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Island Line, operating under South West Trains, is the train network that connects the towns and villages of the Isle of Wight. Use our Island Line train map to plan out where you want to go.
Island Line trains take you from the port hub of Ryde Pier Head down to the beautiful coastal town of Shanklin, train journeys are simple and efficient, with services departing every 30 minutes. They’ll also get you from Ryde to Shanklin in about the same amount of time. Unmissable for train fans, the Island Line is connected to the famous Isle of Wight Steam Railway (at Smallbrook Junction).
Yarmouth, Cowes and Ryde Pier Head are the three ports on the island that ferries from the mainland usually pull into. So for journeys to the east side of the Isle of Wight, Ryde Pier head is the most convenient choice. You can even book a train and ferry to the Isle of Wight through us!
Enjoy smoother Island Line journeys – go straight to the train when you use tickets on your phone. 94% of our customers wouldn't use anything else! Mobile Tickets will get sent directly to your Trainline app and etickets can be opened on your phone as a PDF. Both let you skip the queues at the ticket machine and breeze straight through the gates using your phone. They’re available across the Island Line, so be sure to select this option when you book.
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Need a bit of info ahead of your next trip? See all the stations and what kind of facilities they have below. Alternatively, visit our trains to the Isle of Wight Page for ideas about what to do once you reach the island.
Travelling on the Island Line? Find out everything you need to know about luggage allowance and other onboard train facilities here.
No, fortunately, the Island Line operates such a short and convenient service that there’s no need for First Class carriages.
Like most trains on the national network, you’re allowed to bring up to two large items like suitcases along with one smaller piece of hand luggage, but please be aware that it may be difficult to carry lots of luggage onboard at busy times.
Unfortunately, there’s no WiFi on Island Line trains or at any of the stations on the island.
Yes, there are spaces for up to four bicycles on each Island Line train.
There are no peak hours on Island Line services.
Got a query about your Island Line journey? Get in touch either online or on the telephone.
You might find an answer to your query in our help section. For all enquiries about your booking, do not hesitate to contact us on 0333 202 2222.
If you'd like more information regarding Island Line lost property, then please call Island Line on +(44)1983 562 492.