other news


  • Monday, July 30 2018

Count down to Cowes Week

Lendy Cowes Week returns, 4th to 11th August 2018


  • Monday, July 23 2018

JACK UP THE 80’s Shuttle Bus Service

There will be a special event shuttle bus service, running between Ryde Bus Station to the festival site on 11th and 12th August.


  • Monday, July 16 2018


Running Saturday 21st July until Sunday 2nd September.


  • Wednesday, June 20 2018


Over a 9 month period, 60 Southern Vectis bus passes were given to 20 local accommodation providers, and their guests were encouraged to ditch the car and view the Island by bus.


  • Wednesday, May 30 2018

Dad's go free on Father's Day - 17th June

With the purchase of a child rover ticket!


  • Monday, May 28 2018

Needles Breezer ranked third best scenic bus route in England!

As part of a recent British survey to determine England's most scenic bus route, the Needles Breezer finished 3rd and Island coaster 6th of 58 entries.


  • Wednesday, May 23 2018


Discover some of the Island best beauty spots and attractions by open-top bus.


  • Wednesday, May 16 2018

Bus passengers gather for celebration with ‘very special’ Southern Vectis driver

Passengers come together to wish much-loved driver Jacqueline Levy Happy Birthday.


  • Wednesday, May 16 2018

Special bus tour to promote mental health among island’s young people

We've teamed up with Isle of Wight Youth Trust to help raise awareness of mental health at schools in the area.


  • Friday, May 11 2018

Supporting Walk the Wight

Shuttle bus service and FREE travel for walkers on Sunday 13th May.


  • Wednesday, May 09 2018

Clickit2ride - The Southern Vectis Mobile App is here!

Download the brand new app from Thursday 10th May.


  • Wednesday, April 25 2018


Ali went above and beyond to help an unwell gentleman above his bus.


  • Monday, April 16 2018


With a diminishing amount of free parking and ever increasing parking charges, never has there been a better time to consider bus travel on the Isle of Wight.


  • Friday, April 06 2018

Driving promising young local athletes towards future success

We're pleased to provide free transport for young Islanders as part of the Talented Athlete programme.


  • Thursday, March 22 2018

Helping Hand Scheme

Helping Hand is an award-winning scheme empowering the holder to discreetly and directly advise of any assistance they may require. The card can be particularly helpful for customers with hidden disabilities.


  • Wednesday, March 21 2018

New summer bus route for Tapnell Farm Park visitors

We're excited to announce the brand new Route 27 to Tappnell Farm


  • Wednesday, March 21 2018

Sixteen brand new buses for the Isle of Wight

Investing more that £3.7 million in greener, cleaner travel


  • Tuesday, January 30 2018

Southern Vectis names Ability Dogs 4 Young People as its official good cause

We're throwing our support behind Ability Dogs 4 Young People in 2018


  • Monday, January 15 2018

St George’s School offer invaluable travel training for students

We teach them which buses they need to take, where to wait, and how to recognise destination landmarks


  • Friday, December 01 2017

Community Bus Partnership hailed by Southern Vectis and Isle of Wight Council

Southern Vectis joined representatives from Isle of Wight Council recently, to celebrate the Island’s Community Bus Partnership.


  • Wednesday, November 22 2017

Southern Vectis named UK Bus Operator of the Year

We are bursting with pride as we celebrate huge wins at the prestigious industry awards, UK Bus Awards on Tuesday. Our parent company, Poole-based Go South Coast, who operate bus brands such as morebus, UNIBUS, Damory, Bluestar, Uni-link, Salisbury Reds, Southern Vectis and Swindon’s Bus Company, scooped three major accolades


  • Monday, October 30 2017

Wrens pay the Island a special visit in run-up to Armistice Day

Transported to a poppy memorial event on our brand new bus.


  • Friday, October 06 2017

Brand new bus brings contactless technology to the Isle of Wight

The first of our buses to leave the depot with the new contactless technology is a brand new ADL Enviro 400 MMC double decker vehicle