Being only 32 miles in length and 14 miles at its widest point, all the fantastic places on the Isle of Man are close by and easy to get to. Enjoy the views of the idyllic Manx Countryside, beautiful bays, and rugged coast, no matter which way you decide to travel around the Island.

 

Bring your Car or Motorcycle and have the freedom to travel at your own pace and explore the entire island. The Falcon’s Nest has plenty of parking, and is a great base for your Isle of Man holiday. Or why not Hire a car and take to the open roads? The majority of car hire companies are based at Ronaldsway Airport in Ballasalla.

The Isle of Man is well served by a variety of Tour operators who are qualified to guide, offering minibus, motorcycle or trike tours throughout the Island.

Taxis are available locally, giving you complete control of where you want to go without having to rely on fixed schedules.

Public transport is readily available, with an integrated network of road and rail passenger transport. There’s an extensive Bus network – Bus Vannin – that serves the whole Island on a regular basis including a regular service to Douglas, and all places en route including Castletown and Ronaldsway airport. Services also link to Peel, Ramsey and the north.

Port Erin is at the southern terminus of the Isle of Man Steam Railway, so Douglas, the Island’s capital, is only a 15 mile ride away on the Steam Train. Stations on the line include Port St Mary, Castletown and Ballasalla.

The best way to get a great sightseeing experience on the Isle of Man is to purchase a Go Explore card which allows you to travel seamlessly across all Isle of Man Transport scheduled bus and rail services including the Steam Railway, Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Douglas Horse Trams and buses. Get yours online or locally from the Port Erin Railway Station.

Excellent stay in Falcon’s Nest apartment

We got 7-day Island Explorer tickets from the station which gave unlimited travel on almost all public transport including horse-drawn trams along the Promenade in Douglas, the Manx Electric Railway to Ramsey and the Snaefell Mountain Railway.

A TripAdvisor Member

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4.0
2012-07-30T14:52:59+00:00

A TripAdvisor Member

from TripAdvisor

We got 7-day Island Explorer tickets from the station which gave unlimited travel on almost all public transport including horse-drawn trams along the Promenade in Douglas, the Manx Electric Railway to Ramsey and the Snaefell Mountain Railway.

Friendly, comfortable, well situated…

The bus service around the island is excellent. We didn't use our car once we had arrived.

Haydon-Berrow

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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4.0
2017-09-04T15:12:55+00:00

Haydon-Berrow

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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The bus service around the island is excellent. We didn't use our car once we had arrived.

TT STAY

The area is superb you can get the A1 bus from the airport all destinations are easy to get to and fairly cheap EVERYONE is so helpful.

A TripAdvisor Member

from TripAdvisor

3.0
2015-06-17T15:14:30+00:00

A TripAdvisor Member

from TripAdvisor

The area is superb you can get the A1 bus from the airport all destinations are easy to get to and fairly cheap EVERYONE is so helpful.

Fantastic stay

Close to bus and steam triangle quiet location but good access to Douglas if needing more shopping.

Sophiesdad1

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5.0
2013-10-23T15:16:28+00:00

Sophiesdad1

from TripAdvisor

Close to bus and steam triangle quiet location but good access to Douglas if needing more shopping.
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Bunty's Taxis
Located in the Isle of Man, Bunty’s Taxis offer friendly, professional and fully licensed drivers to take you to your chosen destination on time and at very competitive prices. With an array of vehicles available catering for all party sizes, allow us to provide you with a selection of taxi services including: Airport Drops Offs and Pickups, Ferry Port Drop Offs and Pickups, Morning Boat Transfers, Airport Transfers, Port Transfers, Private Contact and Courier Service. We ensure maximum standard of services for each of our customers. Our taxis services are available for booking at any time you require, arriving at your location well in advance.
Isle of Man Bus & Rail
Port Erin is the end of the line for the IOM Steam Railway running the 15 miles from Douglas. Buses are modern and comfortable and fully accessible, providing a regular service to Douglas, and all places en route including Castletown and Ronaldsway airport. Services also link to Peel, Ramsey and the north. Timetables for buses, steam and electric railways are available from Port Erin Railway Station and online at Isle of Man Bus and Rail.
Powerwheels
Expert and friendly guided driving tours for cycling, food and drink, TT circuit and more! Explore the hidden delights and beauty of the Isle of Man in real comfort with Powerwheels. Whether it’s coastal beauty spots or a lap of the world famous TT course, you’ll get to see all the historical and scenic must do sites with an experienced and friendly guide. 7 and 16 seater luxury buses are available for excursions, tailor-made tours, airport transfers, evening functions and socials.
Isle of Man Motorcycle Adventures
Motorcycle hire company offering a unique tailor made and bespoke motorcycle hire holiday packages. With a wide selection of late, low mileage modern motorcycles, we can provide the perfect bike for all riding styles, individual height and weight requirements and budgets. We can be there to personally greet you on your arrival and take you to your choice of accommodation, be it a waterfront hotel, B&B or a traditional Manx cottage. Your choice of motorcycle will be ready and waiting for you, as will a welcome pack including everything you will need to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
Isle of Man Trike Tours
Isle of Man Trike Tours are offering you a unique way to enjoy our roads. Despite many of the roads having no speed limit, a factor that attracts many enthusiasts, the team want you to enjoy our beautiful Island and tours safely. The emphasis of the tours is on enjoyment rather than high speed, though believe us when they say 30mph feels more like 50mph on the Trike when the wind is blowing through your hair! The Island has hundreds of miles of quieter roads that will take you through places of historical interest and breathtaking scenery. The drivers are very knowledgeable about the Island, its history, people and places, so feel free to ask anything! The team love to show people what our Island has to offer and therefore IOM Trike Tours provide a range of set tours for your enjoyment. Alternatively they are also happy to discuss tours tailored to your requirements.
Go Explore Cards
A range of cost effective multi-journey Go cards can be purchased and the Go Explore card entitles the holder to unlimited travel on scheduled services of: Steam Railway Manx Electric Railway Snaefell Mountain Railway Douglas Horse Trams and Buses