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Red Funnel Ferries

Terminal 1 Town Quay | Dock Gate 7, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
+44 23 8001 9192
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Excellent service

Used Red Funnel two times this summer. Excellent service, spot on time, very nice ferry with lots... read more

Reviewed today
Viaggiatoresigente
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Red Jet journey

Took the grandkids to Blackgang Chine on the island so took the red jet great journey nice and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lukebarn
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Red Funnel provides car ferries and high speed Red Jet catamarans to the Isle of Wight. Enjoy a mini cruise across the Solent with or without your car on Red Funnel vehicle ferry to the port of East Cowes or take the Red Jet catamaran at 37 knots to (west)Cowes - a wonderful Victorian port and the global home of yachting and yacht racing. Both destinations are ideal for a day trip or a short break, and Red Funnel can also book all your accommodation and attraction choices - see our website for more info.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
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Terminal 1 Town Quay | Dock Gate 7, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
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+44 23 8001 9192
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Reviewed today

Used Red Funnel two times this summer. Excellent service, spot on time, very nice ferry with lots of seating areas indoor and outdoor. Good selection of food at the bar/restaurant on board and clean toilets facilities with baby changing as well.

Thank Viaggiatoresigente
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the grandkids to Blackgang Chine on the island so took the red jet great journey nice and roomy comfortable crossings and on time selection of drinks and snacks on board and small kiosk in Southampton Bus waiting on arrival in West Cowes nice day...More

Thank lukebarn
Reviewed yesterday

A great company to travel with - very easy to locate the ports on both sides. Outward and return journeys we were early for our ferry and managed to board the earlier crossings with no hassle. Clean facilities both onboard and at port on both...More

Thank clarabelle376
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always pleasant trip. Me and my wife when for a trip to Southampton to do a bit of shopping. We decided to get some food on the way. As you're expect very over priced. So we when for the cheaper option so we when for...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very pleasant ferry ride to Isle of Wight. Lovely vessel, very spacious and safe. Large windows, very smooth ride across the Solent.

Thank Anderson280
Reviewed 2 days ago

On our way out we arrived with 60 seconds to spare, they got us on without a problem, the entire service was very good except the toilets which were swimming in water ?.On our return we were an hour early but they fitted us on...More

Thank Nelson R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very easy to board even in busy period Staff are helpful Not a great deal of choice on board to eat but enough for a short journey Have used a couple of times and no doubt will use againMore

Thank jodycav
RF_CustomerServices, Manager at Red Funnel Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello jodycav Thank you for your positive review. Our colleagues prides themselves on their excellent customer service skills and it is great to hear that their hard work is recognised. We do try to offer a range of food which is sourced locally on the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Easy booking process online. Simple process to get on the ferry. Plenty of space to sit down inside or outside. Dogs allowed on one level of the ferry. Prices of drinks not overly priced. Would travel on these ferries again, was all easy, simple and...More

Thank Angelkbubbles
RF_CustomerServices, Manager at Red Funnel Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Angelkbubbles Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your overall experience travelling with us. It is always fantastic to know when we have done well and we very much appreciate that you have, so...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the Red Funnel Ferry to the Isle and Wight and obviously back again, for a holiday. My daughter was a little apprehensive driving on board but it was quite quick and easy. It was a little windy but wasn't choppy. It was very...More

Thank Ann B
RF_CustomerServices, Manager at Red Funnel Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Ann b Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review, we are pleased to hear you had a pleasant journey with us. We are proud to serve a wide range of different coffee's on board our boats, from our ReFuel cafe...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Professional service. Very well thought out and easy to follow instructions. Plenty of space on board and a cafe to eat or drink from. Beautiful views from inside or out. Recommended and will use again. Brilliant.More

Thank Samhain1963
RF_CustomerServices, Manager at Red Funnel Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Samhain1963 Thank you for your finding time to leave Red Funnel a review. Its always great to hear our passengers enjoying their journey with us, we are pleased we met your expectations and agree, the views of the Solent are beautiful inside and out...More

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Ontariosue
7 June 2017|
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Response from RF_CustomerServices | Property representative |
Hello Sue. We have 2 services to the Isle of Wight. The car ferry (taking an hour) or the Red Jet taking 25 mins. The ferry goes into East Cowes which is very close to Osbourne House, the home of Queen Victoria. The Red Jet... More
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corrinae2016
8 May 2017|
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Response from RF_CustomerServices | Property representative |
Hello corrinae2 Thank you for your question. You can either call our Contact Centre on 02380 019192, with your booking reference number, to book your attraction tickets and they will be available for you to collect at the... More
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95_sima17
18 March 2017|
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Response from RF_CustomerServices | Property representative |
Hi 95_sima17, Our service will indeed be operating over Easter Weekend. If you are travelling by car we strongly advise booking in advance, either via our contact centre of website. If you are travelling as a foot passenger... More
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