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  • Thursday, November 15 2018


Gavin Chandler is our latest Vectis Champion, nominated for going above and beyond while off duty.


  • Monday, November 12 2018


Join the magical Christmas Lights Tour!


  • Monday, November 05 2018

Free travel for armed forces personnel on Remembrance Sunday

All those wearing their military uniform, displaying medals, or showing their military ID card will travel free


  • Monday, November 05 2018

Another prestigious win for Southern Vectis – scooping the top national award!

Parent company Go South Coast is named 'Large Bus Operator of the Year' in the RouteOne awards.


  • Monday, November 05 2018

The best way to the panto is by bus... oh, yes it is!

Fe-Fi-Fo-Fum, it’s pantomime season! Southern Vectis are proud to be the official travel partner of Jack and the Beanstalk, the giant pantomime appearing at Medina Theatre, Newport this Christmas and New Year.


  • Wednesday, October 31 2018

Southern Vectis parent named Bus Operator of the Year

Go South Coast scooped two accolades at the prestigious National Transport Awards.


  • Monday, September 24 2018

BUS TIMES ARE CHANGING – Sunday 30th September 2018

Look out for your brand new winter bus timetable available soon!


  • 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, June 20 2018

Southern Vectis cements commitment to older passengers by signing up to Age Friendly Island Charter

Southern Vectis has been showing its support for older people across the Isle of Wight by signing up to Age Friendly Island’s Charter.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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