Red Funnel Ferries

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Red Funnel is the ‘Original Isle of Wight ferry operator’ and currently carries 3.4m passengers and 0.86m vehicles per annum between Southampton and the Isle of Wight. The Company operates services 365 days a year with 30,000 combined sailings between Southampton (UK mainland) and East and West Cowes (Isle of Wight).

Red Funnel offer a Hi-Speed service (25 minute journey time between Southampton and West Cowes) and a vehicle service (55 minute journey time between Southampton and East Cowes). You can also book event tickets, attraction tickets and accommodation through Red Funnel.

Red Funnel has recently upgraded facilities on board including introducing a new Hi-Speed craft (Red Jet 6) which was built on the Isle of Wight. In addition, two of Red Funnel’s vehicle ferries have had a refit and now include a pet friendly lounge, kids lounge, sun deck and improved WiFi.

Visit the website for up to date ferry travelling times 

Why should I visit?

    • As well as ferry travel, Red Funnel can arrange your holiday accommodation and book activity packages. They also have an extensive insight into the great events that the Island has to offer.
    • On their vehicle ferry, Red Funnel offer a wide range of hot food - the breakfast is famous!
    • Red Funnel has won RoSPA safety awards every year since 1999, including 12 Gold Medals.


Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Dogs accepted
Gift shop
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
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Red Funnel Ferries

Valid from 01/01/2020 until 31/12/2020

10% OFF vehicle travel!

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Where to find us


Red Funnel Ferries
Dock Gate 7 off Town Quay Road
SO14 2AL


02380 019192



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Red Funnel has two terminals in Southampton.

Terminal 1 (vehicle ferry services to East Cowes) Dock Gate 7 off Town Quay Road, SO14 2AL.

Terminal 2 (Red Jet Hi-Speed foot passenger service to West Cowes) is located on Town Quay, SO14 2AQ.

Visit Red Funnel website for detailed directions on how to find them.