Travel Packages

We've teamed up with the Island's ferry providers to bring you ticket & travel packages to suit all needs


Jack Up The 80s has teamed up with all three cross-Solent ferry providers to bring mainland visitors a selection of ticket and transport packages at exclusive prices!

With frequent services and four routes to choose from making your selection couldn’t be easier.

Whilst you’re here why not make a long relaxing weekend of it…? The perfect excuse to visit the Island for and explore some of our great beaches, lazy summer days, fresh food and live music down by the sea, countryside and outdoor activities.

Wightlink is the leading cross Solent ferry operator carrying almost five million holidaymakers and Islanders across the Solent every year. Eight ferries on three routes provide Island-wide coverage and complete 48,000 sailings a year giving Islanders an easy and frequent service to the mainland, and tourists an accessible way to enjoy a taste of Island life.

You can get to Ryde Pier Head from Portsmouth Harbour in around 22 minutes by passenger catamaran, while car ferries take around 40 minutes from Lymington to Yarmouth and around 45 minutes from Portsmouth to Fishbourne.

Wightlink has a limited number of Early Bird Ferry Fares available to transport you over the Jack Up The 80s. Just book your ferry and event tickets by Friday, 16 July!

For more details and to book click below

Visit Wightlink website

Red Funnel is the original Isle of Wight ferry company with regular vehicle ferries sailing out of their home port of Southampton to East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. Southampton has excellent road, rail and air connections and is easily accessible from all parts of the UK using private or public transport. If travelling to the Island by car just enter SO14 2AQ into your SatNav.

The vehicle ferry journey takes 60 minutes. Onboard you will find a great range of locally sourced food, real coffee, a well stocked bar and relaxing lounges with modern facilities such as air conditioning, TV’s and FREE WiFi.

Red Funnel are offering Jack Up The 80s festival goers a 20% off travel discount until Monday 7th August. Book now to avoid disappointment!

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Red Funnel vehicle ferry

For more details and to book click below

Visit Red Funnel website

Hovertravel offers the fastest way to cross the Solent between Southsea, Portsmouth and Ryde, Isle of Wight. They operate two hovercraft with a frequent service and with the journey time just under 10 minutes.

Hovertravel also provides a ‘Hoverbus’ service which connects with the Hovercraft at Southsea and conveniently takes passengers to and from Portsmouth Harbour, The Hard & Portsmouth & Southsea train stations. In addition there is a large car park at the terminal and National Express and Lucketts coach stops opposite the terminal.

Hovertravel are offering a number of reduced price weekend tickets for Jack Up The 80s festival goers if you book your mainland travel through them!

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Hovertravel Solent Flyer craft

For more details and to book click below

Visit Hovertravel website