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There are 5 ways to get from Blackpool to Isle of Wight by train, ferry, bus, car, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Preston to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Southampton Central
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$141 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus, Hovercraft  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southsea 030
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$57 - $66

3 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 42m

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Lymington
  2. Take the car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth

$74 - $106

Train, train to Manchester, fly, ferry, line 5 bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  4. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  5. Take the line 5 bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly, ferry, line 5 bus  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  4. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  5. Take the line 5 bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Isle of Wight is to bus and Hovercraft which costs £40 - £55 and takes 11h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £55 - £85 and takes 5h 42m.

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The distance between Blackpool and Isle of Wight is 231 miles.

The best way to get from Blackpool to Isle of Wight without a car is to train and ferry which takes 8h 18m and costs £100 - £190.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Blackpool to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 1092+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Isle of Wight.
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  • Distance: 230.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Blackpool, England and Isle of Wight, England?

There is no direct connection from Blackpool to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to Preston, take the train to Wolverhampton, take the train to Southampton Central, take the walk to Southampton City Centre, Central Station, take the bus to Town Quay, Red Funnel Terminal, take the walk to Southampton, take the ferry to East Cowes, take the walk to East Cowes, opp Well Road, then take the line 5 bus to Newport, Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Blackpool to Isle of Wight via London Victoria Coach Station, Southsea, Southsea Hoverport, Ryde, and Ryde, Bus Station in around 11h 26m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Blackpool to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southsea
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Southern Vectis
Phone
+44 330 053 9182
Email
hello@southernvectis.com
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Ferry operators
Red Funnel
Phone
+44 2380 019192
Email
post@redfunnel.co.uk
Website
redfunnel.co.uk
Ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
redfunnel.co.uk
Hovertravel
Phone
+44 1983 717700
Email
info@hovertravel.com
Website
hovertravel.co.uk
Ferry from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
hovertravel.co.uk
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

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