Getting to & from the airport by train
Getting to Southampton Airport by train is easy, we are pleased to boast one of the fastest plane to train connections in Europe with only 99 steps to the main terminal from the near-by Southampton Airport Parkway Station. Breeze from the train to the airport in less than a minute with easy access via the footbridge, with a lift for passengers with luggage, children or reduced mobility. There are now even more services to the station giving you more flexibility of when to travel.
Fastest journey times by rail from Southampton Airport Parkway station
You can quickly get to key destinations in the south east and south west from the conveniently located train station;
• Southampton City Centre: 7 minutes
• Winchester: 10 minutes
• Bournemouth: 36 minutes
• Reading: 49 minutes
• Portsmouth: 60 minutes
• London Waterloo: 69 minutes
Planning your journey
We’d recommend using National Rail Enquiries to help you plan your journey. If you book in advance you can save up to 50% on train tickets**, plus pay no booking fees and collect nectar points^.
Download the SWR app to book and deliver your mobile eTicket straight to your device, or collect your paper tickets them at our ticket machine located in International Arrivals.
Booking Trains direct to Southampton Airport
You could make an average saving of 43%* when you book your train journey with trainline.
Helping you with live travel information
Thanks to a new computer system at the airport, we can provide you with up to the minute live transport updates on bus, ferry, rail and road networks across the South. Our new screens are located in the arrivals hall and at the help point, to help you with your onward journeys.
* Average savings on Advance fares vs. purchase on the day. Selected routes only. Subject to availability.**Advance Purchase tickets must be purchased before 23:59 on the day prior to travel. Due to the limited availability, book early to avoid disappointment. ^Nectar Terms and Conditions apply.