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There are 13 ways to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight by train, ferry, bus, night bus, car, car ferry or plane

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, Hovercraft  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$153 - $210

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Bus, Hovercraft  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southsea 030
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$68 - $79

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Train, Catamaran  •  9 h 13 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

$125 - $192

Train, ferry  •  9 h 58 min

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

$187 - $284

Night bus, bus, Hovercraft  •  14 h 33 min

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southsea 030
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$77 - $119

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 35 min

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

$109 - $156

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton, ferry, line 5 bus  •  5 h 17 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

Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, ferry  •  6 h 37 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

$91 - $290

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train, ferry  •  6 h 50 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

$105 - $286

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train, ferry  •  7 h 26 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

$101 - $255

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train, ferry  •  7 h 37 min

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

$99 - $228

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train, ferry  •  7 h 36 min

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

$110 - $317

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train, Hovercraft  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to East Croydon
  3. Take the train from East Croydon to Portsmouth & Southsea
  4. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$130 - $261

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight is to bus and Hovercraft which costs £50 - £65 and takes 13 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight is to train and fly and ferry which costs £70 - £230 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight without a car is to train and Hovercraft which takes 7 h 49 min and costs £110 - £170.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 1092+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Isle of Wight.
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  • Distance: 375.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

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 train to London Kings Cross, take the walk to King's Cross St. Pancras station, take the subway to Warren Street station, take the subway to Waterloo station, take the walk to London Waterloo, 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 Edinburgh to Isle of Wight via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Victoria station, London Victoria, Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, Ryde Pier Head, Ryde Pier Head, Ryde Esplanade, and Ryde, Bus Station in around 9 h 13 min.

Airlines
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 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
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
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$170 - $270
Off-Peak Single
$200 - $300
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southsea
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Southern Vectis
Phone
+44 330 053 9182
Email
hello@southernvectis.com
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
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
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 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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