Highfield Campus
University of Southampton,
SO17 1BJ

By Car 

Postcode for satnav: SO17 1BJ
From the M3: Exit at junction 14 (Southampton A33)
From the M27: Exit at junction 5 (Southampton Airport)

By Train 

Fast trains from London and Bournemouth/Weymouth stop at Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway. Trains from Portsmouth and Bristol/South Wales stop at Southampton Central. There are also regular trains from major airports such as Gatwick and Heathrow to Southampton Central. You can find details of routes and timetables on the National Rail website.
Highfield Campus is three miles from Southampton Central, and two miles from Southampton Airport Parkway. You can get the Unilink bus: U1 from either of these stations to Highfield Campus.

By Air

Southampton International Airport is a few minutes away from Highfield campus by bus (Unilink bus: U1, £2 single/£3.50 all-day pass) or taxi (usually around £6-12), off junction 5 of the M27. There are flights to Southampton from UK airports, mainland Europe and the Channel Islands.

London Heathrow Airport is just over 60 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton from the central bus station, located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Some coaches stop at the University's Highfield Interchange, others go direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also travel by train from Heathrow to Paddington in central London. From London, you can take a train to Southampton. For more details see the National Rail website.

London Gatwick Airport is nearly 90 miles from Southampton. You can catch a National Express coach direct to Southampton Coach Station. You can also catch a direct train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central. For more details see the National Rail website.


The organisers have negotiated special hotel room rates for speakers and delegates participating at CabWire 2019 .These are subject to availability at time of booking.

Please email with your rooming requirements with the subject line 'CAB19 Booking' to receive the below discounted rates. 

Mercure Hotel Southampton

GBP 85,- per night, including breakfast


Novotel Southampton

GBP 120,- per night, including breakfast