The theatre is located in the University campus just off of University Road. The main entrance to the building is at Highfield Interchange Bus Station where all Unilink Bus services stop. The access road in front of the theatre is for buses only.
Car parks are available onsite however spaces are limited. Please arrive in plenty of time.
The best drop off point for the theatre is Salisbury Road or Burgess Road layby outside Costa Coffee. Access to the theatre is level from all car parks on campus.
Our car parking spaces are owned by the university, who make them available for public use at weekends and after 5pm Monday-Friday.
Hundreds of alternative spaces are available in Broadlands Road (SO17 3AT), just a three-minute walk from the theatre.
For customers less able to walk we have limited spaces available on the right-hand side of Salisbury Road near Costa (Gower Car park).
Before 5pm on weekdays we recommend using the Pay & Display on University Road. This is free in the evenings and at weekends. In this car park there are also a handful of 10-minute spaces if you are just coming in briefly to pick up tickets.
Blue Badge-holders are entitled to park within the university car parks at any time. The closest accessible spaces to us are in Salisbury Road (Gower Car Park). Although you are welcome to drop off right outside the theatre we don’t have any parking spaces immediately outside the venue.
From the M3 follow signs for A33 Southampton and then A33 City Centre on Bassett Avenue. Turn left on to Burgess Road A35 and follow signs for University of Southampton and Nuffield Theatre.
From M27 (West) exit at Junction 3 - M271 towards Southampton Docks. Continue on to Redbridge Road and turn left on to Tebourba Way A35 and continue on to Winchester Road. At the roundabout follow signs for A35 and University of Southampton on to Burgess Road A35. Follow signs for University of Southampton and Nuffield Theatre.
From M27 (East) exit at Junction 5 on A335 Stoneham Way towards Southampton/Swaythling. Keeping right, passing McDonald's and follow signs for University of Southampton on A35 and then to Nuffield Theatre.
Sat Nav postcode:
SO17 1TR (Theatre)
SO17 3AT (Broadlands Car Park)
For more information on parking in Southampton please visit Southampton City Council.
Uni-link: Services U1, U2, U6 & U9 stop outside the theatre at Highfield Interchange. Theatre tickets can be redeemed on Uni-link buses for a free single journey ticket on day of performance only.
First: Services 6 & 11 stop in Burgess Road (3 mins walk from theatre).
Bluestar line: 1 & 2 stop within (15 mins walk from theatre)
Southampton Airport Parkway is the closest station to the theatre. Unilink bus service U1C takes 15 mins from the station to Highfield Interchange. Alternatively a taxi rank is outside the main entrance and Uber also operates in Southampton.
Southampton Central located in the city centre is a 30 mins bus ride. Unilink service U1A or U1E will stop at Highfield Interchange and also has taxi ranks outside both entrances to the station.
Swaythling Station is also near to the station and is served by U1A Unilink buses. It's alsot just a 20 min walk.
If you traveling to us by Ferry from the Isle Of Wight, Red Funnel ferries passenger terminal is in the city centre at Town Quay. From here walk up to High Street, where there is a Bus Stop (Telephone House TE) where you can catch Unilink bus services U1A or U1E which stops at Highfield Interchange.
NST, Nuffield Southampton Theatres