Car Hire at Southampton Airport

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Southampton Airport, Southampton, United Kingdom
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 36.27 per day
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 43.18 per day
Compact
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 43.59 per day
Intermediate
Nissan Qashqai or comparable
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 70.92 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Standard
Ford Kuga or comparable
Ford Kuga
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 84.25 / per day
Compact Elite
Mercedes A Class or comparable
Mercedes A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 101.52 / per day
Minivan
Ford Galaxy or comparable
Ford Galaxy
  • 7
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 119.43 / per day
Premium
Mercedes C Class or comparable
Mercedes C Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 119.43 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:02 on 2023-01-30.
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Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Traffic direction
Left-hand side
Dialing code
44
Average car hire price
£ 77.33 / per day
Average car hire length
5 days
Speed limit within city centre
48 km/h
30 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
97 km/h
60 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%

Airport information

Score
7.4
  • Getting to the airport 8.3
  • Check-in and departures 7.5
  • Facilities and services 6.1
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.4
  • Dining and car hire services 6.0
  • Lounge 4.6

Southampton Airport (SOU)

  • IATA: SOU
  • ICAO: EGHI
  • Name: Southampton Airport (SOU)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 39,285
  • Passengers (per year): 2,069,605
  • Distance from the city centre: 3.7 miles / 6 km NNE of town
  • Phone: +44 (0)2380 627 193

Top 20 Destinations around Southampton Airport

  1. Car Hire at Portsmouth Hilsea starting at £ 45.72 per day
    24.7 km / 15.4 miles away
  2. Car Hire in Reading East starting at £ 33.61 per day
    67.2 km / 41.8 miles away
  3. Car Hire at London Airport Gatwick starting at £ 12.65 per day
    88.1 km / 54.7 miles away
  4. Car Hire at London Airport Heathrow starting at £ 11.69 per day
    90.1 km / 56.0 miles away
  5. 101.7 km / 63.2 miles away
  6. Car Hire in London Fulham starting at £ 19.34 per day
    103.9 km / 64.5 miles away
  7. Car Hire at Bristol Airport starting at £ 15.30 per day
    105.5 km / 65.6 miles away
  8. 107.9 km / 67.0 miles away
  9. Car Hire in London Edgware Road starting at £ 21.18 per day
    108.4 km / 67.4 miles away
  10. Car Hire in London Cricklewood starting at £ 27.70 per day
    108.7 km / 67.6 miles away
  11. Car Hire in London Kennington starting at £ 14.92 per day
    109.6 km / 68.1 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Waterloo Railway Station starting at £ 19.34 per day
    110.2 km / 68.5 miles away
  13. Car Hire at London Euston Railway Station starting at £ 36.12 per day
    111.0 km / 69.0 miles away
  14. 111.7 km / 69.4 miles away
  15. 112.1 km / 69.6 miles away
  16. 119.2 km / 74.1 miles away
  17. Car Hire at Luton Airport starting at £ 22.32 per day
    128.1 km / 79.6 miles away
  18. Car Hire at Milton Keynes Railway Station starting at £ 32.84 per day
    131.5 km / 81.7 miles away
  19. Car Hire at Exeter Airport starting at £ 39.44 per day
    143.2 km / 89.0 miles away
  20. Car Hire at Cardiff Airport starting at £ 27.85 per day
    146.0 km / 90.7 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Southampton Airport?

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car at Southampton Airport fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Southampton Airport
£ 10.70
January
£ 26.76
February
£ 58.87
March
£ 57.86
April
£ 38.80
May
£ 47.72
June
£ 30.93
July
£ 52.03
August
£ 41.33
September
£ 21.41
October
£ 15.93
November
£ 32.11
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Southampton Airport is January with prices starting at £ 10.70 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is March with prices for for a Compact class starting at £ 58.87. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 36. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only average amounts. How long you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most frequent hire length at Southampton Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Southampton Airport keep them for an average of 6 days during in June, while those picking up their cars in January keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length at Southampton Airport
5
January
5
February
5
March
5
April
5
May
6
June
6
July
5
August
5
September
5
October
5
November
6
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Southampton Airport?

Though Southampton Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in May. December is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
101%
January
97%
February
95%
March
110%
April
129%
May
85%
June
114%
July
115%
August
85%
September
99%
October
87%
November
83%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo Vauxhall Corsa 3 1 Small cars
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Vauxhall Corsa 3 1 Small cars
National Nissan Juke 4 4 SUVs
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Alamo Nissan Qashqai 5 3 SUVs
Europcar Vauxhall Corsa 3 1 Small cars
Europcar Volkswagen Passat 4 3 Large cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Vauxhall Corsa
22 September 2022
We picked up at Southampton Airport from Enterprise. It was a very quick process and we went ro Cornwall and Devon. Excellent.

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Enterprise
8.67 / 10
Lowest rated company
Easirent
7.55 / 10
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
9
Average daily price
£ 77.33
Lowest daily price
£ 36.27
Total cars available
135

Top 9 Hire Companies at Southampton Airport in 2023

Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.7 / 3 reviews
02380653700
Airport, Southampton SO18 2NL, United Kingdom
£ 43 - £ 174
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.6 / 1 reviews
02380653700
Airport, Southampton SO18 2NL, United Kingdom
£ 43 - £ 174
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.6
+4403445446026
Southampton Airport
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:00
Tue:07:30-20:00
Wed:07:30-20:00
Thu:07:30-20:00
Fri:07:30-20:00
Sat:08:30-16:00
Sun:12:30-20:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+4403713843418
Car Rental Building Southampton Int.Airport, Wide Lane
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.6 / 6 reviews
+442070188246
Short Stay Car Park 1, Southampton SO18 2HG
£ 44 - £ 67
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+4403713843418
CAR RENTAL BUILDING
£ 36 - £ 54
Working hours
Sat:08:00-14:00
National
National
Outstanding 8.4 / 1 reviews
+4402380653700
Southampton Airport, Southampton SO18 2NL
£ 47 - £ 188
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-16:00
Sun:09:00-16:00
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.9
+443713843418
Southampton Airport - (In Terminal)
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:10:00-18:00
Easirent
Easirent
Great 7.5 / 12 reviews
+442380016158
Southampton Airport - Shuttle
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:00
Tue:06:00-23:00
Wed:06:00-23:00
Thu:06:00-23:00
Fri:06:00-23:00
Sat:06:00-23:00
Sun:06:00-23:00
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