Welcome to the Royal Crescent Apartments Travel Plan website. This page is designed to give you up to date travel information and inform you about travel facilities in your area. On this page you can find information on:
- Local shops and centres
- Rail station and information
- Bus stops, bus fairs and bus timetables
- Cycle routes and shops
Much of the information is provided through direct links to other websites, this ensures that the information we give you is as up to date as possible. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter and Instagram for exciting blogs, photos and travel updates!
The accessibility map below highlights all of your local facilities and places of interest local to you.
** COVID 19 UPDATE: As a result of lockdown a number of changes have been made to local transport services in your area. Remember to only travel in line with Government guidance**
Regular bus services provide Royal Crescent Apartments with excellent links to facilities and services in the local and wider surrounding area, as well as to further public transport services.
The local area is served by the 3 First bus service from Lords Hill to Thornhill (via Southampton city centre); with a service every 8 – 10 minutes Monday – Friday, every 15 – 20 minutes on Saturdays and every 12 – 30 minutes on Sundays.
The nearest bus stops to Royal Crescent Apartments for bus service 3 are located on Canute Road, both within a 2 minute walk from your new home (as shown on the map).
Visit the First Bus website or app for up-to-date timetables, real time bus information and ticket prices.
**COVID 19 UPDATE: First Bus are opetaing a revised service. The City Reds 3 Bus services will operate every 8 minutes Monday to Friday and every 20 minutes on Saturday. Click here for revised timetable information.**
Southampton Central Station is located approximately 1.3 miles northwest of your home at Royal Crescent Apartments; accessible within a 25 minute walk or an 8 minute cycle. From Southampton Central Station, Southern Railway and South Western Railway services run on a frequent basis to direct key destinations such as London Waterloo (1h 20), Bristol Temple Meads (1h 40 mins), Brighton (1h 50 mins) and Bournemouth (30 mins).
National Rail Enquiries offer a text service for travelers on the move so you can keep up to date with all the latest travel information. For more information on services and how you can sign up to their text service click here.
If you’re a keen cyclist and fancy getting the train, then plan your journey with PlusBike. It’s a free resource tool with all the information you need to plan a stress-free journey, visit plusbike.nationalrail.co.uk. You can also add bus travel to your train ticket by using PlusBus. Visit plusbus.info/home.
**COVID 18 UPDATE: Please note that services from Southampton Central are running on a revised timetable. Check before you travel by visiting: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/ **
National Cycle Network routes 2, 23 and 236 run in the vicinity of your new home throughout Southampton and the surrounding area. A cycle into Southampton City Centre is under 10 minutes perfect for travelling to the train station or accessing local services and amenities. Visit sustrans.org.uk to find out more and help plan your journey by bike!
If you’re a keen cyclist look at joining the Southampton CTC! Southampton CTC is a cycling group for riders living in Southampton and the surrounding area. They offer a range of cycle rides and special events throughout the year and campaign for better cycle facilities. For more details visit southamptonctc.wordpress.com.
**COVID 19 UPDATE: A number of temproary and potentiallt permenat cycle lanes and walking routes are being implemented by Southampton City Council. To find out more click here.
If you would like access to a vehicle without the hassle and expense of owning one then a car club would be ideal for you. Solent Go gives you access to two local car clubs; one in Southampton with access to cars in 16 UK cities and one in Eastleigh with access to cars in over 60 different towns and cities. Go to solentgo.co.uk to find out more!
Your Solent Go travelcard gives you access to all Enterprise Car Club vehicles in Southampton. It also means that you can use other vehicles they have in other cities, and vehicles can be hired for just an hour or two or however long you need. Your nearest Enterprise is Southampton Central Docks and is 2.6km from your home. Use your FREE voucher for 1 year of Enterprise membership with £50 driving credit.
To find out more visit the Enterprise Car Club website: https://www.enterprisecarclub.co.uk/gb/en/home.html
£450 Travel Voucher
As part of the Travel Plan each apartment is eligible for a free £450 travel voucher. The purpose of which is to help you travel more sustainably. This is funded by the developer and there are several options that you can claim. To find out more about this voucher and the options available please get in contact with us with your name and address.
*please note that this is one per apartment*
** Please note that due to COVID 19, there may be delays in your voucher requests.**