Sandown travel guide

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You're Going to Love Sandown

With a population of 20.155, Sandown is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Sandown deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Sandown

Sandown in December
Estimated hotel price
£44
1 night at 3-star hotel
Sandown in December
Estimated hotel price
£44
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Sandown

Plane

Although Sandown doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Southampton Airport (SOU), which is located 36 km from Sandown. The shortest domestic flight to Sandown departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 15m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Sandown, followed by Train. The train journey from Sandown to Bristol takes 1h 34m and costs around £27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Brussels, expect to pay about £26 for a 2h 02m trip. Located 1.4 km from the city centre, Sandown Lake, Iow is the busiest station in Sandown. Another popular train station is Sandown Brading, Iow, located 2.7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Sandown is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 118 km from Sandown. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sandown, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Sandown takes 217 km and will cost you around £2. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about £4 for a journey of 233 km.

Plane

Although Sandown doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Southampton Airport (SOU), which is located 36 km from Sandown. The shortest domestic flight to Sandown departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 15m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Sandown, followed by Train. The train journey from Sandown to Bristol takes 1h 34m and costs around £27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Brussels, expect to pay about £26 for a 2h 02m trip. Located 1.4 km from the city centre, Sandown Lake, Iow is the busiest station in Sandown. Another popular train station is Sandown Brading, Iow, located 2.7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Sandown is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 118 km from Sandown. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sandown, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Sandown takes 217 km and will cost you around £2. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about £4 for a journey of 233 km.

Airports near Sandown

Airlines serving Sandown

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (920 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,402 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,593 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,543 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,459 reviews)
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Where to stay in Sandown

Average rates range from around £74 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £108 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Sandown

Most booked hotels in Sandown

The Wight
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
£66+
Burlington Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
£60+
Travelodge Ryde Isle Of Wight Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£41+
Yelf's Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
£63+
Travelodge Newport Isle of Wight
3 stars
Good (6.6, Good reviews)
£50+
The Broadway Park Hotel
3 stars
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
£27+

Hiring a car in Sandown

Hiring a car in Sandown costs £27 per day, on average, or £54 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Sandown (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Sandown is Compact (MG ZS or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Mercedes-Benz A-Class or similar) is, on average, 72% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Sandown costs £27 per day, on average, or £54 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Sandown (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Sandown is Compact (MG ZS or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Mercedes-Benz A-Class or similar) is, on average, 72% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.