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Cross solent tickets

Travelling from Island to Mainland has never been easier.

There are two tickets to choose from, depending on your travel needs:

Solent Connect

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Hovertravel and Stagecoach Portsmouth to provide an all-in-one ticket that enables you to travel on our buses, cross the water with Hovertravel, then continue your journey with Stagecoach buses in South Hampshire.

Whether you’re visiting the Island for a day-out from Portsmouth, or traveling to Portsmouth for work or leisure, this is just the ticket for you!

Where can I travel?

You can use the Solent Connect ticket on any Southern Vectis bus on the Island.

The Solent Connect ticket is valid on all Stagecoach buses in the South Hampshire ticket zone including the whole of Portsmouth, east to Havant and Emsworth, north to Clanfield and west to Fareham, Wickham and Bishops Waltham.

Each Solent Connect ticket is valid for one day return journey on Hovertravel, just show your ticket at the terminal.

How much does it cost?

Tickets available from Southern Vectis or Stagecoach drivers     Ticket price
Adult £23.50
Child (5 to 15 years old) £14

No further discounts apply.

Portsmouth Flyer

We’ve also teamed up with our friends at Hovertravel to provide an second ticket that enables you to travel on our buses and cross the water with Hovertravel, for those who don't need to use Stagecoach buses when on the mainland.

Where can I travel?

You can use the Portsmouth Flyer ticket on any Southern Vectis bus on the Island.

Each ticket is valid for one day return journey on Hovertravel, just show your ticket at the terminal.

The Portsmouth Flyer ticket is also valid on the Hoverbus which connects the Hovertravel terminal with The Hard Interchange (for Gunwharf Quays) and Portsmouth city centre.

How much does it cost?

Tickets available from Southern Vectis drivers     Ticket price
Adult £21.50
Child (5 to 15 years old) £11.50
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