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There are 6 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury

$17 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Ringwood National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ringwood, Meeting House Lane to Downton, The Bull X3

$12 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus Salisbury Reds  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Southampton City Centre, Central Station U1c
  2. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Central Station to Salisbury, Endless Street X7 / ...

Taxi  •  25m

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton 19.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  25m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton 19.7 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  25m

  1. Take a town car from Southampton Airport to Downton 19.7 miles

$65 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway and arriving at Downton, Green Lane via Southampton City Centre, Central Station and Salisbury, Blue Boar Row. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Downton is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton without a car is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs £12 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton, including transfers.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton bus services, operated by Unilink, depart from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs £12 - £28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £40 and takes 2h 34m.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Salisbury, Endless Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton is 20 miles. It takes approximately 25m to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton.
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  • Distance: 17.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Downton, Wiltshire, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 49m. Great Western Railway also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton via Southampton Central, Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, and Ringwood, Meeting House Lane in around 2h 34m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Ringwood
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Ringwood, Meeting House Lane to Downton, The Bull
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Unilink
Phone
023 8059 5974
Email
talk2us@unilinkbus.co.uk
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Southampton City Centre, Central Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.co.uk
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Central Station to Salisbury, Endless Street
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Downton
Ave. Duration
25m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
West Quay Cars
Phone
+44 23 8099 9999
Website
southamptontaxi.co.uk
Southampton Taxis
Phone
+44 23 8000 5005
Website
southamptontaxis.net
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton Airport to Downton
Estimated price
$65 - $90

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