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    Southampton Airport currently handles approximately two million passengers a year and is located only 4 miles from Southampton. The first recorded flight at the airport was in 1910 when a local man landed a single seat monoplane on the meadows. The airport was used for the first test flight of the famous Submarine Spitfire airplane and was used during World War Two. The airport has seen a lot of expansions and updates over the years, the latest in 1993, when the old terminal was replaced by a new modern terminal. The Southampton Airport serves as a gateway to the region.

    Southampton is regarded as the cruise capital of northern Europe and sees a mind-boggling four million cruise passengers a year. Highlights in the city are the historic old town, SeaCity Museum, restaurants and the shopping streets. With a car hire from Southampton Airport you will be able to explore the sights at your own pace. Book your car hire with Auto Europe to get the best deal and save on car hire. Auto Europe offers the best service and can be reached 7 days a week! with a car hire you can also visit the nearby cities Bournemouth and Portsmouth. For an overview of the high quality of Auto Europe's services in the city, take a look at the comments left by some of our previous customers on our Southampton car hire reviews page.

    Airport Information

    Southampton Airport
    Official Name:Southampton Airport (SOU)
    Address: Southampton SO18 2NL, UK.
    Location: The airport is only four miles from Southampton.
    Airlines operating at Southampton Airport: The airport is used by several seasonal airline companies while Eastern Airways, Aurigny, Flybe, KLM, Aer Lingus, Thomson and Thomas Cook fly here throughout the year.

    Terminals

    The airport has one modern terminal with basic facilities. The terminal consists of departures and arrivals hall with a main shopping area in the middle.

    Car hire Pick up and Drop off

    Make sure to bring your Auto Europe voucher, the credit card of the main driver, driving licence and ID to pick up the car. Most suppliers are located near the terminal exit. In case you need to return the car after hours, contact our reservation department to check the availability and fees.

    Company Opening Hours
    Alamo Monday-Friday 07.00am-10:00pm
    Saturday 07:00am-07:30pm
    Sunday 09:00am-10:00pm
    Avis Monday-Friday 07.30am-10:00pm
    Saturday 07:30am-06:30pm
    Sunday 09:30am-09:30pm
    Budget Monday-Friday 07.30am-10:00pm
    Saturday 07:30am-06:30pm
    Sunday 09:30am-09:30pm
    Easirent Monday-Sunday 06:00am-11:00pm
    Europcar Monday-Friday 07.30am-10:00pm
    Saturday 07:30am-07:00pm
    Sunday 09:30am-10:00pm
    Enterprise Monday-Friday 07.00am-10:00pm
    Saturday 07:30am-07:30pm
    Sunday 09:00am-10:00pm
    Firefly Monday-Friday 07.30am-10:00pm
    Saturday 07:30am-07:00pm
    Sunday 09:30am-10:00pm
    Keddy Monday-Friday 07.30am-10:00pm
    Saturday 07:30am-07:00pm
    Sunday 09:30am-10:00pm
    National Monday-Friday 07.00am-10:00pm
    Saturday 07:00am-07:30pm
    Sunday 09:00am-10:00pm
    Hertz Monday-Friday 07.00am-09:00pm
    Saturday 07:30am-07:00pm
    Sunday 09:30am-09:00pm

    Airport Facilities

    If you need to kill some time before your flight, you can use some of the airport facilities. There is a small selection of eating and shopping facilities in the main hall. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a piece of cake at the coffee shop or eat a light lunch and a soft drink at one of the restaurants. The airport has several meeting rooms, post office, information point and several ATMs. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the airport for the first 4 hours.

    Transportation / How to get to the airport

    By Car
    To reach Southampton airport, simply follow the airport signs on the roads. The airport is well connected due to its close proximity to Southampton. The airport is just of the M27 motorway and is also near the M3 motorway. With a car hire from Southampton Airport and the extensive road network it will be easy to take a road trip to other cities in the area such as London.

    By bus and taxi
    Southampton airport is well connected to the city by train. There is a station less than 100 steps away from the main terminal and the train takes only ten minutes to reach the city. There is also a taxi rank in the terminal building right next to the entrance. Alternatively, you can also travel to the airport by bus, there are regional and long distance buses departing from the central station.

    Parking Tips

    At Southampton Airport there are three types of parking, Priority Parking, Short Stay Parking and Long Stay Parking. Parking costs and availability can be found on the airport website. In the city itself parking is not a problem, there is plenty of on-street paid parking available throughout the centre.

    Useful links

    Southampton Airport Information


    Additional Information About Southampton Airport

    Southampton Airport

    Southampton, UK, SO18 2NL
    IATA Code: SOU
    ICAO Code: EGHI
    Wikipedia Page
    Latitude: 50.5701
    Longitude: 01.2124

    General Information: The airport is only four miles from Southampton.