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

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Train, Hovercraft  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Par to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Portsmouth & Southsea
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$187 - $314

Cheapest option

Bus, Hovercraft  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from St Austell to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard National Express
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$50 - $62

3 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 18 min

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

$51 - $72

Fly to Southampton, ferry  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Southampton (SOU) NQY - SOU
  2. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$174 - $543

Fly to London Gatwick, train, ferry  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$172 - $343

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cornwall to Isle of Wight is to bus and Hovercraft which costs £35 - £50 and takes 11 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cornwall to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Cornwall and Isle of Wight is 152 miles.

The best way to get from Cornwall to Isle of Wight without a car is to train and Hovercraft which takes 8 h 18 min and costs £140 - £250.

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

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There is no direct flight from Newquay Airport to Southampton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Newquay Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 1017+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cornwall to Newquay Airport is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £55 - £70.

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Map of how to get from Cornwall to Isle of Wight.
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  • Distance: 151.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 18 min

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

There is no direct connection from Cornwall to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to Par, take the train to Westbury (Wilts), take the train to Portsmouth & Southsea, take the walk to Somers Town, University House, take the bus to Southsea, Hovertravel Stop, take the walk to Southsea Hoverport, take the Hovercraft to Ryde, then take the taxi to Isle of Wight. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cornwall to Isle of Wight via St Austell, Bus Station, St Austell, PORTSMOUTH, The Hard, Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Southsea, Clarence Pier, Southsea Hoverport, Ryde, and Ryde, Bus Station in around 11 h 58 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to Southampton via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Newquay to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Newquay to Southampton via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Newquay to Southampton via Leeds Bradford, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newquay to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Par to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $75
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 St Austell to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Hovertravel
Phone
+44 1983 717700
Email
info@hovertravel.com
Website
hovertravel.co.uk
Ferry from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
Ave. Duration
10 min
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
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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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