Car ferry port



Yarmouth is a beautiful historic town in the west of the Isle of Wight, offering the shortest, quickest and most scenic car ferry route to the mainland. All three of our Wight class ships operate on this route – Wight Sun, Wight Light and Wight Sky. The port can be used by both car and foot passengers.

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Where is it?

Yarmouth Car Ferry Terminal, Quay Street, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0PB


Lymington – Yarmouth

40 minutesVehicle and foot passenger ferry

This route gives you both breath-taking views and the utmost convenience. It’s the fastest way to take your vehicle across the Solent, with crossing times of just 40 minutes on one of our spacious, well-equipped ferries. 

The route will take you through the mouth of Lymington River and past Hurst Castle on a beautiful journey, which will set you up perfectly for your trip ahead. 

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View the Lymington – Yarmouth route
Wightlink ferry departs Lymington port, Hampshire

Facilities at the port

Self service ticket machine

Purchase tickets at the port with your contactless device or debit or credit card using the ticket vending machine.

Customer Service Point

Purchase or amend tickets at our port using the Customer Service Point. Please note, you can’t purchase any of our frequent traveller passes at our ports and we no longer accept cash payments.

Toilet and baby changing facilities

Toilets and baby-changing facilities are available at the port while you wait for your ferry crossing.

Public transport

The Southern Vectis bus route 7 runs to and from Yarmouth Bus Station on Bridge Road, close to the port. Route 7 connects with the Isle of Wight bus interchange at Newport, where there are connections to all parts of the Island.

Unfortunately, there are no nearby train connections on the west of the Island.

Checking in

Vehicles need to check in 30 minutes before departure and foot passengers 15 minutes before departure.

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We offer frequent, round-the-clock sailings.


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There is no Wightlink car park at the Yarmouth port, but nearby parking is available in Yarmouth Car Park on River Road. Prices for this car park are shown below but are subject to change. 

Wightlink Parking Permits cannot be used in this car park as it is not owned by us. 

Duration of stayPrice
Up to one hour£1.80
Up to two hours£3.10
Up to four hours£5.20
Up to six hours£6.80
Up to 10 hours£10.00

What to expect at the port

In your vehicle

When you arrive, follow the arrows to the booth and pull up – a member of our team will then check your ticket and tell you a lane number in which to park and wait for the ferry.

Feel free to use our port facilities but do try to be back in your vehicle and ready to go at least 15 minutes before your booked sailing time.

When you’re asked to board the ferry, please follow the team’s instructions. Switch off your headlights.

When you drive onto the ferry the crew will direct you to a parking space on deck. Be aware of passengers walking across decks and other vehicles parking on board. When exiting you must walk your bike off the ferry until clear of the loading barrier.

On foot

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled sailing time and head to the foot passenger boarding area, adjacent to the Customer Building.

When it’s time to board, a crew member will scan your ticket and you can head up to the passenger lounges.

If you’re bringing along a bicycle, please check in and wait by the vehicle boarding ramp and a member of staff will direct you.



All our ports are easy to get to and come with excellent facilities, including food and drink outlets – find your closest location to travel from.



Our fleet of six vehicle ferries and two FastCat catamarans serve the Isle of Wight and mainland 364 days a year – find out everything there is to know about them.

Vehicles parked at Ferry port


There's parking on site or close by at each of our ports – find pricing information and details of where to find them.