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Ferries to the Isle of Wight

Ferries to the Isle of Wight

If you wish to take your own car you can travel from Portsmouth, Lymington or Southampton taking from as little as 30 minutes. If you are travelling as a foot passenger only you can travel on the high speed catamaran from Portsmouth or Southampton in less than 23 minutes.

Wightlink operate round the clock sailings from the following ports to the Isle of Wight:


Portsmouth to Fishbourne

Car on the traditional ferry - 40 minutes


Lymington to Yarmouth

Car on the traditional ferry - 30 minutes


Portsmouth to Ryde

Passengers on the catamaran - 22 minutes


Red Funnel operate sailings 365 days a year from Southampton to the Isle of Wight


Southampton to East Cowes

Car on the traditional ferry - 55 minutes


Southampton to West Cowes

Passengers on the catamaran - 23 minutes


Facilities you will find on-board the car ferries are:

Spacious lounges with comfortable seating

Panoramic windows, café, bar, gift shop (on some ships), games area, large sundecks, lift between the car deck and passenger lounges.

As the journey time on the catamaran is just over 20 minutes there are no additional facilities on board.