Avenue Campus

University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, Southampton, Hampshire - please use Highfield Campus address for post.

Avenue Campus

Avenue Campus

Avenue is home to Humanities and is very close to Southampton Common. It is just a few minutes' walk from Highfield Campus.

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Maps and access information

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 taxi ranks at both stations.

Avenue Campus is approximately two miles from Southampton Central, and three miles from Southampton Airport Parkway.

By bus or coach

At Southampton Central train station, use the south side (platform 4) exit for the Unilink U1A (or U1E) bus service. This service passes by the Civic Centre. Get off as soon as the bus turns off The Avenue into Winn Road. Continue walking (5 minutes) up The Avenue and turn right into Highfield Road for Avenue Campus.

Other options in central Southampton are the Unilink U2B from the Civic Centre direct to Avenue Campus, and the Blue Star 1 from Above Bar which travels up The Avenue past the Highfield Road turning. The main Southampton coach station is close to both the Civic Centre and the train station.

At Southampton Airport Parkway, exit on the airport side of the station for the Unilink U1C bus service to the Highfield Campus interchange. Walk from here (10 minutes) to Avenue campus.

From the Highfield campus interchange you can also take the Unilink U2C direct to Avenue campus. Of these services, the Unilink U1 is the most frequent.

Visit the Unilink website for bus route maps and timetables.

By Car via M3

Exit at Junction 14 following the signs for Southampton A33 (not Southampton Docks). Follow the A33 (Bassett Avenue) through two roundabouts until you arrive at a major intersection. Cross straight over the intersection and continue to follow the A33 (The Avenue). Take the second turning on your left into Highfield Road (a one-way system) and Avenue Campus will be on your right.

By Car via M27

Exit at Junction 5 (Southampton Airport/Eastleigh). If coming from the east, take the first exit off the roundabout. If coming from the west, take the fourth exit. Follow the A335 dual carriageway through three sets of traffic lights. At the fourth set, the road divides. Follow the right hand lane onto Burgess Road (McDonald's will be on your left). Follow Burgess Road until you arrive at a major intersection, turn left onto the A33 (The Avenue). Take the second turning on your left into Highfield Road (a one-way system) and Avenue Campus will be on your right.

Avenue Campus postcode for satellite navigation: SO17 1BF

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