Lymington - Yarmouth

About the route

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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How long does it take?

The crossing is around 40 minutes on board one of Wightlink's spacious ferries.

Are vehicles allowed?

Yes, this route can take a variety of vehicles – from motorcycles to lorries - as well as foot passengers.

Departure and destination

The ferry links Lymington, a charming market town in the New Forest, not far from Southampton, and Yarmouth, an historic town in the west of the Isle of Wight. 

Lymington car ferry port

Lymington Ferry Port, Undershore Road, Lymington, SO41 5SB

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Yarmouth car ferry port

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

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Tickets and prices

We offer a range of ticket types for vehicles and foot passengers.

Find out about ticket options and prices


Use our live timetable and find printable PDF downloads for all our routes.

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What ferries sail on this route

Wight Sun

Vehicle and foot passenger ferry

As one of our Wight Class ferries, Wight Sun serves our Lymington – Yarmouth route and, when required, our Portsmouth – Fishbourne route.

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Wight Sky

Vehicle and foot passenger ferry

Serving our Lymington – Yarmouth route, Wight Sky is one of our Wight Class vehicle ferries.

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Wight Light

Vehicle and foot passenger ferry

One of our Wight Class vehicle ferries, Wight Light serves our Lymington – Yarmouth route.

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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.