Red Jet Fares to the Isle of Wight
Red Jet Fares - Simply Turn Up and Take Off to the Isle of Wight
Please Note - The Red Jet Hi-Speed Ferries operate every half hour so simply turn up on the day, purchase your ticket and take off! (pre-bookings not currently available)
Books of saver tickets and season tickets are available for frequent travellers and through tickets to Cowes (West) can be purchased from any mainland rail station any from anywhere on the National Express coach network.
Before you travel, call in at the Steam Coffee Company at Terminal 2, Town Quay, Southampton for a premium coffee and delicious cake or pastry.Timetable to West Cowes Hythe to West Cowes
Passenger fares from Southampton to West Cowes (Isle of Wight)
Fares from 04 Jan 2016 to 02 Jan 2017
Passenger fares from Hythe to West Cowes (Isle of Wight)
Day Return tickets from Hythe to West Cowes (travelling via connecting Hythe Ferries services to Southampton Town Quay) are available from the Hythe Ferry Ticket Office in Hythe. Car parking close to the ferry terminal in Hythe is available for £5 for 20 hours (as of Dec 2014).
Cycle and Car Hire is available from Top Gear Rentals in West Cowes tel. 01983 299056 to pre-book. Unfortunately only foldable cycles carried in bags are permitted on the Red Jet service (there are no restrictions on services to East Cowes).Timetable Hythe-West Cowes Timetable Hythe-East Cowes
| Fare Type||Adult |
|Dogs ≡ |
| || |
|Day Return ||£17.30||£12.70||£9.90 ||FREE ||£12.90 ||£41.00 ||FREE |
Rail/Red Jet Tickets
Through rail tickets (including the Red Jet fare) are available from any manned rail station to West Cowes (Cowes West).
Coach/Red Jet Tickets
Through coach tickets (including the Red Jet fare) are available from any National Express stop to West Cowes.
Isle of Wight Bus Tickets
Isle of Wight Bus Rover tickets are available when purchasing Red Jet tickets from Terminal 2 Ticket Office.
Isle of Wight Cycle Hire Packages
Red Jet Day Cycle Hire Packages can be pre-booked online or by phone 0844 844 9988 for just £24.10
For £9.40 per person
This Super Off Peak Day Return fare is valid when two foot passengers travel together from 11:15am
Family Days Out
Great value family day return tickets are available for just £32.70†
Groups of 4 or more can travel off-peak from just £18.10 return per person - great for an evening out in Cowes!
Discounted tickets to many of the Isle of Wight's premier attractions can be purchased from Red Funnel's Terminal 2 ticket office on departure.
2016 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 (and other domestic Pets in RSPCA approved containers) are carried free of charge subject to our pet policy.
- 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
Valid for outward departure from Southampton Monday to Friday from 1815 hrs and at anytime on weekends, return journey from West Cowes can be after 09:15 on weekdays and at anytime on weekends. Senior Citizens: Weekday off-peak travel valid after 0915 from Southampton. Not available for travel on 9 June and 8 September 2016.
† 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 Southampton Monday to Friday and anytime on weekends. Not available for travel on 9 June and 8 September 2016.
** 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 on 9 June, 06-13 August and 8 September 2016.
‡ Group Returns
Applies to groups of at least 4 adults or 4 children travelling together in both directions. Standard Group Fares are valid from 0915 hrs from Southampton Monday to Friday. Off-peak Group Fares are valid from 1815 hrs from Southampton 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 on 9 June and 8 September 2016.
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 or two adult super off-peak day returns and receive up to two FREE single children tickets which can be used for the outward OR return leg of the journey. The adult(s) must return on the next available sailing. If an adult is travelling with more than two children, additional child tickets are available at the normal single rate. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.