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, ferry  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes

$67 - $107

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne

$32 - $49

2 alternative options

Line 724 bus, bus, ferry, line 5 bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Watford, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange 203
  3. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Eastern Docks, National Oceanography Centre U1c / ...
  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

$46 - $63

Line 724 bus, bus, line 1 bus, ferry, line 5 bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Watford, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Winchester 203
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Winchester, Bus 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

$45 - $61

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Isle of Wight is to drive and car ferry which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Watford to Isle of Wight, including transfers.

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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 Clapham Junction, take the train to Southampton Airport Parkway, 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 Watford to Isle of Wight via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange, Eastern Docks, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, East Cowes, and East Cowes, opp Well Road in around 6 h 4 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Winchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Unilink
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Eastern Docks, National Oceanography Centre
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.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
Bluestar
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from Winchester, Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, Bargate
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk
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 Portsmouth to Fishbourne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

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