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This Ferry is operated by Red Funnel. Always check the prices before booking and the latest travel information before departure.

Destination(s) 🇬🇧 Isle of Wight, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Distance 12 km, 7 miles
Duration 22 mins.
Operated by
Sailings Up to 35 times per day
2p+Car+Return In our estimation £ 55
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The ferries from Southampton to Cowes are popular ferries that connect Southampton to the Isle of Wight. With over 35 daily crossings this is one of the most frequent sailings on You can take the car on these ferries.

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Southampton Cowes ferry

Ferry to Cowes and Southampton

Want to travel to the Isle of Wight via Southampton to Cowes? This is a popular crossing to get to the Isle of Wight. This crossing is being by Red Funnel a local ferry company connecting the South of England to the Isle of Wight with very frequent ferries.

Alternatives are the WightLink ferries leaving from Portsmouth and Lymington to the Isle of Wight ports of Yarmouth, Ryde and Fishbourne. This sailing takes around 25 minutes to take you from Southampton to Cowes covering about 19 km as the crow flies.

Alternatives Southampton to Cowes


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Southampton and Cowes is currently operated by: Red Funnel.

How long does the Southampton-Cowes crossing take?

The travel time of the Southampton-Cowes ferry is around: 22 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Southampton-Cowes ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Southampton to Cowes (or the ferry from Cowes to Southampton) 35 times per day. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Southampton and Cowes?

The distance between Southampton and Cowes is approximately 7 miles or 12 km.


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