There are 6 ways to get from Southampton to Shanklin Beach Hotel by car, car ferry, ferry, bus or train

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 32 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the carferry from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal

$19 - $27

5 alternative options

Ferry, line 5 bus, line 3 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  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 3 bus from Newport, Bus Station to Shanklin Bus Station 3 / ...

$20 - $30

Ferry, line 4 bus, train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  2. Take the line 4 bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Ryde, Bus Station 4
  3. Take the train from Ryde Esplanade to Shanklin

$20 - $32

Train, Catamaran  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth Harbour
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
  3. Take the train from Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin

$27 - $48

Bus, Hovercraft, line 3 bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Southsea 203
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Shanklin, Ryedale 3

$37 - $40

Bus, Catamaran  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange X4
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head

$20 - $28

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Shanklin Beach Hotel is 22 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Shanklin Beach Hotel without a car is to ferry and line 5 bus and line 3 bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Southampton to Shanklin Beach Hotel, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Shanklin Beach Hotel.
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  • Distance: 21.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Shanklin Beach Hotel, England?

There is no direct connection from Southampton to Shanklin Beach Hotel. However, you can take the drive to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal, take the carferry to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, then take the drive to Shanklin Beach Hotel. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Southampton to Shanklin Beach Hotel via East Cowes, East Cowes, opp Well Road, Newport, Bus Station, and Shanklin Bus Station in around 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Island Line Trains
Website
southwesttrains.co.uk
Train from Ryde Esplanade to Shanklin
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
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 Shanklin Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Ryde, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Shanklin, Ryedale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
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 - $17
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Ferry from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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
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

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