To and From the Airport

Bembridge, Isle of Wight (BBP):

Location: 2 km/1 Mile SW of Bembridge, 5 km/3 Miles NE of Sandown & 7 km/4 Miles SSE of Ryde.
By Taxi: Bembridge & Harbour Taxis +44 (0)1983 874132 & Flint Taxis 01983 874787.
By Bicycle: Wight Offroad, +44 (0)1983 730120 will deliver bicycles for hire to the airport if pre-arranged.
Notes: This airport is used for general aviation and has no airline flights.
Airport Tel No: +44 (0)1983 873331.
Updated Aug06 www. Visited Airport


Blackbushe (BBS):

Location: 56 km/35 Miles WSW of Central London, 10 km/6 miles W of Camberley, 5 km/3 miles SW of Sandhurst & 10 km/6 miles NW of Farnborough Town.
By Taxi: Hart Taxis Ltd (Winchfield) 01252 849741, 66666 Taxis (Camberley) 01276 66666, Coles Taxis (Eversley) 0118 9733004, Yateley Taxis 01252 860662, 5 Star Taxis (Yateley) 01252 877771, Phoenix Taxis (Yateley) & Winchfield Taxis 07980 858227 or 01252 879741. By Bus: Stagecoach bus #200 towards Basingstoke via Odiham passes along the airport Southern perimeter road. Standby for details.
By Train: Nearest train station is at Blackwater, 5km/3 miles E of the airport.
Rental Cars: None on the airfield, but the following are nearby: AVIS 01344 417417, EUROPCAR 01483 757007 & Budget 01252 334633.
Airport Tel No: 01252 879449.
Updated Sep07 Visit. Last Vist Sep07


Farnborough (FAB):

Location: 3 km/2 Miles SW of Farnborough, 15 km/10 Miles WNW of Guildford & 52 km/32 Miles SW of Central London.
By Road: To central London ~50 mins+, Southampton & Reading ~30 mins , Guildford 20 mins & Oxford 55 mins. To Heathrow or Gatwick Airports 30-45 mins.
By Taxi: To central london £80-90.
By Bus: During the Farnborough International Airshow, Farnborough Main, North Camp & Aldershot train stations will be served by a shuttle bus running directly to the airport.
By Train: No rail service serves the airport directly, however there are train stations nearby at Farnborough Main (direct trains to London Waterloo in about 40 mins), Farnborough North Camp & Aldershot. Disabled access is possible at North Camp station.
Notes: No airline traffic is allowed to use this airport, which is primarily for business aviation. The Farnborough International Airshow is held every 2 years, and this year is 14-20 July 2008.
Airport Hotels: Aviator Hotel is at the airport. Tel +44 (0)870 220 8000. Holiday Inn Farnborough, +44 (0)1252 379000, is close to the airport. Also nearby is the Premier Travel Inn Farnborough, Tel +44 (0)8701 977101.
Airshow Website: www.farnborough.com
Airport Tel No: +44 (0)1252 532 800.
Updated Nov08. Visited Airport




Sandown, Isle of Wight (EGHN):

Locaton: 2 km/1.5 Miles WSW of Sandown, 2 km/1.5 Miles NNW of Shanklin & 10 km/6 Miles SE of Newport, on the Isle of Wight.
By Taxi: A Cabs (Shanklin) +44 (0)1983 866772, ABB Cabs (Sandown) +44 (0)1983 403204 & Wight Cabs (Shanklin) +44 (0)1983 867474.
Notes: This airport is now used mostly by general aviation, since airline flights have now ceased.
Car Parking: Free parking at the terminal.
Airport Website: www.isleofwightairport.co.uk
Airport Tel No: +44 (0)1983 405125.
Updated Feb07. Visited Airport


Southampton (SOU):

Location: 6 km/4 Miles NE of the City.


By Taxi:
Approximate Fares: To Southampton city £8-10/15-20 mins
Taxi Companies: AirportCarz 02380 627100 (Reservations essential for travel). They have a desk in arrivals. British Airport Cars +44 (0)1634309660. Checker Cars 023 80 627100.

By Bus:
First Southampton Bus 14 & 14A: Route: Southampton City Centre (Sussex Rd) - Westwood Rd - Portswood Junction - Highfield - University (Burgess Rd) - Swaythling - Southampton Airport - Mansbridge - Chartwell Green - Midanbury - Bitterne (West End Rd). Timings: Buses leave the airport heading for Southampton Mon-Fri at 0750, 0926 then hourly until 1326, 1526 & 1710. Saturdays at 0655, 0750, 0850, 0926 then every hour until 1326, 1526 & 1710. No Sunday Service. Buses leave Southampton city centre (Sussex Rd) heading for the Airport Mon-Fri at 0905, then every hour until 1405 & 1605. Saturdays at 0655, 0745, 0905, then every hour until 1405, 1605 & 1750. No Sunday Service. Travel Time: To Southampton city centre ~25 mins.
UniLink U1C Bus: Runs services from the Airport Parkway station 0600-2300 to the central rail station, the Hight St and the docks. Route: Airport - Wessex lane halls - Highfield Interchange - Portswood Junction - New College/The Avenue - Civic Centre (Marlands) - Central Station - west Quay - High St/Town Quay - Dock Gate 4. Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri every 15-20 mins 0600-2315. Saturdays every 30 mins 0650-2315. Sundays every 30 mins 0750-2245. Takes ~40 mins to the Central Station & 50 mins to the Docks. Cost: £1 (Children 50p).
Black Velvet Travel to Botley: Route: Eastleigh Bus Station - Parkway Train Station (50m from Airport Terminal) - Mansbridge (Octavia Rd) - West End (Tesco Express) - Moorgreen Hospital - Hedge End - Hobb Lane - Oaklands Estate (Duke Rd) - Botley Square. Timings: Buses leave the airport station Mon-Fri heading for Botley at 0725, 0755, 0855 then every 30 mins until 1555, 1628, 1658, 1728, 1758, 1825, 2000, 2100, 2200 & 2320. Less frequently at Weekends. Contact: Tel 023 80 612288.

By Train:
Station Location: Southampton Airport Parkway Station is just 100m from terminals and very easy to walk.
Train Services to Southampton: Trains run to Southampton every 10-20 mins 0613-0125. Cost: £1.90/10 mins to the City Centre.
Other Train Services: Trains run to London Waterloo (3 times per hour, 2 on Sundays, takes 66 mins), Weymouth (2 trains an hour, hourly on Sundays) Bournemouth (takes 30 mins), Winchester (10 mins), Reading, Oxford, Coventry, Birmingham Airport, Birmingham, Manchester & Northwards to Glasgow.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS 023 80 616061, National/ALAMO 023 80 652059, Enterprise 653700 & Hertz 02380 653000 all have desks in the terminal.

Car Parking:
Short Stay: The short stay car park is opposite the terminal. Up to 15 mins free, 30 mins £1.50, 1 hr £2.10, 2 hrs £4, 4 hrs £5.50, 6 hrs £9, 12 hrs £13, 24 hrs £15. £15 for each extra day or part of. Long term parking is available with a bus link.

Airport to Airport: Airport to Airport Transfers from Prestige Cars: To Southampton Airport £74. Contact: +44 333 123 1818. Notes from a Traveller December 2010: My mum said their service was "exceptional". Good contact, pleasant driver who met them in the arrivals hall, brand new & clean BMW vehicle and a fast service. Plus they paid the driver directly. Hassle free.
Airport Hotel: Premier Travel Inn is within walking distance of the terminal.
Notes: ATM/Cash machine in the terminal.
Airport Website: www.baa.co.uk
Airport Tel No: +44 23 80 62 0021 or 0870 040 0009.
Updated Apr14 ADV. Last Visit Nov05




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