Getting to Hampshire

Getting to Hampshire

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Hampshire is just an hour from London and its excellent transport links make it an easy destination to reach, whether you are travelling by road, train, ferry, coach or bus.

Why not download our Hampshire map for free or use the interactive map to explore the county?

We are also an ideal stopover for travels further afield.

There are frequent ferries to the Isle of Wight from Lymington, Southampton and Portsmouth while Southampton is home port to famous cruise liners such as Queen Mary 2. Portsmouth has ferry links with France and Spain and Southampton Airport provides easy access to Europe.

Travelling By Road

AA Roadwatch - Traffic reports and road conditions throughout the U.K.

RAC Route Planner - If you don't like getting lost, let the RAC work out your route for you.

Hampshire Traffic & Travel Information Service - The Road Management System for Europe.

Traveline - Index to timetables, fares, ticket-types, passenger facilities and lots more.

Sixt Car Rental Discount - you can save up to 15% on your next road trip to Hampshire with luxury car hire from Sixt. 

Travelling By Rail

South Western Railway - Guide to train times, latest travel information and services.

Great Western Railway - GWR run direct trains from South Wales, Bristol, Bath and Salisbury into Hampshire through Southampton and Portsmouth stations.

National Rail Enquiries - Train timetable and online details of train services throughout the UK.

Southern - Information about travelling on its South Central and South Eastern patch (previously Connex).

Eurostar - Web site of the cross-channel rail service.

Trainline - Find out times, book tickets and reserve seats for UK, European and International trains.

Virgin Trains - Check train times for any train company in Great Britain.

Travelling By Air

Southampton Airport - Information on our regional airport located in Eastleigh.

TAG Farnborough Airport - Small business aviation airport in North Hampshire.

Bournemouth Airport - Information on Bournemouth Airport in Dorset, within an easy drive of the New Forest.

Gatwick Airport - Information on Gatwick airport, including up-to-date flight arrival data.

Heathrow Airport - Information on Heathrow airport, including up-to-date flight arrival data.

Travelling By Ferry

Brittany Ferries - Ferry services between the South of England & France & Spain.

P&O European Ferries - All you need to know about ferry crossing from Hampshire to Europe.

Portsmouth Ferry Port - Information for everyone travelling through Portsmouth Continental Ferry Port.

Red Funnel Ferries - Ferries from Southampton to the Isle of Wight.

Wightlink Ferries - Ferries from Portsmouth and Lymington to the Isle of Wight

AFerry - Timetables and price comparisons for all major ferry operators.

Travelling By Coach

National Express Bus & Coach Services - Wherever you're travelling in the UK or to Europe.

Travelling Around Hampshire

Travelling Around Hampshire - How to get around when you've arrived, by car, train, bike and bus. 

Sixt Car Rental Discount - find out how you can save 15% on your booking when you hire a car with Sixt. Upgrade your driving experience for your next break in Hampshire.