Isle of Wight travel

Our Travel section is the place to check for fast and accurate travel updates from all the ferry companies, bus, train and hovercraft operator. In this section, we’ll also let you know about road closures and diversions.

Roadworks and road closures: 19th September 2014

Road cones:

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (19th September), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Friday, 19th September, 2014 7:11am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 18th September 2014

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (18th September), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Thursday, 18th September, 2014 7:18am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Talk to Wightlink managers this autumn

Wightlink Managers: Russell Kew meeting passengers:

Wightlink Ferries has released the next set of dates for its popular Meet the Managers drop-in consultation sessions.

Wednesday, 17th September, 2014 3:52pm

By Chris Cowley with one comment

Southern Vectis unveils its autumn bus timetable

Island Buses:

If you're a bus user, Southern Vectis have just announced a revised timetable for its services across the Island for the forthcoming autumn season.

Wednesday, 17th September, 2014 11:42am

By Paula Good with 2 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 17th September 2014

Road Closed Sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (17th September), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Wednesday, 17th September, 2014 8:05am

By Sally Perry

Public demo planned against floating bridge proposal

Floating Bridge

If you'd like to show your support for the demo against introducing foot passenger fares, just turn up and take part.

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 4:52pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Hover pilot admits to being over the alcohol limit

Hovertravel terminal

The Crown Court heard the 50 year old pleading guilty to being over the alcohol limit whilst in charge of Hovercraft. He now awaits sentencing.

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 12:24pm

By Sally Perry with 21 readers' comments

Urgent police appeal issued following M3 collision (updated)

Police talking to drivers:

Police are urgently trying to trace the driver of a flatbed truck and trailer following an incident on the M3 this morning.

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 11:46am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Can you believe it? Someone made a Wightlink ferry in Minecraft (video)

Minecrafted Wightlnk ferry

Someone has produced a Minecraft replica of a Wightlink ferry that you can travel around in too. Yes, for real!

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 8:57am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures week starting 15th September (updated)

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 15th September), whether by car or on the bus find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Monday, 15th September, 2014 6:15am

By Sally Perry

Have your say on floating bridge charges at tonight’s public meeting

Floatng Bridge

Whether you agree or disagree with the proposal, your views are welcome at tonight's meeting, where the town councils will hear from users of the floating bridge as well as local businesses - including Waitrose - who say they will be affected by the introduction of foot passenger fares.

Thursday, 11th September, 2014 7:28am

By Sally Perry

Grant money given to Island Roads to upgrade riverside path

Alan Ransom:

OnTheWight asked the spokesperson for Island Roads two days ago whether this was outside the PFI contract, but they have failed to respond.

Thursday, 11th September, 2014 6:30am

By Gavin Foster with 6 readers' comments