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.

Broken sewer leads to road closure in Cowes

baring road

Watch out for the long diversion as a broken sewer is repaired by Southern Water.

Wednesday, 17th October, 2018 10:33am

By Sally Perry

HoverCare introduces customer cards for enhanced service

Hovercare-card

The HoverCare card, as well as acting as identification for discounted HoverCare for on-going travel, can also show that the holder has reduced mobility, autism, dementia, reduced vision or impaired hearing. OnTheWight has details of how to apply for yours.

Monday, 15th October, 2018 2:56pm

By Feature Writer

Go South Coast scoop accolades at National Transport Awards

GSC National Transport Awards

MD, Andrew Wickham said, “This is fantastic recognition for the entire Go South Coast team - and not least all my colleagues at Southern Vectis here on the Isle of Wight."

Monday, 15th October, 2018 11:47am

By Paula Good

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures for 12th October 2018

road closed signs

If you’re out and about on Isle of Wight roads today (12th October), or tomorrow, find out more about travel delays by looking at our roadworks list.

Friday, 12th October, 2018 7:56am

By Sally Perry

Mains fault leads to road closure

road closed sign

The road has been closed to allow repairs by the utility company.

Thursday, 11th October, 2018 4:25pm

By Sally Perry

Nine nights of major roadworks for Newport industrial estate

Riverway 1

The stretch of road, that's in need of upgrade, will be tackled at night and in phases to avoid disruption, say Island Roads.

Thursday, 11th October, 2018 10:41am

By Gavin Foster

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures for 11th October 2018

Roadworks - Single track traffic

If you’re out and about on Isle of Wight roads today (11th October), or tomorrow, find out more about travel delays by looking at our roadworks list.

Thursday, 11th October, 2018 8:07am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight council creates rival to Floaty Finder and Ferry Spy

computer keyboard

IWC have created a duplicate of the pre-existing Ferry Spy and Floaty Finder services. Opening up choice for the public, or duplicating effort and expense? The choice is yours. OnTheWight has the details.

Tuesday, 9th October, 2018 8:58pm

By Simon Perry with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures for 9th October 2018

roadworks

If you’re out and about on Isle of Wight roads today (9th October), or tomorrow, find out more about travel delays by looking at our roadworks list.

Tuesday, 9th October, 2018 8:13am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures for 8th October 2018

This road will be closed sign - Roadworks

If you’re out and about on Isle of Wight roads today (8th October), or tomorrow, find out more about travel delays by looking at our roadworks list.

Monday, 8th October, 2018 8:37am

By Sally Perry

Almost 100 people seriously injured in Isle of Wight road accidents last year

radar - road closed

Although there is a slight drop in the yearly average of people killed or seriously injured in road traffic incidents in the last year, the figure remains higher than the England casualty rate.

Wednesday, 3rd October, 2018 3:37pm

By Ralph Blackburn

£4,000+ donated to Isle of Wight fixed link ‘viability study’ appeal (updated)

solent freedom tunnel

Pro-link campaigners say they have exhausted all other options of funding the viability study to build a fixed link tunnel to the mainland. They're now asking members of the public to contribute to a £130,000 fundraising appeal.

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018 10:42am

By Sally Perry with 123 readers' comments