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. The service is run from 0500 to 0030 Monday to Saturday, and 0630 to 0030 on Sundays.
The service is operated by the Isle of Wight Council and saves a 11 mile round trip by road.
Service Update:
Following an approach from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) regarding the teething issues encountered by the floating bridge when it entered service the service is currently suspended.

The Council is working closely with the ship builder and liaising with the MCA to ensure that all issues are satisfactorily resolved in order for the bridge to resume in service.

During this period the launch service will be in operation.

Foot passengers carried last year

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