Cheap flights to Southampton

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Flights to Southampton in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price2,585﷼Average for return flights in October 2021
Return from1,347﷼From Doha Hamad Intl to London

Can I fly to Southampton Eastleigh from Qatar right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Qatar to Southampton Eastleigh

Most visitors from Qatar need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Southampton Eastleigh.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Qatar must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Southampton Eastleigh.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Qatar are not required to quarantine after entering Southampton Eastleigh.

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Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to Qatar from Southampton Eastleigh?

Returning to Qatar from Southampton Eastleigh

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Southampton Eastleigh must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Qatar.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Southampton Eastleigh are not required to quarantine after entering Qatar.

When is the best time to fly to Eastleigh Airport?

Average Southampton flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

DOH - LON

Price

247﷼ - 3,655﷼

LON

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

LON

Precipitation

40 - 70 mm

Flying to Southampton in September is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Southampton, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being January.

When to fly

Weather in Southampton remains relatively mild throughout the year, though the warmest months are generally June, July, August and September, making Southampton flights more expensive. If you’re looking to avoid the crowds, the off-seasons of March to May and October to November are the perfect time to book cheap flights to Southampton.

The Southampton boat show is one of the two key annual boat shows in the UK, alongside the London Boat show. Taking place in September, it is a major 10-day event attracting a large amount of residents and visitors with more than 130,000 individuals attending each year to come and enjoy the show. It is now a festival of boating fun for all the family to experience as it is now offering an additional 500 exhibitions to get involved in such as boatbuilding, tribute concerts and the Southampton Boat Show eye.

There a many reasons to take a cheap flight to Southampton, including The Southampton Mela a remarkable 1-day festival in July that celebrates multicultural music and dance. The festival has been running since 2005 and is a fun free event for the whole family to get involved in. Previous years have seen entertainment from variety of musical styles such as Indian Classical and Bollywood to Flamenco and Bhangra. From 12 noon through to 9pm Hoglands Park sees crowds gather to enjoy a day of culture and fun.

Why visit?

The Romans may have been the first to lay claim to this seaside town, but Southampton today is a pure reflection of English culture. Filled with theatres, museums and art galleries, this port town enjoys a constant influx of cosmopolitan culture, thanks to international influence and a hearty population of university students. Apart from flying to Southampton, many visitors are arriving or leaving by cruise ship, as Southampton is one of the largest ports of call in Northern Europe, and it is worthy of a day or two addition to any cruise itinerary.

The city’s Roman history can still be seen in the suburb of Bitterne, while historic architecture and 800 years of Southampton’s past are on full display at the Tudor House and Garden. This quaint museum is located in the city’s Old Town, where visitors can also see medieval town walls and the famed Bargate that once protected the city.

History is far from the only draw to book your flights to Southampton. Decades of cruise-based tourism have built Southampton into a destination for shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife. Outdoor markets are held near the Bargate throughout the week, enticing visitors with street food and trinkets. Hundreds of stores delight shoppers at WestQuay Shopping Centre, while Bedford Place is best known for its independent shops, restaurants and pubs. Speaking of restaurants, visitors should also check out Oxford Street and High Street for Southampton’s top dining options.

Performances at The Mayflower and Nuffield Theatre offer a taste of the city’s culture, as do the exhibits at City Art Gallery and SeaCity Museum. One final stop that shouldn’t be missed is Southampton Common, a sprawling outdoor green space where visitors can wander the woodland and wetlands along the nature trails of this 326-acre park. Whether Southampton is the destination or a stop on a cruise itinerary, this seaside town doesn’t disappoint.

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Getting around Southampton Eastleigh

Public transportation is plentiful in Southampton, thanks to several bus systems offering comprehensive routes throughout the city. Taxis and car rentals are also options for getting around Southampton. The city is easy to navigate by bicycle or on foot as well.

Getting downtown from the airport

Just 4 miles from the city centre, Southampton International Airport (SOU) is the main airport, serving both domestic and international Southampton flights. Options for reaching the centre from the airport are numerous and include car, taxi, train and bus. Car rentals are available at the airport, while taxis are booked and paid for at the airport’s taxi desk. A train station is a one-minute walk from the airport, and trains to Southampton run every 10 minutes. The local bus also operates several routes that run between Southampton International Airport and destinations throughout Southampton.

 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Southampton?

For a flight to Southampton, you will be flying into Eastleigh. Southampton Eastleigh (SOU) is just 5.6 km from the centre of the city.