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There are 3 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight by bus, ferry, train, car or car ferry

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Recommended option

Bus, Hovercraft  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southsea National Express
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

£22 - £31

2 alternative options

Bus, train, Hovercraft, line 3 bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station Ra2
  2. Take the train from Guildford to Portsmouth Harbour
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
  4. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill 3

£42 - £74

Drive, car ferry  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal

£23 - £32

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) → Isle of Wight
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Isle of Wight is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Isle of Wight is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Isle of Wight is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight is to bus and Hovercraft which costs £22 - £35 and takes 4h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry. Taking this option will cost £22 - £35 and takes 2h 16m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Isle of Wight is 68 miles.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight without a car is to bus and Hovercraft which takes 4h 29m and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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There are 453+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight.
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  • Distance: 67.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

There is no direct connection from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the bus to Southsea, take the walk to Southsea Hoverport, take the Hovercraft to Ryde, 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 Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight via Guildford station, Guildford, Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Southsea Hoverport, Southsea Hoverport, Ryde, and Ryde, Bus Station in around 5h 32m.

Train operators
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southsea
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Southern Vectis
Phone
+44 330 053 9182
Email
hello@southernvectis.com
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Mill
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Southern Vectis
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
£14 - £19
Website
Hovertravel
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Wightlink

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