Car Parking
Join the M275 at Junction 12 of the M27 and follow the brown Historic Waterfront signs from the M27 and Historic Dockyard signs in Portsmouth. If you are using satellite navigation, the post code for the nearest car park is PO1 3LA. This is a 295 space car park around 400 yards from our entrance, however this can fill up quickly during the event. Other car parks nearby are signposted.

Portsmouth Harbour Station/The Hard Interchange is just 200 metres from our entrance! All of the following terminate there:-

Park & Ride service:
Operating Saturday and Sunday, the Park and Ride service runs every 8 minutes from Lakeside North Harbour starting at 08.45 with the last bus leaving The Hard Interchange at 18.30. It costs 2.50 per car with up to 8 passengers. Exit the M27 at J12 for Cosham & Paulsgrove and follow the signs to the Park & Ride.

By ferry from the Isle of Wight:
Getting to the festival from the Isle of Wight is plain sailing. Our two combined tickets with crossing providers offers you over 25% off walk up prices.
Combined return foot passenger travel with Wightlink and A Victorian Festival of Christmas ticket is available through Wightlink at the following prices: Adult: 21.00, Senior: 18.25, Child: 15.00.
Combined return with Hovertravel and event ticket is available through Hovertravel at the following prices: Adult: 24.20, Child: 17.00.

By train:-
Portsmouth Harbour Station is just 200 metres from our main entrance! We've teamed up with South West Trains to offer you over 30% off of event tickets when getting here via train. Make sure you ask for a combined ticket when purchasing at your station!

By bus:-

If you're coming from within the city why not jump on your local First Bus and save over 25% on event tickets? Customers can get entry to the event plus a days travel on First Buses for: Adult: 16.50, Senior: 15.75 and Child: 14.00.

If door to door service is more your thing, why not use AquaCars, the official taxi partner of this year's Victorian Festival of Christmas!