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

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

Drive, carferry  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Lymington
  2. Take the carferry from Lymington to Yarmouth

$16 - $21

1 alternative option

Ferry, line 5 bus, line 7 bus  •  2 h

  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 / ...

$18 - $29

Questions & Answers

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 2 h and costs .

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

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There are 620+ hotels available in Freshwater. Prices start at $96 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: 1 h 16 min

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 carferry 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 2 h.

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 Newport, Bus Station to Freshwater, School Green Road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Ferry operators
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
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

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