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Driving to Southampton


Southampton is easily accessible from all parts of the country.

Located on the UK South Coast, Southampton is the gateway to the Isle of Wight and is easily accessible from all parts of the country by road.

From the Midlands and the North: use the M6 or A1/M1, M42, M40 and A34 links or alternatively M6 and M1, M25, M3 to Jct 14, A33 to City Centre and Waterfront

From Wales and Avon: use the M4 to Jct 13, A34, M3 to Jct 14, A33 to City Centre and Waterfront or M4 to Jct 18, A46, A36, M27, M271 to City Centre and Waterfront

From London, Heathrow, Essex, East Anglia: take the M25 or A316 and join the M3 motorway south to Jct 14, A33 to City Centre and Waterfront

From Gatwick Airport & Channel ports: take the M23 or M20 as appropriate, M25, M3 south to Jct 14, A33 to City Centre and Waterfront

From the South East: take the A27 or A272, or A3M, M27 to Jct 3 and follow signs to City Centre and Waterfront

From the South West: take M5, A30 or A358, A303, A36, M27 to Jct 5 and follow signs to City Centre and Waterfront



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A31 eastbound between A338 near Ringwood (east) and M27 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The A31 eastbound between the junctions with the A338 North and the M27 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 May 2017 to 06:00 on 26 May 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 30 May 2017 to 2 June 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

A31 eastbound between A338 near Ringwood (east) and M27 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The A31 eastbound between the junctions with the A338 North and the M27 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadside Drains Works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 May 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

A27 eastbound access from A3 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The A27 eastbound entry slip from the A3 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:50 on 24 May 2017 to 06:00 on 25 May 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

M271 J1 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 southbound exit slip at junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 19 June 2017 to 24 June 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 26 June 2017 to 1 July 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

M271 J1 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 southbound exit slip at junction J1 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 June 2017 to 24 June 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 26 June 2017 to 1 July 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M271 J1 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 northbound exit slip at junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 19 June 2017 to 24 June 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 26 June 2017 to 1 July 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

M271 J1 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 northbound exit slip at junction J1 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 June 2017 to 24 June 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 26 June 2017 to 1 July 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M27 eastbound between J2 and J3 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J2 and J3 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 May 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

M27 J3 eastbound exit | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound exit slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 May 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

M27 westbound within J4 | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 westbound at junction J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 May 2017 to 06:00 on 26 May 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M27 eastbound between J4 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J4 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 May 2017 to 06:00 on 26 May 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M27 J5 westbound access | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 westbound entry slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 May 2017 to 06:00 on 26 May 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

M27 westbound within J5 | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 May 2017 to 06:00 on 26 May 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

M3 westbound between J13 and J14 | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The M3 westbound at junction J13 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 May 2017 to 06:00 on 26 May 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M27 J8 eastbound access | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound entry slip at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 May 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.


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