Map and how to get there

Attractions Restaurants

Nearest travel links

Airport Southampton Airport 62 km
Ferry Fishbourne Car Ferry 14 km
Train station Sandown Railway Station 3 km
Car Car advised

Activities near Sandown

Sports Tennis in town
Great for Walking holidays, Nightlife, Beach or lakeside relaxation

How to get there

Wight Island Escapes offer 'discounted' ferry car ferry travel to and from the Island. Please contact us for further information and prices.

In total there are six routes to the Island which will vary depending on your method of travel. These routes are run by three different operators, providing frequent crossings across the Solent.

The first is Red Funnel operating a car/passenger ferry service between Southampton and East Cowes. They also operate a 'High Speed' passenger ferry service between Southampton and West Cowes (

The second operator is Wightlink. They run car/passenger ferry services between Lymington and Yarmouth, Portsmouth and Fishbourne together with a passenger ferry service between Portsmouth and Ryde (

The final operator is Hovertravel who run high speed passenger hovercrafts between Southsea and Ryde (

It might also be worth noting that there is a train that runs between Ryde Pier Head and Shanklin, calling at Sandown station. For any visitors travelling on foot, they may wish to consider crossing The Solent via the passenger ferry which runs between Portsmouth and Ryde and then catching the train direct to Sandown (