Port Phillip Ferries – Portarlington

Ferry Services

It’s time to set sail on an adventure across the bay.

Port Phillip Ferries offers two separate services between Portarlington – Docklands (70 minutes); and Geelong – Docklands (90 minutes).

Looking for a regional adventure on Melbourne’s doorstep? Easy. A scenic ferry ride down the Yarra and across Port Phillip Bay and you’ll be off discovering pristine beaches, promenades, and the best spots to wine, dine and explore in charming Portarlington.

Looking for a relaxed way to travel to Melbourne from the Bellarine? Hop on board at Portarlington and sail directly to marvellous Melbourne. Arrive relaxed, invigorated and ready to take on your city adventure – no car keys or traffic necessary.

Port Phillip Ferries’ purpose-built vessels cater to all the creature comforts. Think on-board licensed café, barista-made coffee, free Wi-Fi, bike racks, charging stations and endless scenic views.

Each ferry is accessible for all via boarding ramps, and comfortably facilitate wheelchairs, motorised mobility scooters and prams.

Go under the West Gate instead of over it. There is no better way to travel, guaranteed.

You’re in Safe Hands: As always, safety is the number one priority for Port Phillip Ferries. They have implemented a number of measures to keep passengers safe on-board during this time including pre-booked tickets only, contactless boarding, social hygiene measures and wearing of fitted face mask.


Free Wifi Non-Smoking


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Port Phillip Ferries are transforming travel between Melbourne and the Geelong and Bellarine regions, one cruise at a time.

Offering two separate daily services between Portarlington and Docklands (70 minutes); and Geelong and Docklands (90 minutes), Port Phillip Ferries is enjoyed by daily travelers who wish to access the coast or the city with ease.


From AU$9.00

Portarlington – Docklands One Way Fares: Adults $16.50, Concessions and Seniors $15, Children (4-16 years) $9, Family Pass (two Adults and two Children): $44.50

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