Car Rental at Southampton Airport

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Southampton Airport, Southampton, United Kingdom
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Southampton Airport
Mini
Toyota Aygo or similar
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$37.97 / per day
Southampton Airport
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or similar
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
$40.10 / per day
Southampton Airport
Compact
Vauxhall Mokka or similar
Vauxhall Mokka
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$44.45 / per day
Southampton Airport
Intermediate SUV
Nissan Qashqai or similar
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
National
$51.32 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Southampton Airport
Standard
MG HS or similar
MG HS
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$83.97 / per day
Southampton Airport
Premium
Skoda Superb or similar
Skoda Superb
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Arnold Clark
$88.68 / per day
Southampton Airport
Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or similar
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$92.36 / per day
Southampton Airport
Full-size
BMW 3 series or similar
BMW 3 series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$74.58 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 00:37 on 2024-05-30. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
GBP
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+44
Average car rental price
$64 per day
Average car rental length
5 days
Speed limit within town
48 km/h or 30 mph
Speed limit out of town
96 - 112 km/h or 60 - 70 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
9.2 / 10
Average gasoline price
$1.92 per liter or $7.26 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$1.80 per liter or $6.83 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$2.18 per liter or $8.27 / 1 gallon

Airport info

Rating
7.0
  • Getting to the airport 8.8
  • Check-in and departures 8.0
  • Terminal facilities 6.4
  • Wi-Fi 7.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.0
  • Lounge 6.0

Southampton Airport (SOU)

  • IATA: SOU
  • ICAO: EGHI
  • Name: Southampton Airport (SOU)
  • Distance from city: 3.7 miles / 6 km

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When are car rental prices the lowest at Southampton Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Southampton Airport varies by season. This graph compares prices from month to month in order to help you find the best time of year.
Average rental costs per day at Southampton Airport
$48.14
January
$31.24
February
$36.16
March
$46.20
April
$93.29
May
$62.70
June
$140.16
July
$69.73
August
$118.49
September
$50.42
October
$55.38
November
$41.85
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Southampton Airport is February — when rental costs average $31.24 per day. This is 53% cheaper than the yearly average and 78% cheaper than renting a car in July (when prices average $140.16 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Southampton Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in February the average rental period is 7 days, while in September, the average rental period is only 3 days.
Average number of rental days at Southampton Airport
6
January
7
February
6
March
5
April
6
May
6
June
4
July
5
August
3
September
5
October
7
November
6
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Southampton Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Southampton Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car at Southampton Airport in December, while they are least likely to rent in in June.
Monthly searches at Southampton Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
162%
January
76%
February
92%
March
81%
April
43%
May
22%
June
86%
July
114%
August
119%
September
124%
October
114%
November
168%
December

Car Rental Information

Popular suppliers Budget, Alamo, Enterprise, Avis, Arnold Clark
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, Vans
Lowest price $38 per day
Cheapest supplier Alamo

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Budget Peugeot 208 5 2 Small cars
Budget Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Arnold Clark Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
National Ford Tourneo 5 2 Vans
Alamo Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Routes Car Rental Opel Corsa 5 1 Small cars
Alamo Vauxhall Corsa 3 1 Small cars
Enterprise Vauxhall Corsa 5 2 Small cars
Budget MG ZS 5 2 SUVs

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 car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Netherlands
Ford Focus
April 14, 2023
customer photo customer photo
Ireland
Toyota Aygo
April 11, 2023
Car was hired for family reasons, not tourism. The many great places to visit will wait for next time!
United Kingdom
Toyota Aygo
March 11, 2023
Just went to work and back so not much to tell haha
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Enterprise
8.8 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Routes Car Rental
7.1 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
4
Total rental companies
10
Average daily price
$64.18
Lowest daily price
$37.97
Total cars available
247

Top 10 Suppliers at Southampton Airport in 2024

Enterprise
Very good 8.8 / 7 reviews
02380653700
Airport, Southampton SO18 2NL, United Kingdom
$39 - $333
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:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.6 / 11 reviews
02380653700
Airport, Southampton SO18 2NL, United Kingdom
$38 - $325
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:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Arnold Clark
Arnold Clark
Very good 8.6
+4402382146440
Rushington Roundabout , Totton , United Kingdom
$56 - $269
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
Sat:08:00-15:00
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.1 / 7 reviews
+442070188246
Short Stay Car Park 1, Southampton SO18 2HG
$44 - $77
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:08:00-16:00
Sun:08:00-16:00
National
Very good 8.1 / 5 reviews
+4402380653700
Southampton Airport, Southampton SO18 2NL
$41 - $325
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:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8
+4403713843418
Car Rental Building
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:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8 / 2 reviews
+4403445446026
Terminal Building, Southampton, SO18 2NL, United Kingdom
$40 - $96
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:08:30-14:00
Sun:12:30-20:00
Europcar
Good 7.8
+4403713843418
CAR RENTAL BUILDING
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:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
Budget
Budget
Good 7.4 / 3 reviews
+4403445444085
Terminal Building, Southampton, SO18 2NL, United Kingdom
$40 - $103
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:08:30-14:00
Sun:12:30-20:00
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Good 7.1 / 1 review
+443713843418
Car Rental Building, Southampton SO18 2NL
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
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