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Finding us in West Cowes

Red Jet Hi-Speed Service

Red Funnel's Hi-Speed Red Jet terminal (passenger only) is in Fountain Yard, West Cowes. Postcode PO31 7AR

From Newport: take the A3020 to West Cowes (allow 15 minutes) or the A3021 to East Cowes, crossing the river to West Cowes via the floating bridge (see below).

From Ryde: Travel west on the A3054 to Newport, then A3020 to West Cowes or turn off the A3054 at the roundabout and take A3021 to East Cowes and cross the river using the floating bridge.

From Yarmouth: Travel east on the A3054 to Newport and then take the A3020 to West Cowes.

Floating Bridge: Operates between East and West  Cowes 7 days a week. Carries passengers (no charge) and vehicles up to large vans, minibuses and pick-ups. Only 12 minute walk from Red Funnel's West Cowes terminal, 2 minute walk from the East Cowes terminal. Allow 15-20 minutes to cross. 

  • 0505-0020 hrs Monday-Saturday from East Cowes
  • 0640-0020 hrs Sundays from East Cowes
  • 0500-0010 hrs Monday-Saturday from West Cowes
  • 0635-0010 hrs Sundays from West Cowes
Cowes Floating Bridge charges
West Cowes map

Car Parking

Long-stay parking is available in Park Road, Mornington Road and Brunswick Road. Short-stay parking is available in St Mary's Road, Cross Street, the Esplanade and The Parade. A Park & Ride facility is also available at Somerton on the A3020 - see the 'Bus' section for more details.  Coach parking is available in Ward Avenue.

There are limited spaces in Fountain Yard for dropping off or meeting passengers - waiting time is restricted to 10 minutes and is enforced 24/7.

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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-09c20fcd927cb5ede)

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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