There are 5 ways to get from Eastbourne 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  •  4 h 50 min

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

$57 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne 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

$28 - $44

3 alternative options

Train, ferry, line 5 bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  4. Take the line 5 bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station 5

$61 - $115

Bus, train, Catamaran, line 3 bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour
  3. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
  4. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill 3

$55 - $82

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 23 min

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

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Eastbourne to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Isle of Wight is 72 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Eastbourne to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Eastbourne to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to Brighton, 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 Eastbourne to Isle of Wight via Brighton, Southampton Central, Southampton City Centre, Central Station, Town Quay, Red Jet Terminal, Southampton, East Cowes, and East Cowes, opp Well Road in around 4 h 54 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Eastbourne to Brighton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $45
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
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 East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
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
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
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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