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There are 8 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Great Western Railway  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth & Southsea

$12 - $60

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Bus  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay U1c
  2. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to City Centre, Victoria Park X4

$6 - $8

6 alternative options

Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea

$10 - $55

Bus National Express  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Portsmouth International Port National Express / ...

$10 - $49

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth 20.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth 20.4 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  22m

  1. Take a town car from Southampton Airport to Portsmouth 20.4 miles

$65 - $95

Uber  •  22m

  1. Take an Uber from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth 20.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway and arriving at City Centre, Victoria Park via Southampton City Centre, WestQuay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea via Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Whale Island is 15 miles. The road distance is 20.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island without a car is to train which takes 1h 12m and costs £9 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island, including transfers.

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

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island is to train which takes 1h 12m and costs £9 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £40 and takes 1h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $24 and the journey takes 40m. South Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 47m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Portsmouth International Port
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Unilink
Phone
023 8059 5974
Email
talk2us@unilinkbus.co.uk
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber South Coast, UK
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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uber.com
uberASSIST
$35 - $55
uberX
$35 - $55
uberXL
$45 - $65
UberEXEC
$50 - $75
Taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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
22m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton Airport to Portsmouth
Estimated price
$65 - $95

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island bus services, operated by First, arrive at City Centre, Victoria Park station.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island is 20 miles. It takes approximately 22m to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Whale Island.

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