside pontoon, off Ferry Road, Tilbury. On the Gravesend side, all sailings are to and from the Town Pier. To find these on the map, go to:

Fares from 5 December 2022

These fares are for travel at any time of day – there are no peak travel fares. Tickets must be purchased on the ferry itself.

Ticket Type Adult Child
Single, any time £4 £2.50
Day return, any time £5.50 £3
Saver 10 £25 £13.50

Saver 10 is a weekly ticket that allows passengers to buy one ticket for 10 trips in advance of their journey, saving both time and money.

Travel is free at any time for holders of a Thurrock, Kent or Medway National Concessionary Bus Pass. Other National Concessionary Bus Pass holders travel will be charged at the child rate for a single or return before 9:30am on weekdays, and may travel for free at all other times.

When travelling with children:

  • child fares apply to children aged 5 to 15 years-old
  • children under the age of 5 can travel free of charge at all times provided they are accompanied by a fare-paying passenger
  • no more than 4 children under the age of 5 can accompany each fare-paying passenger

The Tilbury to Gravesend ferry is a foot passenger service. Bicycles can be taken on board, but motorbikes and other types of vehicle are not permitted.

Latest travel information

Contact Jetstream Tours for the latest ferry travel information.

Jetstream Tours

: 01634 525 202

Follow twitter.com/TilburyFerry for latest updates.

We cannot provide live travel updates or receive formal complaints about the ferry service. Go to ferry enquiries and complaints.