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Isle of Man Bus and Rail

+44 1624 662525
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Came to the IOM for a few days to visit family, and came on the train to Laxey, weather horrendous... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Day of stress free travel

Had a one day travel pass that included bus train trams etc. Started the day n the steam train and... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
john k
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Came to the IOM for a few days to visit family, and came on the train to Laxey, weather horrendous, arrived and was so surprised to see one Coop, Pharmacy,and Post office, that was the extent of the shopping centre!!!! had a good walk in...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

Had a one day travel pass that included bus train trams etc. Started the day n the steam train and had the most amazing one hour trip fron douglas to port erin.

Thank john k
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Occasionally I use the bus service in and around Douglas. On a recent trip I discovered a great App for use with my iPhone called Bus-Man. As it was a free download, I didn't expect very much but was very surprised at how user friendly...More

Thank Ken-J-L1253
Reviewed 14 September 2016

During a recent weekend on IOM, I used buses to get to and from the airport and for round-trips to Peel and the Mann Cat Sanctuary. I also took a r.t. to Port of Erin on the Steam Railway. Everything ran as it should, safely...More

Thank rcepuch
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We took the steam train, the electric train, the mountain train and the horse-drawn trams and loved all of them!

Thank Jane U
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This railway is a delight to travel on, using the original engines makes it historic. There is a museum at Port Erin which is next to the station also a cafe.

Thank hobbsj74
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Even with our own transport available we both enjoyed having access to all the methods of travel available after buying a Go-Explore card. Very good value when you can spend the whole day traveling on all the forms of transport. This can mean the view...More

Thank juliejackson1960
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Using the bus and rail service in the Isle of Man is so easy. The timetables are easy to follow and for what we used, were on time and reliable.

Thank LC67Lancs
Reviewed 11 September 2016

If you intend to do travel around, relying upon public transport, buy a Go-Explore ticket for 1, 3 or 5 days.This allows you to go on the Steam Railway, Manx Electric Tramway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Horse trams and buses, as often as you want. There...More

Thank Norman R
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Just want to say how friendly and helpful the drivers and ticket sellers were especially the bus driver who took us to Ramsey, sorry can't remember his name bu it was Saturday 20/08/16 around 1pm got the bus from Laxey to Ramsey we were going...More

Thank missgriff2016
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24 July 2017|
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Response from Jock619 | Reviewed this property |
Appreciate others who have answered question as I used Ferry ⛴.
18 July 2017|
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Response from DaveMcInally | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ann. It was our first visit to the isle of Man. We decided to use public transport and bought an explorer pass. We always hire a car, so this was a bold move and a risky one. The bus, tram and train journeys we believe... More
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Response from Angwara S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i ve been away, No need to buy in advance Just wait until u land and get it at the airport.