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Cross Solent Ferry Travel

A one-off delivery or multiple crossings; there are clear advantages to choosing Red Funnel for freight deliveries to and from the Isle of Wight

  • Southampton <> East Cowes, gateway to the Island's commercial corridor
  • Largest cross-Solent vessels
  • Identical design fleet so no freight restrictions
  • Wide range of tasty hot & cold food including the famous Red Funnel cooked breakfast!
  • Real coffee onboard & at the terminals from the Steam Coffee Company
  • No centre casing to hinder loading
  • Unmatched service reliability & punctuality, even in bad weather!
  • 24/7 ferry timetable
  • Ports served by good road connections
  • Vehicles/loads up to 4.9m high
  • Vehicles/loads up to 29m long
  • No weight restrictions up to 44 tonnes
  • Dedicated Hazardous sailings and DG advice team
  • Unaccompanied shipment of trade vehicles
  • Highly competitive rates
  • Computer tracking
  • Online booking up to 8m
  • Account Management
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Freight Travel Centre

How to book


Southampton to East Cowes to Southampton accompanied freight should check in at least 30 minutes prior to departure.

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Free Wi-Fi is available in the following locations:

  • Onboard MV Red Falcon
  • Onboard MV Red Osprey
  • Onboard MV Red Eagle
  • Terminal 1 in Southampton
  • Steam Coffee Shop in West Cowes

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-26d317a9)

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

Red Jet delayed by 10-15 mins due to dense fog. We apologise for the inconvenience to your journey.


Southampton <> East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Vehicle Ferry delayed by up to 45 mins due to dense fog. We apologise for the inconvenience caused to your journey.

Due to essential winter terminal maintenance, a revised Southampton <> East Cowes timetable is in operation from 21:00 on Thursday 27 October until 02:45 on Friday 28 October 2016.

Revisions include:
• There will be no 22:30 or 23:55 service on 27th Oct from Southampton to East Cowes
• There will be no 23:55 (27th) or 01:20 (28th) service from East Cowes to Southampton
• The 21:00 and 22:30 departures from East Cowes on 27th Oct will arrive at 25 berth in Southampton
• The 02.45 departure from Southampton on 28th Oct will sail from 25 berth

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