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

The Cowes Floating Bridge is operating according to its scheduled hours

JUNE STATISTICS

Foot passengers: 40,163
Cars carried: 19,200
Hours operated: 548
% of schedule: 94.3%

MAY STATISTICS

Foot passengers: 44,356
Cars carried: 18,142
Hours operated: 553
% of schedule: 92.4%

View all here


New saver card?

Don't forget, before it can be used, you need to register online and top-up.

If you need a little extra help, why not watch our video tutorial?

Register your card →

Need to top-up?

Sign-in to your account and top-up with a credit or debit card.

If you have any other questions, why not take a look at our FAQs?

Sign in to my account →