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About Wightlink

Wightlink is a popular ferry company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Wightlink tickets by searching Overall, Wightlink serves one ferry route, connecting 1 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Wightlink runs an average of 14 trips per day and 14 trips per month. These ferry trips range in price from $18.70 to $18.70 based on a variety of factors.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Do Wightlink ferries have WiFi?

Yes, Wightlink offers WiFi on their ferries. Although most trips with Wightlink will have WiFi as advertised, some ferries might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Wightlink WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the ferry?

Wightlink does not offer power outlets on their ferries at this time. We suggest you charge up your laptop ahead of time and bring a power bank for your phone to extend its battery life for the duration of the trip. And remember - a good book doesn’t require any power.

What is Wightlink's schedule?

On a typical day, Wightlink has 14 scheduled ferry trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Wightlink does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the ferry?

Yes, Wightlink requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the ferry. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Are there bathrooms on Wightlink ferries?

No, there are no bathrooms available on Wightlink ferries. Though there are no bathrooms onboard, typically breaks are scheduled in the itinerary to allow passengers to use bathroom facilities along the way.

Are meals or beverages available?

Wightlink offers meal service during your trip with them. If you require a meal with special dietary restrictions, we suggest you contact Wightlink customer service directly to see if one can be arranged to meet your needs. Don’t worry about being parched while traveling with Wightlink as they offer a beverage service to make sure you stay hydrated. Though we always recommend bringing a reusable water bottle with you to make sure you have water within easy reach and help reduce unnecessary plastic waste.

Do you have to print your Wightlink ticket?

Yes, Wightlink requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the ferry. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most ferries.

Does Wightlink offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Wightlink goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Whether you want to catch up on the news, keep up with the financial markets, or cheer along to the big game, you can take advantage of the satellite TV offered by Wightlink. Just remember, there’s no judging what other passengers choose to watch.