Getting to the city

Southampton City Centre is only four miles from Southampton Airport and travelling to the city Centre is quick and easy with a range of different transport options to choose from.

By Car and Car Rental

Southampton City Centre can be reached directly via the A335. View on Google Maps. You can also hire a car from Southampton Airport with one of our car hire partners.

By Bus

The Uni-link U1C operates to the University, City Centre and Eastern Docks and buses run frequently:

• Every 7-8 minutes during the week

• Every 10-15 minutes at weekends and on public holidays

• Every 20 minutes during the evenings (Monday to Friday)

• There is also a night bus which runs every 60 minutes on Friday and Saturday

To find out more you can view the current timetable and a detailed map at the Uni-link website or call +44 (0)2380 595 974.

By Train

Southampton Airport Parkway station is only a 60 second walk from the terminal building. There are direct trains to Southampton Central every 10 minutes operated by South Western Railway and Cross Country Trains.

For further information on fares, timetables and InterCity connections contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50. Book your journey with trainline and save on average 43%.
For wheelchair users there is a rail bridge and assistance help points.

By Taxi

Southampton airport taxis are operated by Checker Cars and are available on a 24-hour basis. Find out more about booking a taxi with Checker Cars. 

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