Hover to Isle of Wight

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From England’s south coast, the quickest way to the Isle of Wight is with Hovertravel (Portsmouth, UK; phone 023 9281 1000).

A 10-minute hovercraft ride across The Solent takes you from Portsmouth’s Southsea Terminal to Ryde’s Esplanade Terminal on the Isle of Wight. The ferry fare one way is £8.50 ($13.50) adult and £4 child (kids under four, free) and round trip, £17/£8.

Transfer to Southsea Terminal from Portsmouth’s train station is available by Hoverbus for £1.

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From England’s south coast, the quickest way to the Isle of Wight is with Hovertravel (Portsmouth, UK; phone 023 9281 1000).

A 10-minute hovercraft ride across The Solent takes you from Portsmouth’s Southsea Terminal to Ryde’s Esplanade Terminal on the Isle of Wight. The ferry fare one way is £8.50 ($13.50) adult and £4 child (kids under four, free) and round trip, £17/£8.

Transfer to Southsea Terminal from Portsmouth’s train station is available by Hoverbus for £1.