Face coverings will be compulsory for foot passengers using the floating bridge from Monday 15th June to help stop the spread of coronavirus. See news article for further details.


THE FLOATING BRIDGE IS CASHLESS - DO NOT BOARD WITHOUT A VALID TICKET, QUICK TICKET OR PRE-LOADED SAVER CARD.


In spite of the partial easing of lock-down restrictions, all bridge users are reminded that government guidance states it is still very important that people stay at home unless necessary to go out for specific reasons set out in law. Before traveling please consider whether your journey is absolutely necessary.

If you are travelling with us as a foot passenger, please observe social distancing (minimum of 2m) at all times, please note that this will result in foot passenger capacity being reduced.


The Cowes Floating Bridge carries vehicles, bikes and foot passengers between Cowes & East Cowes 7 days a week, all year round.

The short crossing across the river Medina only takes a few minutes.
Monday to Saturday: 0500 to 0030
Sundays: 0630 to 0030


The service is operated by the Isle of Wight Council and saves a 11 mile round trip by road.

LIVE STATUS

Passenger launch only from July 14 - see "latest news" for further details.

JUNE STATISTICS

Foot Passengers: 15,240
Cars Carried: 9,437
Hours Operated: 579
% of schedule: 100%

MAY STATISTICS

Foot Passengers: 9,271
Cars Carried: 5,126
Hours Operated: 597
% of schedule: 100%

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