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Southampton Airport is an international airport in the United Kingdom. It is situated approximately 6.5 km from the city centre. Over 1.99 million air passengers travelled through the Southampton Airport in 2018.


Southampton SO18 2NL, United Kingdom

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

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Southampton Airport connections: MCT

It's important to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It's advisable to look this up before booking a ticket. The MCT is also important if the passenger is claiming for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can find the minimum time needed for connecting flights in Southampton Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 30 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 30 min.
  • Between international flights: 30 min.

Southampton Airport terminal

Terminals are the areas or separate buildings in airports through which passengers can transfer between ground transport and the places for boarding or disembarking from the airplane. It is crucial to confirm from which terminal you are leaving from or travelling through because travellers may need some extra time to get to the correct one, especially in bigger airports. Southampton Airport has only 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Eastern Airways, Loganair, Aurigny and others

Southampton Airport transport connections

When it is the first time visiting a destination, it can be hard to know the most convenient way to reach the centre of the city. It is not always possible to travel by public transport immediately at the airport and taxis might be pricey. Our suggestion is to check all transport possibilities before the flight to make sure you choose the ideal option for your trip.

You can find updated information and connections of public transport here.

Southampton Airport bus

  • U1C
    Direction: Southampton Central Station
    Travel time (approx.): 40 min.
    Operating hours: more information here

Southampton Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 15 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 15 EUR

Where to have a rest in Southampton Airport

On occasion you may experience lengthy waiting times between flights, for example, an overnight layover or a flight delay until the following day. In such instances, it is essential to note the possible places where you can spend time and have a nice break between flights.

Southampton Airport lounges

Airport lounges offer passengers the benefit of waiting for their flight in a comfortable setting and offer services – for example, food and drinks, WIFI, zones to rest in and showers.

Southampton Airport hotels

When your flight leaves the following day or the lounges are not suitable, you can opt for staying in a hotel close to the airport. Sometimes hotels are situated directly in the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport area to get to the nearest hotel. We have handpicked a selection of hotel possibilities in case you decide to stay overnight before your flight.

Southampton Airport restaurants

While travelling, it's essential to have enough food and drink. Whatever you are in need of, whether it is a snack for the plane, a spot for coffee before an early flight, or a place to relax and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of options to cover your needs.

Click here for a comprehensive overview of dining places in Southampton Airport.

  • Costa Coffee
    Description: coffee, warm and cold drinks, desserts, sandwiches, and salads
    Location: before and after security
  • The Olive Tree
    Description: breakfasts, main meals, coffee
    Location: after security
  • The Globe Bar & Kitchen
    Description: English pub
    Location: before security

Southampton Airport shops

If you leave your souvenir purchasing to the very last minute, or merely need to spend some time before the flight, it's a good idea to visit the airport shops. Our guide below can help you to discover the ideal shopping spots for your requirements.

Follow this link for a full overview.

  • World
    Description: Duty Free
  • WHSmith
    Description: newspapers, magazines, books, drinks, snacks, and sweets
  • Lagenza
    Description: gift shop

Car hire: Southampton Airport

Sometimes driving is the best option to see a destination, or maybe you need a car for your journey. This list of car hire companies will help you to choose the best option for your trip.

  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:30 AM - 09:00 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM - 07:00 PM, Sun: 09:30 AM - 09:00 PM
    Contact: +44 843 309 3069
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours:
    Contact: +44 371 384 3418
  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:30 AM - 10:00 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM - 06:30 PM, Sun: 09:30 AM - 09:30 PM
    Contact: +44 344 544 6026
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:30 AM - 10:00 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM - 06:30 PM, Sun: 09:30 AM - 09:30 PM
    Contact: +44 344 544 4085

Other services in Southampton Airport

  • Smoking areas
    Location: outside the Terminal

MYFLYRIGHT On-Time-Ranking for airports and airlines

The On-Time-Ranking is a dynamic ranking and evaluation system developed by MYFLYRIGHT.

In this ranking we are currently monitoring and analyzing 114 airports and 65 airlines. Airport and airlines were selected based on three main criteria:

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MYFLYRIGHT is a legal tech company, specialized in the support of airline passengers affected by flight delays, flight cancellations, denied boarding, delayed or lost luggage and the refund of unused airline tickets. MYFLYRIGHT was founded 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. The company operates out of 3 offices, its headquarter in Hamburg and its branches in Prague, Czech Republic and Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Currently, MYFLYRIGHT employs a team of around 25 people working in Marketing, Operations, Legal, Customer Support and IT. The organization operates across 5 markets – Germany, United Kingdom, Romania, Austria, and Switzerland.

MYFLYRIGHT’s goal is to provide access to justice for all aviation passengers who experience irregularities in their flight transportation. Notably, 75% of all compensation requests submitted by passengers get rejected. Whereas, MYFLYRIGHT is able to successfully execute the applicable customer claims in more than 98% of cases at court.

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