Great days out by train
Packed with history, Southampton is a popular destination with lots to see and do, from arts, parks, sports venues and events, to being a top shopping destination in the South of England. Most attractions and leisure facilities are within a short walk from Southampton Central train station or just a stop away using the free City Link bus service.
Free City Link bus
Upon arrival at Southampton Central station, you can take the free City Link bus service from just outside the platform 4 exit of the station. This bus leaves every 15 minutes and calls at the city centre for the shops, art gallery and stops at Town Quay.
Southampton by foot
To walk from Southampton Central, station simply leave via the platform 1 exit to get to the Mayflower Theatre, City Art Gallery, Guildhall, Central Library and Bedford Place shops, all within 10 minutes' walk. To reach the Tourist Information Centre and shopping centres, leave from platform 4 and walk up the hill. The Tourist Information Centre is about 10 minutes' walk, and West Quay and the Bargate shopping malls are 15 minute' walk from the station.