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.


The Cowes Floating Bridge is operating according to its scheduled hours


Foot Passengers: 25,201
Cars Carried: 20,283
Hours Operated: 582
% of schedule: 98%


Foot Passengers: 26,418
Cars Carried: 21,375
Hours Operated: 570
% of schedule: 98.45%

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