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Transport

Access to and from the Island is provided by a number of operators and once here, getting around by foot, cycle, car or public transport is generally easy and trouble free.

Airports

Southampton Airport0844 4817777
Bournemouth Airport01202 364000
Bembridge Airport873051


Buses

Southern Vectis 0871 200 2233www.islandbuses.info
Route 7 from Yarmouth Bus Station (Bridge Rd) for connections at Newport to main Island destinations. The Needles Breezer is a one hour open top bus tour of the West Wight from Yarmouth every 30 minutes during the day (mid March –end October). This is a hop on hop off tour serving a number of places of interest in the West Wight area including the Needles Old Battery and Alum Bay as well as some of the most spectacular scenery on the Island.


Ferries

Wightlink
Yarmouth – Lymington*
Ryde – Portsmouth†
Fishbourne – Portsmouth*
0333 999 7333www.wightlink.co.uk
Red Funnel Ferries
West Cowes – Southampton†
East Cowes – Southampton*
 0844 844 9988www.redfunnel.co.uk
Hovertravel
Ryde – Southsea†
0843 487 8887www.hovertravel.co.uk

Foot passengers only
* Cars and foot passengers

Radio Solent Travel Desk
0345 3040961

Rail

Island Line
Ryde Pierhead – Shanklin
01983 562492www.southwesttrains.co.uk

 

Taxis and Mini Buses

Jay's Taxi (wheelchair accessible)01983 756555
Kabel Cars01983 753276
Norton Taxi 07767 428395 (Minibus only) or 01983 752223/759955 (Taxis)
Mick’s Taxi01983 752936
Rayners Taxi01983 752784
07 Cabs07811 070707 or 07972 246315