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Red Funnel Ferries

Terminal 1 Town Quay | Dock Gate 7, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
+44 23 8001 9192
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More staff needed

We arrived early for both outward and return journeys and were able to board the earlier ferries... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mah18632016
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Steady ride

I took a trip to the isle of white for business. Got over there and back comfortably. Food counters... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carla1233
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Red Funnel provides car ferries and high speed Red Jet catamarans to the Isle of Wight. Enjoy a mini cruise across the Solent with or without your car on Red Funnel vehicle ferry to the port of East Cowes or take the Red Jet catamaran at 37 knots to (west)Cowes - a wonderful Victorian port and the global home of yachting and yacht racing. Both destinations are ideal for a day trip or a short break, and Red Funnel can also book all your accommodation and attraction choices - see our website for more info.
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Terminal 1 Town Quay | Dock Gate 7, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
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+44 23 8001 9192
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived early for both outward and return journeys and were able to board the earlier ferries which was good. However the outward journey was marred because there was only 1 of 3 coffee bars open and 1 young lad left to man this alone...More

Thank mah18632016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took a trip to the isle of white for business. Got over there and back comfortably. Food counters were busy but was a good trip.

Thank Carla1233
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked online which was nice and easy and although we got caught in traffic (you should be there 1hour-30mins before departure) and were there 20 mins before departure, we phoned ahead and they said we'd be fine. It was well organised to get on...More

Thank caspernfg
Reviewed 3 days ago

The best way to go, we took ther Red Jet and it was a quick 25 minutes from Southampton to West Cowes. We highly recommend it.

Thank Barbara-AnnW
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went across to the island (car, 4 adults, 1 child) to visit family. I compared prices for both Red Funnel and wightlink. Couldn't believe how expensive it is!!! I live in the Netherlands and a similar journey (car ferry to Texel) is about €35...More

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Polite accommodating staff. Helpful and considerate. Both journeys we arrived early and were offered earlier crossing.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The whole thing out and back went without a hitch. Slick loading and unloading no fuss Great Vue's from the top deck of the port and if you are lucky some cruise liners. We got up close to Queen Marry on our way back. The...More

Thank Robert Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very well organised and slick operation. Good crossing. The staff are very good at what they do and very organised.

Thank Tracey L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although our ferry to Cowes was delayed by 10 minutes the whole experience was well run and relatively stress free. There wasn't enough internal seating but when we had purchased our food a very helpful attendant helped persuade some Harley bikers from Somerset to give...More

Thank A1n2thony
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had to travel to the Isle of Wight on business and chose Red Funnel because it was slightly cheaper than the competitors. We arrived early so the boarded us on the earlier ferry with no hassle at all, you just drive up to the ticket...More

Thank David J
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Ontariosue
7 June 2017|
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Response from RF_CustomerServices | Property representative |
Hello Sue. We have 2 services to the Isle of Wight. The car ferry (taking an hour) or the Red Jet taking 25 mins. The ferry goes into East Cowes which is very close to Osbourne House, the home of Queen Victoria. The Red Jet... More
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corrinae2016
9 May 2017|
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Response from RF_CustomerServices | Property representative |
Hello corrinae2 Thank you for your question. You can either call our Contact Centre on 02380 019192, with your booking reference number, to book your attraction tickets and they will be available for you to collect at the... More
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95_sima17
19 March 2017|
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Response from RF_CustomerServices | Property representative |
Hi 95_sima17, Our service will indeed be operating over Easter Weekend. If you are travelling by car we strongly advise booking in advance, either via our contact centre of website. If you are travelling as a foot passenger... More
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