Getting Here

By Train

Petersfield is well connected, being only one hour from London (Waterloo) and 30 minutes from Portsmouth.

Services are currently operated by South West Trains with several trains an hour to London via Guildford and Woking and to Portsmouth via Havant for South Coast connections.


For fuller details on train times and services please consult the National Rail Enquiries website:

Or alternatively call 08457 48 49 50


Further information for coach and train travel available on Trainline

The website of the East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership - - is a good place to discover rail options.


The station is conveniently located just a  short walk from  the centre of Petersfield and Taxi's are available at the entrance.You can also find more details about the station and its facilities by clicking the link below: 

By Bus

Petersfield is well connected to other urban centres by bus and coach links.


Currently Stagecoach run services between Petersfield and Havant, Liss, Winchester, Alton, Midhurst and Bishops Waltham. Onward connections are easily available from all these destinations.


For full details of times and services visit the Traveline website, whcih provides up-to-date information for travel all across the UK.


National Express operate a coach service between Portsmouth and London, calling at Petersfield several times daily. For fuller details visit the National Express website:

By Car

Road connections are excellent, with the A3 passing close by, providing easy links to Portsmouth, the South Coast, Guildford, London and the M25. The A272, which travels from west to east, goes right across Hampshire, West Sussex and East Sussex.


Planning your journey in advance is easy, Petersfield is simple to locate in any number of route planning applications. Simply try one of the following sites: 

Information for car parks and parking fees can be found on the following East Hampshire District Council website:


Information about local electric car charging points can be found on the attached link

By Foot or By Bike

If you are feeling more energetic you can easily reach Petersfield form several long distance promtoed routes.


The South Downs Way passes close by through Harting Down and Queen Elizabeth Country Park. From there its relatively simple to reach the town itself. For more information visit the South Downs Way website


The 21 mile long Hangers Way passes through the centre of town on ist way between Petersfield and QE2 Country Park. For more information visit the Hampshire County  Council website:


The 64 mile Serpent Trail snakes across West Sussex and Hampshire, linking Petersfield with Midhurst, Petworth, Fernhurst, Liphook and Haslemere. For more information visit the website:;jsessionid=a79bLiPnC4le

By Boat

Ferries to the Isle of Wight and the continent are within easy reach fo Petersfield via the docks at Portsmouth, Southampton and Lymington.


Ferries to the Isle of Wight are operated by Wightlink and Red Funnel Ferries:


Cross Channel ferries from Portsmouth and Southampton are operated by various companies , for more information visit the Port websites:


The link below is a price comparison website that also provides a useful resource for those looking to travel to the South Coast by Ferry:


By Plane

Located in South East England, Petersfield is within easy reach of all the London airports, particularly Gatwick and Heathrow. For more information visit their websites:


Petersfield is also well located for Southampton airport at nearby Eastleigh: