Frequent daily train service runs from London's Waterloo Station to Winchester. The trip takes 1 hour. For rail information, call tel. 0845/748-4950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk. Arrivals are at Winchester Station, Station Hill, northwest of the city center. National Express buses leaving from London's Victoria Coach Station depart regularly for Winchester during the day. The trip takes 2 hours. Call tel. 0871/781-81-81 or visit www.nationalexpress.com for schedules and information.
If you're driving, from Southampton drive north on the A335; from London, take the M3 motorway southwest.
The Tourist Information Centre, on Winchester High Street (tel. 01962/840500; www.visitwinchester.co.uk), is open from October to April Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm, and from May to September Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 5:30pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm. Guided walking tours are conducted for £4 per person, departing from this tourist center. Departure times vary; check with the center once you're there.
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