Govan Ferry

  • The new Govan ferry to the Riverside Museum

Lead Partner: Glasgow City Council

Other Partners: Glasgow Life, Kelvin Harbour Ltd and Clyde Maritime Trust

Contact Details:
Clyde clippers
01475 721281

Project History
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  • View from the end of Water Row to the Clyde
  • View towards Glasgow Harbour from Water Row
  • A boat sailing towards Govan and the Riverside Museum
  • Aerial view of Riverside Museum and pontoon site for new ferry service
  • Riverside Museum and Glasgow Harbour
  • The new Govan ferry to the Riverside Museum
  • The Govan ferry


Greater Govan & Glasgow Harbour, Govan


The Govan Ferry operates between the new pontoon at Water Row and the Kelvin Harbour landing stage.

The service provides an important passenger route to the Riverside Museum, encouraging visitors to travel to the museum by public transport. Visitors can take the subway to Govan, then cross the Clyde by ferry to enjoy the Riverside Museum.

The service is operated by Clyde Clippers.

Current status:

The ferry is currently running.


The ferry service began on 21 June 2011.

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