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 24th May 2017

Road closed sign

If you’re on the roads today (24th May) find out about possible travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Wednesday, 24th May, 2017 6:47am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 23rd May 2017

This road will be closed sign - Roadworks

If you’re on the roads today (23rd May) find out about possible travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 6:44am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 22nd May 2017

roadworks send help

If you’re on the roads today (22nd May) find out about possible travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 6:47am

By Sally Perry

Solent Tunnel: Proposed entrance and exit locations revealed

Artists impression of the Solent Freedom Tunnel portal at Whippingham, IOW.

The proposed entrance and exit locations for the Solent Tunnel have been revealed, with detail on developments being made towards a fixed link between the Isle of Wight and mainland.

Friday, 19th May, 2017 8:03am

By Carl Feeney with 40 readers' comments

Rydabus: Step back to a bygone age with a vintage bus ride this weekend

rydabus running days

A fantastic range of vintage buses will be operating services 3, 6, 6B, 7 and 20 over the coming weekend. All are completely free of charge, on a first come, first served basis.

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 8:32am

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 17th May 2017

road closed signs

If you’re on the roads today (17th May) find out about possible travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 6:47am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight joins ‘Scenic Rail Britain’ campaign

ryde pier -

The Isle of Wight community rail group is helping to launch national campaign promoting scenic and sustainable tourism by rail.

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 6:11am

By Bobby Lock-Dean

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 16th May 2017

Bath Road roadworks signage

If you’re on the roads today (16th May) find out about possible travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Tuesday, 16th May, 2017 6:55am

By Sally Perry

MCA suspends floating bridge

disembarking the floating bridge - karl love

The new floating bridge was subject to several problems over the weekend and following an approach from the MCA the service has been suspended this morning.

Monday, 15th May, 2017 12:30pm

By Sally Perry with 30 readers' comments

Red Funnel lands prestigious global health and safety award

Red Funnel Red Osprey

Red Funnel is celebrating after landing another prestigious global award for excellence in health and safety.

Monday, 15th May, 2017 11:38am

By Amy Grinstead with one comment

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures 15th May 2017

road closure in ryde

If you’re on the roads today (15th May) find out about possible travel delays by looking at our list of Isle of Wight roadworks

Monday, 15th May, 2017 6:49am

By Sally Perry

New Floating Bridge: First public journey announced

Floating Bridge No 6 by Allan Marsh

The wait for the new Floating Bridge is over. The council have announced the first date for the public to be able to ride on it - and a new way for you to pay for it.

Friday, 12th May, 2017 11:16am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments