Southampton SOU airport transfers & shuttles

Southampton Airport (SOU)

Located at the confluence of the Rivers Test and Itchen, cruise capital Southampton boasts a large natural harbour, making it an ideal location to set sail for the high seas. The British port city has played host to some important historical events, including the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Today, Southampton is one of the world’s major cruise ports and boasts   waterfront bars and restaurants, medieval architecture, and a wealth of pretty scenery. Whether you’re heading to the sea or the sky, ensure your trip to or from Southampton gets off to a great start by booking your airport transfer on Jayride.com today.

Located just under seven kilometres from Southampton city centre, Southampton Airport is an international airport handling just under two million passengers a year. In 2010, the airport celebrated its centenary; the first aircraft to take off from the airport dates back to 1910, when local pioneer pilot Edwin Rowland Moon tested his Moonbeam II aircraft.  Book your airport transfer on Jayride.com to avoid airport parking fees and taxi queues and head straight to where you need to be.

Southampton Airport operates one passenger terminal with a small choice of cafés and stores. Free WiFi is available for up to four hours before additional time needs to be purchased. The closest airport hotel is the Premier Inn Southampton, a short hop from the terminal. Both ATMs and currency exchange kiosks are available in the airport, and for passengers looking to send last minute postcards, there is a mailbox located near the car park. For some pre-flight comfort, The Priority lounge can be accessed by all passengers regardless of airline or class of travel, for a fee.

Top things to do in and around Southampton

  • Visit the SeaCity Museum, home to the Titanic Exhibition, and learn about the tragic voyage that departed from Southampton.
  • Explore the Medieval City Walls, the third-longest unbroken stretch of city wall in Britain, which dates back to the 13th century.
  • Tour the impressive Tudor House and Gardens in St Michael’s Square, built over 800 years ago, and learn about the lives of its residents.
  • Get cultured at Solent Sky, an aviation museum celebrating the area’s heritage in the skies.
  • Soak up centuries of history on a wander around the Old Town, where famous visitors and residents included Jane Austen and William Shakespeare.
  • Enjoy a picnic at Southampton Common, a beautiful public park just north of the city centre.
  • Go for a stroll across heathland, moors and forest trails in the beautiful New Forest Wildlife Park, which is famous for it’s local residents; the New Forest Ponies.

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Southampton Airport,
Southampton,
Southampton,
Hampshire S018 2NL,
United Kingdom


Airport code: SOU
Currency: GBP


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