From Heathrow Airport
By train: Take the Railair coach link from Heathrow Airport to Reading or Guildford train station. Services to Southampton Central operate from both these stations. The total journey time from Heathrow to Southampton is approximately two hours. The Railair service runs every 30 minutes and picks up from all four terminals. The cost of a standard ticket for a single (one-way) journey is approximately £34. For more information on the service, please visit the South Western Railway website.
By coach: The National Express coach service operates from the bus station at Heathrow Airport to Southampton coach station. On direct services the average journey time is 1 hours and 50 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket for a single journey is approximately £15. Discount coach cards are available for students and young people.
For more information on services to Southampton and discount coach cards, visit www.nationalexpress.com.
From Gatwick Airport
By train: Train services operate between Gatwick Airport and Southampton Central. the average journey time is 2 hours, and a standard single ticket is approximately £29.
By coach: National Express coach services operate from Gatwick to Southampton coach station, via Heathrow (coach changeover). The average journey time is 4 hours, and standard single tickets start from £25.
From London Stansted Airport
By train: Rail services operate from Stansted Airport to central London via the London Underground. Direct services to Southampton operate from London Waterloo. The average journey time is 3 hours and 30 minutes, and standard single ticket costs approximately £46.
By coach: National Express coach services operate from the coach station at Stansted Airport to Southampton via Heathrow and central London (coach changeover). The average journey time is 4 hours. A standard single ticket costs approximately £28.
From Southampton International Airport
There are regular buses, trains and taxis from the airport to the centre of Southampton.
Buses and taxis are right outside the entrance, whilst the train station is located a couple of minutes walk away and is called Southampton Airport Parkway.
The airport is approximately four miles from Solent University and train services to the city centre run frequently with journey times of ten minutes.
Taxis are available from outside the terminal but need to be booked at the taxi desk inside the airport.