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Address: Douglas
Phone Number: +44 1624 662525
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we went to Ramsey by bus and it was cheap. The other good thing is that the bus fare also covers use on the railway. Although the trains don't run at this time of year.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Stephen W
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we went to Ramsey by bus and it was cheap. The other good thing is that the bus fare also covers use on the railway. Although the trains don't run at this time of year.

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Thank Stephen W
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The buses and trains on the IOM are very good. They are also not expensive, and go to all of the towns/villages and even the airport.

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Thank Goannamanor
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went all over and it was great. Would definitely recommend. Good fun for all the family. It took you to places that you would never get to see.

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Thank Cheryl A
Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a good modern local bus service to most parts of the island so getting around is easy and reasonably priced. Service buses regularly pop in to the airport on their way past so no need for expensive taxis.

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Thank Bob C
North West England
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89 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buy a Go Explore card and travel on all modes of transport, even the horse-drawn tram for no additional cost. Just jump on a bus and go! The auto announcer on the bus works very well and even says "Hello Fairies" when you go over the Fairy Bridge. You have to be there!

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Thank WC27
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get a daily pass for all buses, tramway and trains and you will get anywhere on the Isle with this. Best to visit out of tourism season. In October was great: beautiful colors, not so many people around.

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Thank photocetera
Cardiff
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a lovely experience travelling on the Manx railway. Beautiful scenery and interesting stop offs.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Caught bus from Baldrine to Douglas . Welcoming driver reasonable fare. Clean comfy bus. Had display showing next stop plus announcements.

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Thank Anthony W
Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

superb trip, great fun and very a must to do for all visitors to the isle of man, recommend for all ages

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Recently visited the IOM for 3 days and had a great time. My brother, who lives there, was kind enough to buy us a GO card and we made good use of it. We started off by getting the bus from the airport and although we missed our stop, the driver was very helpful in getting us back on track.... More 

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