Wightlink Ferries, with its predecessors, has been connecting the mainland with the Isle of Wight by ferry for over 160 years!

Wightlink Ferries have taken the service from its early pioneering days of steam travel to its present position sailing between the mainland and the Isle of Wight up to 150 times a day with 3 routes.

A modern fleet of car ferries sail from Lymington to Yarmouth and Portsmouth to Fishbourne while high-speed foot passenger catamarans operated on the Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde Pier crossing.

Wightlink are the main link between the Isle of Wight and the mainland and every year carry over 4.8 million passengers. They provide Island residents with an easy and frequent service to the mainland, as well as giving millions of holidaymakers from all across the UK and beyond a taste of Island life.

With directferries.co.uk you can find Wightlink timetables, fares and book Wightlink ferry tickets. Where applicable we’ll also compare Wightlink with alternative ferry companies.

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Wightlink Customer Reviews

  • "Nice n quick trip"

    Really enjoyed the trip to and back. It was quick and no long queues. Facilities were available throughout. Staff were polite.

    'Taramatee' travelled with Wightlink

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  • "the flexibble travel"

    They allowed us to get on board three or four hours earlier with our car than the ticket time on both trips

    'Jong' travelled with Wightlink

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  • "First ferry crossing"

    Ferry crossing was brilliant booking on line was a nightmare.

    'Anonymous' travelled with Wightlink

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  • "A pleasurable experience"

    We recently took the ferry over to the Isle of Wight and our experience was pleasant, comfortable and extremely well organised.

    'Deborah' travelled with Wightlink

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