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Southampton airport Description
and frequent buses from Southampton city centre
The airport has a selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.
- Southampton Airport is located North & slightly east of Southampton city centre on the A335.
- South east of the nearer & smaller town of EastLeigh
The airport is next to the M27 Motorway
Turn off the A335 at the rounabout signposted Airport.
Turn off Junction 5 of the M27signposted Eastleigh onto the A335. See above.
Junction 14 on the M3 is also very close to the airport turn onto the M27signposted PortsmouthM27. See above.
There is a cafe & a restaurant inboth the Check In Hall & the Departure Lounge.
Coffee shop & cafe
Bar & Restaurant
Breakfasts, lunches & evening Tapas
This venue is named after the famous Spitfire fighter plane of World war II designer, R J Mitchell. The first test flight of the Spitfire was conducted at this airport.
The Airport terminal is less than 50 metres from Southampton Airport (Parkway) Station, with up to three trains every hour to London Waterloo and fast links to many InterCity destinations. This is the shortest distance of rail to plane in Europe
There are up to 3 trains an hour to and from London's Waterloo station besides fast rail links to many other InterCity destinations
Download a PDF Rail Map Southampton airport
Bus services Uni-link U1 & U1N (Night service Fridays & Saturdays Only)
Buy tickets from the driver. Single about £2
There is a regular bus service (bus number U1) between the Southampton airport, Southampton University and the city centre every 10 minutes weekdays and every 20 minutes weekends & public holidays & evenings.
The bus stop is just in front of the Terminal building. Note a few buses U1E stop at the north side of the railway station
Main stops for travellers to airport in Southampton are
- Central Rail Station
- Portland Terrace for National Express coach Station
- West Quay
- Dock Gate 4
Link to U1 Bus Route & Timetable & Bus Route & Timetable
Download a Southampton PDF Route & Bus Stop Map
The airport is in the top right corner of the map
Southampton Central Station 1 quarter from the bottom of the map & 1 1 quarter from the left of the map.
National Express have a network of National coach routes to Southampton's National Express coach terminal on Harbour Parade which is off Western Esplanade in the centre of Southampton. Frequent connections to Southampton Airport, located 40 minutes from the town centre,
Book a coach journey with national express
The National Express terminal is located at the Southampton Coach station, Harbour Parade.
National Express have many services to Southampton including: regular departures to the international airports at Heathrow and Gatwick as well a
Southampton Central Railway station is 7 minutes walk.
Nearest U1 & U1N Bus Stops are in Portland Terrace
Use the following link to check for connections, times or to book your journey.
Taxis Southampton Airport
Located in the main concourse opposite the arrivals hall and operating 24 hours a day.
Advance bookings : Tel +44 (0)23 8062 7100
There are easy to follow signs to all car parks, which have prices clearly displayed at car park entrances.
Regular transfer coaches to the terminals from long stay parking
Short Stay Car Parking
Ideal if you plan to stay only a couple of hours or so for instance, when you come to see off or meet someone from a flight. The car park is adjacent to the terminal, just a few yards walk.
Price around £1.70 for 1 hour. The hourly price drops for longer stays to around £13.20 per day. The short term car park is the cheapest for a 1 day stay.
Parking for motorbikes/bicycles
There is free parking for motorbikes and bicycles dedicated bays are available in the short term car park.
Long Stay Car Park
For Holiday Parking or a Longer Stay
Located north of the terminal with frequent free shuttle buses taking you to and from the terminal building. You should allow 15 minutes from parking your car to arriving at check in.
Price £7.00 per day with a 2 day minimum charge for this car park.
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