Exeter City Council Topsham Ferry (by Passage House, Ferry Road)
Our ferry runs across the river Exe, between the landing in Ferry Road at Topsham, and Topsham Lock on the western bank of the river.
Please note: The Exeter City Council Service is separate to the Topsham to Turf Ferry which runs independently
The weather forecast may lead to postponement or cancellation of ferry service. If in doubt please ring the ferry phone during the advertised times:
Payments for use of the ferry can be made on board using contactless cards or cash.
The ferry runs across the river Exe, between the landing in Ferry Road, Topsham, and the western bank of the river by Topsham Lock Cottage. There is no road access to Topsham Lock but it is on the Exe Estuary Trail cycling and walking route.
The ferryman can be contacted during advertised operating times on 07801 203338.
- Single fare £2.00 per person (under 5 years old free)
- Return fare £4.00 per person (under 5 years old free)
- Bicycles £1.50
- Water Taxi £7.00
- Dogs and pushchairs free
We accept contactless card payment and cash.
Due to cargo weight restrictions a maximum of 6 pedal power bicycles or 4 battery powered bicycles can be carried at any one time.
Please note that the ferry is now closed from October 2023 to April 2024.