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There are 5 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Southampton Central

$2 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the bus from North Stoneham, Trojans Sports Club to Southampton City Centre, Marlands 2 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton 4.3 miles

$18 - $22

Towncar  •  8 min

  1. Take a town car from Southampton Airport to Southampton 4.3 miles

$35 - $55

Walk  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Walk from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton 4.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton is to bus which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton is to taxi which costs £14 - £17 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from North Stoneham, Trojans Sports Club and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Marlands. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Southampton Central. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Southampton is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £28.

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The train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Southampton Central takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton bus services, operated by Bluestar, depart from North Stoneham, Trojans Sports Club station.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 3.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 10 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bluestar operates a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 24 min. Unilink also services this route every 20 minutes.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $7
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $5
Bus operators
Bluestar
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from North Stoneham, Trojans Sports Club to Southampton City Centre, Marlands
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk
Unilink
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Southampton City Centre, Cenotaph
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
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
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton Airport to Southampton
Estimated price
$35 - $55

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton bus services, operated by Bluestar, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Marlands station.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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