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.

Storm Doris: Isle of Wight Travel updates

windy dog

Disruption to cross-Solent travel expected today due to Storm Doris. Winds of up to 80mph expected on coastal areas.

Thursday, 23rd February, 2017 8:07am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 23rd February 2017

road closed signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today (23rd February 2017) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Thursday, 23rd February, 2017 6:55am

By Sally Perry

80mph winds expected for coastal areas as Storm Doris approaches

Stormy seas

Cross Solent travel is expected to be affected by the arrival of Storm Doris tomorrow with 70-80mph winds along coastal areas predicted.

Wednesday, 22nd February, 2017 11:06am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

World War II bomb closed Portsmouth Harbour: Now reopened

dredger

Gunwharf Quays is expected to be closed until 10am and Wightlink ferry services into the Harbour are suspended.

Wednesday, 22nd February, 2017 6:57am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 22nd February 2017

Road closed sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today (22nd February 2017) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Wednesday, 22nd February, 2017 6:46am

By Sally Perry

Hovertravel returns to winter timetable

New hovercraft

Following the reduced service over recent weeks, Hovertravel will be reverting to their winter timetable with 15 minute service at commuter times from Wednesday.

Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 5:12pm

By Neil Chapman

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 21st February 2017

Roadworks sign with red traffic light

If you’re out and about on the roads today (21st February 2017) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 6:43am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 20th February 2017

road closed sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today (20th February 2017) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Monday, 20th February, 2017 6:43am

By Sally Perry

Yarmouth Bridge: Five day closure for essential annual maintenance

yarmouth bridge

It's that time of year again. Four wheels which are integral to the bridge’s opening and closing mechanism will be replaced as part of the annual maintenance.

Thursday, 16th February, 2017 11:29am

By Gavin Foster

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 16th February 2017

Roadworks sign with red traffic light

If you’re out and about on the roads today (16th February 2017) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Thursday, 16th February, 2017 6:50am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 14th February 2017

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads today (14th February 2017) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Tuesday, 14th February, 2017 8:18am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight shipyard to refit Red Jet 3

Red Jet

Red Funnel has signed a contract with Wight Shipyard Ltd to carry out the work at The Columbine in East Cowes, marking the first time the vessel has been refitted on the Island since it was built by FBM Marine.

Monday, 13th February, 2017 10:23am

By Lucy Thomas with 23 readers' comments