There are 4 ways to get from Crawley 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.

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Train, ferry  •  3h 32m

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

£32 - £82

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London North to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

£20 - £35

2 alternative options

Train, Catamaran, line 3 bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Crawley 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

£30 - £66

Drive, car ferry  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Crawley to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal

£21 - £31

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crawley to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Crawley to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 12m.

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The distance between Crawley and Isle of Wight is 59 miles.

The best way to get from Crawley to Isle of Wight without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3h 32m and costs £30 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Crawley to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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There are 1333+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Crawley to Isle of Wight.
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  • Distance: 59.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

There is no direct connection from Crawley 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, Platform Tavern, 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 Crawley to Isle of Wight via Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, Ryde Pier Head, Ryde Pier Head, Ryde Esplanade, and Ryde, Bus Station in around 4h 26m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Crawley to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£20 - £28
Anytime 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Crawley to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£16 - £23
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
Bus operators
Southern Vectis
Phone
+44 330 053 9182
Email
hello@southernvectis.com
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Southern Vectis
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 Gatwick Airport London North to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Book at
National Express
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
£8 - £17
Website
Red Funnel
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Ferry from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Wightlink
Car ferry from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Wightlink

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