By Car

Chichester is easily reached via the M27 and A27 coast road which links Hampshire, Sussex and Kent. The A29 and A24 connect London and mid-Sussex to Chichester, and the A3 also connects Chichester and the local area with London, the M25 and other main arterial routes from the West.

Directions

For specific directions from your home destination click here (Google Maps).

Car Parking

The main car parks, all within easy walking distance of Chichester City Centre - please refer to map links below.

Parking for the disabled is free in designated bays in most car parks. On street City Centre voucher parking spaces may be used as long as a valid disabled person's badge is correctly displayed.


Useful downloads:

Chichester City Car Parking Chichester City Centre Map

By Rail

Frequent train services operate via Gatwick Airport from London Victoria to Chichester, taking approximately 1 hour 32 minutes. Coastal services run from Brighton and Portsmouth. 

The Trainline
Tel: 0871 244 1545
Website: 
http://www.thetrainline.com

Please note, calls to this number cost 10p per minute from a BT landline. Calls from other operators and from outside the UK may cost more.

National Rail
Telephone: 08457 484950
Website: www.nationalrail.co.uk


Useful links:

Southern Rail - Create Your Own Timetable
 


 

By Coach or Bus

Regular services operate from London Victoria Coach Station. The Coastliner route links Chichester as far as Brighton or Southsea, with local bus services in and around the City. 

National Express
Telephone: 08717 818178

Website: www.nationalexpress.com

Stagecoach
Telephone: 08712 002233

Website: www.stagecoachbus.com

Stagecoach Coastliner
Telephone: 08712 002233

Website: www.coastliner700.co.uk

Traveline
Public transport info - details of times and availability of public transport in the Chichester area.

Traveline 
Telephone: 08712 002233

Website: traveline.info

Stagecoach
Telephone: 08712 002233

Website: www.stagecoachbus.com


By Air

Travelling to Chichester from abroad- the three closest main airports are Gatwick, Southampton and Heathrow, and guides for each one can be found below:

Gatwick International Airport is 38 miles from Chichester
Website: http://www.gatwick-airport-guide.co.uk

Heathrow International Airport is 57 miles from Chichester
Website: http://www.heathrow-airport-guide.co.uk

Southampton International Airport is 35 miles from Chichester
Website: http://www.southampton-airport-guide.co.uk


By Sea

The nearest Continental Ferry Terminal is Portsmouth, 18 miles away

P&O Portsmouth
T
elephone: 08716 645645

Website: www.po-ferries-uk.co.uk

Brittany Ferries

Telephone: 08712 440744

Website: www.brittany-ferries.co.uk


Access Information

The Chichester Access Group produces a range of guides for those visitors to Chichester District who may have specific access requirements.  The guides can be downloaded below.

 

Chichester Access Guide Petworth Access Guide Midhurst Access Guide