Travel directions to Southampton Airport

On this page you can plan your trip to Southampton Airport. Here you can also find other useful tips about travelling through United Kingdom by car.

Address information

Southampton Airport

Carlyle House, Lower Ground Floor
235-237 Vauxhall Bridge Road
SW1V1EJ London, UNITED KINGDOM

Traffic Information:

Southampton Airport is located 3.5 miles north of the city centre of Southampton. As of 2018 the airport only has one main terminal. Making it easier to choose the right parking for the departure terminal.

Sat Nav postcodes are:

  • Main terminal: SO18 2NL

Please follow the signs at the airport to the location of your terminal.

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Under normal weather and traffic conditions you can roughly assume the following travel times:

Southampton -> Southampton Airport (SOU) 3.5 miles / 0:09 hours
Salisbury -> Southampton Airport (SOU) 24.1 miles / 0:35 hours
Winchester -> Southampton Airport (SOU) 11.5 miles / 0:14 hours
Waterlooville -> Southampton Airport (SOU) 24.3 miles / 0:30 hours
Wight -> Southampton Airport (SOU) 34.3 miles / 1:50 hours


On the road information:

When traveling you don’t want to worry about your car. You want your parking spot to be safe but you also want to arrive safely and on time. Therefore we advise you to check your car oil, cooland, tire pressure and lights before departure.

Roadside assistance

It is important to arrive on time at the airport. There are factors that can delay your arrival. A broken car is one of them. To make sure you can continue your journey as soon as possible it is advised to have your roadside assistance phone number in your car or saved in your phone.

Petrol stations

When you are driving into unknown territory it can sometimes be difficult to locate a petrol station when you need one. It is therefore advised to fill your gas tank before you leave.

Maximum Speed

The road in the United Kingdom have the following speed limits:

  • Motorway/Dual carriageway: 70 mph
  • Single carriageway/Single-track road: 60 mph
  • Built-up areas: 30 mph

Before you leave please pay attention to road & motorway construction and check traffic conditions.

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