The Isle of Wight buses are, on the whole, run by Southern Vectis. Other smaller operators run buses locally to town, or parishes.

Southern Vectis to reduce bus services

Souther Vectis reduces bus services c19

SV also thank all of their customers for their patience and commend their front-line colleagues, pointing out that they are, "all doing a fantastic job in difficult circumstances"

Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 2:48pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight council extend Bus Pass support to allow older travellers to shop before 9.30am

bus station ryde

Some good news for the over 65s

Friday, 20th March, 2020 4:16pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council ‘actively reviewing’ start time of concessionary bus pass

Bus Stop at The Needles Old Battery

Many had raised the issue of older residents not being about to use their concessionary bus pass before 9.30 to shop during priority times at supermarkets

Thursday, 19th March, 2020 6:45pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Southern Vectis: Bear with us as we attempt to keep Isle of Wight bus service running

Island Buses:

Southern Vectis will be introducing a new special timetable on 6th April, but in the meantime ask passengers to be patient should they need to cancel some journeys at short notice

Wednesday, 18th March, 2020 8:11am

By Paula Good

What Coronavirus cleaning routines are SouthernVectis, Wightlink, Red Funnel and Hovertravel carrying out?

Person with rubber gloves holding a spray bottle of household cleaner

Lots of us have to use the buses/ferries/hover. OnTheWight asked them seven questions about their post-Coronavirus cleaning routines, to seek reassurance for Islanders. All provided detailed answers … except Wightlink

Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 7:58pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Call for bus shelter outside Donkey Sanctuary

Donkey sanctuary

As well as one of the stops being on the main road with no pavement, there is currently no shelter from the elements

Wednesday, 19th February, 2020 1:43pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Tweet by MP claiming cuts to bus route refuted by Southern Vectis boss

Bob Seely - Writing his acceptance speech?

The bus company boss refuted the claims almost immediately on Twitter, but the Isle of Wight MP's Tweet remains live

Friday, 31st January, 2020 3:23pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Hear latest on buses, trains and road travel from Isle of Wight Bus and Rail Users’ Group meeting

Back of the bus

If you are a bus, rail or road user, this comprehensive report from the recent meeting of the Bus and Rail Users' Group should be of interest

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 1:52pm

By Stuart George with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Bus and Rail Users Group: All welcome to public meeting

island line train coming out of the tunnel in Ryde (in tilt shift mode)

The latest Bus and Rail Users' Group meeting offers an opportunity to question the programme manager for South Western Railway

Monday, 13th January, 2020 8:28am

By Sally Perry

Do you know this man, accused of punching bus passenger in head multiple times?

Bus assault perpetrator

The assault happened on a bus in October, but police are hoping someone will be able to identify the man from the CCTV image

Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 4:22pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Southern Vectis introduce price rises on multi-day tickets

new pound coins

Do you agree with Southern Vectis when they say the "small changes will have minimal impact on customers"?

Tuesday, 19th November, 2019 11:53am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Letter: Stop picking on people with disabilities and keep full-time bus passes

Bus Stop:

This reader asks whether the Isle of Wight Council want to delay health care to some of the people with the greatest health needs by keeping them from accessing the hospital

Friday, 15th November, 2019 7:29pm

By Anonymous with 6 readers' comments