Travelling to the Island
You can easily catch a ferry or hovercraft to the island from any of the following: Southsea, Portsmouth, Southampton and Lymington.
Wightlink run vehicle ferries crossing from Portsmouth to Fishbourne, and also from Lymington to Yarmouth. If you are travelling by foot then there is also a fast passenger service from Portsmouth Harbour bringing you to Ryde Pier head.
Red Funnel run both a vehicle and fast passenger service from Southampton. The vehicle ferry arrives in East Cowes and the Red Jet (passenger crossing) arrives in Cowes.
Visit Red Funnel
Hovertravel run a hovercraft service for foot passengers from Southsea seafront to Ryde.