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Guernsey

  • There are no testing or isolation requirements for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated arrivals from the Common Travel Area (CTA)
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals from outside of the CTA aged 12 or over (including transits through the UK) will need to purchase a pack of Lateral Flow Tests (£25) on arrival and complete the course of tests over 10 days
  • Arrivals from outside of the CTA aged 12 or over (including transits through the UK) who are not fully vaccinated will need to complete a PCR test on arrival and on Day 8, and isolate until you receive a negative result from the Day 8 test
  • Guernsey will mirror countries on the UK's red list

Everyone travelling to Guernsey is required to complete a travel tracker prior to arrival in Guernsey

See gov.gg for more information.


JERSEY 

  • There are no testing or self-isolation requirements if you meet any of the following criteria:
    • Fully vaccinated arrivals*
    • Evidence of approved pre-departure negative test
    • Recently recovered previous positive (RP)
       
  • Non-vaccinated arrivals will require a free PCR test and will need to isolate until negative test result
  • Children aged 10 or under do not need to complete a travel form, undergo testing or isolation

Everyone travelling to Jersey, aged 11 or over, is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure.

*To be considered 'fully vaccinated'

  • arriving adults will need to have had 3 vaccine doses (two initial doses + booster) at least two weeks prior to arrival
  • Children aged 11 or over are ‘fully vaccinated’ with two initial vaccine doses at least two weeks prior to arrival.

See gov.je for more information

SOUTHAMPTON - WATERLOO

Train fares for Channel Islanders only £36.00 anytime return.

Blue Islands has partnered with South Western Railway to once again provide easy access to central London via Southampton Airport.

  • Train fares only £36 anytime return
  • As little as 99 steps from plane to train
  • Regular trains to London
  • Free WiFi on most trains
  • Train time of just over one hour to London Waterloo
  • Train tickets valid for one month from date of outbound travel

Single £34 (standard) £58 (first class)
Anytime return £36 (standard) £61 (first class)

To access fares, select 'From' Southampton Airport Parkway (SOA) and 'To' London Waterloo (WAT). Child fares (ages 5-15) are 50% of adult fares. Under 5s travel free.

Arrive in London in 5 easy steps

1.

Book your Blue Islands
flight to Southampton
at blueislands.com

2.

Book your train with
South Western Railway's
special air-rail fares
when you click here.

3.

Plane to train in 99 steps.
No big terminals and
long walks!

4.

Collect your train tickets
from train ticket collection
machines in the terminal.

5.

Arrive in Waterloo in just
over an hour. Walking distance
to major London landmarks.

Good to know

Click the link above or here and then you need to select Southampton Airport Parkway (SOA) as the 'From' station and London Waterloo (WAT) as the 'To' station.

The fly / rail fares Blue Islands has negotiated are available on every service from Southampton Airport Parkway to Waterloo. Where cheaper fares are available these will also be displayed, however these will carry certain restrictions, such as travel must be on specific train, whereas the fly / rail fares can be used on any service on the date of outbound travel and are valid anytime for up to one month for the return.

All rail tickets must be purchased online through the link on this webpage.

Ticket machines are located in the baggage hall at Southampton Airport and at the train station. You will need your reference and the credit/debit card used to make the booking to collect.

If you won't have the credit/debit card used to make payment when you travel (eg. a corporate card) you can:

  • Have your tickets posted to you for £1 (select when purchasing the tickets)
  • Use PayPal when purchasing your tickets
  • Collect your tickets from the ticket counter at the train station

Yes child fares (ages 5-15) are available at 50% of the adult fare. Under 5s travel free. Adult fares apply from the age of 16.

Train tickets can be purchased a maximum of three months in advance of outbound travel date.

The train ticket is an anytime return ticket, these are valid for up to one month from the start date.

Any credit/debit card can be used to make the booking, but you will need to have that card with you to collect the rail tickets from the ticket machine.

If you won't have the credit/debit card used to make payment when you travel (eg. a corporate card) you can:

  • Have your tickets posted to you for £1 (select when purchasing the tickets)
  • Use PayPal when purchasing your tickets
  • Collect your tickets from the ticket counter at the train station

If you won't have the credit/debit card used to make payment when you travel (eg. a corporate card) you can:

  • Have your tickets posted to you for £1 (select when purchasing the tickets)
  • Use PayPal when purchasing your tickets
  • Collect your tickets from the ticket counter at the train station

We suggest adequate time is allowed to travel from Waterloo to Southampton Airport. If you wish to change your flight, ticket change fees plus fare difference may apply subject to your flight ticket type. If you miss your flight, this would be classified as a missed departure or 'no-show' and you would need to book another flight.

Rail tickets are valid on the specified day of collection, so if a flight is delayed the train ticket will not need to be changed. If there is weather related disruption and your flight date changes you will need to call South Western Railway on 0345 6000 650 to amend the ticket, would could be subject to a £10 administration charge per ticket.

Yes, train tickets are valid on the specified day of collection only. If you change your day of travel, for whatever reason, you will need to call South Western Railway on 0345 6000 650 to amend the ticket, which could be subject to a £10 administration charge.

Fly / rail train tickets are valid for up to one month from the date of outbound travel, therefore providing the return date is not beyond one month, you will not need to change the date of return travel. If your day of return travel is longer than one month, you will need to call South Western Railway on 0345 6000 650 to amend the ticket, which could be subject to a £10 administration charge.

Terms & Conditions

 

  • Train bookings are made separately with South Western Railway, as such your contract for train travel is with South Western Railway and subject to the Terms and Conditions of South Western Railway.
  • Blue Islands is not responsible for the performance of the South Western Railway website.
  • Train bookings do not form part of your flight ticket or contract with Blue Islands.
  • Train bookings must be made at least two hours in advance of travel.
  • Blue Islands is not liable for any additional costs or loss incurred should a train be delayed. We always recommend travel insurance to protect your journey.
  • In the event of flight disruption, Blue Islands is not liable for cost of amending train bookings. Outbound train tickets are valid for the entirety of the day of collection. Any amendments to the date of outbound train travel needs to be made with South Western Railway and could be subject to a £10 administration fee.
  • To validate your train travel, you will need your booking confirmation email or a print out of the booking confirmation page which must be carried at all times for ticket inspections.
  • Return train travel is valid for up to one month from the date of outbound travel.
  • The fly / rail fares are exclusive to Channel Islands residents only.

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