Pound icon

20% off early summer day trips

20% off early summer day trips

Close icon
ferry to the Isle of Wight

Routes

Press Releases

Media Library

Press Pack

Contacts

To access the latest media content, please select from the options above.

Press release archive

Ryde Pier to feature on BBC1’s Countryfile

Wightlink’s historic Ryde Pier, used by hundreds of thousands of ferry passengers every year, will feature in a BBC1 Countryfile programme this weekend (6.20pm on Sunday 2 November). Presenter Matt Baker spent a day on Britain’s oldest pier with members of the Wightlink team and Project Manager Jerry Burch from Trant Engineering; the company which […]

October, 29th 2014 Read full Press Release »

Another new look for Wightlink flagship St Clare

Wightlink is announcing the latest phase of its £800,000 investment in refurbishing passenger areas on board St Clare, the company’s flagship on the Portsmouth to Fishbourne route. Deck four will be transformed during the ferry’s annual refit in January 2015, following £200,000 of improvements to deck five last year. Contractors Blumarine, who carried out the […]

October, 24th 2014 Read full Press Release »

Minister for Portsmouth visits Wightlink Ferries

Minister for Portsmouth Matt Hancock MP toured Wightlink’s passenger and car ferry terminals as part of his visit to the city today (13 October). He said he was impressed by the cross-Solent ferry company, which employs 600 people at peak times and recognised the importance of Wightlink to the economy of both Portsmouth and the […]

October, 13th 2014 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink launches new easy-to-use website

Wightlink has made a considerable investment in a new website which will go live on Wednesday 8 October 2014 at 9.00am. The website at www.wightlink.co.uk with its new look and streamlined navigation will make it easier for customers to use. Customers can now see at a glance the Service Status of Wightlink’s fleet on the […]

October, 7th 2014 Read full Press Release »

Fare changes at Wightlink Ferries

After listening to customers’ comments at Wightlink’s Meet the Managers and Customer Forum consultation meetings earlier in the year, Wightlink has decided to make some changes to its pricing policy. From 1 October 2014, vehicles popularly known as pickups or crew cabs* longer than five metres will be charged at the same rate as cars […]

October, 1st 2014 Read full Press Release »

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

Please note: vehicle size data is taken from a third party database and is provided here as a guide. As some vehicles may vary from the designed specifications, please ensure that the measurements are correct before booking.

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

Please note: vehicle size data is taken from a third party database and is provided here as a guide. As some vehicles may vary from the designed specifications, please ensure that the measurements are correct before booking.

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