Step aboard one of our comfortable, modern ferries and in just a short crossing you’ve forgotten the hustle and bustle of the mainland and you’re heading for a place where life is a little more leisurely, the people that bit more friendly and the possibilities… well, endless.
Your journey with Wightlink
Wightlink is your link to the Isle of Wight. Whether it’s your first journey with us or it’s been a little while since your last crossing, it’s always good to have an idea of what to expect when you book a car crossing with Wightlink. See what travelling with us will look like, from booking to boarding and right through to arriving on our beautiful Island.
Where will your journey take you in Autumn?
Getting around the New Forest and Isle of Wight is easy – there are regular trains from Winchester to Brockenhurst and frequent crossings between Lymington and Yarmouth. Where will your journey take you?
Isle of Wight Pride 2018
The Isle of Wight was the official UK Pride host in 2018 and a superb day out was had by all – see the best bits from the day, plus the concerted effort from transport services in getting the day to run smoothly. Ryde will be playing host to Isle of Wight Pride again in 2019.
Travelling by train around the Isle of Wight
With connections from London, Southampton and Portsmouth, getting to Ryde on the Isle of Wight by train couldn’t be easier. And, once you’re there, there’s loads to explore.
Exploring the New Forest
The New Forest is awash with things to do and places to see. And it’s so easy to get there – leave the car behind and explore everything it has to offer by train.
Explore the Isle of Wight by bike
The Isle of Wight is a fantastic cycling destination and is incredibly easy to get to from London, Reading, Oxford, Bournemouth and beyond.
Take a sunny summer break where there’s room to breathe
Looking for a place where there’s room to breathe… room to explore… room to make new discoveries and enjoy exciting new experiences? We know the place. It’s called the Isle of Wight and no one is better placed to take you there than Wightlink.
Room to breathe for the whole family on the Isle of Wight
Summer is the time for sunshine holidays and if you’ve just got a few days to spare, there’s no need to travel far. Not when there’s a wonderful place for your entire family, just across the water. An Island full of summer fun and adventure.
Experience fuss-free family escapes to the Isle of Wight throughout the Winter
Who cares what the weather man says? When you’re on the Isle of Wight for a family day out or on holiday, it takes more than a drop of rain to dampen your spirits. The fun and activities continue all over the Island whatever the weather.
Room to breathe and take your breath away on the Isle of Wight
Forget spending hours travelling for a weekend getaway… There’s an Island packed with adventure and fun, just a short ferry ride from the Mainland.
An adventurer’s paradise with 147 square miles to explore
The Isle of Wight offers holidays and breaks where you can surf, coasteer, kayak or paddleboard – in fact, whatever you want to get up to on, or under the water, you can do it here.
Treat yourself to a relaxing break on the Isle of Wight during the Winter
There’s room to pause awhile in ancient, friendly inns with roaring log fires in winter and to savour an outstanding cuisine scene in cafés, restaurants and hotels. There’s room for you.
Room to breathe and get away from it all on the Isle of Wight
Forget the office. The business. The nine to five. The hassled commute. The only train you’ll see on the Isle of Wight is the Island Line that trundles calmly from Ryde to Shanklin. And no endless hours stuck on motorways either. The Island doesn’t have any.
Travelling to the Island from London by train & FastCat
Travelling as a foot passenger with Wightlink could not be easier. The Terminal is beside Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station and the foot passenger service is operated by fast, modern catamarans with a journey time of just over 20 minutes. Ryde Terminal is perfectly placed for IOW public transport, too.
Discover Ryde – the perfect day trip destination
Aptly named the ‘town on the beach’, Ryde offers a huge range of activities and attractions. You can reach Ryde in only 22 minutes from Portsmouth Harbour station with Wightlink – perfect for a day trip from the mainland.
Travelling to the Island with Wightlink couldn’t be easier
Come to the Isle of Wight where there’s room to breathe. Filmed on board our flagship St Clare following her refit, travelling with Wightlink is the best way to reach the Island – so pack up the car, pick up the kids, bring the dog and let us take you there…
Where will your journey take you this Christmas?
Explore the New Forest at Christmas – enjoy a spot of shopping in Brockenhurst or even hop on a ferry to the Isle of Wight.