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Hover Rover Bus & Rail

  • Description

For great value travel to and around the Island, Hovertravel offer two amazing combination tickets, which include either your Hovertravel Return & unlimited bus travel around the Island (Hover Rover Bus) or Hovertravel Return and unlimited Island Line Train travel between Ryde & Shanklin (Hover Rover Rail).

  • Hover Rover Bus

  • Hover Rover Rail

The Hover Rover Bus ticket is fantastic value for money and includes a Day Return on the hovercraft and unlimited use of the Southern Vectis buses, including the Open Top Tour buses. Hop on and off as you please for a great day out!



Prices include Hovercraft day return & unlimited use of the Island Buses

Ticket Type Combination Price
Adults/Seniors without a National Bus Pass  £29.50
Child (5-15 yrs) £14.80
Senior with National Bus Pass £25.50
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £71.00

Seniors with National Bus Passes who do not wish to travel on the open to tour buses just need to purchase a standard Senior Day Return. 


Ticket can be used on:

  • Island Coaster from Ryde to Yarmouth via Shanklin, Ventnor and Blackgang
  • Downs Breezer from Ryde to Sandown, Robin Hill, Wootton, Quarr Abbey
  • Needles Breezer from Yarmouth to Totland and The Needles
  • Shanklin Steamer local open top service around Shanklin to the old village, beach and station
  • All standard public bus route

Hover Rover Rail

Explore the Island's East Coast on unique electric trains. The combined Hover Rover Rail ticket includes a day return on the hovercraft from Southsea, plus unlimited use of the Island Line trains. 


The Line runs from Ryde to Shanklin stopping at Smallbrook Junction, Brading, Sandown and Lake.



Prices include Hovercraft day return & unlimited use of the Island Line Network

Ticket Prices

Adults (16yrs+)


Child (5-15yrs)


Family (2 adults & up to 3 children)