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.

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Whitwell Garage Address : High Street, Whitwell, Ventnor, PO38 2PY Brand : Texaco Price : 99.9p Updated

Thursday, 26th February, 2009 10:54am

By Rachael Brooks

New Wightlink Ferries Go Into Service Today

New Wightlink Ferries Go Into Service Today

The BBC are reporting today on the introduction of Wightlink’s two new ferries. Anyone travelling on the Yarmouth-Lymington route recently couldn’t have helped but notice the gleaming new ferries based in the

Wednesday, 25th February, 2009 1:45pm

By Rachael Brooks

Cowes Chain Ferry Out Of Action Tuesday

According to the Council Website, The Cowes Chain Ferry will be out of service tomorrow between 10am and 1pm. Foot passengers will be served through a launch service across the water, but drivers will need

Monday, 23rd February, 2009 5:56pm

By Rachael Brooks

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Slight changes in the price of non-supermarket fuel this week. Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand :

Tuesday, 17th February, 2009 10:33am

By Rachael Brooks

Travelling To Ikea Tomorrow? Plan Your Journey Carefully

Travelling To Ikea Tomorrow? Plan Your Journey Carefully

That’s the advice coming from Southampton City Council in advance of the grand opening of the IKEA store tomorrow. IKEA will have about 1000 parking spaces available for eager shoppers and if you’re travelling from

Wednesday, 11th February, 2009 4:38pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Some slight changes on last week – still don’t understand why diesel is over a quid though when a barrel of oil is now under $41. Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for

Thursday, 5th February, 2009 4:09pm

By Rachael Brooks with 2 readers' comments

Southern Vectis Bus Routes Back In Service

Southern Vectis Bus Routes Back In Service

For all those who use buses on the Island, you’ll be interested in this message from Southern Vectis as to the status of the bus service this afternoon. Ed Please accept our apologies for any

Tuesday, 3rd February, 2009 3:20pm

By Marc Morgan-Huws with one comment

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel 3 cheapest stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel… Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand :

Wednesday, 28th January, 2009 8:09am

By Rachael Brooks

Tree Works on Ocean View Road / Mitchell Avenue

David Mears the South Wight Warden, has posted a message to the VB forum which should be of interest to anyone driving out of Ventnor via Mitchelll Ave./Ocean View Road on 26th January.

Sunday, 25th January, 2009 12:16pm

By Sally Perry

Caedmon, Veteran Wightlink Ferry Bows Out

Caedmon, Veteran Wightlink Ferry Bows Out

One of Wightlink’s ferries, that has been running since 1973, sailed its last crossing last night. The vessel, Cædmon – named after the earliest named English poet, was built by the Scottish shipbuilders, Robb Caledon

Thursday, 22nd January, 2009 6:12pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price : 101.9p Updated : 15-01-2009 Station

Friday, 16th January, 2009 2:35pm

By Rachael Brooks

Ikea Red Funnel Ferry: More Details

Ikea Red Funnel Ferry: More Details

Following our news about the Ikea-fication of one of Red Funnel’s car ferries, we’ve more info for you. The lovely people at Red Funnel have been in touch to give us some more

Wednesday, 14th January, 2009 2:13pm

By Simon Perry with 11 readers' comments