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There are 10 ways to get from Isle of Wight to Cornwall by ferry, train, bus, car ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Hovercraft, train  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the Hovercraft from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
  2. Take the train from Fratton to Westbury (Wilts)
  3. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Par

£125 - £220

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Car ferry, drive  •  4h 17m

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

£38 - £59

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Ferry, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the ferry from East Cowes to Southampton
  2. Take the train from St Denys to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan

£76 - £163

Ferry, train via Par  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the ferry from East Cowes to Southampton
  2. Take the train from St Denys to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Par

£77 - £161

Hovercraft, train via Exeter  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the Hovercraft from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
  2. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan

£97 - £185

Hovercraft, bus  •  12h 16m

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

£66 - £86

Ferry to Southampton, fly  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the ferry from East Cowes to Southampton
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newquay (NQY) SOU - NQY

£128 - £438

Ferry, train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 37m

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

£208 - £457

Hovercraft, train, train to Southend, fly  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the Hovercraft from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
  2. Take the train from Fratton to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  4. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY

£179 - £516

Ferry, train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the ferry from East Cowes to Southampton
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY

£147 - £389

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isle of Wight to Cornwall is to car ferry and drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Isle of Wight to Cornwall is to car ferry and drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 17m.

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The distance between Isle of Wight and Cornwall is 152 miles.

The best way to get from Isle of Wight to Cornwall without a car is to Hovercraft and train which takes 8h 49m and costs £120 - £220.

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It takes approximately 8h 49m to get from Isle of Wight to Cornwall, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 2422+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at £83 per night.

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Map of how to get from Isle of Wight to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 151.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 49m

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

There is no direct connection from Isle of Wight to Cornwall. However, you can take the line 9 bus to Ryde, Bus Station, take the walk to Ryde, take the Hovercraft to Southsea Hoverport, take the taxi to Fratton, take the train to Westbury (Wilts), take the train to Par, then take the train to Luxulyan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Isle of Wight to Cornwall via East Cowes, opp Well Road, East Cowes, Southampton, St Denys, Salisbury, and Exeter St Davids in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £360
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £440
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Amsterdam Schiphol, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £500
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £600
Flights from Southend to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £370
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £390
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Fratton to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £26
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £55
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Par
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £130
Train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Advanced Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £70
Train from Exeter St Davids to Par
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £30
Advanced Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £65
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Advanced Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £40
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £12
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £19
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from St Denys to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£9 - £14
Anytime fare
£10 - £15
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£13 - £19
Anytime fare
£30 - £45
Train from Fratton to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£16 - £24
Anytime fare
£27 - £40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Par
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £45
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£20 - £30
Anytime Single
£29 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£18 - £28
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£50 - £80
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £70
Greater Anglia
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 Southsea to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Book at
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Hovertravel
Phone
+44 1983 717700
Email
info@hovertravel.com
Website
hovertravel.co.uk
Ferry from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19
Website
Hovertravel
Red Funnel
Phone
+44 2380 019192
Email
post@redfunnel.co.uk
Website
redfunnel.co.uk
Ferry from East Cowes to Southampton
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £17
Website
Red Funnel
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Yarmouth to Lymington
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Wightlink

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