Southampton Airport is located 15 minutes away by train and offers services within the UK, the Channel Islands and mainland Europe.
From Heathrow Airport
You need to take a coach (most are number 032) from Heathrow airport to Winchester. The coach leaves from Heathrow Central Bus Station (Just ask for directions from the Information desk in the terminal).
- Journey Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
- Coaches: every 2 hours
- Tickets can be purchased from the information desk in each
terminal (or it may be possible to pre-book online - see website above)
- Single fare: £16 approximately
From Gatwick Airport
You need to take a coach from Gatwick Coach station to Heathrow airport. (Just ask an airport official for directions if it is not clear)
Change at Heathrow for coach (as left) to Winchester.
- Journey Time: 3-4 Hrs
- Coaches: every2 hours
- Tickets can be purchased from Gatwick Coach station main desk (or it may be possible to pre-book online " see website above)
- Single fare: £25 approximately
If you plan to travel by taxi you could try contacting City Taxis in Winchester.
Their current fares (subject to change) are £75 from Heathrow to Winchester and £95 from Gatwick to Winchester. Payment is made in cash to driver.
There is a direct train service from and to London Waterloo which runs every 20 minutes during peak times. The station is also well-served by trains running to and from Southampton, Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Weymouth, Brighton, and the north of England.
The University of Winchester is located close to the M3 which provides easy road access to the M25 and M27. West Downs postcode is SO22 5HT
See above right for useful links.
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