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Season Tickets

We’ve updated our Season Tickets to make things easier for you and give you more flexible options of crossing the Solent for less. We offer a fast, reliable service, with FastCat crossings of just 22 minutes.

A new 180 day Season Ticket is available to purchase and students, apprentices, teachers and lecturers can now make use of the new Education and Training Season Ticket. You’ll also be able to buy Season Tickets online, with the exception of Direct Debit purchases.

Our Season Tickers offer convenient and economical travel for regular foot passengers sailing to or from the Isle of Wight.

  • Unlimited, discounted travel, for just £4.89 per day*
  • Valid on all sailings
  • Convenient, pre-paid ferry travel
  • The more you sail, the more you save
  • Considered as pre-booked (if you check-in 15 minutes before departure)

*£4.89 per day is based on the 2019 Adult Annual Season Ticket price divided by 364 days.

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Quick facts

  • Valid for one named user
  • You can pay for your Annual Season Ticket by Direct Debit
  • Additional benefits for Annual and 180 day Season Ticket holders
  • Top-up and manage your account online and through the Wightlink app

Benefits for 180 day and Annual Season Ticket holders

  • Adult and Education and Training Annual Season Ticket – A Reward Pass for four complimentary vehicle single tickets, valid for 365 days, which can be shared with friends or family.
  • Adult and Education and Training 180 day Season Ticket – A Reward Pass for two complimentary vehicle single tickets, valid for 180 days, which can be shared with friends or family.
  • Special parking rates for 30 day or longer season ticket holders. Discounted parking includes access to Ryde Pier without paying the toll charge.

Prices valid for travel from 1 April 2019

Pass type 7 days 30 Days 90 Days 180 Days Annual
Adult £62.50 £210.00 £500.00 £1,020.00 £1,780.00
Child (5-15) £32.00 £107.50 £250.00 £510.00 £890.00
Education and Training
Students, apprentices, teachers and lecturers
£46.00 £130.00 £295.00 £530.00 £910.00
Student (16-18) £31.00 £107.50 £290.00

Direct Debit Season Tickets

Spread the cost of your Season Ticket with convenient direct debit payments.

Pass type Total Initial Instalments
Adult Annual £1,850.00 £370.00 +8 payments of £185.00
Child (5-15) Annual £925.00 £185.00 +8 payments of £92.50
Education and Training Annual £970.00 £190.00 +8 payments of £97.50

Season Ticket product rules

 

St Clare in Portsmouth in front of Spinnaker Tower

Parking Season Tickets

You can take advantage of special Parking Season Ticket rates if you have a 30 day or longer Season Ticket. Discounted parking includes access to Ryde Pier without paying the toll charge, using a Pier Entry Card.

How much does it cost?
For 30 Day Season Ticket or Book of 60 single passenger Multilink Pass holders £80.00
Monthly
For 90 Day Season Ticket holders £78.00
Monthly
For 180 Day Season Ticket holders £75.00
Monthly
For Annual Season Ticket holders £73.00
Monthly

You can buy your Parking Season Ticket at the Wightlink Ticket Office.

How can I get a Season Ticket?

Season tickets can be bought online (except Direct Debit) or from all Wightlink Ticket Offices. In our efforts to reduce our impact on the environment, we will no longer be issuing plastic cards. Instead, your Season Ticket can be accessed and used through our app or you can use your paper ticket.

If you’re buying online, your Season Ticket will be valid immediately. You can pick up your paper ticket and paper Reward Pass from one of our Ticket Offices if you’d like. If you have purchased either an Education and Training Season Ticket or a Student Season Ticket online, you will need to provide proof of entitlement, usually photo ID, the first time you use it. We accept valid:

  • NUS cards
  • Student Rider cards
  • UCAS
  • NUS Extra cards (for apprentices)
  • College and University photo ID cards with an expiry date
  • Teacher ID cards

If you’re buying in one of our Ticket Offices, simply show up and a member of staff will arrange your Season Ticket for you. For Education and Training and Student Season Ticket applications, you will need to bring photo ID from the list above.

Direct Debit applicants will need to bring a completed Direct Debit application form.

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Using your Season Ticket

The easiest way to use your Season Ticket is to download the Wightlink app and simply show your ticket to staff when boarding. Watch our handy guide below.

Booking online using your Season Ticket

Once you’ve set up your Season Ticket for online use you can easily make bookings and manage your account.

If you purchased your Season ticket on our website, it’s already set up. If you purchased at one of our ticket offices or you’re unsure if you can manage your Season Ticket online, simply fill in this form and we’ll do the work for you.

When you’re ready you can make bookings using the Wightlink App by going to ‘New Booking’ and selecting ‘Click to book with a Ticket Pass’ before choosing your sailing time. If you’d rather book on our website, select your sailing time and then tick ‘I have a Multilink Pass or Business Pass’. You’ll need to log in to your account when prompted and at the payment stage, choose the Season Ticket you’d like to pay with .

Photo ID

You may be asked for photo ID when showing your ticket. We accept photo driving licence, Passport or HM forces ID cards.

Logging into your Season Ticket account

First you will need an online account that’s connected to your Season Ticket. If you’ve not already set up for this then fill out the Multilink and Season Ticket online setup form and we’ll get you set up. You can then login online.

Topping-up your Season Ticket

You can top up your Season tickets through the Wightlink app, online or at one of our Ticket Offices. Season Tickets purchased by Direct Debit cannot be topped up online, unfortunately.

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

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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