Trains to Southampton
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 City Link bus service, which only costs £1 or is free for those with rail tickets through to East or West Cowes.
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City Link bus
Upon arrival at Southampton Central station, you can take the City Link bus service from just outside the platform 4 exit of the station. This service only costs £1 or is free to those with rail tickets to East or West Cowes. Buses leave every 15 minutes and call at the city centre for the shops, art gallery and stop 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 shopping centres, leave from platform 4 and walk up the hill. West Quay and the Bargate shopping malls are 15 minutes walk from the station.
There are many tourist information points located in and around Southampton. For more infomation on their locations, click here.