There are 3 ways to get from Bristol 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, ferry  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$63 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Fareham National Express
  2. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$30 - $47

1 alternative option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 57 min

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

$30 - $44

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

There is no direct connection from Bristol to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to Southampton Central, take the walk to Southampton City Centre, Central Station, take the bus to Town Quay, Red Jet 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 Bristol to Isle of Wight via Fareham, Fareham, Bus Station, Southampton City Centre, WestQuay, Southampton, East Cowes, and East Cowes, opp Well Road in around 6 h 7 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Bus operators
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
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
redfunnel.co.uk
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bristol to Isle of Wight?

The distance between Bristol and Isle of Wight is 124 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Isle of Wight?

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bristol to Isle of Wight?

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £21 - £35.

How long does it take to get from Bristol to Isle of Wight?

It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Bristol to Isle of Wight, including transfers.