Visit Southampton

Air and Sea Travel

By Air

Southampton International Airport is the leading 'fast track' airport in central-southern England, serving many UK and Europe destinations, with onward connections worldwide. The airport, where 7 airlines fly to and from, including Flybe, is located on the outskirts of the city and within easy access from the M27 and M3. It is also served by Southampton Airport Parkway railway station, a stopping point for trains to and from the 1hr 10min London Waterloo journey. Southampton Central Station is just a 7 minute journey from Southampton Airport Parkway.

Passangers, please be aware that a maximum of 100ml liquid is allowed in hand luggage.

By Sea

There are two Red Funnel ferry services to and from the Isle of Wight departing from Town Quay; a high speed service for foot passengers and a ferry for vehicles, cyclists and foot passengers.

A half hourly foot passengers and cyclists service to Hythe also leaves from Town Quay.
Cross channel ferry services, Brittany Ferries and LD Lines, operate from the nearby port of Portsmouth, offering fast and regular crossings from France and the Channel Islands.
Southampton is the cruise industry capital of Europe, home to luxury liners such as the majestic Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. P&O, Princess and Cunard cruises set off on their luxury world voyages from Southampton's port.