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: 24th October 2014

Road closed block

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (24th October), 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, 24th October, 2014 8:14am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Roadworks and road closures: 23rd October 2014

Road closed

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (23rd October), 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, 23rd October, 2014 7:49am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 22nd October 2014

East Cowes Esplanade Landslip by Allan Marsh

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (22nd October), 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, 22nd October, 2014 7:20am

By Simon Perry

Isle of Wight Travel Status – 22 Oct 2014

Simpsons sky :

Given yesterday's disruption we thought it might be useful to have another 'How's transport around the Island' article today.

Wednesday, 22nd October, 2014 6:48am

By Simon Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 21st October 2014

Road closed by traffic lights

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (21st October), 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

Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 8:05am

By Sally Perry

High winds cause disruption to travel (Update 10)

Gales wind

Travel is being disrupted around the Island. We'll update this article through the day to keep you abreast of changes.

Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 6:41am

By Simon Perry

Roadworks and road closures week starting 20th October

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 20th October), 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, 20th October, 2014 8:07am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 17th October 2014

Bath Road roadworks signage

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (17th October), 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, 17th October, 2014 7:27am

By Sally Perry

If you’re against pedestrian fares on the floating bridge you can march with others this Saturday

Floating Bridge protesters leaving Bridge by Allan Marsh

Islanders are urged to join others on the march on Saturday from Cowes to East Cowes in protest of the proposal to introduce foot passenger fares on the Floating Bridge.

Thursday, 16th October, 2014 4:36pm

By Marcie Hansen with 10 readers' comments

Protect rural communities with sustainable and affordable ferry service says CLA

Protect rural communities with sustainable and affordable ferry service says CLA

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) agrees with Andrew Turner MP’s message that a secure, accessible and affordable service is critical for islanders and their families and friends.

Thursday, 16th October, 2014 12:13pm

By Isobel Shayle with one comment

Roadworks and road closures: 16th October 2014

Road works sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (16th October), 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, 16th October, 2014 8:40am

By Sally Perry

Ferry companies respond to Andrew Turner’s Westminster appearance

Andrew Turner on bench - Ferry debate - Westminster - 13 October 2014

OnTheWight asked the ferry companies what their reaction was to Andrew Turner's performance in the House of Commons the other day. Here are the responses from two of them.

Wednesday, 15th October, 2014 5:44pm

By Simon Perry with 15 readers' comments