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Southampton Airport Information
Southampton Airport flies passengers to 49 different destinations around the world. In 2008 1.95 million people passed through its doors, arriving and departing on some 45,000 flights.
Paris , Palma, Hanover, Brussels and Amsterdam are among some of the most popular destinations reached from Southampton Airport.
Those wishing to extend their trip by an extra night, or who just wish to be close to the travel hub in advance of their flight, may wish to consider booking into an airport hotel at Southampton Airport.
Available to book through FHR online, the Express by Holiday Inn Southampton is located opposite Hampshire cricket ground The Rose Bowl - just four miles from the airport terminal.
Guests will receive a complimentary breakfast and are able to use the neighbouring Esporta leisure facilities for a small daily fee.
All rooms are ensuite, offer tea and coffee making facilities and have cable or satellite television.
How to get to Southampton Airport
Motorists wishing to drive to Southampton Airport can access the travel hub via the M27 at junction 5.
From the city centre, the A335 will bring passengers to the terminal building.
Passengers who wish to commute via public transport may be happy to hear that Southampton Airport boasts "one of the fastest plane to train connections in Europe".
It claims that the train station is a mere 99 steps to the terminal building.
The centre of Southampton is eight minutes away by train and London Waterloo can be reached in 67 minutes.
Oxford , Salisbury, Winchester and Bournemouth are also easily accessible on railway services.
Bus services operate between Southampton and the travel hub, offering a journey time of around 35 to 40 minutes.
From further afield, the National Express runs services to many destinations across the UK such as London and it also connects Southampton to Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport.
However, the National Express terminal is located in the city centre and not at the travel hub.
Inside Southampton Airport
Whether you have forgotten to purchase a last-minute gift or whether you want a snack and something to read during your journey, you will be able to find it inside Southampton Airport terminal.
WH Smith, WorldDutyFree and T-Box will ensure passengers have everything they need to take on the plane.
To quench your thirst or for a meal before takeoff, Mitchell's Kitchen and Bar, Costa Coffee and the cafe bar will offer a variety of drink and food options, including hot breakfasts, tapas-style food and hot and cold beverages.