• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 5 ways to get from Hastings 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, Hovercraft  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Portsmouth & Southsea
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$115 - $158

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 46 min

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

$32 - $46

3 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$64 - $117

Bus, Hovercraft  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings to London Victoria Coach Station 023
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southsea 030
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$45 - $52

Bus, Hovercraft, line 3 bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
  4. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill 3

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hastings to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 46 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Hastings to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 46 min.

More details

The distance between Hastings and Isle of Wight is 85 miles.

The best way to get from Hastings to Isle of Wight without a car is to train and Hovercraft which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £85 - £130.

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Hastings to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

More details

There are 966+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Hastings to Isle of Wight.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 84.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

There is no direct connection from Hastings to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to Brighton, take the train to Portsmouth & Southsea, take the walk to City Centre, City Shops South, take the bus to Southsea, Clarence Pier, 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 Hastings to Isle of Wight via Brighton, Southampton Central, Southampton City Centre, Central Station, Town Quay, Red Funnel Terminal, Southampton, East Cowes, and East Cowes, opp Well Road in around 5 h 40 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Hastings to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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 & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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 Hastings to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southsea
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Eastbourne to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Southern Vectis
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
Car ferry from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.