Solent Go

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It’s now easier to travel from A to B to sea!

The Solent Go travelcard makes travelling by bus and ferry easier. Solent Go is a new, smart travelcard you top up yourself, which can be used to travel all over South Hampshire – on buses and ferries making your journey quick and seamless.

With a Solent Go travelcard you can get to the Isle of Wight with Wightlink as a foot passenger in just 22 minutes on the FastCat from Portsmouth to Ryde or from Portsmouth to Fishbourne in 45 minutes on the car ferry.

Solent Go prices

The price of a journey depends on how many trips are purchased (two trips is a return):

2 trips 14 trips 56 trips
£25.00Valid for 30 days from purchase £84.50Valid for 60 days from purchase £296.80Valid for 90 days from purchase

How can I get a Solent Go travelcard?

Sign up on the Solent Go website and select the Wightlink tickets you would like from the list. You have to buy a ticket when you apply for your Solent Go travelcard and it’s important to remember that your first purchase is limited to only one bus and one ferry ticket type. Solent Go will then send the Solent Go card to you.

Later top ups can be purchased on the Solent Go website with a mix of ticket and travel types. These tickets will then need to be downloaded via the Solent Go mobile app or a ticket vending machine.

Topping up your Solent Go travelcard

Top ups can be purchased on the Solent Go website with a mix of ticket and travel types. Your tickets will then need to be downloaded via the Solent Go mobile Android app or a ticket vending machine.
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Ticket vending machines can be found in Wightlink terminals at:

  • Portsmouth Harbour railway station
  • Portsmouth Car Ferry
  • Ryde Pier Head
  • Fishbourne Car Ferry

Useful things to know

  • Solent Go card must be shown upon request. If the card cannot be produced when requested a full price ticket must be purchased and the card holder can contact Solent Go to discuss a refund of the original ticket
  • Solent Go are not prioritised for foot travel above Wightlink Season Ticket holders
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult of at least 16 years of age
  • There are no exclusion dates for travel
  • We do not apply any Disability or Concession discounts to the tickets
  • Solent Go card cannot be used to purchase vehicle tickets
  • Solent Go card cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion
  • Solent Go tickets cannot be purchased from Wightlink ticket office staff, website or the Contact Centre
  • For all enquiries, refund requests or questions please contact Solent Go

Find out the size of your vehicle by entering your registration number

At this time, this feature is only available for cars and vans

Registration number

E.g CU57ABC
Without any roofboxes, towbars, bicycle racks or trailers your vehicle should be:
Vehicle length

Vehicle height

Wrong details? Please click here to enter your vehicle sizes manually

Your vehicle registration number could not be found

Choose your vehicle size manually here, you can find your vehicle height and width at Parkers.

Without any roofboxes, towbars, bicycle racks or trailers your vehicle should be:
Vehicle length

Vehicle height

Wrong details? Please click here to enter your vehicle sizes manually

Is there anything on your vehicle which makes it longer or higher than the dimensions shown here, such as a bike rack, towbar or roof box, but excluding a trailer or caravan?

Does your vehicle have a trailer or caravan?

Please select which type of vehicle you have

Below you will find all other vehicle types with some information around their size.
We recommend that you measure your vehicle before booking

Dangerous goods (including compressed gas etc. used for medical purposes) must be declared at least 24 hours before travel.

Camping gas canisters must be declared when you arrive at the port.

Please measure your motorcycle from your front wheel to the rear of your bike, including any extras which make the vehicle longer or taller such as a bike rack, towbar or roof box, but excluding a trailer or caravan.
Please measure your vehicle from your front bumper to the rear of your car, and from the bottom of your tyres to the roof of your car, including any extras which make the vehicle longer or taller such as a bike rack, towbar or roof box, but excluding a trailer or caravan.

What is the length and height of the vehicle?

Does your vehicle have a trailer or caravan?

This information will be added to your booking