There are 6 ways to get from Kent 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.

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Train, Catamaran  •  6 h 6 min

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

$93 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone, King Street (Boots) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 021
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$36 - $56

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Lenham to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Fareham
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$92 - $145

Bus, ferry via Brighton  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Brighton, Old Steine (War Memorial)
  2. Take the bus from Brighton to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$49 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Kent to Isle of Wight 126.9 miles

$27 - $40

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 55 min

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

$38 - $56

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The cheapest way to get from Kent to Isle of Wight is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kent to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kent and Isle of Wight is 98 miles. The road distance is 126.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Kent to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Kent to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to London Victoria, 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 Kent to Isle of Wight via London Victoria, Fareham, Fareham Station Steps, Southampton City Centre, WestQuay, Southampton, East Cowes, and East Cowes, opp Well Road in around 7 h 26 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
Train from London Victoria to Fareham
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Maidstone, King Street (Boots) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Brighton, Old Steine (War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
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 - $19
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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