Google map directions
From East Cowes ferry, 2nd exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Ryde along Esplanade to boating lake, follow road round to right onto A3055 to Sandown, B3330 to St Helens.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Ryde then as above.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3054 to Ryde then as above.
Public Transport Directions
Train via Portsmouth to Ryde Esplanade. The train fare includes the ride on the catamaran or hover ferry. Then pick up a no 8 bus to St Helens (20 minute ride) or take a taxi at of cost of a little more than £10
Passenger ferry from Southampton to East Cowes – pick up a no 8 bus for a 40 minute ride to St Helens
Nearest Travel Links
- Airport: Bembridge: 1 km
- Railway: Brading
- Ferry: Ryde-Passenger , Fishbourne-car: 5 km
There are up to 350 ferry crossings a day to the Isle of Wight. The most convenient car ferries from Southampton to East Cowes or Portsmouth to Fishbourne. The passenger ferries are from Portsmouth to Ryde or Southampton to West Cowes and onwards by bus. Online booking tends to be cheaper.