How to Reach Southampton

The Easiest Way to Reach Southampton


  • By Air: The Southampton Airport is located in the town of East Leigh and is connected to other parts of city by Southampton Parkway Railway station.
  • By Train: Southampton Central is the main station from where 3 routes run. The eastern route runs to Portsmouth, northern runs to Winchester, midlands and London and the western runs to Weymouth, Bristol and Cardiff.


  • By Bus: Many city and state operators such CityLink, Stagecoach, Xelabus and Uni Link cover almost the entire city.
  • By Car: There are several Car rentals with interesting offers and discounts.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are readily available in most parts of the city.
  • By Ferry: All the internal ferries that provide services on Southampton waters and Isle of Wight operate from their terminal Town Quay.

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Modes of Transportation in Southampton

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Southampton. The most preferred mode of transport in Southampton is Walking.

Average distance: 2.76 km Average time: 15.75 min

  • Walking 50%
    Walking 16.5 min Overall average time for 1.6 kms 16.5 min
  • Car 25%
    Driving 20 min Overall average time for 4.83 kms 20 min
  • Bike 25%
    Bike 10 min Overall average time for 3 kms 10 min
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