Getting Ready to Travel to the UK
Information for people fleeing the war in Ukraine – includes information on free travel options offered by European transport companies
Eurostar has confirmed that it will offer free tickets to Ukrainian nationals travelling to London with a valid UK visa.
Stena Line ferries are offering free transport onboard their ferries to Ukrainians seeking shelter in other countries
Ukrainian Displaced Persons Travel Scheme – To help Ukrainian nationals travelling to the UK, there is an offer of free onward travel on National Rail services to get them to a safe place.
Cross Solent Travel – Red Funnel, Wightlink and Hovertravel are offering free foot passenger tickets to Ukrainians arriving to the UK and travelling to the Isle of Wight. They will have 48 hours to make their onward journey and will only need to show a Ukrainian passport and a boarding pass or ticket showing arrival into the UK within the last 48 hours.
Getting your guests to the Isle of Wight by car – Wightlink are offering a free ferry booking for you to go to the mainland to collect your guests. Community Action Isle of Wight has the offer code and will facilitate the booking. Please get in touch with us when you are planning to collect your guests by: email email@example.com or by phone 01983 539374.