Located on the south coast in the heart of Hampshire, Southampton has its own airport serving a number of European cities. The city is also only 65 miles (an 80-minute drive) from London Heathrow Airport, with connections to hundreds of destinations worldwide.
Southampton can be easily accessed by road and rail from locations across Britain. London to Southampton train services are direct and take around 75 minutes from London Waterloo. The city can be explored on foot and the main Southampton shopping areas are all pedestrianized, while a reliable public transport network serves the city and the surrounding area.