Our Isle of Wight Ferry timetable & Red Jet timetable

IMPORTANT SERVICE STATUS NOTICE to our Hi-Speed/Red Jet Passengers
Due to mechanical issues impacting our engines, we are operating a 1-boat service between Southampton and West Cowes and expect to operate to the following revised Red Jet timetable today (Monday, 16/09/2019): 

Departing from SOUTHAMPTON at: 13:15, 14:45, 16:15, 17:45, 19:15, 20:45, 22:00, and 23:00.

Departing from WEST COWES at 14:00, 15:30, 17:00, 18:30, 20:15, 21:15, 22:30 and 23:30. 

Please also note that our Red Jet crossing times are running at approximately 30 minutes at this time. Click here to check our live service status page for more information on expected departures and arrivals. You can also track the location of Red Jet 6 to help plan your journey. If possible, please consider using our vehicle/passenger ferry service (Southampton <> East Cowes). We truly apologise for any inconvenience to your journey and thank you for bearing with us. Our technical teams are working as hard as they can to rectify the situation as soon as possible and we will continue to keep you updated.

Ferry departures for both of our cross-Solent routes can be found below. 

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Printable PDF Timetables - for download:

Southampton (T2) < > West Cowes
(Red Jet passenger-only service)

Summer 2019 Timetable
> 29 March - 4 November 2019 (pdf)

Southampton (T1) < > East Cowes
(Passenger vehicle service)

Summer 2019 Timetable
> 29 March - 4 November 2019 (pdf)

Real-time - Next 20 Red Funnel departures:


Journey times: Red Jet 23-25 minutes Vehicle Ferry 55-60 minutes Freight Ferry 70 minutes

Freight-only sailings have restricted capacity and are available for freight vehicles only. These sailings are not available to book online.

Please note: it is not currently possible to purchase Red Jet tickets online. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket office.

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