Passenger Guide

Southampton Airport now offers flights to and from a growing list of domestic & international destinations. Many major airlines operate from the airport offering passengers in the region a real alternative to airports further afield.

Passenger Information

Southampton Airport is the leading 'Fast Track' airport for Central Southern England and offers flights to around 40 destinations by 14 airlines.
The Airport serves over 1.5 million passengers a year.

Check-In Options

What do I need to know about check-in?

Standard Check-In
To check the destinations available from Southampton Eastleigh Airport, search the table.
As passengers enter Southampton Airport, check-in can be found directly inside the terminal building.
All flight numbers and destinations are displayed on the monitors at the entrance to the airport and in the short term car park, indicating which desk to check in at.
Please see your airline ticket for advice on check-in.
As a general rule, passengers should follow the check-in times below:

Type Of Flight Check In Time
Long Haul Flights 3 HOURS before departure
European Flights 2 HOURS before departure
UK & Northern Ireland Flights 1 HOUR before departure

Self Service Check-in

Self Service check-in is a much quicker alternative to normal face-to-face check-in, saving time on your journey through Southampton Airport.
Simply check-in via the airport kiosk or online where available, and take your bags to the fast bag drop off location.
As of April 2006, the following Airlines offer self service check-in at Southampton Airport via kiosks located near the standard check-in desks:

Self Service Check-in Options

British Airways Kiosk & Online

*Please note that some passengers and flight destinations are not eligible for self service check-in. Please confirm if this service is available to you at the time of booking or visit the airline website to find out about service limitations. Please also note that passengers who have checked in online still have to arrive in good time for their flight – pay close attention to the times given by the airlines for dropping bags, collecting boarding cards and arriving at the gate.

More and more Airlines are offering self service check-in, so passengers should contact their Airline to check if they offer the service.Brirtish Airways and Flybe both offer on line check in
British Airways

Passengers that check-in at a kiosk or online still need to arrive at the Airport in good time to catch their flight. Pay close attention to unofficial information from Airlines regarding collecting boarding cards, dropping bags and arriving at the gate.

Express Check-in at Southampton Airport.

Passengers flying with Flybe that are travelling with only hand luggage can use the Express check-in desk located in the departures forecourt.

Boarding your flight at Southampton Airport.

Boarding normally begins approximately 45 minutes before departure at Southampton Airport.
Passengers should keep checking the television monitors closely for the flight departures to your destination, boarding time and gate number.

Cancel up to 7 Days prior to parking.