University Travel Guide

Travel

Welcome to the Students' Union travel guide

This is your essential webpage to help you get around University and the beautiful island city of Portsmouth

From Southsea

All travel times are to the Students' Union and based on standard travel times analysed by Google Maps. First Buses operate every 10 minutes with the Route 1 and Route 2 nearest stops at the Civic Offices (Guidhall Square) or Cambridge Road Junction (Portsmouth Grammar School).

From Elm Grove

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Cycling: 4 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 33 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Star 7 Route): 8 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 3 minutes

From Kings Theatre

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 21 minutes
  • Cycling: 6 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 29 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • There is no nearby or simple bus route
  • Taxi Journey: 5 minutes

From Festing Road

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 30 minutes
  • Cycling: 9 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 25 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 20 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 8 minutes

From Eastney Health Centre

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 40 minutes
  • Cycling: 11 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 22 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 23 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 9 minutes

From Bransbury Park

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 49 minutes
  • Cycling: 12 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 19 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 2): 25 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 8 minutes

From Milton Park

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 37 minutes
  • Cycling: 10 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 14 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 19 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 9 minutes

From Lidls (Francis Avenue)

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 26 minutes
  • Cycling: 7 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 11 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 15 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 6 minutes

From Fratton Bridge

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 21 minutes
  • Cycling: 6 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 8 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 12 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 3 minutes

From Somers Health Centre

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 4 minutes
  • Cycling: 2 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 4 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 4 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 2 minutes

From University

All travel times are from the Students' Union and based on standard travel times analysed by Google Maps. First Buses operate every 10 minutes with the Route 1 and Route 2 nearest stops at the Isambard Brunel Road (Priory School) or Cambridge Road Junction (Portsmouth Grammar School).

To Elm Grove

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Cycling: 4 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 4 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Star 7 Route): 9 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 3 minutes

To Kings Theatre

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 21 minutes
  • Cycling: 6 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 8 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • There is no nearby or simple bus route
  • Taxi Journey: 5 minutes

To Festing Road

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 30 minutes
  • Cycling: 9 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 12 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 18 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 8 minutes

To Eastney Health Centre

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 40 minutes
  • Cycling: 11 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 15 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 20 minutes
  • Taxi Journey: 8 minutes

To Bransbury Park

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 40 minutes
  • Cycling: 12 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 18 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 2): 19 minutes [From: Isambard Brunel Road]
  • Taxi Journey: 8 minutes

To Milton Park

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 37 minutes
  • Cycling: 10 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 23 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 17 minutes [From: Isambard Brunel Road]
  • Taxi Journey: 9 minutes

To Lidls (Francis Avenue)

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 26 minutes
  • Cycling: 7 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 26 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 14 minutes [From: Isambard Brunel Road]
  • Taxi Journey: 6 minutes

To Fratton Bridge

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 21 minutes
  • Cycling: 6 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 29 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 13 minutes [From: Isambard Brunel Road]
  • Taxi Journey: 3 minutes

To Somers Health Centre

Free Travel Options:

  • Walking: 7 minutes
  • Cycling: 4 minutes
  • Uni Bus: 32 minutes

Paid Travel Options:

  • First Bus (Route 1): 7 minutes [From: Isambard Brunel Road]
  • Taxi Journey: 3 minutes

Bicycle Information

Bikes can be securely stored around campus at:

  • Richmond Building
  • Eldon Building
  • Dennis Sciama Building
  • Anglesea Building
  • Mercantile House

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