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There are 3 ways to get from Oxford to Isle of Wight by train, ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Southampton Central
  2. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$57 - $91

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal

$32 - $45

1 alternative option

Bus, Hovercraft  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Southsea 203
  3. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$48 - $57

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Isle of Wight is 76 miles.

The best way to get from Oxford to Isle of Wight without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3 h 27 min and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Oxford to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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There are 995+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Isle of Wight.
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  • Distance: 75.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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

There is no direct connection from Oxford to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to Southampton Central, take the walk to Southampton City Centre, Central Station, take the bus to Town Quay, Red Funnel 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 Oxford to Isle of Wight via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport London T5, Southsea, Southsea Hoverport, Ryde, and Ryde, Bus Station in around 6 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 T5 to Southsea
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 - $22
Schedules at
redfunnel.co.uk
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
$25
Schedules at
hovertravel.co.uk
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

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