Red Jet Fares from the Isle of Wight
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Adult fares on the Red Jet service to Southampton start from £8.60** and £13.10** to Hythe. Through fares to any station on the rail network can be purchased from West Cowes and through tickets to any destination served by National Express will be available from August 2013.Timetable to Southampton Timetable to Hythe
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Passenger fares from West Cowes to Southampton
| Fare Type|| Adult|
|Day Returns |
|Off Peak fare* ||£14.60 ||£9.60||£7.30 ||£9.60 |
|Super Off Peak fare**|
|Off Peak Family fare†*||£30.00|
|Off Peak Group fare‡*|
(up to 90 days)
|Standard Period ||£25.00 ||£12.50||£16.80|
|Off Peak Period* ||£18.10||£13.70||£9.10||£12.10|
|Off Peak Group‡|
|Season Tickets||click here |
|Saver Tickets ||click here|
Passenger fares from West Cowes to Hythe/New Forest
| Fare Type||Adult |
|£14.70||£11.00 ||£7.40 ||FREE ||£11.00 ||£37.00 ||£7.60 |
Through Day Return tickets from West Cowes to Hythe (travelling via Hythe Ferries services from Southampton Town Quay) are available as shown above.
Cycle Hire is available from Cycle Experience in Hythe tel. 02380 840765 to pre-book. Unfortunately only foldable cycles carried in bags are permitted on the Red Jet service.Timetable West Cowes-Hythe Timetable East Cowes-Hythe
Fare Rules & Conditions
- Infants (0-4 yrs) travel FREE and do not require a ticket, but must be in the care of a fare paying adult.
- Dogs are charged £3.80 Single and £7.60 Day/Period Return, no other discounts applicable. Guide and Assistance Dogs travel free of charge.
- 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
All prices shown are in £GBP
*Off-Peak fares: Valid for outward departure from West Cowes Monday to Friday from 0915 hrs and at anytime on weekends, return journey from Southampton can be after 09:15 on weekdays and at anytime on weekends. Not available for travel from Southampton on 13 & 14 June, and 5 & 6 September 2013. Not available for travel from West Cowes on 17 June and 9 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 West Cowes on 17 June, 2 - 11 August and 9 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 0915 hrs from West Cowes Monday to Friday and anytime on weekends. Not available for travel from West Cowes on 17 June & 9 September 2013.
‡ Group fares: Applies to groups of at least 4 adults or 4 children travelling together in both directions. Off-peak Group Fares are valid from 0915 hrs from West Cowes Monday to Friday and anytime weekends. Groups of 12 or more persons, not valid for travel on sailings from Southampton between 17.15 to 18.15 inclusive. Not available for travel from Southampton on 13 & 14 June and 5 & 6 September 2013. Not available for travel from West Cowes on 17 June and 9 September 2013.
Escorted Child Offer: Applies to adults who are dropping-off or collecting a child in Southampton. 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. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
± Youth fares: Only available when the ticket office is open and valid for travel from 09:15 hrs Monday to Friday and at anytime on weekends. Must be Island residents aged 16-19 yrs. Can be purchased upon production of a valid Isle of Wight Council Student Rider Card, Passport, UK Driving Licence or ValidateUK card only. Not valid for outward departures from Southampton. Not available for travel from West Cowes on 17 June or 9 September 2013.
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15% OFF Hi-Speed Off-Peak Day Return fares for Southampton Football Club Season Ticket and match day ticket holders for the 2013/2014 Season.
Please note: Discount is only available from West Cowes on Off Peak Day Returns and is only available on the day of travel. Travel must be after 09:15. Discount is for 2013/2014 season league fixtures only. Red Funnel conditions of carriage apply. Ferry travel is offered subject to availability. Red Funnel reserve the right to alter or withdraw this offer.