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Isle of Man Bus and Rail

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Great that rail, tram and bus transport covered by 1 pass

Bought the 3 day Go Explore pass which, for us was great value as, from Ramsey, we managed on day 1... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lakeland130
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Wirral, United Kingdom
A good mix of transport round the island

The island is a mix of relatively wide roads along with very narrow ones both spanning reasonably... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clivel_98
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bought the 3 day Go Explore pass which, for us was great value as, from Ramsey, we managed on day 1 the tram to Laxey and back plus the mountain railway, day 2 was the No 3 bus to Douglas then Port Erin and back...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The island is a mix of relatively wide roads along with very narrow ones both spanning reasonably flat and very steep terrain. The public transport system on the island covers the roads via horse-drawn and electric trams along with buses and also a steam railway...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we did not come by car we relied on the trains and buses. You do need to consult the timetables to make sure that you arrive when you want to and don’t miss the last train! The trains are a lovely way to travel,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good transport links to all over the island. The prices are very reasonable and lots of different travel tickets available. Tickets vary from one day travel to tickets including attractions.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had some great trips around the island using the buses and the railways. Always on time. Always courteous and helpful . We used our Go cards everywhere.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank VALEDIreland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled to Isle of Man yesterday to attend a funeral today and stayed one night. Arriving at the airport on 11 Sept, took the bus to Douglas, then to Ramsay, return the next day. Impressed with the new hybrid bus, and the drivers are all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Therese34
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the 5 day card for £63 and used it every day to tour the island. Steam train was great but spent a lot of time in cuttings so not always giving a good view. Trams were rattly but atmospheric. Buses were plentiful and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank John K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Done the steam train trip from Douglas to Port Erin, really lovely, a nice thing to do, can get off on stops on the way, and catch later train if required, which we did, very easy, nice staff. A must do for a first time...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Joo D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute must! It's wonderful, staff helpful journey wonderful. I thoroughly enjoyed this one. Travelled with other visitors to the island - not met before but were excellent company on the journey.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank IVORRBUNION
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are there for a few days buy a go explore card. All transport is included, runs on time, is frequent and a great way to travel

Date of experience: June 2019
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FrauReisende
June 15, 2019|
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Response from Caroline-Gibbins | Reviewed this property |
It will depend upon your arrival time and also the trains timetable however you should be able to purchase an "Explorer Ticket" at the airport information desk which covers all rail, bus and tram services for 3,5,or 7 days... More
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Barb231261
March 18, 2019|
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Response from SueT1240 | Reviewed this property |
No, they have to be bought on the day on the Island. Worth every penny, I bought just a bus one for a day, purchased on the bus, £7.50, went over the whole island. Did trains separately. A full explorer including the... More
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