Isle of Wight Ferry Fares
Vehicle Fares to the Isle of Wight
Red Funnel is well known for offering highly competitive Saver and Flexible car ferry fares to the Isle of Wight. We don't publish a tariff as prices are determined by the amount of space available on the ship at the time of booking - our online system shows the price alongside every departure so it's easy to choose sailings that meet your budget. Click for booking tips...
Our car fares include up to 6 people (total must be declared at the time of booking) and our Premium add-on fares offer priority loading/disembarkation and 20% off food & drinks.Click for quick fare quote Freight & coach bookings
Passenger fares from Southampton to East Cowes (Isle of Wight)
We offer a wide range of fares with big discounts for seniors, frequent travellers, families and groups. Some fares (marked below) can be booked online (including our Smartphone website) and all fares (excluding 6/12 month Season Tickets & ID cards) can be purchased upon departure from East Cowes at no extra charge.
|Fare Type||Adult (16-59) ||Child (5-15) ||Senior (60+) |
|Single Fares (buy online)||£8.40||£4.20||£5.30|
|Day Returns|| |
|Standard fare (buy online)||£15.30||£7.70||£9.60|
|Super Off Peak fare**|
|Off Peak fare*||£14.60||£7.30||£9.60|
|Off Peak Family fare†||£30.00|
|Period Returns (valid 90 days)|
|Standard fare (buy online)∞||£16.80||£8.40||£10.50|
|Frequent Travellers ||Click here |
Passenger fares from Hythe to East Cowes (Isle of Wight)
|Fare Type||Adult |
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|Day Return||£14.70 ||£11.00 ||£7.40 ||FREE ||£11.00 ||£37.00 ||£1.20 |
NEW - Day Return through tickets from Hythe to East Cowes (travelling via connecting Hythe Ferries services to Southampton) are available from the Hythe Ferry Ticket Office in Hythe from Monday 24 June 2013. Click here for timetable information. Car parking close to the ferry terminal in Hythe is available for £5 for 20 hours (as of June 2013).
Isle of Wight Bus Day Rover Tickets (Southern Vectis)
Day Rover tickets are great value and can be purchased with ferry travel from Red Funnel's ticket offices or online (see below). They give unlimited travel on the Isle of Wight bus network. Go where you like, when you like, change buses as often as you like. Accompanied children under 5 travel free. Valid on open top tours.
Fare Rules & Conditions 2013
- Infants (0-4 yrs) travel FREE and do not require a ticket, but must be in the care of a fare paying adult.
- Dogs travel FREE on the vehicle ferry service. For Vehicle Ferry/Red Jet fares, dogs are charged £3.80 for the Red Jet leg of the journey, no other discounts apply.
- Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a responsible fare paying adult.
- All amendments are free of charge, however a fare difference may apply if you increase the length of your stay
- Passenger tickets are non refundable
Escorted Child Offer: Applies to adults who are dropping-off or collecting a child. Purchase one adult day return or adult off-peak day return and receive one FREE single child ticket which can be used for the outward OR return leg of the journey. The adult must return on the next available sailing. If an adult is travelling with more than one child, additional child tickets are available at the normal single rate.
*Off-Peak fares: Valid for outward departure from Southampton Monday to Friday from 1815 hrs and at anytime on weekends. Not available for travel from Southampton on 13 & 14 June and 5 & 6 September 2013.
**Super Off Peak Day Return: Valid for both the Vehicle Ferry and Red Jet service, when two people travel together after 11.15 am. Valid seven days a week. Only one ticket will be issued and both passengers must travel together or the ticket will become void and an upgrade charge will be applicable. Not available for travel from Southampton on 13 & 14 June, 2 - 11 August and 5 & 6 September 2013.
† Family Day Return: Party must contain 3 or 4 people. At least one person must be an adult/senior and one person must be a child/infant. Party must travel together in both directions. Family Fares are valid from 0900 hrs from Southampton Monday to Friday and anytime on weekends. Not available for travel from Southampton on 13 & 14 June and 5 & 6 September 2013.
‡ Group fares: Applies to groups of at least 4 adults or 4 children travelling together in both directions. Group Fares are valid 7 days a week anytime. Not available for travel from Southampton on 13 & 14 June and 5 & 6 September 2013. Not available for travel from East Cowes on 17 June and 9 September 2013.
For £8.60 per person
This Super Off Peak Day Return fare is valid when two foot passengers travel together from 11:15am
Discounted tickets to many of the Isle of Wight's premier attractions can be purchased online or from Red Funnel's Terminal 1 ticket office on departure.Attraction Tickets
Through rail tickets (including the ferry fare) are available from any mainline rail station to East Cowes.Rail connections