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Isle of Man Bus and Rail

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Step back in time

We got the train from Douglas to Port Erin. It was a lovely journey - it felt like a step back in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Valerie C
Brilliant offers

I would advise anyone going to the IOM without a car to buy a travel pass. These can be for one or... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Neil A
Thornaby on Tees, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We got the train from Douglas to Port Erin. It was a lovely journey - it felt like a step back in time to the Victorian era. There's a nice cafe at the station in Port Erin, which sells delicious cakes. The carriages are comfortable...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I would advise anyone going to the IOM without a car to buy a travel pass. These can be for one or several days and give you paid travel on virtually all forms of transport on the island. The busses go to most of the...More

Thank Neil A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really enjoyed the trip. Interesting museum and lovely Port Erin at the end! Also very good cafe with delicious cakes.

Thank fredaq8
Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our rail journey, this was just up there. We had a Pre booked carriage and There ride was excellent

Thank Kittyboy2114
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to get about and fares on excessive. The staff on all the vehicles are very friendly and helpful.

Thank Cherrub45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to do for the experience but also an excellent way to get across from Douglas to anywhere on the line to Port Erin. There is an additional bonus of the restaurant car for certain journeys , we can recommend the full breakfast and bacon...More

Thank Newlands_on_Tour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Colby for the TT Races and used this little train often as it's right by where we were staying. Staff were fantastic and the little train gets you to where you need to be.

1  Thank Scotts-on-hollibobs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used the steam train with our Go travel cards and it was an easy way of getting around the island at no extra cost, not my h at Port Erin, so we stayed for do do lunch and returned home on the bus, nice...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

brilliant my daughter was in a wheelchair nothing they wouldnt do for you all very good and very kind

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used a goexplore card for the day. The trip up to the summit was amazingly- stunning views. (And the hot chocolate and caramel short bread slice pretty good) Staff were super helpful & very cheerful.

1  Thank jiffy2006
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Dewi J M
Is it worth while getting the travel cards in advance or wait until I get to the island?
8 April 2017|
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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.
Patricia R
Can you use your freedom pass in the Isle of Man
10 March 2017|
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Response from cooldude50 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know sorry. I've only ever visited, got the bus everywhere £7 day pass
Robert M
Is it possible to use an English Now Card on the Isle of Man
18 October 2016|
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Response from bobbypiggins | Reviewed this property |
from my experience no you probably have to be a resident,or use IOM go explore travel cards,but take it just in case or phone IOM tourist information to be 100% sure some national trust cards are OK for free VISITS to IOM... More