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Isle of Wight travel

Getting to the Island

Three ferry operators serve the Isle of Wight, operating six routes in all.

Wightlink - Operate a high speed passenger ferry from Portsmouth Harbour railway station to Ryde Pier on the Isle of Wight. Island Line Trains operate rail services from Ryde Pier Head serving the Island towns of Ryde, Brading, Sandown, Lake & Shanklin. A direct interchange with the Isle of Wight Steam Railway is provided at Smallbrook Junction on steam operating days only. In addition Wightlink operate two car ferry routes from Portsmouth to Fishbourne and Lymington to Yarmouth.

Red Funnel - Operate two routes from Southampton, a high speed passenger ferry to Cowes and a car ferry service to East Cowes. A free shuttle bus service is provided from Southampton Central railway station to the ferry terminals.

Hovertravel - Operate a high speed passenger only hovercraft service from Southsea to Ryde. A shuttle bus service operates from Portsmouth Hard Interchange and Portsmouth & Southsea railway station to the Hovercraft terminal. At Ryde the railway station (Ryde Esplanade) is located within a short walk of the hovercraft terminal via a footbridge crossing the railway line.

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Travelling Around

Island Line Trains serve the Island towns of Ryde, Brading, Sandown, Lake and Shanklin with a direct connection at Smallbrook Junction for the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Trains operate from 0535* until 2245 daily, journey time is just over 20 minutes.

(*0635 on Sundays)

Southern Vectis provide bus services across the Island, visit their website for full details. Service 3 serves Shanklin railway station providing a convenient connection to Ventnor 7 days a week. Special fares apply, ask the conductor onboard Island Line Trains or the bus driver for more information.  Buses depart from the station forecourt.

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