Cross Solent Tickets

Travelling to and from the Island has never been easier.

hovercraft on sea arriving into ryde

Hovertravel provide the fastest route across the Solent to and from the Isle of Wight and is the world’s only year round passenger hovercraft service!  

Flying  directly to the beach in Ryde, Isle of Wight & Southsea, Portsmouth, you’ll arrive in 10 under minutes!

View Hover Travel Timetable


With the special combination tickets, which include your Hovertravel Return & unlimited bus travel around the Island (Hover Rover Bus) days out on the Isle of Wight has never been easier.

The Hover Rover Bus ticket is fantastic value for money and includes a Day Return on the hovercraft and unlimited use on Southern Vectis buses, including the Open Top Tour Breezer buses. You can fly across the solent and then hop on and off the bus as you please for a great day out! There is plenty to see and do by bus, including stunning beaches, scenic views and direct transfers to local attractions

Hover Rover  
Adult  £38.00
Child £18.00
Group / Family  £91.00

The Hover Rover can be purchased online from Hovertavel or from any of their ticket offices. The Hover Rover includes Return Hovertravel plus a Rover+ on Southern Vectis Buses.

For more details, ticket prices and to book click here



The Portsmouth Flyer is the perfect option if you want to go to Gunwharf Shopping, a visit to the Historic Dockyard or a theatre trip to Portsmouth. This ticket includes Return Hovercraft, Hoverbus and Rover ticket on the Southern Vectis Buses.

Portsmouth Flyer  
Adult £23.10
Child £14.50

The Portsmouth Flyer can be bought on board any Southern Vectis Bus by contactless or cash.