Southampton Airport Terminal Information

The ‘New Southampton Airport’ was opened in 1994 by HRH the Duke of York.

With 1.8 million passengers passing through the airport each year flying to 39 different destinations (both direct and indirect).

Check-in desks are directly in front of you as you enter the building through the main doors.

Check in times should be checked on your ticket or with the individual airline. A general guide for check in at Southampton is:

  • International and domestic flights – minimum 60 minutes prior to departure.
  • MyTravel, TUI, First Choice and Thomas Cook holiday flights – minimum 2 hours prior to departure.

Boarding usually begins around 45 minutes before departure.

Flight departure information, including flight numbers are displayed on TV monitors located throughout the concourse.

Southampton Airport Terminal Facilities

Cash Dispensers There are cash dispensers located next to Travelex and WH Smith in the main concourse.
Bureaux de Change Located in the main landside concourse (before security) next to WH Smith.
Information Desk The Airport Information Desk is opposite WH Smith.
Pay Phones Located throughout the terminal, with textphones at each end of the main concourse. Coin, phonecard and credit cards accepted.
Postal services There is a post box immediately outside the terminal. Stamps are available from the WH Smith store.
Toilets Male, female and disabled facilities available in arrivals and departures areas.
Baby care room There is a baby care room located in the main concourse, with private feeding cubicle and bottle warmer.
First aid The first aid room with adjacent accessible toilet can be found by the arrivals exit in the main concourse.
Baggage trolleys Free baggage trolleys are provided in key areas around the terminal building.
Car Hire There are five car hire companies available opposite the check in desks.
Internet access Can be purchased for a minimum of 1 hour for £3