Isle of Wight Ferry Service Status

The information below shows the live status of the next 20 ferry departures from Southampton and the Isle of Wight. In the event of any cancellations or disruption you can find out more by clicking on the information icon that will appear alongside the affected sailing.



The following sailings are scheduled as "Stay in Vehicle" crossings*:

Depart Southampton: 15:00, 16:30, 18:00, 19:30, 21:00
Depart East Cowes: 06:00, 07:30, 12:00, 19:30, 22:30

*All these sailings are subject to change at late notice if urgent hazardous cargo is required to travel. Customers will be updated if there are changes on arrival.


Our temporary Red Jet timetable is changing from 4 April, with further reductions to scheduled sailings:

Click here for revised Red Jet Timetable

Click here for answers to COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions


Journey times: Red Jet 23-25 minutes Vehicle Ferry 55-60 minutes Freight Ferry 70 minutes

Freight-only sailings have restricted capacity and are available for freight vehicles only. These sailings are not available to book online.

Please note: it is not currently possible to purchase Red Jet tickets online. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket office.