Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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Steam Railway

The Railway Station
Main Road
Isle of Wight
PO33 4DS

Tel: +44 01983 882204

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult STANDARD Travel Ticket Online Price£19.50 per ticket
Child STANDARD Travel Ticket (5-17 years) Online Price£8.25 per ticket
Family STANDARD Travel Ticket Online Price (up to 2 adults & 3 children)£45.00 per ticket
Infant STANDARD Ticket (0-4 years)Free
Member STANDARD (using one of the 3 free travel vouchers)Free

Prices include:

- Return trip in our standard carriages. First Class and Admission-only tickets (no train ride) are also available: see website for details -
- Book online to reserve your seats. You’ll have your own compartment if you pre-book as a group of 4 or more. Smaller groups may be allocated a compartment with up to 5 people from no more than 2 households.
- Entry to all facilities at Havenstreet station, including the Train Story Discovery Centre.
- Free flying display by Haven Falconry (11:40 and 13:40 daily).
- Includes 1 journey to both ends of the line. Tickets for additional journeys can be bought on the day at the booking office (subject to availability): £4 adults, £2 children.
- Prices may vary for some special events.

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  • Accessible Lift - Available in our Train Story Visitor Centre.
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Ramp/Level Access - At Havenstreet Station.
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • Full liquor licence
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Our Cafe/Restaurant serves a range of hot and cold food and beverages on all running days
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available
  • Take away food
  • Undercover picnic area
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Indoor children’s play area
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Dogs welcome
  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Public Telephone
  • Team / Corporate Activities
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance
  • Coach parking
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Point - Two points available.
  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • On site parking close by
  • Own car park (Fee Applies)
  • Railway station within walking distance
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 200
  • Min group size - 10
  • Special group rates
  • Visa
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Some Areas
  • Some no smoking areas
  • Village Location

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Information Point
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Finding the Isle of Wight Steam Railway is easy – Enter PO33 4DS in your Sat Nav, and head for the village of Havenstreet, three miles from Newport and three miles from Ryde. There’s plenty of free parking for coaches and cars. 

We are 10 minutes' drive from the ferry terminal at Fishbourne, 15 minutes from East Cowes or 30-40 minutes from Yarmouth.

Public Transport Directions

From Portsmouth by Wightlink FastCat: The FastCat arrives at Ryde Pier Head station where there's a quick and easy connection to the Island Line trains. From the Pier Head it takes just 9 minutes to travel the three stops to Smallbrook Junction station, where there's a convenient cross-platform interchange with our steam trains.

From Southsea by Hovercraft: Catch the hovercraft for a quick flight across the Solent. Upon arrival cross the footbridge and catch the Island Line train from the adjacent station at Ryde Esplanade. From here its just two stops to Smallbrook Junction station, where there's a convenient cross-platform interchange with our steam trains.

By train from Ryde, Brading, Sandown and Shanklin: Catch the Island Line train direct to Smallbrook Junction station.

By bus from Ryde or Newport: Catch the number 9 bus (via Staplers) which stops right outside Wootton station. See



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    Recent Reviews:

    • graham m
      Wickford, United Kingdom
      Expensive trip
      3 of 5 stars
      Friday, 20th October 2023
      We stayed in the Isle of Wight for a week in October the weather was not very good so we decided to go on the Isle of Wight steam railway, It was quite expensive for a 10 mile round trip which took... Read full review
    • Lynn K
      Faversham, United Kingdom
      Very interesting
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 25th October 2023
      Very friendly and chatty staff as we were waiting in line . Trains lovely . We had food in cafe which was delicious. Lovely train ride Read full review
    • Jet564308
      Heritage Steam Railway
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 11th November 2023
      We visited here on 31 20.23. The railway wasn't overly busy so easy enough to get tickets etc. Parking was no problem and there is a voluntary donation box for parking fees. I was disappointed with... Read full review


    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award 2022
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Railway of the Year 2023 - Heritage Railway Association Railway of the Year 2023 - Heritage Railway Association 2023
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2023

    Opening Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Opening - see below (3 Dec 2023 - 1 Jan 2024)
    Opening - see below (20 Mar 2024 - 5 Nov 2024)

    * Open most days from April to October, and daily in July and August - check website for details and timetables -


    Saturday, 2nd December 2023 - Sunday, 3rd December 2023

    Saturday, 9th December 2023 - Sunday, 10th December 2023

    Saturday, 16th December 2023 - Sunday, 17th December 2023

    Thursday, 21st December 2023 - Sunday, 24th December 2023

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