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Need a ferry from Poole to Isle of Wight? Here's everything you need to know.
Unfortunately there is no ferry crossing from Poole to the Isle of Wight. Crossings departing from the United Kingdom only leave from Portsmith, Lymington and Southampton. You may need to travel from Poole to one of these departure destinations to get a ferry to the Isle of Wight. The distances are as follows:
Poole to Portsmith is 37 miles
Poole to Lymington is 17 miles
Poole to Southampton is 26 miles
The Portsmith and Lymington routes are operated by Wightlink, while the Southampton route is operated by Red Funnel.
Wightlink sails between mainland United Kingdom and the Isle of Wight up to 230 times a day on three different routes. The car ferries cross between Lymington and Yarmouth and from Portsmith to Fishbourne in just 35 minutes. The modern catamarans travel to Ryde from Portsmith in 22 minutes. For more information check out wightlink.co.uk where you can also book accommodation or avail of bargains and special offers on ferry crossings. They also offer a guide of the Isle of Wight with a listing of all upcoming events.
Red Funnel offer not only car ferries but also a passenger ferry service and a red jet hi-speed passenger service. A Red Funnel ferry departs from Southampton every 30 minutes at peak times and every hour at all other times. For more information see redfunnel.co.uk.
So there’s everything you need to know about ferries from Poole to the Isle of Wight.