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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.

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 20th April 2017

Road closed roadworks

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

Thursday, 20th April, 2017 6:50am

By Sally Perry

Parkhurst set for major road improvement

Road closed roadworks

Island Roads is set to resurface the main Cowes to Newport road between and Chawton Lane at Northwood and Clissold Road, Parkhurst.

Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 11:29am

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 19th April 2017

roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads today (19th April) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 6:45am

By Sally Perry

Petition: Name floating bridge 6 after Polish warship that defended Isle of Wight

Floating bridge 6

This year marks the 75th Anniversary since the Polish, Cowes-built warship saved Cowes and East Cowes. A petition to name the new floating bridge Blyskawica is gaining traction.

Tuesday, 18th April, 2017 9:14am

By Sally Perry with 31 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 18th April 2017

roadworks send help

If you’re out and about on the roads today (18th April) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Tuesday, 18th April, 2017 6:48am

By Sally Perry

​Fixed Link – Yes or No? – Ryde Academy students go to the polls

Vote graffiti

Ryde Academy was rich with debate and opinion during a week long referendum campaign on whether the Isle of Wight should have a fixed link or not.

Wednesday, 12th April, 2017 4:07pm

By Nat Nelson with 7 readers' comments

Part of one-way restriction on St George’s Way to be removed early

Roadworks - Single track traffic

Part of the one-way restriction on St George's Way will be removed on Thursday, but not fully.

Wednesday, 12th April, 2017 1:18pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 12th April 2017

Roadworks lights:

If you’re out and about on the roads today (12th April) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Wednesday, 12th April, 2017 12:00am

By Sally Perry

Esplanade works to start next month

Diversion road sign

Island Roads say that in order to keep transport hubs accessible they will be starting work as late as 11.30pm during the esplanade resurfacing works taking place in May.

Tuesday, 11th April, 2017 2:24pm

By Gavin Foster

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 11th April 2017

roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads today (11th April) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Tuesday, 11th April, 2017 8:09am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 10th April 2017

road closed signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today (10th April) find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Monday, 10th April, 2017 6:55am

By Sally Perry

Floaty McFloatface arrives in Cowes (aerial video and photos)

Floating Bridge

Check out photos and aerial video footage of the new Floating Bridge arriving on the Isle of Wight. Floaty McFloatface is here!

Saturday, 8th April, 2017 4:46pm

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments