Live service status

Stay up to date with our live ferry updates

Find out whether our vehicle ferries and FastCats are running on time and check the live status of the Wightlink service using our ferry locations map.

We update our service status regularly throughout the day, bringing you news of any delays and cancellations.

Please check in for your sailing between one hour and half an hour before your scheduled departure time.

If your sailing is delayed, please check in half an hour before your scheduled crossing time as you would normally – we’ll be working hard to make up the time. 

If the sailing you’ve booked on is cancelled, we’ll be in touch with you directly to let you know what you can do. 

Service Suspended

Our Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head FastCat service is suspended from Friday, 13 November 2020.

Customers with Wightlink tickets and passes can choose to travel on our Portsmouth to Fishbourne car ferry service or with Hovertravel or Red Funnel.

For information on travelling with Hovertravel or Red Funnel please visit


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Live ferry locations

Follow each of our ferries on all routes using our live maps below. Clicking on the coloured marker will show the ferry's name and current speed.

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Portsmouth – Fishbourne

45 minutes
Vehicle and passenger ferry

Portsmouth Harbour – Ryde

22 minutes
Passenger only ferry

Lymington – Yarmouth

40 minutes
Vehicle and passenger ferry