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Passenger Vehicle Service Timetable


Timetable: Southampton <> East Cowes (Isle of Wight)


Southampton - East Cowes ferry route

The car ferry timetable from Southampton and East Cowes operates every 60 minutes during the day for most of the year (90 minutes in winter). Please see the timetable below for evening, overnight and Christmas Day (25 Dec) sailings.

You can currently book up until 1 November 2015.



Bestival 2014

Travelling to Bestival 2014

Extra Vehicle Sailings will operate on Thursday 4, Friday 5, Sunday 7 and Monday 8 September for Bestival.  Times will be published here by Tuesday 2 September.

Car Ferry Timetable

Crossing time approx 1 hour. The current timetable shown below can be downloaded below. iPhone, Android and Blackberry users can view an interactive timetable by visiting www.redfunnel.co.uk using their device. A resized pdf version is also available for download from our Smartphone website.

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From 4 April to 2 November 2014

From 3 November 2014 to 26 March 2015

Excludes 24 December 2014 to 3 January 2015

From 27 March 2015 to 1 November 2015

All information on these timetables is correct at the time of publishing (January 2014). Red Funnel reserves the right to alter any information and cancel or amend sailings without notice. All sailings are subject to availability.


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Contact Centre: Bookings Tel (Within UK): 0844 844 9988. Tel (Outside UK): 0845 155 2442. Customer Services: Tel +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-490e420b)

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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Red Jet Hi-Speed service
Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight
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Service is operating normally

Passenger Vehicle Ferry service
Southampton <> East Cowes, Isle of Wight
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Service is operating normally

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