Portsmouth Business School
FTIS 2018 Venue, Travel and Accommodation
FTIS 2018 Travel and Accommodation
Portsmouth is in a central south location with great accessibility by road, sea and air. The main part of the city is built on the natural island of Portsea and has a friendly, cosmopolitan and quirky character. With its proud naval and maritime heritage, towering attractions, museums and galleries and of course, miles and miles of waterfront this is a city worth a visit.
Venue, Travel and Accommodation
The conference will take place at Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, PO1 2DJ. Please see the University Quarter map for information on University Buildings and public car parks.
Due to limited parking availability on our city centre campus, we cannot reserve parking spaces. Car parking is available in all public city centre car parks, or at Gunwharf Quays.
We would encourage you to use public transport where possible. The University is a gentle 10 minute walk from Portsmouth & Southsea train station, and National Express coaches have nearby coach stops.
Portsmouth's park-and-ride offers a quick, easy way into Portsmouth at a cost of £4 per vehicle.
Maps and Directions from the University of Portsmouth.
Travel information from Visit Portsmouth.
Below is a list of recommended conference hotels. Please use the University of Portsmouth online booking system to ensure that you receive the FTIS delegate accommodation rate.
Trafalgar Hall, Middle Street, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO5 4AY
Queens's Hotel, Clarence Parade, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO5 3LJ.
More about the City of Portsmouth
Suggested Travel Options
If you are flying to the UK, the closest airport is Southampton but the airports with greater connections are London Gatwick and London Heathrow. The closest London airport is London Gatwick where you can take a direct train to Portsmouth, usually taking a little more than an hour. From Heathrow there is a train+bus solution that takes a little over two hours. Train tickets can be bought online using the National Rail Enquiries website. Depending on where delegates may be traveling from, Eurostar also offers regular train connections from Paris and Brussels to London St Pancras International, with onward connections to Portsmouth from London Waterloo or London Victoria train stations.
An alternative travel option includes, travel by bus using National Express from London Victoria Coach Station or the above airports. There is also a very good taxi service directly from airport terminals to your accommodation, which is especially worthwhile if travelling with other delegates. Local taxi companies include Aqua Cars and Smiths for airport travel with fixed rates for both airports of approximately £60.