How long does the red jet take from Southampton to Cowes?

How long does the red jet take from Southampton to Cowes?

Our Red Jet Hi-Speed service is the fastest way for foot passengers to cross the Solent from Southampton to the Isle of Wight. This fast catamaran is ideal for business and leisure trips to Cowes and the Isle of Wight, with crossing times from just 30 minutes.

How long is the ferry from Southampton to Cowes?

55-60 minutes
Southampton < > East Cowes: Passengers and vehicles (which fit underneath a motorway bridge). Crossing time 55-60 minutes. Check-in 30-60 minutes before departure. Book online or by phone.

How long does Red Funnel crossing take?

How long does the journey take? Approximately 25 minutes.

Is Cowes chain ferry running?

Ferry Status The Cowes Floating Bridge is currently suspended. A launch service for foot passengers and cyclists is in operation.

How much is the car ferry from Southampton to Cowes?

Passenger Fares to the Isle of Wight

Southampton to East Cowes (Passenger Vehicle Ferry Service) Senior (60+) Adult (16-59)
Single Trip £6.70 £10.60
Standard Day Return £12.50 £19.40
Off-Peak Day Return* £12.50 £18.50
Super Off-Peak Day Return** £10.80

Can you stay in your car on Red Funnel ferries?

Please note that due to the nature of ferry operations, we can never guarantee the ability to allow a passenger to remain in their vehicle and we cannot always accommodate passenger’s first choice for sailing times.

Are dogs allowed on Red Funnel ferries?

We welcome accompanied dogs on ALL our ferries, FREE of charge. There is no need to pre-book or obtain a ticket. We are also pleased to provide a designated pet lounge, complete with bowls of water, in the North Lounge on board Red Osprey, Red Falcon and Red Eagle.

Can you smoke on Red Funnel?

In accordance with the statutory ban on smoking in public areas, Red Funnel enforces a No Smoking policy inside all its terminal areas and inside its vessels. The only exception is the designated smoking area on ‘A deck’ (outside deck) of the Passenger Vehicle Ferries where smoking and vaping is permitted.

Can you take dogs on the Red Jet?

1) Dogs (and pets carried in suitable RSPCA approved containers) can now travel free of charge on the Red Jet Hi-Speed service. 2) On the passenger vehicle ferry service, dogs can travel in a designated area of the main passenger lounge on B Deck – this is in addition to the pet area on A Deck.

How do I travel from Southampton to Cowes Red Jet terminal?

The distance between Southampton and Cowes, Red Jet Ferry Terminal is 11 miles. How do I travel from Southampton to Cowes, Red Jet Ferry Terminal without a car? The best way to get from Southampton to Cowes, Red Jet Ferry Terminal without a car is to train and Hovercraft and line 4 bus which takes 3h 26m and costs £29 – £55.

Is there a direct ferry from Southampton to Cowes?

There is no direct connection from Southampton to Cowes, Red Jet Ferry Terminal. However, you can take the drive to Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal, take the car ferry to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, then take the drive to Cowes, Red Jet Ferry Terminal.

What terminal is the Red Jet ferry in Southampton?

This terminal is open 24 hours and is for our passenger vehicle ferry services to East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. If you’d rather travel to West Cowes please walk the short-distance to Terminal 2 and catch our super-fast Hi-Speed Red Jet passenger only service. For details on parking in Southampton, please see the ‘Parking’ tab below.

Where can I find Red Jet’s timetables?

You can download timetables or search for sailings on any given time and date on our timetables page. Our Red Jet service usually departs every 30-60 minutes from our West Cowes and Southampton terminals, however we are currently running to a limited timetable.


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