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

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Civic Centre to Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway

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Taxi

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

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Southampton to Southampton Airport

Walk

  1. Walk from Southampton to Southampton Airport (SOU)
Southampton → Southampton Airport (SOU)
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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport (SOU) is to train which costs £2 - £85 and takes 10 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton City Centre, Civic Centre and arriving at Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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

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

The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport (SOU) without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £85.

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

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Southampton to Southampton Airport (SOU) bus services, operated by Unilink, depart from Southampton City Centre, Civic Centre station.

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport (SOU) is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £11 and takes 34 min.

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

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton Central to Southampton Airport Parkway every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 10 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Unilink operates a bus from Southampton City Centre, Civic Centre to Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 34 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£3 - £5
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £9
Bus operators
Unilink
Phone
023 8059 5974
Email
talk2us@unilinkbus.co.uk
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Civic Centre to Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Unilink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Southampton East Park Terrace 1 to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £11
Website
Megabus UK
Xelabus
Phone
023 8064 4715
Email
admin@xelabus.info
Website
xelabus.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Above Bar to Southampton Airport, Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Xelabus
Other operators
Taxi from Southampton to Southampton Airport (SOU)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Southampton White Taxi Excursions
Phone
+447393848381
Website
southamptonwhitetaxi.com
Southampton Taxi
Phone
+442380553631
Website
southampton-taxi.net
Aero Taxis Southampton
Phone
+442380010203
Website
aerotaxis-southampton.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton to Southampton Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Southampton to Southampton Airport (SOU) bus services, operated by Unilink, arrive at Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway station.

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

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