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Bus vannin

Bus Vannin Fleet

Welcome to the bus timetables and information page. This page is a guide to all our services for residents and visitors, as well as information about our fleet.  

View or download the bus route maps.

Bus Journey Planner

Isle of Man Transport’s customers now have access to easy to use journey planner called Traveline. Traveline can help you find the best route, by simply entering in where you want to go to/from and at what time. The web based system, which also covers the whole of the UK, provides all journey options available using the most up to date information from bus vannin. 

Traveline provides a quick and easy solution to get you from A to B. 

Plan your journey

Bus passenger journeys exceed 3.5 million a year

A total of 3,654,787 passengers used bus vannin services during 2017.

MonthPax Numbers
Jan 298,497
Feb 258,830
Mar 328,497
Apr 259,251
May 323,197
Jun 362,609
Jul 305,994
Aug 271,878
Sep 330,908
Oct 327,113
Nov 315,561
Dec 272,452

Single and return tickets are available on the bus from the driver. Please try to give the correct fare as the driver may not always have change. 1-Day Savers can be bought on bus.

Hullad Oie/ Night Owl is our late night bus service, which operates on Fridays and Saturdays generally. Services depart Douglas at 00:15 and serve all the major towns on the Island. These services are all prefixed with the letter N, and begin after midnight with journeys charged at double the standard adult fare. Full details can be found in the relevant timetable pages.

Fleet Information

Our bus fleet consists of a mix of single and double deck large buses plus a number of Mercedes Benz Sprinter City 45 minibuses.

With the exception of the private hire Heritage Fleet, which includes AEC and Leyland double decker buses ranging from 1948 to 1967, all our modern buses meet the regulations set out in the Disability Discrimination Act and have engine exhaust emissions that meet the very latest EU Euro V or VI requirements.

Bus vannin is Isle of Man Government owned and operated. Our full Conditions of Carriage and Passenger Regulations can be viewed or downloaded from the downloadable documents.

Public Transport Administration

Isle of Man Public Transport

Banks Circus

Lake Road

Douglas

Isle of Man

IM1 5PT

Telephone:Telephone +44 1624 697400 Infoline +44 1624 662525 for public enquiries

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