East Cowes
Southampton
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Ferry from Cowes to Southampton

Depending on the season their are usually 18 daily and 122 weekly sailings between Cowes and Southampton. The Cowes Southampton ferry is operated by Red Funnel. Cowes Southampton Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Cowes to Southampton Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Cowes to Southampton typically departs Cowes at about 00:30. The average sailing time of a Cowes Southampton ferry is approximately 1h 0m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 0m.

Cowes Southampton Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Cowes Southampton ferries typically range between €38* and €224*. The average price is around €136*. The cheapest ferry prices from Cowes to Southampton start from €13*. The average price for a foot passenger is €45*. The average price for a car ferry is €157*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Cowes and Southampton?

The distance between Cowes to Southampton is approximately 12.4 miles (20.0km), or 10.8 nautical miles.

Is there a Cowes Southampton car ferry?

Yes, Red Funnel offer a car ferry from Cowes to Southampton. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Cowes and Southampton.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Cowes Southampton ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Cowes to Southampton with Red Funnel.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Isle of Wight to England page.
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Cowes - Southampton Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Red Funnel
Average Price 173 €*
Average Daily Sailings 18
Average Weekly Sailings 122
Average Sailing Duration 1h 0m
First Ferry 00:30
Last Ferry 22:30
Distance 10 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Cowes to Southampton?

The approximate duration for ferries from Cowes to Southampton is 1h. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Cowes to Southampton?

Cowes to Southampton is approximately 160 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Cowes to Southampton?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Cowes to Southampton and this is
  • Red Funnel

How can I book ferry tickets from Cowes to Southampton?

Book Cowes to Southampton tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Cowes to Southampton?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Cowes to Southampton with
  • Red Funnel

Can you take your car on the ferry from Cowes to Southampton?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Cowes to Southampton with the following operators
  • Red Funnel

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Cowes to Southampton?

Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on this ferry service.

How far is Southampton from Cowes?

Cowes to Southampton is approximately 10 nautical miles distance apart.

Cowes to Southampton Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Red Funnel 01:30 02:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 04:30 05:30 1 hour Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Red Funnel 06:30 07:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 07:30 08:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 08:30 09:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 09:30 10:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 10:30 11:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 11:30 12:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 12:30 13:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 13:30 14:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 14:30 15:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 15:30 16:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 16:30 17:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 17:30 18:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 18:30 19:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 19:30 20:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 20:30 21:30 1 hour Everyday
Red Funnel 21:30 22:30 1 hour Sat
Red Funnel 21:45 22:45 1 hour Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Red Funnel 22:30 23:30 1 hour Sat
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