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Southampton International Airport (SOU)

Full Airport Name

Southampton All-embracing Airport


Southampton All-embracing Airport, Wide Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, UK, SO18 2NL

Airport Code


Country Code



(0)870 040 0009


(0)23 8062 7193



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT (GMT + 1 from the aftermost Sunday in March to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 7km (4 miles) northeast of Southampton

Driving Directions

The airport is amid at the alliance of the M3 and the M27 motorways, beneath than a mile from Alliance 5 of the M27. The M3 is 1.5km (1 mile) abroad from the airport, accouterment fast routes to Basingstoke and London, and via the A33/A34 to Oxford and the Midlands. The airport is 32 km (20 miles) from Portsmouth and 14 km (9 miles) from Winchester.

Car Parking

The concise car esplanade is amid adjoining to the Terminal and is recommended for stays of up to one day. Long-term parking, answerable at a anchored circadian rate, is amid arctic of the Terminal and is disconnected into three zones. Frequent shuttle buses affix to the terminal architecture chargeless of allegation (journey time: 15 minutes); there are advice buttons on the entrance/exit barriers and in the bus stop, to alarm for abetment or acquaintance the bus driver. Long-term parking can be appointed in beforehand (tel: (0)870 000 1000 or (0)121 410 5105). Committed spaces abide in the concise car esplanade for motorbikes and bicycles, chargeless of charge.

Car Hire

Avis, Budget, Hertz and National/Alamo are all represented, with desks in Arrivals.

Public Transport

Rail: The airport is abutting to Southampton Airport (Parkway) Station and boasts the beeline 'plane to train' affiliation of any European airport. The airport terminal architecture is a abbreviate airing from Southampton Airport (Parkway) Station, breadth up to three trains abandon every hour for London Waterloo and fast links abide to abounding InterCity destinations; for added advice acquaintance National Rail enquiries (tel: (0)8457 484 950) or South West Trains (tel: (0)23 8021 3600; website: Road: Taxi: Airportcarz (tel: (0)23 8062 7100) is amid on the capital avenue adverse the Arrivals anteroom and operates 24 hours a day. Bus: Bus no.101 is a approved bus account amid the airport, Southampton University and the burghal centre, with up to two casework an hour during university appellation time. Acquaintance Aboriginal Southampton (tel: (0)23 8022 4854) for added information. Solent Blue Band (tel: (0)23 8061 8233) and Uni Link (tel: (0)23 8059 5974) additionally accomplish a cardinal of casework from Southampton Airport (Parkway) Station. Coach: The National Express terminal is amid in Southampton burghal centre on Western Esplanade (tel: (0)8705 808 080).

Information and Advice Desks

An advice board is attainable in the commuter terminal. Live flight Arrivals advice is attainable on the airport's website and copies of the airport's flight calendar is additionally attainable from the calendar appeal band (tel: (0)23 8062 7098).

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: A agency de change is amid on the capital avenue afore security, attainable for all all-embracing flights. ATMs are amid on the capital avenue (before security) and a column box is amid anon alfresco the terminal; and telephones throughout the terminal. Eating and drinking: Restaurants and confined are anchored throughout the terminal building. Shopping: There is a newsagent/book abundance afore security, which additionally sells candy and games. A ambit of tax- and duty-free appurtenances are additionally attainable afterwards authorization control, attainable for all flights. Luggage: For items absent whilst at the airport, go to the advice board in the terminal building. If an account is apparent absent already travellers accept larboard the airport, there is a absent acreage advice band (tel: (0)23 8062 0021). Trolleys are attainable chargeless of allegation throughout the terminal building. Other facilities: These accommodate a babyish affliction allowance anchored on the capital concourse, a aboriginal aid allowance anchored by the Arrivals avenue on the capital avenue and a examination arcade at the end of the commuter concourse.

Conference and Business Facilities

There are no business accessories at the airport. The Best Western Botleigh Grange Hotel (tel: (0)1489 787700), three afar from the airport, offers appointment accessories for up to 500 delegates, with bristles abstracted appointment apartment are available.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport is amid on one akin authoritative admission attainable for all passengers. Disabled travellers adulatory to appointment the appointment centre, the examination arcade or any of the airport offices should ask at the advice desk: there is a committed lift demography disabled visitors to these area. Induction loops are begin in assorted locations about the terminal, including the aloof basement breadth for appropriate needs cartage and at the advice desk. Payphones and acclaim agenda telephones are acclimatized for audition aids. There are additionally argument pay phones in the capital avenue and the departures lounge. Unisex attainable toilets are provided on the capital avenue and aural the Departures lounge. Disabled parking is attainable in both car parks; address shuttles are wheelchair accessible. There are advice credibility to alarm for abetment anchored in the car parks, at the advice board and at the Southampton Airport (Parkway) Train station; abetment to disabled cartage is chargeless of charge.


There are no hotels amid on site. However, the Best Western Botleigh Grange Hotel (tel: (0)1489 787 700), Express by Holiday Inn - Southampton West (tel: (0)23 8074 3100), Novotel Southampton (tel: (0)23 8033 0550), The Star Hotel (tel: (0)23 8033 9939) and The White Horse Inn (tel: (0)1489 877 490) are all amid nearby.