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 April

Road works road closed signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (24th April), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Friday, 24th April, 2015 7:21am

By Sally Perry

International tunnel consultants visit pro-link campaigners: Costs and timelines revealed

HKZM visual - TEC project

World experts on tunnelling have been to the Isle of Wight this week to give their views on the project including (for the first time) how long it might take to complete and how much it could cost.

Thursday, 23rd April, 2015 2:41pm

By Thomas Cowley with 66 readers' comments

Cross-Solent ferry traffic up: Red Funnel beating Wightlink

Red Osprey - Red Funnel

Red Funnel reports a 7.1% increase in car volumes in the first quarter of 2015, saying they have outperformed the total cross-Solent market.

Thursday, 23rd April, 2015 10:45am

By Amy Grinstead with 13 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 23rd April

Bath Road roadworks signage

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (23rd April), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Thursday, 23rd April, 2015 6:54am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 22nd April

East Cowes Esplanade Landslip by Allan Marsh

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (22nd April), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Wednesday, 22nd April, 2015 6:53am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 21st April

Road Closed Sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (21st April), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Tuesday, 21st April, 2015 6:57am

By Sally Perry

Zero to 5,000 Hover tickets: Gone in three days!

Hovertravel 50p offer sold out 2

Blink and you missed it. An amazing 5,000 50p tickets were snapped up by you all over the weekend. Did you get yours? Where are you off to?

Monday, 20th April, 2015 11:43am

By Simon Perry

Roadworks and road closures week starting 20th April

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 20th April) or next, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Monday, 20th April, 2015 7:12am

By Sally Perry

Hovertravel launch their 50th anniversary celebrations

Hovertravel 50th launch

Hovertravel officially launched their 50th anniversary celebrations with a shoutout for customers' own happy memories and some hot summer deals!

Friday, 17th April, 2015 11:13am

By Stephen Forster with one comment

Roadworks and road closures: 17th April

Bath Road roadworks signage

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

Friday, 17th April, 2015 6:57am

By Sally Perry

Night-time work to improve main road into Newport

Diversion road sign

Major night-time work to repair another of the Island’s poor quality stretches of main road is to begin next week.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 5:28pm

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 16th April

Road Closed at Undercliff Drive

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (16th April), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 7:39am

By Sally Perry