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Isle of Man Bus and Rail

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The Runawat Train Went Over The Hill And She Blew!

While staying at neighboring Port St Mary we decided to take the narrow gauge train on a return... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Super Family day out

We bought a day family ticket (£39), parking the car at the Douglas stop on the Electric Railway... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

While staying at neighboring Port St Mary we decided to take the narrow gauge train on a return journey from Port Erin to Douglas. It was a fascinating trip traveling across wild scenery, farmland and often within a few feet of houses in the villages,...More

Thank bjw521
Reviewed 3 days ago

We bought a day family ticket (£39), parking the car at the Douglas stop on the Electric Railway and caught the 0940 train. Good views where the line follows the coast. Were a bit disappointed with Ramsey which was probably the one town on the...More

Thank smithstone
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took train from Port Erin to Dauglas,it was a fun thing to do ,reminded us of being young. The museum in Erin is well worth a look round. On train the views are not to good all the way due to hedges ect.You tend...More

Thank lottie49
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a 5 day ticket, which we bought at the airport information desk and it covered everything we did transport wise until we got back to the airport. We got the bus to and from our hotel. We had a day on the electric...More

Thank P_Aldrich2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

Make sure to check timetables in advance to avoid waiting long, buy passes that saves money, make enqiries online or tourist information office as no one tells you about savings. one has to find for themselves!

Thank prabhulaldamji
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were so fortunate with the weather. But truly our day out was interesting and thoroughly enjoyable

Thank merrycroft
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought the 5 day passes at the airport which we started using immediately on the bus to Douglas. Armed with the single timetable which covers all the public transport including the horse trams we travelled behind 100 Year old steam locos trains, 1 horse...More

Thank kenmorris100
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to get around. Multiday saver tickets available. Makes hiring a car a very optional extra.

Thank DCS172015
Reviewed 1 week ago

great value with the go explore bus and rail travel pass. well worth a purchase right away at the airport.

1  Thank Edel M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another must do attraction whilst on the Isle of Man. Absolutely love the noise and smell of the steam train it really adds to the experience. Interesting journey with coastal views and a glimpse of the countryside. On arrival at St Erin we had a...More

Thank pugilistic
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25 July 2017|
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Response from kenmorris100 | Reviewed this property |
Routes 1 and 2 go to Douglas and along the promenade. There are 9 hotel stops along the prom if you are staying and there is a list of which hotels are served by which number stop. It is worth going to the information desk... More
18 July 2017|
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Response from kenmorris100 | Reviewed this property |
On the Isle of man public transport is part of the enjoyment of the visit be it a ride on a horse tram, sitting in an open sided electric tram with stunning views of the coast, behind a 100 year old steam locomotive or a... More
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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.