How long is the ferry from Gravesend to Tilbury?

between 5 and 10 minutes
Crossings take between 5 and 10 minutes, depending on river traffic. You can check the price of ferry tickets before you sail.

Is Tilbury ferry still running?

Timetable. The ferry operates from Monday to Saturday. There is no service on Sundays.

Where do you park for Tilbury ferry?

Parking is is available at both ferry terminals. At Gravesend: you can use one of the many council operated pay and display car parks. Day prices are £6.80 at the Horn Yard and Market car park. At Tilbury: parking is available on the landing stage itself.

Is there a crossing at Tilbury?

The Lower Thames Crossing will join the area of north Kent around Gravesend to the Tilbury and Ockendon areas of Essex, and the M25.

How much does Woolwich ferry cost?

The ferry is free. The two boats used in the service carry pedestrians, cyclists, cars, vans and lorries. As of 1 January 2021, TfL operates the ferry as well as owning it.

Can I park at Tilbury docks?

Parking at Tilbury Cruise Terminal is so easy because you can park your car right by the ship. The car park is large enough to accommodate most cruise passengers, but pre-booking is recommended.

Can you walk around Tilbury Fort?

The walk is about 3 miles and proper walking shoes are recommended.

Is there a car ferry at Tilbury?

A regular ferry service operates from Monday to Saturday between Tilbury riverside and Gravesend. 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.

Will the Lower Thames Crossing be free?

Highways England’s planned £2 billion Lower Thames Crossing will have a free-flow charging system, similar to that of the nearby Dartford Crossing. Work could start in early 2022, according to Highways England, which is responsible for modernising, maintaining and operating England’s motorways and major A roads.

Do I pay for Woolwich Ferry?

The Woolwich ferry is a free service, operated by Transport for London, between Woolwich and North Woolwich, linking the north and south circular roads across the River Thames. The two boats used in the service carry pedestrians, cyclists, cars, vans and lorries.

How long does it take to cross the Woolwich Ferry?

5 to 10 minutes
Taking the Journey Across These are normal London residential areas so the ferry service is mostly used by workers and larger vehicles. The journey is only 5 to 10 minutes as the river crossing here is about 1500 feet across. For drivers, there can be long queues to board so allow yourself a lot more time.

Is Tilbury a safe area?

Tilbury is the most dangerous small town in Essex, and is among the top 10 most dangerous overall out of Essex’s 319 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Tilbury in 2020 was 122 crimes per 1,000 people.

Is there a ferry from Tilbury Riverside to Gravesend?

A regular ferry service operates from Monday to Saturday between Gravesend and Tilbury riverside. For service updates and general information, please contact the ferry operator. In the event of disruption, you will need to seek alternative transport.

Is there a ferry from Tilbury to Essex?

Jetstream Tours operates the ferry serviceon behalf of Kent County and Thurrock Council from: This service operates 6 days per week (Monday-Saturday) all year round. During ferry hours a bus service operates from Tilbury Landing stage to Tilbury Town station. The ferry is the most cost effective way from getting between Kent and Essex.

What was the name of the Tilbury Ferry when it retired?

Retired in February 1961 and was renamed Rose II before being towed to Belgium for breaking up. Further sister of Carlotta built at Canning Town. Retired in 1960 and renamed Catherine II before being towed to Belgium for breaking-up. Further sister of Carlotta built at Canning Town.

Is it free to park at Tilbury Ferry Landing?

At Gravesend : you can use one of the many council operated pay and display car parks. Day prices are £6.80 at the Horn Yard and Market car park. At Tilbury: parking is available on the landing stage itself. It is free to park however once full, parking can then be difficult.