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local transport information - southampton

Southampton is ideally located on the South Coast and benefits from excellent travel links by road, rail, air and sea. esa serviced apartments in Southampton with their central location are the perfect choice for both business and leisure. They are in exactly the right position to enjoy everything the city and its surrounding areas have to offer.

Just 75 miles from London and 33 miles from Bournemouth, our serviced apartments in Southampton will position you right at the heart of Hampshire's largest city.

road: The M3 motorway provides direct links to London via Winchester (14 miles, 22 km) and Basingstoke (30 miles, 49 km). Other main south coast locations, such as Bournemouth and Portsmouth can be easily reached via the M27 and A31. The A36 is the major route from the West Country, Bristol and Wales.

rail: The main station in the city is Southampton Central. Rail routes run east towards Portsmouth, north to Manchester via Reading and Birmingham, and westwards towards Weymouth, Salisbury, Bristol and Cardiff. Southampton has good access by train from London Waterloo station, with 3 trains per hour.

air: Southampton International Airport, which services the UK and major European destinations, is situated on the outskirts of the city. The airport has its own railway station, Southampton Parkway, which is on the main London line, and benefits from five trains every hour to Southampton Central with a journey time of 7 minutes. The Unilink bus service U1 leaves every 15 minutes to the city centre and ferry terminals with direct services from the airport.

sea: Cross channel ferry services by Brittany Ferries and LD Lines operate out of the nearby port of Portsmouth (22 miles, 36 km), offering fast and regular crossings to the near continent. P&O Ferries run from Portsmouth to Bilbao and on summer Sundays, Condor Ferries run a fast service from Portsmouth to Cherbourg. Red Funnel Ferries provide a regular fast and efficient service from the Town Quay to Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

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