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There are 2 ways to get from Southampton to Freshwater by car, car ferry, ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Drive, car ferry  •  1h 16m

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

$16 - $21

1 alternative option

Ferry, line 5 bus, line 7 bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  2. Take the line 5 bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station 5
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Newport, Bus Station to Freshwater, School Green Road 12 / ...

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Freshwater is to drive and car ferry which costs £12 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Freshwater is to drive and car ferry which costs £12 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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The distance between Southampton and Freshwater is 16 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Freshwater without a car is to ferry and line 5 bus and line 7 bus which takes 2h 12m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from Southampton to Freshwater, including transfers.

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There are 705+ hotels available in Freshwater. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Freshwater.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Freshwater, England?

There is no direct connection from Southampton to Freshwater. However, you can take the drive to Lymington, take the car ferry to Yarmouth, then take the drive to Freshwater. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Southampton to Freshwater via East Cowes, East Cowes, opp Well Road, and Newport, Bus Station in around 2h 12m.

Bus operators
Southern Vectis
Phone
+44 330 053 9182
Email
hello@southernvectis.com
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Bus from Newport, Bus Station to Freshwater, School Green Road
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Ferry operators
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Red Funnel
Phone
+44 2380 019192
Email
post@redfunnel.co.uk
Website
redfunnel.co.uk
Ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
redfunnel.co.uk

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