Welcoming over 2 million passengers each year, Southampton Airport is the busy gateway to the Southampton and Hampshire regions, and especially the cruise terminals at the Port of Southampton. A compact and easy to navigate airport, Southampton Airport has ample and contemporary facilities for both departing passengers and those that have landed at Southampton Airport Arrivals.
Situated 4 miles from Southampton city centre, just over 5 miles from the Port and served by excellent public transport links, you'll be within easy reach of your onward destination at Southampton Airport. Flybe serves several major UK cities from Southampton Airport including Belfast, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as key European destinations such as Paris and Malaga, so you're well connected, whether you're travelling for business, for pleasure or heading home after a cruise.
Before your flight from Southampton Airport with Flybe you can take advantage of the airport shopping including Duty Free, grab a bite to eat or a drink in the restaurants or at the coffee shops in the terminal, or just relax and enjoy the free WiFi. Or if you're travelling to Southampton Airport, you can hop onto a train within minutes of your arrival, and can even be in London in under an hour - making a flight to Southampton a great option for getting into London without the hassle of driving.
Getting to Southampton Airport and Car Parking
Southampton has very good public transport links, including one of the shortest 'train to plane' connections in Europe, plus plenty of short stay and long stay car parking options. Take a look at our Getting to Southampton Airport page for more detailed information about travelling to the airport for your flight.
Check in and terminal details
Southampton Airport has just one terminal, so you will have no problem finding the Flybe check-in desk - and as the airport has been recognised for its speedy check-in process, with an average waiting time of just 10 minutes, you can soon be relaxing in the Departures area ahead of your flight.
For added convenience in getting to the airport itself, the car parks at Southampton Airport are close to the main terminal, and the Southampton Airport Parkway railway station and bus stops are just outside the terminal building.
We recommend that you check-in online before your flight from Southampton Airport wherever possible, but if you are unable to do so you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport, free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.
Facilities and lounges
With good facilities at Southampton Airport for passengers, you'll be very comfortable while you wait for your flight. Free WiFi for up to 4 hours is available for all passengers in the terminal, and you can pay for additional time should you require it.
Available to all passengers, the pre-bookable Priority Lounge at Southampton Airport offers a quiet place with plenty of seating and charging points for you to relax in or catch up on work before boarding, and a selection of refreshments plus unlimited WiFi are included for you to enjoy. Book the Southampton Airport Priority Lounge here.
Shopping and restaurants
If you have time to spare before your flight from Southampton Airport, you can browse the small selection of shops in the terminal and Departures area, fill up before you fly in the restaurants, or just have your favourite coffee while you wait.
Pick up a magazine or book for your trip at the newsagents, or treat yourself to perfume, makeup, sunglasses or a bottle of your favourite tipple at World Duty Free.
Flybe and Southampton Airport wish to ensure that disabled passengers and passengers with reduced mobility have a seamless and pleasurable journey. At Flybe we are happy to pre-arrange assistance on your behalf. Please contact us on +44 (0) 207 3080812 or [email protected] at least 48 hours before your departure to let us know what assistance you require.
On arrival at the airport, please make yourself known either to airport staff or to Flybe check-in staff who will be happy to assist you.
Whether you require a hotel for an early flight or cruise departure, or to rest in after a late arrival, there is a good choice of hotels at or close to Southampton Airport for you to choose from. For more information about hotels in Southampton and making the most of your stay, take a look at our Visiting Southampton page. If a business trip brings you on a flight to Southampton, you will find our Business in Southampton page useful for finding the ideal meeting space or a conference venue.