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Isle of Wight Ferries

Isle of Wight Ferries are well connected from Southampton and Portsmouth to fast road and train journeys to London. As a holiday maker you will find the roads are excellent and you will soon be at your destination. If traveling to Portsmouth do not forget to look out for the Spinnaker Tower. It was built as part of the millennium celebrations and has become a famous land mark in Portsmouth. It can be seen from several miles away and is a beacon for the visitor.

The journey time to London from Portsmouth or Southampton is between one to two hours and goes to London Waterloo. Tickets to the Isle of Wight can be purchased which take you right through on the Isle of Wight ferry port to Ryde or Cowes.

Wightlink is the largest of the ferry operators providing a fast and easy way to get to the Island. Visit Island Eye for more information. Also visit the Wightlink web site to check times and ferry costs. Look out for the numerous bargains. Also on both sites you will find out more about the Isle of Wight generally with maps.

Red Funnel ferry to the Isle of Wight has a reliable and safe vehicle ferry and high speed catamaran to the Island. This Isle of Wight ferry company  can be checked out by visiting their web site and this is again a must to find out ferry timetables and discounts or holiday offers. Again maps are available here as they are on Island Eye.

Then last but not least is Hovertravel. This service proves a hovercraft service from Portsmouth to Ryde Esplanade and is on the Island side more convenient to visitors. This is passenger only and is the longest existing hovercraft service in the world.

Finally although there is an airport on the Isle of Wight situated at Bembridge there are no schedule services. However there are schedule services to Southampton from other parts of the UK and Southampton airport is about a twenty minute journey by taxi the ferry to the Isle of Wight.  This is a concrete runway and services are usually run from Southampton but check this out first.

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