Coach Trips to the Isle of Wight
Through coach tickets (including the ferry fare) are available from East Cowes ticket office to any National Express destination.
National Express (Tel. 08705 808080) operate an extensive UK coach service to and from Southampton Coach Station (Harbour Parade, SO15 1BA) which is only a short walk to the train station. For Quayconnect bus services to the ferry terminals on Town Quay, the nearest stops are Portland Terrace or the train station.
There are regular coach services to Bath, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Bournemouth, Exeter, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, Central London, Liverpool, Manchester, Penzance, Plymouth, Oxford, Salisbury, Sheffield, Stansted Airport, Stoke on Trent and Scotland.
Red Funnel and National Express offer through-ticketsto/from East Cowes and West Cowes on the Isle of Wight from/to any location on the National Express network. Tickets can be purchased from East or West Cowes ticket offices or from the National Express website.
Megabus (Tel. 0900 1600 900) also operate cheap coach services to & from Southampton from Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport, Coventry, Leeds, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Oxford, Sheffield, Silverstone and Sunderland.
Eurolines (Tel. 08717 818178) operate to & from over 500 European destinations from London Victoria Coach Station where you can connect with National Express services to & from Southampton.