Access Keys

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



Highways Agency logo

Latest Traffic Information for SE England


M271 southbound between J1 and A35 | Southbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 southbound between junctions J1 and A35 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 3 April 2017 to 6 April 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

M27 J5 eastbound exit | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound exit slip at junction J5 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 27 March 2017 to 31 March 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be 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 18 April 2017 to 22 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 24 April 2017 to 29 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 2 May 2017 to 6 May 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 8 May 2017 to 13 May 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be 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 18 April 2017 to 22 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 24 April 2017 to 29 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 2 May 2017 to 6 May 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 8 May 2017 to 13 May 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 : Lane three is closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 28 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

M271 J1 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 northbound entry slip at junction J1 . Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 April 2017 to 06:00 on 7 April 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M271 northbound within J1 | Northbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 northbound between junctions J1 and M27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 April 2017 to 06:00 on 7 April 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M271 southbound between M27 and J1 | Southbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 southbound between the M27 and junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 3 April 2017 to 6 April 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M27 westbound between J3 and J2 | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 March 2017 to 06:00 on 30 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

M27 eastbound between J1 and J2 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J1 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 March 2017 to 06:00 on 30 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

M271 J1 southbound access | Southbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 southbound entry slip at junction J1 . Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 3 April 2017 to 6 April 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M271 northbound between A35 and J1 | Northbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 northbound between junctions A35 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 April 2017 to 06:00 on 7 April 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

M3 J14 eastbound access | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M3 eastbound entry slip at junction J14 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 March 2017 to 06:00 on 30 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

M27 J5 eastbound access | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound entry slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 March 2017 to 06:00 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

M27 eastbound between J4 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J4 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 29 March 2017 to 31 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.


Recently viewed

Driving to Southampton

RedFunnel Address post@redfunnel.co.uk.

Contact Centre: For travel, accommodation and enquiries call +44 (0)23 8001 9192

Switchboard: Tel +44 (0)23 8024 8500. Fax +44 (0)23 8024 8501.

Registered in England: 002404, VAT number: GB 902 873131. All Rights Reserved, © 2014 Red Funnel (i-0d91c18cba33c88ea)

Isle of Wight Port Addresses: Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries, Trinity Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6RA | Red Funnel Red Jet Ferries (West Cowes), Fountain Yard, West Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AR.

Southampton Port Addresses: Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries (Terminal 1), Terminal 1, Dock Gate 7 off Town Quay Road, Southampton, SO14 2AR | Red Funnel Red Jet Ferries (Terminal 2), Terminal 2, Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ.

You do not currently have any items in your basket.

 
 

Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight

Service is operating normally

 
 

Southampton <> East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Service is operating normally

Join My Red Funnel for free literature, news, competitions and enhanced booking.

Sign up today