There are 4 ways to get from Cowes to London by ferry, train, bus, subway, car ferry or car

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

Ferry, train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the ferry from East Cowes to Southampton
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo

$39 - $64

Cheapest option

Carferry, drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the carferry from Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
  2. Drive from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to London

$31 - $43

2 alternative options

Hovercraft, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the Hovercraft from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
  2. Take the bus from Southsea, Clarence Pier to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030 / ...

$39 - $43

Ferry, bus, Tube  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the ferry from East Cowes to Southampton
  2. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 203
  3. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station

$39 - $57

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cowes and London is 73 miles.

The best way to get from Cowes to London without a car is to ferry and train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Cowes to London, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Cowes to London.
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  • Distance: 72.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

What companies run services between Cowes, England and London, England?

There is no direct connection from Cowes to London. However, you can take the ferry to Southampton, take the walk to Town Quay, Red Jet Terminal, take the bus to Southampton City Centre, Central Station, take the walk to Southampton Central, then take the train to London Waterloo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cowes to London via Ryde, Bus Station, Ryde, Southsea Hoverport, and Southsea, Clarence Pier in around 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
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 Southsea, Clarence Pier to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Red Funnel
Phone
+44 2380 019192
Email
post@redfunnel.co.uk
Website
redfunnel.co.uk
Ferry from East Cowes to Southampton
Ave. Duration
25 min
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 Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
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 Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

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