Finding your way to Southampton from the UK's major airports couldn't be easier.
Southampton is easily accessible from the UK's major airports.
From London Heathrow Airport
There is a regular National Express coach service from the central bus station at Heathrow airport, which is located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3, direct to Southampton. Some coaches stop at the University of Southampton's Highfield Interchange, otherwise you can take a short ride to your accommodation from Southampton Coach Station.
For Winchester School of Art students, you will need to check whether the coach stops at Winchester prior to boarding. The journey takes around two hours and costs approximately £15.00 for a single ticket. Many students find this service convenient as there is no need to change buses while carrying heavy luggage. Further details can be found on the National Express website.
Heathrow Airport has a direct rail connection to central London (Heathrow Express) which connects to the national and local rail network. Also, you can catch a RailAir coach from Heathrow Airport to either Woking or Reading, from where you can connect to Southampton bound trains. Further details can be found on the National Rail Enquiries website.
From London Gatwick Airport
You can catch a National Express coach from Gatwick airport via Heathrow Airport to Southampton. The journey takes three and a half hours, and costs approximately £23 for a single ticket. You can also catch a direct train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton - this journey takes about two hours. Further details can be found on the National Rail Enquiries website.
From Southampton Airport
Southampton has its own international airport with connecting routes to several European destinations including Paris. From the airport, the University's Hall accommodation is only a short taxi ride away or if you are feeling adventurous, you can catch the University's Uni-link service to the halls of residence. Further details about the service are available on the Uni-link website.
English rose collection provide a taxi service from the airports to Southampton. The price from Heathrow to one address in Southampton is approximately £61 and from Gatwick £63. If there are more than one of you travelling on the same flight please contact them as arrangements can be made for larger vehicles at different prices. You can book online.