How to get to Cheese Fest Portsmouth


If you feel like a strol then Portsmouth is very flat! so if you are feeling energetic then we would always reccomend walking and building up that appitite to eat all the treats on offer. 

Postcode of Portsmouth Guildhall PO1 2AB



Trains are always a great way of getting to the centre of Portsmouth and with Portsmouth and Southsea Station being close to Portsmouth Guildhall its a fantastic way to visit us as we are around a 5 minute walk from the Portsmouth & Southsea station.  

We would always advise you check the train times before you travel though.

South West Train have stated that there will be engineering works between Southampton - Portsmouth and Eastleigh - Portsmouth, for details please keep up to date via the below South West Trains links...






Cheese Fest Portsmouth is very close to all Ferry services operating from France, Spain, the Isle of Wight and Gosport on a regular basis. 

From the Isle of Wight:


10 minute walk (approx.) from Hovertravel terminal to Portsmouth Guildhall.

Run once or twice an hour until 20:45 back to Ryde, IOW

For up to date information please visit their website http://www.hovertravel.co.uk/timetable/index.php

Hover Travel also have their ‘HoverBus’  this will drop you over to Portsmouth and Southsea Station & can drop you back to the Hovercraft again, making life very easy! 


15 minute walk (approx.) from Fastcat terminal to Portsmouth Guildhall.

Run once or twice an hour until 22:45 back to Ryde, IOW

For up to date information please visit their website 


Wightlink car ferry

15 - 20 minute walk (approx.) from Car Ferry terminal to Portsmouth Guildhall. 

Run once or twice an hour until 23:59 back to Fishbourne, IOW

For up to date information please visit their website http://www.wightlink.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/timetable-portsmouth-to-fishbourne.pdf

From Gosport:

Gosport Ferry

15 minute walk (approx.) from Gosport Ferry terminal to Portsmouth Guildhall.

The Ferry runs until 12 midnight with a smaller late night boat operating until 4am. 

The Hard Interchange is also located just outside the Gosport Ferry with good bus routes and taxi services running to Portsmouth Guildhall.



Here at Cheese Fest Head office we are always trying to be as green as we can, so this in mind we would always suggest that our visitors use some of the amazing Public transport links around Portsmouth. 

But if you If you simply must drive then there are a number of local car parks close to the Guildhall in  Portsmouth have a look at Parkopedia for locations and costs.

If you are going to have a tipple at Cheese fest then please remember never drink and drive! 



Portsmouth has some great Taxis are very cost effective way of getting to us below are a  number of local excellent taxi firms you could use.... 

•    Aqua Cars 023 92 666666

•    City Wide 023 92 833333

•    Andi Cars 023 92 696969

•    Uber App available to download to your smart phone

There are also taxi ranks for Hackney Cabs very close to the event site; the first being just outside Portsmouth & Southsea train station and the second being within Guildhall Walk, both less than a 5 minute walk (approx.) away.

15 minute walk (approx.) from the Hard Interchange to Guildhall Square.



If you live further away than taking a boat, a bus or a taxi then do not worry you can still visit us at Cheese Fest Portsmouth, Southampton Airport is only a 30 minute drive from the Guildhall in Portsmouth, so all can come!

They fly to around 40 destinations, with over 21 different Tour Operators this perfectly formed small, comfortable and easy airport makes flying into Hampshire simple.


Most of the taxis previously spoken about can also pick you up from the airport and take you straight to our doors. 


Check out the destinations available here http://www.southamptonairport.com/destinations/



If you want to make a weekend of it and visit us at Cheese Fest Portsmouth and some of the other sights there are many hotels and B&B’s nearby in Portsmouth city centre and/or Southsea. Here are a few links ready to go to get you started...

Hotel Ibis Portsmouth

The Ferryman Guesthouse

Holiday Inn Portsmouth

Travelodge Portsmouth

Premier Inn PortsmouthCity Centre & Southsea