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

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, Hovercraft  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$99 - $149

Cheapest option

Drive, carferry  •  2 h 33 min

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

$33 - $47

2 alternative options

Train, line 1 bus, ferry, line 5 bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Winchester
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Winchester, Railway Station to Southampton City Centre, Bargate 1
  4. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  5. Take the line 5 bus from East Cowes, opp Well Road to Newport, Bus Station 5

$52 - $83

Bus, Hovercraft  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southsea National Express / ...
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde

$67 - $77

Questions & Answers

The distance between Watford and Isle of Wight is 80 miles.

The best way to get from Watford to Isle of Wight without a car is to train and Hovercraft which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Watford to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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There are 970+ hotels available in Isle of Wight. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Isle of Wight.
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  • Distance: 79.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

There is no direct connection from Watford to Isle of Wight. However, you can take the train to London Euston, take the walk to Euston Underground Station, take the Tube to Waterloo Underground Station, take the walk to London Waterloo, take the train to Portsmouth Harbour, take the walk to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, take the bus to Southsea, Clarence Pier, take the walk to Southsea Hoverport, take the Hovercraft to Ryde, then take the taxi to Isle of Wight. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Watford to Isle of Wight via Clapham Junction, Winchester, Winchester, Railway Station, Southampton City Centre, Bargate, Southampton, East Cowes, and East Cowes, opp Well Road in around 5 h 28 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bluestar
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from Winchester, Railway Station to Southampton City Centre, Bargate
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk
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
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 T2,3 to Southsea
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
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
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 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

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