There are 4 ways to get from Brighton to Isle of Wight by train, ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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, Catamaran, line 9 bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
  3. Take the line 9 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Newport, Bus Station 9

$43 - $69

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne

$24 - $38

2 alternative options

Train, Catamaran, line 3 bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill 3

$47 - $73

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
  2. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay X4
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$26 - $43

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £18 - £29 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £18 - £29 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Isle of Wight is 54 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Brighton to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Brighton to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to Portsmouth Harbour, take the walk to Portsmouth, take the Catamaran to Ryde Pier Head, take the train to Ryde Esplanade, take the walk to Ryde, Bus Station, then take the line 9 bus to Newport, Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Brighton to Isle of Wight via Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, Ryde Pier Head, Ryde Esplanade, and Ryde, Bus Station in around 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
Southern Vectis
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Newport, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Ferry operators
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Ferry from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Red Funnel
Phone
+44 2380 019192
Email
post@redfunnel.co.uk
Website
redfunnel.co.uk
Ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
redfunnel.co.uk

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