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Cowes Floating Bridge

Also known as:- Chain Ferry, Cowes Chain Ferry, Cowes Ferry, Floating Bridge

Service Description: The Cowes Ferry (also known as the Floating Bridge) is a chain ferry which operates 365 days a year and is in service to convey passengers and vehicles on the short crossing, taking only a couple of minutes, across the fast flowing tides in the narrow mouth of the River Medina estuary between Cowes and East Cowes, for around 18 hours each day.

Contact Information
Department Invalid
Address Cowes Floating Bridge
Medina Road
PO31 7BX
External Phone 01983 293041
Opening Times Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm


Direct Contact
Contact Name Nick Symes
Job Title Fleet Manager