There are 5 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Sandown by car, car ferry, train, ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Drive, carferry  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the carferry from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal

$20 - $27

4 alternative options

Train, Catamaran  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head

$26 - $79

Bus, Hovercraft, line 3 bus via Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Southsea 203
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Sandown, The Heights 2 / ...

$38 - $76

Bus, ferry, line 3 bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Eastern Docks, National Oceanography Centre U1c
  2. Take the ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Newport, Bus Station to Sandown, The Heights 2 / ...

$23 - $35

Bus, Hovercraft, line 3 bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Southsea, Clarence Pier 203
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Sandown, The Heights 2 / ...

$39 - $43

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Sandown is 23 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Sandown without a car is to train and Catamaran which takes 2 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Sandown, including transfers.

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There are 791+ hotels available in Sandown. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Sandown.
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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Sandown, GB-IOW, England?

There is no direct connection from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Sandown. However, you can take the drive to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal, take the carferry to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, then take the drive to Sandown. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Sandown via Eastleigh, Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, and Ryde Pier Head in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $22
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 Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Southsea, Clarence Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Southern Vectis
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Sandown, The Heights
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Bus from Newport, Bus Station to Sandown, The Heights
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Unilink
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Eastern Docks, National Oceanography Centre
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Ferry from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Hovertravel
Phone
+44 1983 717700
Email
info@hovertravel.com
Website
hovertravel.co.uk
Ferry from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
hovertravel.co.uk
Red Funnel
Phone
+44 2380 019192
Email
post@redfunnel.co.uk
Website
redfunnel.co.uk
Ferry from Southampton to East Cowes
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
redfunnel.co.uk

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