islandmapTravelling to the Isle of Wight has nesandownmapver been easier, whether you are travelling by road or rail there are fast routes to the Island making your travel arrangements that much simpler.

You can choose to catch a passenger or car ferry from
Lymington, Southampton and Portsmouth and all major roads leading to ferry terminals are well signposted.

Travelling times vary from 10 to 50 minutes depending on your choice of route. Once on the Island, Montague House is just 20-30 minutes away depending upon which ferry port you arrive at.

Below we have provided links to all major ferry companies plus the
Island’s bus & rail operators.


WightLink LogoWightlink have a variety of routes to and from the Island with Car Ferries operating from Lymington to Yarmouth and Portsmouth to Fishbourne and a ‘FastCat’ passenger service between Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde. Book on-line or view their timetables by clicking on their logo above.

Red Funnel Ferries LogoRed Funnel Ferries are the oldest ferry operator to provide a service from the ‘Mainland’ to the Island. Take the car ferry from Southampton to East Cowes or the fast ‘RedJet’ catamaran service into West Cowes, home of World Yachting. Just click on the logo to visit their Web site.

Southern Vectis LogoThe Southern Vectis Omnibus Company is one of the UK’s longest running rural bus operators frequent services from all Island ports mean effortless travel to Sandown. Click on their logo to view timetable information.

Island Line Logo For several years now the ‘Island Line’ has been the most efficient rail service in the UK, connecting Ryde Pier Head and Sandown by a short 20 minute journey. Arriving at Sandown Station, Montague House is just 5 minutes away by taxi or 10 minutes by foot.