Cowes ferry port in Isle of Wight connects you with Southampton in England with a choice of up to 18 ferry crossings per day. The duration of the Cowes to Southampton crossing is from 1 hour and the crossing is operated by Red Funnel.
Famed for its world famous yachting scene, Cowes Port has become a globally acknowledged centre of boat-building. Found on the northern coast of the Isle of Wight, Cowes Port is one of the smaller towns of the island, though possibly the most widely recognised due to its hugely popular yachting and royal connections.
Also known as the ‘Floating Bridge’, Cowes Chain Ferry carries foot passengers and vehicles on the short crossing to East Cowes, across the narrow mouth of the fast flowing River Medina. The ferry route runs frequently throughout the day, beginning very early in the morning and running till late in the evening.
The harbour has created several jobs around the town, contributing in excess of £25 million worth of revenue to the local economy.