The Ware and Hertford Waterbus
PRE BOOKING IS ADVISABLE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT - PLEASE FOLLOW LINK BELOW
The Waterbus is available to book for the following dates:
Thursday 29th - TICKETS AVAILABLE
Friday 30th - TICKETS AVAILABLE
Saturday 31st - FULLY BOOKED
Sunday 1st Sept - TICKETS AVAILABLE
Saturday 7th - TICKETS AVAILABLE
Sunday 8th - TICKETS AVAILABLE
Saturday 14th - TICKETS AVAILABLE
Sunday 15th - FULLY BOOKED
Saturday 21st - TICKETS AVAILABLE
Sunday 22nd - FULLY BOOKED
Saturday 28th - TICKETS AVAILABLE - 2pm and 4pm FULLY BOOKED
Sunday 29th - TICKETS AVAILABLE
Online bookings available below!
Our popular Waterbus between Ware and Hertford cruises along the picturesque flood plains of the River Lee. The River Lee with an abundance of wildlife connects these two historic towns. On route you will also pass through two original working locks. Operating every Saturday* and Sunday* between Ware Town Quay (next to The Priory, behind the Library car park) and Hertfords Bircherley Green Shopping Centre (by Starbucks).
Please note this is a SCHEDULED SERVICE and journey times are approximately 75-90 minutes EACH WAY.
We operate between Easter Weekend - September.
We also run on Thursdays, Fridays and Bank Holiday Monday during August - PRE BOOKINGS ADVISED TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT - ANY REMAINING TICKETS WILL AVAILABLE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS WHEN BOARDING.
PLEASE BOOK TICKETS BY FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW
This service is fully accessible to all and has two toilets (one disabled), refreshments and a licensed bar on board. Our boats have space for up to 60 passengers and welcome buggies, wheel chairs, and well behaved dogs.
You can join on the day and obtain your tickets on board, subject to availibility. Or, to guarantee your space, bookings can be made in advance. Please click on the button below. Return journeys can also be made online by simply booking a separate single journey. Please note Waterbus bookings cannot be made over the phone.
Timetable and Single Journey Prices
Location Departure Times Adults Concessions Kids
WARE (SG12 9XB) 10am & 2pm £8 £7 £5
HERTFORD (SG14 1BN) 12noon & 4pm £8 £7 £5
Kids under 3 and well behaved dogs travel free!
'On The Day Discounts' - Available when purchasing your tickets on board
Family single ticket: £20 (2 adults & 2 children)
Family return ticket: £30 (2 adults & 2 children)
Adult return ticket £12
Concession return ticket £10
Child return ticket £6
Unfortunately discounts are not available when booking online.
*We may very occasionally cancel trips to the public for special ticketed events or in extreme weather. To avoid disappointment please check before you travel.
#Please note that the 4pm from Hertford is the last trip of the day. No return trip is available.