There are 4 ways to get from Plymouth to Isle of Wight by train, ferry, bus, car, car ferry or plane

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  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to St Denys
  4. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$94 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth to POOLE, Dorset
  2. Take the bus from Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 206
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$35 - $56

2 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Lymington
  2. Take the car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth

$45 - $64

Train, fly, ferry  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southampton (SOU) EXT - SOU
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$132 - $523

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

There is no direct connection from Plymouth to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to Exeter St Davids, take the train to Salisbury, take the train to St Denys, take the taxi 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 Plymouth to Isle of Wight via POOLE, Dorset, Poole, Seldown Coach Station, Southampton City Centre, Coach Station, Southampton, East Cowes, and East Cowes, opp Well Road in around 8 h 1 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey, Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to St Denys
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Plymouth and Isle of Wight is 201 km.

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Isle of Wight is to bus and ferry which costs £26 - £45 and takes 8 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which takes 3 h 51 min and costs £30 - £50.

It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Plymouth to Isle of Wight, including transfers.