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Cowes Week

Cowes Week

27th July to 2nd August 2024

Cowes Week is one of the oldest and most respected sailing regattas in the world. The town itself has a fantastic range of pubs, cafés, restaurants, shops and yacht clubs, all welcoming competitors and visitors. With additional live entertainment at various pop-up venues during the regatta. Join all the fun at Cowes Week 2024 with Hovertravel - the fastest crossing to the Isle of Wight from Southsea. 

Getting to Cowes Week

  • Check out the Cowes Week shoreside entertainment schedule for information on what's on each day.
  • Our Hover Rover Bus combo deal includes your day return on the hovercraft from Southsea to Ryde and unlimited use of Southern Vectis buses.
  • Southern Vectis bus services operate from Ryde Transport Interchange, a few minutes walk from our Ryde terminal. The regular number 4 service operates from Ryde to East Cowes.
  • Depart the bus at East Cowes Waitrose and walk to the Isle of Wight Floating Bridge, crossing the River Medina to Cowes within a few minutes.
  • Fly across the Solent in less than 10 minutes with Hovertravel the fastest Isle of Wight ferry.
  • View our flight timetable and book your flight now!



Hover Rover Bus Ticket Prices

Adults* (16yrs+)


Child (5-15yrs)


Family (2 Adults* & up to 3 Children)


This ticket is only available to book online and not in our terminals.
*Bookable only on Adult fares not students or seniors.