Posted on June 15, 2020

There are great deals to be found with Red FunnelWightlink & Hovertravel. Book your travel now to make sure you don't miss out.

Prices correct at time of writing. Last updated: 30th June 2020. Make sure you use the links on this page or you may not get the offers.

If you leave your car at home!

Red Funnel have the best priced crossing – Departing from Southampton you can jump on their High Speed Red Jet or the vehicle ferry for just £11 return when travelling between the 17th and 21st June. If you are arriving by train at Southampton Central you can then use the free Quay connect bus to the ferry terminal when showing your valid ferry travel booking.  Book online now.

If Portsmouth or Lymington are more convenient (both with direct connections from the train to the boats) you should travel with Wightlink where a return between 17th and 21st June is just £16 (£13 for students), or a day return can be bought for only £10. Book online now.

With a quick journey on a connecting bus from Portsmouth & Southsea train station (or a short walk along the seafront from the harbour) you get to the Hovertravel terminal in Southsea.  Their 10 minute "flight" across the solent will bring you in to Ryde where you can bus to the Festival. They're currently offering Isle of Wight Festival customers 50% off period returns if you book before 31st August 2020. Book online now.

If you bring your car with you!

There is more variation in pricing here, but early booking will ensure you take advantage of the best deals.

If you can arrive early and leave late Red Funnel (via Southampton) are currently offering a £57 return offer for your car and up to 7 people, Wightlink (via Portsmouth or Lymington) are offering something similar for £95.  If you are going to arrive on Thurs 17th or Fri 18th then Red Funnel have the best price with a £93 return or Wightlink's short stay deal at £99.50 may work for you.

PLEASE NOTE ALL OFFERS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT TIME OF BOOKING. 

OFFERS MAY HAVE RESTRICTIONS ON CROSSING TIMES/DATES – PLEASE READ ALL THE INFO ON THEIR BOOKING PAGES TO FIND OUT MORE

WIGHTLINK’S CAR OFFERS ARE LIMITED AND ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL 31ST OCTOBER 2020.


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