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Select a campus below for full details of how to get there:

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Highfield Campus

The University's main campus. Select your preferred mode of transport below to get information and directions for getting to Highfield Campus.

Detailed map of Highfield Campus

By car

  • Postcode for satnav: SO17 1BJ
  • Visitor parking: There is a Pay and Display car park for visitors, accessed from University Road. Please note that it can fill up very quickly during the morning.
  • From the M3: Exit at junction 14 (Southampton A33)
  • From the M27: Exit at junction 5 (Southampton Airport)

By rail

Fast trains from London and Bournemouth/Weymouth stop at Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway. Trains from Portsmouth and Bristol/South Wales stop at Southampton Central. There are also regular trains from major airports such as Gatwick and Heathrow to Southampton Central. You can find details of routes and timetables on the National Rail website.

Highfield Campus is three miles from Southampton Central, and two miles from Southampton Airport Parkway. You can get the unilink bus: U1 from either of these stations to Highfield Campus.

By coach

National Express provides regular coach services to Southampton from central London, Heathrow, Birmingham, Bournemouth and the north. Southampton Coach Station is at Western Esplanade, in the city centre. Some coach services also stop at Highfield Campus.

From Southampton Coach Station you will need to walk to the nearby Civic Centre, where can continue your journey to Highfield Campus using our own unilink bus U1 or taxi. The unilink bus fare is £2 for a single or £3.50 for an all-day pass. Taxi fares from the city centre are usually £6-10.

By walking or cycling

For full information on walking and cycling to campus, including walking maps and bicycle store locations please see our active travel page.

By air

Southampton International Airport is a few minutes away from Highfield campus by bus (unilink bus: U1, £2 single/£3.50 all-day pass) or taxi (usually around £6-12), off junction 5 of the M27. There are flights to Southampton from UK airports, mainland Europe and the Channel Islands.

London Heathrow Airport is just over 60 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton from the central bus station, located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Some coaches stop at the University's Highfield Interchange, others go direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also travel by train from Heathrow to Paddington in central London. From London, you can take a train to Southampton. For more details see the National Rail website.

London Gatwick Airport is nearly 90 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also catch a direct train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central. For more details see the National Rail website.

Taxis to/from London airports

The following local companies provide a taxi service between Southampton and the London airports:

Avenue Campus

The main campus for Humanities-based subjects. Select your preferred mode of transport below to get instructions and directions for getting to Avenue Campus.

Avenue Campus map

By car

  • Postcode for satnav: SO17 1BF
  • Visitor parking: May be available by prior arrangement, please contact your host. The closest Pay and Display parking is at Highfield Campus, accessed from University Road, a short walk from Avenue Campus.
  • From the M3: Exit at junction 14 (Southampton A33)
  • From the M27: Exit at junction 5 (Southampton Airport)

By rail

Fast trains from London and Bournemouth/Weymouth stop at Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway. Trains from Portsmouth and Bristol/South Wales stop at Southampton Central. There are also regular trains from major airports such as Gatwick and Heathrow to Southampton Central. You can find details of routes and timetables on the National Rail website.

You can continue your journey to our campuses using our own unilink bus services or taxi. The unilink bus fare is £2 for a single or £3.50 for an all-day pass. Taxi fares from the city centre are usually £6-10, depending on the campus.

Avenue Campus is two miles from Southampton Central train station. Get directions from Southampton Central to Avenue Campus.

By coach

National Express provides regular coach services to Southampton from central London, Heathrow, Birmingham, Bournemouth and the north. Southampton Coach Station is at Western Esplanade, in the city centre, close to the train station.

Get directions from Southampton Coach Station to Avenue Campus.

Some coach services also stop at Highfield Interchange, where you can get Unilink bus U2 to Avenue Campus (£2 single/£3.50 all-day pass) or walk to Avenue Campus.

By walking or cycling

Full information on walking and cycling to campus, including walking maps and bicycle store locations please see our active travel page.

By air

Southampton International Airport is a few minutes away from Avenue Campus by bus or taxi, off junction 5 of the M27. There are flights to Southampton from UK airports, mainland Europe and the Channel Islands.

From Southampton Airport you can get the Unilink bus U1 to Highfield Interchange. From the Interchange you can get the Unilink bus U2 to Avenue Campus or walk to Avenue Campus. Uni-link buses cost £2 for a single ticket or £3.50 for an all-day pass.

London Heathrow Airport is just over 60 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton from the central bus station, located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Some coaches stop at the University's Highfield Interchange, others go direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also travel by train from Heathrow to Paddington in central London. From London, you can take a train to Southampton. For more details see the National Rail website.

London Gatwick Airport is nearly 90 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also catch a direct train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central. For more details see the National Rail website.

Taxis to London airports

The following local companies provide a taxi service between Southampton and the London airports:

Boldrewood Innovation Campus

Home to our centre for innovation, business and education in maritime engineering and engineering sciences.

Boldrewood Innovation Campus map

By car

  • Postcode for satnav: please look for the campus entrance opposite house number 70, Burgess Road, Southampton SO16 7PP.
  • Visitor parking: Visitor parking may be available on the Boldrewood Innovation Campus, by prior arrangement. Please contact your host. The closest Pay and Display parking is at Highfield Campus, accessed from Burgess Road, 15 minutes' walk from Boldrewood.
  • From the M3: Exit at junction 14 (Southampton A33).
  • From the M27: exit at junction 5 (Southampton Airport).

By rail

Fast trains from London and Bournemouth/Weymouth stop at Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway. Trains from Portsmouth and Bristol/South Wales stop at Southampton Central. There are also regular trains from major airports such as Gatwick and Heathrow to Southampton Central. You can find details of routes and timetables on the National Rail website.

You can continue your journey to the Boldrewood Innovation Campus using our own unilink bus services or taxi. The unilink bus fare is £2 for a single or £3.50 for an all-day pass. Taxi fares from the city centre are usually around £6-10.

Boldrewood Innovation Campus is two miles from Southampton Central, and two miles from Southampton Airport Parkway. unilink bus: U1

By coach

National Express provides regular coach services to Southampton from central London, Heathrow, Birmingham, Bournemouth and the north. Southampton Coach Station is at Western Esplanade, in the city centre, close to the train station. Some coach services also stop at Highfield Campus.

Directions from Southampton coach station to Boldrewood Innovation Campus

By walking or cycling

For full information on walking and cycling to campus, including walking maps and bicycle store locations please see our active travel page.

By air

Southampton International Airport is a few minutes away from the Southampton campuses by bus or taxi, off junction 5 of the M27. There are flights to Southampton from UK airports, mainland Europe and the Channel Islands.

You can continue your journey to Boldrewood by taking the unilink bus: U1 to Highfield Campus and then walking. The unilink bus fare is £2 for a single or £3.50 for an all-day pass. Taxi fares from the airport are usually £6-12.

Visit the unilink website for full bus route maps and timetables.

London Heathrow Airport is just over 60 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton from the central bus station, located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Some coaches stop at the University's Highfield Interchange, others go direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also travel by train from Heathrow to Paddington in central London. From London, you can take a train to Southampton. For more details see the National Rail website.

London Gatwick Airport is nearly 90 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also catch a direct train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central. For more details see the National Rail website.

Taxis to London airports

The following local companies provide a taxi service between Southampton and the London airports:

Waterfront Campus

Home to the National Oceanography Centre Southampton. The campus for Oceanography, Geology, Geophysics and Marine Biology courses.

Waterfront Campus map

By car

  • Postcode for satnav: SO14 3ZH
  • Visitor parking: There is limited visitor parking directly outside the front entrance.
  • From the M3: exit at junction 14 (Southampton A33).
  • From the M27 East, exit at junction 8 (Southampton).
  • From the M27 West: exit at junction 3 (M271 City Centre and The Docks).

By rail

Fast trains from London and Bournemouth/Weymouth stop at Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway. Trains from Portsmouth and Bristol/South Wales stop at Southampton Central. There are also regular trains from major airports such as Gatwick and Heathrow to Southampton Central. You can find details of routes and timetables on the National Rail website.

You can continue your journey to our waterfront campus (National Oceanography Centre) using our own unilink bus (U1) or taxi. The unilink bus fare is £2 for a single or £3.50 for an all-day pass. Taxi fares from the city centre are usually £6-12.

By coach

National Express provides regular coach services to Southampton from central London, Heathrow, Birmingham, Bournemouth and the north. Southampton Coach Station is at Western Esplanade, in the city centre, close to the train station. Some coach services also stop at Highfield Campus.

Get directions from the coach station to the waterfront campus

By walking or cycling

For full information on walking and cycling to campus, including walking maps and bicycle store locations please see our active travel page.

By air

Southampton International Airport is a few minutes away from the Southampton campuses by bus or taxi, off junction 5 of the M27. There are flights to Southampton from UK airports, mainland Europe and the Channel Islands.

You can continue your journey to the waterfront campus (National Oceanography Centre) on unilink bus U1 or by taxi. The unilink bus fare is £2 for a single or £3.50 for an all-day pass. Taxi fares from the airport are usually £6-12.

London Heathrow Airport is just over 60 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton from the central bus station, located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Some coaches stop at the University's Highfield Interchange, others go direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also travel by train from Heathrow to Paddington in central London. From London, you can take a train to Southampton. For more details see the National Rail website.

London Gatwick Airport is nearly 90 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also catch a direct train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central. For more details see the National Rail website.

Taxis to London airports

The following local companies provide a taxi service between Southampton and the London airports:

Southampton General Hospital

The main campus for our Faculty of Medicine.

Southampton Hospital Campus map

By car

  • Postcode for satnav: SO16 6YD
  • Visitor parking: There is a multi-storey car park off Tremona Road at the northern end of the site and further parking off Coxford Road. Disabled parking is by the main entrance, accessed via Tremona Road.
  • From the M3: exit at junction 14 (Southampton A33).
  • From the M27 West: exit at junction 3 (M271 City Centre and The Docks).

By rail

Fast trains from London and Bournemouth/Weymouth stop at Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway. Trains from Portsmouth and Bristol/South Wales stop at Southampton Central. There are also regular trains from major airports such as Gatwick and Heathrow to Southampton Central. You can find details of routes and timetables on the National Rail website.

From both Southampton Central station and Southampton Airport Parkway you can get the unilink bus U1 to Highfield Campus Interchange, where you can then get the unilink bus U6 to Southampton General Hospital (£3.50 for an all-day pass).

By coach

National Express provides regular coach services to Southampton from central London, Heathrow, Birmingham, Bournemouth and the north. Southampton Coach Station is at Western Esplanade, in the city centre, close to the train station. Some coach services also stop at Highfield Campus.

By walking or cycling

For full information on walking and cycling to campus, including walking maps and bicycle store locations please see our active travel page.

By air

Southampton International Airport is a few minutes away from the Southampton campuses by bus or taxi, off junction 5 of the M27. There are flights to Southampton from UK airports, mainland Europe and the Channel Islands.

From Southampton Airport Parkway you can get the unilink bus U1 to Highfield Campus Interchange, where you can then get the unilink bus U6 to Southampton General Hospital (£3.50 for an all-day pass).

London Heathrow Airport is just over 60 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton from the central bus station, located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Some coaches stop at the University's Highfield Interchange, others go direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also travel by train from Heathrow to Paddington in central London. From London, you can take a train to Southampton. For more details see the National Rail website.

London Gatwick Airport is nearly 90 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also catch a direct train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central. For more details see the National Rail website.

Taxis to London airports

The following local companies provide a taxi service between Southampton and the London airports:

Winchester Campus

The home of Winchester School of Art.

Winchester Campus map

By car

  • Winchester is off junction 9 of the M3.
  • Postcode for satnav: SO23 8DL
  • Visitor parking: There is limited parking on campus. Visitors should report to campus reception to request a visitor permit. There are several pay and display car parks within easy walking distance of the campus. The nearest can be found on North Walls.

By rail

Fast trains from London and most other UK cities stop at Winchester. There are also regular trains from major airports such as Gatwick and Heathrow. You can find details of routes and timetables on the National Rail website.

Winchester train station is about 10 minutes walk from Winchester School of Art.

Get directions from Winchester station to Winchester School of Art

 

By walking or cycling

For full information on walking and cycling to campus, including walking maps and bicycle store locations please see our active travel page.

By air

Southampton International Airport is the closest international airport to Winchester. There are flights to Southampton from UK airports, mainland Europe and the Channel Islands.

From Southampton Airport Parkway you can get the train to Winchester.

From London Heathrow Airport you can catch a National Express coach direct to Winchester from the central bus station, located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. You can also travel by train from Heathrow to Paddington in central London. From London, you can take a train to Winchester. For more details see the National Rail website.

From London Gatwick Airport you can catch a National Express coach to Winchester, which goes via Heathrow Airport. You can also catch a train from Gatwick Airport to Winchester. For more details see the National Rail website.

Taxis to London airports

The following local companies provide a taxi service between Winchester and the London airports:

Malaysia Campus

Our campus in Malaysia, offering Engineering courses.

 

Malaysia Campus is in the southwestern tip of Malaysia, about four hours' drive south of Malaysia's capital city, Kuala Lumpur.

Address

No 3, Persiaran Canselor 1, Kota Ilmu, EduCity@Iskandar, 79200 Iskandar Puteri, Johor.

 

More information on getting to the Malaysia Campus

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