For many the best thing about a holiday is having a change of pace and a break from the every day. It’s that room to breathe moment we all long for. Wightlink is proud to support the Isle of Wight’s tourism industry, working together to help give you a break from having to drive your car.

Who wants to be stuck in a car when they should be enjoying what’s special about the Island?

There are a wealth of exciting opportunities for fun car-free travel; from stunning open top bus rides and quirky heritage railway journeys’ to a wealth of world class walking and cycling routes, just waiting to be enjoyed.

Now is truly the time to Drive Less and See More on an Island where there is…room to breathe

Let us take you there…

Wightlink can whisk you across to the Isle of Wight in no time from our conveniently located ports in Portsmouth and Lymington. And while the journey is short, you really feel like you are getting away from it all.

So start planning now. Book early to get the best fare and the ferry crossing that suits your plans. Then sit back, chillax and look forward to spending some quality time on the Island where there’s room to breathe…for everyone.

Journey times on the Isle of Wight
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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

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