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Hover Rail, Bus & Coach - UK Connections

Travelling to and from the Isle Of Wight with Hovertravel could not be easier with specially arranged through fares & tickets with the Rail, Bus & Coach operators.

  • Rail - Through tickets for travel including the Hovercraft & Rail from and to all UK rail stations. Railcard discounts apply
  • Bus & Coach - Through tickets for travel including the hovercraft & National Express Coach to and from all UK destinations. Coach Card discounts apply.
  • National Express

  • National Rail

  • Onward Travel Combinations

National Express

 

 

Make great savings by travelling with National Express and Hovertravel!

Hovertravel offer a discounted fare when booking an all-inclusive ticket with National Express.  

                                            

Simply book your ticket with National Express and with one easy great-value payment you'll book a through ticket to include your coach travel to Southsea and your hovercraft to the Isle of Wight. 

 


 

  • Travel in comfort, safety and style with National Express and Hovertravel.
  • Direct services from Southsea Terminal and from The Hard Interchange in Portsmouth to further destinations around the country.
  • National Express hover-inclusive ticket holders with coaches departing from The Hard Interchange the Hoverbus transfer from/to Southsea Terminal is free of charge.
  • Coach card discounts on through tickets to and from the Isle of Wight– saving you 1/3 on your combined National Express and Hovertravel ticket.
  • Special through ticket to/from anywhere on the Island to all UK destinations, via the hovercraft & Southern Vectis (Isle Of Wight Buses).
  • Our Ryde Hoverport staff are trained National Express agents.

National Rail

 

Hovertravel fares & timetables are integrated into the UK National Rail network, offering through tickets from all UK destinations to and from the Isle Of Wight stations. 

 

  • Hovercraft & Rail ticket for one inclusive fare from all National Rail stations across the UK to and from the Isle of Wight stations.
  • Free travel on the connecting Hoverbus service between Portsmouth stations & Southsea Hoverport.
  • Railcard discounts permitted on all Hovercraft & Rail through tickets.
  • Book on www.nationalrail.co.uk for the best rail & hover fares.
  • Our Ryde terminal staff are trained rail agents.

Did you know, if you travel with Rail & Hover to & from Ryde the average travel times are

  • London to Ryde Hoverport - 2 hours 10 mins
  • Brighton to Ryde Hoverport - 2 hours 8 mins
  • Gatwick Airport to Ryde Hoverprot - 2 hours 1 min
  • Hover Rover Bus

  • Hover Rover Rail

Hover Rover Bus

 

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 Breezer buses. Hop on and off as you please for a great day out! Their's plenty to see and do by bus, including stunning beaches, scenic views and direct transfers to local attractions!

 

 

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

Ticket Type Combination Price
Adults/Seniors without a National Bus Pass  £32.00
Child (5-15 yrs) £16.00
Senior with National Bus Pass £28.50
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £77.00

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:

  • Downs Breezer from Ryde to Sandown, Robin Hill, Wootton, Quarr Abbey
  • Needles Breezer from Yarmouth to Totland and The Needles
  • Shankiln Shuttle, around Shanklin
  • 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+)

£25.40

Child (5-15yrs)

£12.70

Family (2 adults & up to 3 children)

£67.00