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Red Funnel Group

Red Funnel was formed in 1861 and is a modern and highly successful travel and holiday company based in the UK City of Southampton. Group activities include cross-Solent ferries and UK holidays.

Red Funnel Ferries

Red Funnel is the 'Original Isle of Wight ferry operator' and currently carries 3.4m passengers and 0.86m vehicles per annum. The Company operates services 365 days a year with 30,000 combined sailings between Southampton (UK mainland) and East and West Cowes (Isle of Wight). The fleet consists of modern purpose built Ro-Pax vehicle ferries and Red Jet Hi-Speed passenger catamarans. Catering and retail services are provided in-house.

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Red Funnel Holidays

Offer a wide range of year round ferry inclusive holidays and short breaks on the Isle of Wight and in Southern England to suit all tastes and budgets. It is also possible to purchase attraction tickets, event and festival tickets and even through rail and National Express coach tickets.

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Head Office Address

  • 12 Bugle Street
  • Southampton
  • SO14 2JY
  • UK


RedFunnel Address

Contact Centre: For travel, accommodation and enquiries call +44 (0)23 8001 9192

Switchboard: Tel +44 (0)23 8024 8500. Fax +44 (0)23 8024 8501.

Registered in England: 002404, VAT number: GB 902 873131. All Rights Reserved, © 2014 Red Funnel (i-0546a21acaf8cf6e3)

Isle of Wight Port Addresses: Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries, Trinity Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6RA | Red Funnel Red Jet Ferries (West Cowes), Fountain Yard, West Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AR.

Southampton Port Addresses: Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries (Terminal 1), Terminal 1, Dock Gate 7 off Town Quay Road, Southampton, SO14 2AR | Red Funnel Red Jet Ferries (Terminal 2), Terminal 2, Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ.

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Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight

Service is operating normally


Southampton <> East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Southampton to East Cowes Vehicle Ferry at 14:00 delayed by 15 - 20 mins due to operational reasons. We apologise for the inconvenience to your journey.

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