• 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
  • New fares for children and young adults

    From Sunday 30th August child fares are changing. We are introducing a new category of ticket called ‘Young Adults’ for people aged 17 to 18 and students aged over 18.

    find out more here
  • Joined-up journeys from Isle of Wight to destinations across the UK

    Southern Vectis has teamed up with Hovertravel and National Express to offer passengers all-in-one tickets to travel from the Isle of Wight to destinations across the UK.

    find out more here

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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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