Travel & Accomodation - Bushy's Big Wheel Blues Festival

Travel and Accommodation

Blues Festival Package | Ferries | Flights | Accommodation | IOM Bus and Rail Travel

IOM Bus and Rail Travel

The Isle of Man Public Transport Division have been very helpful this year arranging special buses to service the festival and making it easier to get back from Laxey to both Douglas and Ramsey each night after performances. The special Festival Timetable is available here.

Full details for all Island travel can be found here
Welcome Centre Bus & Rail Enquiry Line (01624) 662525


Blues Festival Package

We are very please to be able to offer  the special Blues Festival package in conjunction with Event Services Limited for 2010. This will include 2 nights bed & breakfast, travel and weekend festival ticket and full details will be posted soon here at the Event Services Limited Website.


The cheapest way to get here is probably by Ferry from Heysham, Liverpool.
To check ferries and book online (and save a bit too) visit


Flights are available from City of London Airport, Gatwick, Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool as well as other airports. If you book in advance tickets are definitely cheaper as usual but probably the best price, if you are travelling from the South anyway, is from Luton airport - again, booked in advance. More information can be found at the links below:

Flybe Aer Arran Manx2 IOM Tourist Info Manx Flights


Accommodation on the Island is reasonably plentiful and, on the whole, not too expensive - but shop around. Visit Isle of Man Accommodation to search the accommodation available on the island, there is a lot of blurb about hotels, phone numbers, rates and so on. The quality varies enormously and it it will pay you to make an effort to ring first or check the rooms before parting with your cash.