Transport information for University of Southampton

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Aero Taxis Southampton Ltd

13 Hartington Rd, Southampton SO14 0EY, United Kingdom

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Train Websites

South Western Railway

+44 (0) 345 600 0650

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You may choose the optimum arrival time for your needs, whether you're heading into the workplace or just enjoying the city at your leisure, with trains to London running every few minutes during peak hours. Take a train to Wimbledon, Clapham Junction, London Waterloo, Southampton Richmond, or Vauxhall. 

For students residing in the city center, cycling is a popular and eco-friendly option.

Students in Southampton benefit from a bike-friendly environment, featuring designated lanes and pathways. They have access to a range of cycle hire and storage facilities both on campus and throughout the city. Cycling allows them to easily commute to lectures or discover the charming streets of Southampton, enjoying the scenic views and fresh air.

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Exploring Southampton and beyond is made easy with the extensive bus network.

Buses are a popular and affordable mode of transportation for students. The campus is conveniently served by numerous bus routes, making it simple for students to commute to lectures or explore the city. For students, Southampton City Centre, Airport. Portswood could be more convenient. With regular services and frequent stops, students will find it convenient to navigate their way around Southampton.

Planning a trip further afield?

Southampton International Airport (SOU), situated at just 1.9 miles distance from the University of Southampton, serves as a vital gateway connecting students and visitors to the vibrant city of Southampton and its surrounding regions. Whether students are heading home during the holidays or embarking on an exciting adventure, the airport offers a range of domestic and international flights. Students can enjoy seamless connections to various destinations, allowing them to explore the world while studying at the University of Southampton.

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Getting around Southampton is a breeze with well-connected transportation options.

Navigating Southampton is a breeze thanks to its well-connected and versatile transportation options. The Southampton City Centre Bus Station and Southampton Airport are key transportation hubs, facilitating easy transfers between various routes. The Southampton Central railway station is the main railway station, centrally located and provides easy access to the heart of the city.

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What train services go through Southampton?

Southampton is well-connected by various train services. The main train operators serving the city include South Western Railway (SWR), Great Western Railway (GWR), and CrossCountry. These services provide convenient access to destinations such as London, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Southampton and more. For specific routes and schedules, students can check with National Rail Enquiries or the respective train company's official website.

How can I explore Southampton and nearby areas using buses?

Exploring Southampton and its neighboring areas using buses offers an accessible and efficient way to uncover the diverse attractions of the Southampton and beyond. As a student at the University of Southampton, you can leverage student discounts and smartcards to keep your travel costs budget-friendly. Students can check with local bus operators or use journey planning apps for real-time bus schedules and routes.

How does the University of Southampton promote sustainable transportation?

The University of Southampton is committed to promoting sustainable transportation options. They encourage students, staff and visitors to embrace greener alternatives, such as walking or cycling, to reduce their carbon footprint. The compact nature of the campus makes it feasible for students to walk between buildings, enjoying the beautiful surroundings while staying active and eco-conscious.