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.