Travel To Winchester

Travel to Winchester

Travelling to Winchester via public transport is really easy at the right time of day. However, if you have a very late flight arrival we suggest you travel by taxi or hire a car or stay near the airport that night and arrive at your accommodation the following day.

If you have further queries about travel to Winchester or would like extra details about parking, eg. you have a large van or need disabled access, then please do not hesitate to email us direct with your query.

Train, coach and flight times and tickets can be found at Omio

Car

The M3 is only a few miles out of Winchester city centre.

Exit at Junction 9 if travelling from the north and junction 10 if travelling from the south.

All of our properties have parking available.

Off-street parking and on-street parking is most common and for properties where parking is difficult, please use a nearby public car park and we shall refund you the parking fees.

Private car hire:

Coach

We recommend using the National Express Coach as it is cheap and reliable.

The coaches go between all of the London airports.

    • Heathrow

    • Gatwick

    • Stansted

    • Luton

    • Southampton

    • Victoria Coach Station in central London

The coach station is located at The Broadway where you'll see The King Alfred statue.

Train

Winchester train station is located centrally and serves London Waterloo in one hour and Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway in under 30 minutes.

The train station is on average a 10 minute walk from most of our properties but please do not hesitate to ask for an exact walking distance and route.

Please see National Rail for more details.

Taxi

  • Wessex Cars

+44 1962 877749

  • Winch Taxis

+44 7922 233545

  • Winchester Taxi Link

+44 7525 654854

  • Cathedral Taxis

+44 7783 592130

  • Winchester Taxi Services

+44 1962 658160

  • City Taxis

+44 1962 841212

BUS

Bluestar No. 1 service leaves Southampton City Centre (stop CU Hanover Buildings) approximately every 20 minutes. The journey takes 50 minutes to Winchester Bus Station and the bus station is across the road from the Visitor Information Centre, situated on The Broadway (postcode SO23 9GH).

For local bus travel visit our Travelling Around Winchester page


FERRY

Winchester is a 40 minute drive from Portsmouth’s continental ferry port or approximately an hour by train from Portsmouth Harbour or Portsmouth & Southsea stations.

AIR

Winchester is just 15 minutes by road or rail from Southampton International Airport. London Heathrow is 50 miles away and London Gatwick is 72 miles away.

CRUISE

Winchester is a 20 minute drive from Southampton’s Cruise terminals. For those arriving by cruise into Southampton, Winchester is easily reached from Southampton Central Train station, (take cruise company shuttle bus to city centre) with connections approximately 3 times an hour.