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travelling to the new forest

rail

South West Trains to the New Forest straight from London Waterloo, Basingstoke, Winchester, Southampton, Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth. Train Stations in the New Forest : Ashurst, Beaulieu Road, Brockenhurst, Hinton Admiral, Lymington, New Milton, Sway and Totton.

National rail enquiries: Tel: 0345 748 4950

coach

National Express coaches stop at Lyndhurst, Lymington and Ringwood and other stops in The New Forest.


Tel: 0871 781 8181 between 08:00 and 22:00
or use the Travel Helpline: 0845 543 6681

car

Travelling from Southampton, London or the East: exit M27 at Junction 1, signed Cadnam & head southwards into The New Forest. Travelling from the West: use A31 from Dorset. Travelling from the North: take either A338 from Salisbury to Ringwood in the west of the Forest, or A36 to Totton in the east.

ferry

Red Funnel - Southampton to Cowes, Isle of Wight - 0844 844 9988
Wightlink - Lymington to Yarmouth, Isle of Wight - 0333 999 7333
Hythe Ferry - Hythe to Southampton - 023 8084 0722

bus

The New Forest is served by a public bus network, which provides the opportunity to both travel to and around the area by bus.

Bluestar - 01202 338 421
Morebus - 01202 338 420
Yellow Buses - 01202 636110