Travel Information

Travel Information

Getting to the Highfield campus

Below are the directions on how to get to the Conference Venue (i.e., the Highfield campus). For more details, please visit the University’s website.

From Southampton Airport

Southampton International Airport is a few minutes away from Highfield campus by Unilink bus U1C (£2 single/£3.70 all-day pass, view the route, view timetables) or taxi (usually around £6-12), off junction 5 of the M27. There are flights to Southampton from UK airports, mainland Europe and the Channel Islands.

From Heathrow Airport

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.

From Gatwick Airport

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.

From Southampton Coach Station

From Southampton Coach Station you will need to walk to the nearby Civic Centre, where can continue your journey to Highfield Campus using our own Unilink bus U1 or taxi (view the route).

Public Transport

Bus

Highfield Campus is easily accessible using our Unilink bus service. Unilink buses go from Southampton Airport, Southampton central train station, the city centre, the National Oceanography Centre and Southampton General Hospital to Highfield Campus. You can find timetables and route maps on the Unilink website.The Unilink bus fare is £2 for a single or £3.70 for an all-day pass.

Taxi

There are taxi ranks throughout the City Centre and immediately adjacent to the main railway, coach station, and airport.

  • Radio taxis : 023 8066 6666, online booking
  • Streamline Taxis : 023 8022 3355

From the City Centre, to get to the Highfield campus it takes about 15 minutes and the average cost is about £10.