• We're Southern Vectis - the Island's buses

    We run the local buses on the Isle of Wight. Our routes connect most parts of the island to all major towns. Buses are frequent with some routes running through the night. Our latest buses have full air-conditioning and plenty of space inside.

    Our timetables and routes
  • Christmas Shopping with friends and family ?

    Leave the car at home - take the bus with our half-price Group Rover ticket on Saturday 6th, 13th and 20th December !

    find out more here
  • Join us on our Christmas Lights Tour

    We're running Christmas Lights Tours every night from 10th to 24th December, with two special tours on 14th and 17th December.

    find out more here
  • Route 1 is changing from 15th March, 2015

    We’re investing £1.2 million in new vehicles specifically for route 1 - a mix of British built double and single deck vehicles, providing more seats on the busiest journeys. Find out more and give us your comments on our proposals.

    Find out more and have the chance to comment
  • New timetable

    Our new timetable started on Sunday 12th October, affecting routes 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 23, 24, 32 and 37.

    Click here to view / download a full digital version of the timetable
  • We're investing in new buses

    One of our new Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 buses in service on route 9

We've got the island covered

How to get to the Island

It's fast and easy to get to the Island from Portsmouth, Southampton or Lymington.

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Places to go

There are so many great places to visit on the Island and fun for all the family !

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Pay as little as £3 a day...

Follow the link below to find out about our great key smartcard.

More information on the key

Rambles by bus

We've produced a series of Ramble by bus leaflets in association with the IW Group of the Ramblers Association

More rambling information

Tickets

We've a ticket suitable for every journey from single tickets, multiday bundles to three month tickets.

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island breezers

Breeze around the Island on our spectacular open top buses or cruise around the coast on the Island Coaster.

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Christmas Lights Tours

Christmas Lights Tours

We're running our popular Christmas Lights Tours again - this time with two special nights, one with Rick Jackson from Wave 105 and also a Festive Tour of Osborne House.

find out more and how to book
Diversions

Roadworks

Find out more about diversions and delays that may affect your journey.

More information on roadworks

Fancy driving one of these ?

We're recruiting full-time bus drivers. We're looking for great people to join our team working from our depots in various locations across the Island. You'll need to be a people person with a positive attitude, willing to treat every single customer just how you would want to be treated yourself. A clean driving licence with a minimum of twelve months driving experience is essential.

Find out more here