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Wightlink ferry Routes

Wightlink operates three fast, convenient and comfortable mainland ferry routes and up to 150 services a day between the Isle of Wight and the mainland offering you lots of choice and great value.

Which ferry is best for me?

With ferries departing from east to west, there’s always a Wightlink ferry not far away. Check out the services and you’ll soon discover what’s best for you.

  • Yarmouth to LymingtonThis is the shortest and fastest car ferry journey between the Isle of Wight and the mainland. It’s pretty scenic as well, so sit back, relax and enjoy the 40 minute crossing. Picturesque Yarmouth is the gateway to the wonderful scenery of West Wight and Lymington Pier has good road and rail connections.
  • Fishbourne to PortsmouthLeaving from Fishbourne, on the doorstep of East and Central Wight, the ferry crossing takes around 45 minutes. One of Britain’s most vibrant ports with historic visitor attractions, Portsmouth has excellent links to the mainland motorway network and convenient rail connections.
  • Ryde to PortsmouthThis foot passenger service is operated by fast, modern catamarans with a journey time of just 22 minutes. The Ryde Pier Head Terminal is perfectly placed for IOW public transport. On the mainland the terminal is beside Portsmouth Harbour railway station and the nearby bus interchange for a seamless connection.

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