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: 2nd September 2014

Road works sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (2nd 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

Tuesday, 2nd September, 2014 6:29am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures week starting 1st September (updated)

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 1st 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, 1st September, 2014 12:10pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 29th August 2014

Bath Road roadworks signage

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (29th August), 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, 29th August, 2014 10:28am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 27th August 2014

Roadworks signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (27th August), 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, 27th August, 2014 7:32am

By Sally Perry

Two months after emergency meeting, Niton’s road signs still not changed (Updated)

Niton signage

At a meeting two months ago, Niton and Whitwell councillors understood they had the agreement of Island Roads on changing road signs that they feel are causing lost business. Now they're asking, "Where are they?"

Tuesday, 26th August, 2014 1:12pm

By Simon Perry with 5 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures week starting 25th August

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 25th August), 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, 26th August, 2014 8:14am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 22nd August 2014

Road works road closed signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (22nd August), 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, 22nd August, 2014 7:57am

By Sally Perry

Hovertravel boss says puncture rumours unfounded

Island Express Hovercraft

Managing Director explains the detail behind the problems experienced yesterday when a craft had to return to Ryde following a mechanical failure.

Thursday, 21st August, 2014 9:28am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Hovertravel continues on one-craft shuttle service (updated)

Hovercraft

A huge grinding noise from the engine mid-Solent forced the Hover to turn back yesterday. Today the service remains on one-craft shuttle.

Thursday, 21st August, 2014 7:29am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 21st August 2014

Road Closed Sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (21st August), 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, 21st August, 2014 7:21am

By Sally Perry

New ferry-related campaign group gathering pace on Facebook

Facebook on the beach

The group is keen to hear your views on using Wightlink Ferries and seems to have been more successful than the longer-running Better Ferry Campaign in gathering support on Facebook.

Wednesday, 20th August, 2014 5:52pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Hover grounded after ‘huge grinding noise’ from engine while at sea

Island Express :

Following last month's mid-solent fuel pump problem, this morning's 8am Hover experienced an engine failure, passengers report.

Wednesday, 20th August, 2014 9:28am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments