To the north lies the rolling countryside of the South Downs and to the south the sunny coast with some of Britain’s favourite seaside resorts - Chichester is a Roman city bursting with culture and a wealth of history.
Chichester may be small, but it’s perfectly formed. Maintaining the grid layout designed by the Romans nearly 2000 years ago its Norman cathedral dominates the skyline of this southern city.
With Southern trains getting to Chichester for a day out exploring the historic sights and hitting the shops is easy. Situated around 90 minutes from London Victoria, you can enjoy Chichester days out without worrying about where to park the car or when to leave in order to avoid rush hour traffic.
The Market Cross erected in 1501 stands proud where two Roman streets converge and is surrounded by historical buildings as well as modern high streets shops and independent stores. With so many things to do in Chichester you’ll want to start planning your visit as soon as possible.
Getting to Chichester
Take the hassle out of city driving by getting the train with Southern. Enjoy the leisurely 10 minute stroll into the town from Chichester station and start exploring the city.
And getting to Chichester doesn’t have to prove costly either - take advantage of our money saving tickets. Explore our Railcard options and start enjoying reduced rates on rail travel or travel Off-Peak and avoid the commuter rush whilst saving a pretty penny. If you’re travelling to Chichester for a specific date, take advantage of our Advanced tickets and you could make mega savings - you can even bag yourself a First Class ticket from £17.