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.

New Isle of Wight ferry service to launch in May

lymington sunrise

Filling the gap left by cuts to ferry crossings, this new foot passenger service hopes to prove the demand for early morning and late night ferries during its six month pilot.

Friday, 29th April, 2016 9:42am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 29th April

Road Closed Sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today (29th April 2016) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Friday, 29th April, 2016 6:49am

By Sally Perry

More night time roadworks planned after bank holiday

Roadworks - Single track traffic

One of the main routes into Ryde is to be upgraded shortly under the Highways PFI.

Thursday, 28th April, 2016 1:55pm

By Gavin Foster with one comment

New Wightlink ferry will use hybrid battery technology

New Wightlink Ferry

The new Wightlink ferry will have space for more than 1,000 people on board and will use hybrid battery technology, as well as conventional fuel, to reduce emissions and make the vessel quieter.

Thursday, 28th April, 2016 1:07pm

By Karen Woods with 14 readers' comments

Godshill main road to be resurfaced in May

Road works road closed signs

The work has been programmed outside of the main holiday season and on weekday nights to further reduce inconvenience.

Thursday, 28th April, 2016 6:57am

By Gavin Foster

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 28th April

Road cones:

If you’re out and about on the roads today (28th April 2016) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Thursday, 28th April, 2016 6:37am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 27th April

Road Closed

If you’re out and about on the roads today (27th April 2016) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Wednesday, 27th April, 2016 6:37am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 26th April

Road Closed at Undercliff Drive

If you’re out and about on the roads today (26th April 2016) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Tuesday, 26th April, 2016 6:40am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures week starting 25th April

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 25th April) or next, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks.

Monday, 25th April, 2016 7:10am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Red Funnel respond to calls for meaningful engagement

kevin george

The CEO of Red Funnel has responded to a call for meaningful engagement before making a decision on whether or not the company will appeal last week's planning rejection.

Friday, 22nd April, 2016 9:36am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 22nd April 2016

Road closed works and traffic lights

If you’re out and about on the roads today (22nd April 2016) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Friday, 22nd April, 2016 6:35am

By Sally Perry

Road improvements for Lake and Sandown

road works

Residents have been informed of the works, some of which take place at night and some which will result in road closures.

Thursday, 21st April, 2016 11:49am

By Gavin Foster