There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight by plane, ferry, bus, train, 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

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton, ferry, line 5 bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  2. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  3. Take the line 5 bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station

$79 - $275

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Winchester National Express
  2. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$57 - $77

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, ferry  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$98 - $296

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train, ferry  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$113 - $293

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train, Catamaran  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth Harbour
  3. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head

$98 - $216

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train, ferry  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$107 - $260

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train, ferry  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central
  4. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$147 - $370

Train, Catamaran  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Portsmouth Harbour
  3. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head

$130 - $198

Train, ferry  •  9 h 57 min

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

$195 - $293

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 32 min

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

$109 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight is to bus and ferry which costs £40 - £60 and takes 15 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight is to fly and ferry and line 5 bus which costs £60 - £210 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Isle of Wight is 375 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams), take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Southampton, take the walk to Southampton Airport Parkway, 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 Isle of Wight. Alternatively, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street, take the walk to Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), take the line 500 bus to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport), take the walk to Glasgow airport, fly to Southampton, take the walk to Southampton Airport Parkway, 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 Isle of Wight.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Edinburgh to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$170 - $270
Off-Peak Single
$200 - $300
Bus operators
Southern Vectis
Website
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
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
$10 - $22
Schedules at
redfunnel.co.uk
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

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