IF YOU are planning to travel today, on Boxing Day, be aware of limited services — particularly cross-Solent from and to the Isle of Wight.

There will be no service on the line on Xmas Day and Boxing Day, we also won’t be monitoring this account on both these dates, Merry Xmas everyone! 🧑‍🎄🎄✨ pic.twitter.com/57UFTTvvNj

Travel for Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26:

  • Wightlink will be providing a limited service of five car ferry crossings from Yarmouth to Lymington; hourly car ferry crossings between Fishbourne and Portsmouth from 8am until 9pm , with one at 11pm; and a regular Catamaran service between Ryde and Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Red Funnel will be running a reduced car carry service between East Cowes and Southampton; and Red Jet service between Cowes and Southampton.   
  • Hovertravel will not be operating between Ryde and Southsea.
  • There are no IslandLine train services between Ryde and Shanklin.
  • Southern Vectis will running a Sunday timetable.