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Where to find us

School of Physics & Astronomy, B46
University of Southampton
Southampton, Hampshire
SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom

To contact individual group members, take a look at the People page.

How to get here

By Car

The University of Southampton Highfield Campus is 5 minutes drive from the end of the M3 motorway (junction 14). The Physics & Astronomy building is best reached from Chamberlain Road, by turning left off The Avenue on to Highfield Lane, then left again onto Hawthorn Road. Parking is limited, however.

By Train or Plane

Southampton Airport Parkway train station is closest station to the University and is also directly adjecent to Southampton Airport. From Gatwick Airport, it is best to take the train via Clapham Junction (approx. 1h 40m). From Heathrow Airport it is easiest to take a direct coach (approx. 1 hr) with National Express. Alternatively take a RailAir coach to either Woking or Reading and then catch the train to Southampton Airport parkway, or take the London Underground to Victoria train station and catch the train from there (both approx. 2hr).

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From the Southampton Airport Parkway station (and directly outside Southampton Airport), the Unilink U1 bus goes directly to Highfield Campus. There are is also a taxi rank - it is a 10 minute drive to Highfield Campus.