The village of Hythe lies in a pivotal position on the western shore of Southampton Water abutting the New Forest. In the area now known as the Waterside, Hythe is the central village of numerous small communities now vastly expanded by dormitory housing serving the petrochemical industries in the Waterside as well as the City of Southampton.
The most convenient airport for Winchester is Southampton Airport:
The Hythe ferry  is a practical and charming way to travel between Hythe and the Town Quay in central Southampton. An adult single/return costs £3.90/£5.50. Cycles are carried for free. The ferry departs every half hour, 7 days a week and the journey takes about 15 minutes. If you like quirky transport and spectacular sea views then journey is worth making just for fun. A free shuttle bus operates at the Southampton end between the Town Quay, the West Quay shopping centre and Southampton Central station.
Hythe no longer has its own train service – the last train ran in 1966 and the station is now the village museum. However you can reach Hythe easily from the stations at Lymington and Southampton
There are couple of local taxi companies providing local and long distance travel services from major airports, towns, bus and rail stations to Hythe. New Forest Taxi  and Soton Taxi  provide instant cab/taxi booking facility.
Hythe is on the eastern edge of the New Forest.