There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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, Catamaran, line 9 bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth Harbour
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
  3. Take the line 9 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Newport, Bus Station 9

$52 - $74

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne

$27 - $41

3 alternative options

Bus, Catamaran  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange 206 / ...
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head

$35 - $45

Train, Catamaran, line 3 bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth Harbour
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill 3

$57 - $79

Bus, Catamaran, line 3 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange 206
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill 3

$40 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Isle of Wight is 62 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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There are 1006+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Isle of Wight.
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  • Distance: 61.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Isle of Wight, England?

There is no direct connection from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Isle of Wight. However, you can 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Isle of Wight via Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth, Ryde Pier Head, Ryde Esplanade, and Ryde, Bus Station in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Southern Vectis
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Newport, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
National Express
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 - $16
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

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