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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. 

Tuesday, 15 June to Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Victoria of Wight was withdrawn from service Tuesday, 15 June because of a mechanical failure involving one of the engines. The route will operate using two ferries (St Clare and St Faith) until Wed 23 June 2021

This weekend (Friday 18 to Monday 21 June), the two ships on the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route will also sail throughout the night to ensure all customers, including freight drivers, are able to cross the Solent.

Wightlink staff are contacting all customers to inform them of their new sailing and to explain their options if they wish to amend their booking.

See below for full details and the new timetable.


Today's next sailings for All routes

To Isle of Wight

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From Isle of Wight

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All Timetable changes: Portsmouth Harbour - Ryde Pier Head

Timetable changes: Lymington - Yarmouth

Timetable changes: Portsmouth - Fishbourne

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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