There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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, ferry, line 5 bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central
  4. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  5. Take the line 5 bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station 5

$96 - $154

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 14 min

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

$29 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$39 - $54

Bus, ferry, line 5 bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange 203
  2. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Eastern Docks, National Oceanography Centre U1c / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  4. Take the line 5 bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station 5

$39 - $53

Train, Catamaran, line 3 bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Woking 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

$44 - $61

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

More details

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

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

More details

Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 67.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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 train to London Paddington, take the train to Reading, take the train to Southampton Central, take the walk to Southampton City Centre, Central Station, take the bus to Town Quay, Red Jet Terminal, take the walk to Southampton, take the ferry to East Cowes, take the walk to East Cowes, opp Well Road, then take the line 5 bus to Newport, Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Isle of Wight via Southampton City Centre, Coach Station, Southampton City Centre, WestQuay, Town Quay, Red Jet Terminal, Southampton, East Cowes, and East Cowes, opp Well Road in around 4 h 4 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators
Southern Vectis
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Unilink
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Eastern Docks, National Oceanography Centre
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
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 - $21
Schedules at
redfunnel.co.uk
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

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.

Trips from London Heathrow Airport (LHR)