There are 6 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Southampton Central
  2. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Central Station to Town Quay, Red Jet Terminal QuayConnect

$5 - $39

Cheapest option

Train  •  31 min

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

$2 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Town Quay, Platform Tavern U1c

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay 4.8 miles

$19 - $24

Towncar  •  9 min

  1. Take a town car from Southampton Airport to Southampton Town Quay 4.8 miles

$40 - $60

Walk  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Walk from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay 4.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay is to bus which costs £2 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay is to taxi which costs £15 - £18 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway and arriving at Town Quay, Platform Tavern. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Southampton Central. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay without a car is to train and bus which takes 19 min and costs £4 - £30.

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It takes approximately 19 min to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay.
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 8 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Unilink operates a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 47 min.

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 Southampton City Centre, Central Station to Town Quay, Red Jet Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk
Unilink
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Town Quay, Platform Tavern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Southampton Town Quay
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24
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
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton Airport to Southampton Town Quay
Estimated price
$40 - $60

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