Trains to Southampton Airport
Fast trains to Southampton Airport stop at Parkway railway station. This is an excellent place to reach by public transport, with great train links to a multitude of major towns and cities. It can take you as little as 67 minutes to get from central London to Southampton parkway... impossible by road! The railways link you to plenty of key destinations throughout the south and into south Wales. Parkway is 8 minutes by train to Southampton central station and just over an hour to London Waterloo: It only takes 10 minutes to get to Winchester. Bournemouth is under forty minutes away. It only takes 51 minutes to reach Salisbury. And Oxford is only an hour and a quarter away by train. There's also a brand new passenger footbridge to and from the station, which makes things even smoother!
Buses to Southampton Airport
Buses to Southampton airport are excellent, with services by two good local operators. Both connect the airport with the city centre. The journey time is around forty minutes depending on the traffic. Uni-link runs the U1C bus between the airport, university, water front and centre every quarter of an hour during the week, 20 minutes at weekends. There's even a high tech bus complete with WiFi!
Driving to Southampton Airport Southampton Airport sits just outside the city. As you'd expect from a major airport it is signposted clearly from many miles around in all directions. Look for junction 5 of the M27 and you won't go far wrong. If you're approaching on the M3, come off at junction 14 and go east on the M27 towards Portsmouth, exiting at junction 5. If you're coming from Newbury or Oxford areas, hit the A34 then join the M3 at junction 9. The easiest way to get to Southampton airport by car from the city centre is to find the A335, which is clearly signposted as the airport road. if you're hooked up with SatNav, the postcode is SO18 2NL. For more useful information click through the relevant pages here on this website, we've even covered Southampton Airport parking and Southampton Airport hotels.