Hands-On Humanities Day will be taking place on Avenue Campus (SO17 1BF). There will be limited parking on campus, which will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis.


Parking will be limited on site, so where possible we ask you to travel by foot, bike or bus.

By Bus

The Uni-link U2 bus goes from Mayflower Halls in the city centre to Avenue Campus.

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 Train

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 Bicycle

There are a number of cycle hoops on the Avenue Campus.


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)


Parking

Parking will operate on a first-come-first-served basis and we are unable to reserve any parking in advance.

There will be limited parking available at Avenue Campus (SO17 1BF).

There will be a free shuttle bus running between the three campuses regularly throughout the day.


By Ferry

If you are travelling to us by Ferry from the Isle of Wight, Red Funnel ferries passenger terminal is in the city centre at Town Quay. From here walk up to High Street, where there is a bus stop (Telephone House TE) where you can catch Uni-link bus services U1A or U1E, which stop at Highfield Interchange.


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. Unilink 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:

  • Radio Taxis
  • English Rose Collection