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.

No vehicles on revised Yarmouth ferry on Sunday morning (updated)

The change is due to the forecasted high winds say Wightlink.

Saturday, 31st January, 2015 9:15pm

By Sally Perry with 26 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 30th January

Road works road closed signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (30th January), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Friday, 30th January, 2015 7:25am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 29th January

Road closed road works shanklin

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (29th January), 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, 29th January, 2015 7:59am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 28th January

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (28th January), 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, 28th January, 2015 6:49am

By Sally Perry

New intelligent traffic signals planned across the Island

Island Roads - new traffic signals

Island Roads say the work under the Highways PFI programme is the biggest overhaul of traffic signals and pedestrian crossings ever undertaken on the Island.

Tuesday, 27th January, 2015 1:59pm

By Gavin Foster with 21 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 27th January

Roadworks lights:

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (27th January), 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, 27th January, 2015 1:24pm

By Sally Perry

Southern Vectis offers all-for-one ticket with Hovertravel and National Express

SV Multi operator

Southern Vectis has teamed up with Hovertravel and National Express to offer passengers all-in-one tickets to travel from the Isle of Wight to destinations across the UK.

Monday, 26th January, 2015 7:23pm

By Feature Writer

Work on rail network reveals fragile state of sewers

New manholes will allow easy access to the new sewers

A major ten-week engineering project to repair the storm-damaged rail network on the Isle of Wight is well underway. Islandline Trains update on work carried out so far.

Monday, 26th January, 2015 11:03am

By Sian Freestone-Walker

Roadworks and road closures week starting 26th January

Road cones:

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 26th January) or next, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Monday, 26th January, 2015 7:00am

By Sally Perry

Crew from Red Eagle car ferry assist in rescue after dinghy capsizes

Red Eagle capsized dingly being pulled by

The ferry stopped and launched its rescue boat yesterday lunchtime during a crossing from Southampton to East Cowes.

Sunday, 25th January, 2015 10:54am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 23rd January

Bath Road roadworks signage

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (23rd January), 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, 23rd January, 2015 7:14am

By Sally Perry

New Island Ferry User Group to look at issues surrounding cost and services of ferries

ferry wake

It's thought the new IFUG will contribute to the ‘ferry task force’ and ‘infrastructure development’ projects.

Wednesday, 21st January, 2015 4:02pm

By Dave Stewart with 7 readers' comments