Transfer Between Heathrow <> Southampton

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Professional chauffeurs

Travel confidently with expert chauffeurs delivering industry-leading quality, reliability, discretion, and more.
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Door-to-door convenience

Rest easy with door-to-door pick-up and drop-off — no waiting in lines or change of transportation needed.
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Set your own schedule

Schedule your pickup whenever you want, and leave departure boards and timetables in the rear-view mirror.
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Start your holiday with peace of mind

When you land at Heathrow and need to travel to Southampton, book a Blacklane for the easiest and fastest way to get to the south coast. Blacklane’s premium city-to-city service will transport you directly from the Arrivals hall at Heathrow to Departures at Southampton’s Cruise Terminal. An airport transfer between London and Southampton means you won’t have to change trains or contend with rail strikes and overcrowding. Plus, there’s no need to lug heavy suitcases between locations. Whether you travel light or have lots of luggage, we offer a wide range of vehicles to suit your needs. Simply put, a taxi alternative from Southampton to Heathrow is the best way to start your holiday.

Stress-free solution

Booking our City to City rides as an alternative to flights, trains, or car rentals means avoiding the crowds and staying safe on your long-distance journey. Instead of enduring long lines and multiple interactions before you even hit the road, you just enjoy the comfort of a private transfer in a top-of-the-line vehicle.

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Private transfer to Southampton

Blacklane’s fleet of professional, local chauffeurs will make sure you arrive in Southampton relaxed and ready to cruise. Each year more than two million people move through the Southampton Cruise Terminal, making it the largest passenger port in the UK. From Heathrow, we can transfer you directly to all five of the city’s terminals: QEII, Mayflower, Horizon, City Cruise, and Ocean. Alternatively, if you need to catch a flight from Heathrow, our premium car service will pick you up from Southampton and transfer you directly to your departure terminal. We also offer long distance routes to Southampton from Gatwick and central London. Transfers from Heathrow to Dover Cruise Terminal are also available.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the easiest way to get from Heathrow to Southampton?

The easiest way to get from Heathrow to Southampton is to take a private transfer or shuttle from Heathrow. The journey takes 1 hour 10 minutes along the M3. It’s also possible to take a train, but you will need to travel into central London from Heathrow. 

How far is Heathrow Airport from Southampton Cruise Terminal?

Heathrow Airport is approximately 61.5 miles (99 kilometres) from Southampton Cruise Terminal.

How much is taxi fare from Heathrow from Southampton?

A taxi from Heathrow to Southampton will cost between £119 to £180. Most taxi services do not include airport collection fees and can’t guarantee enough luggage space. At Blacklane, we can accommodate all your needs so you can arrive in Southampton with total peace of mind. 

Is Heathrow or Gatwick closer to Southampton Cruise Terminal?

Despite London Gatwick Airport being located closer to Southampton Cruise Terminals, it actually takes less time to travel to Southampton from Heathrow. From Gatwick, the drive takes around 1 hour 45 minutes, and from Heathrow, it takes around 1 hour 15 minutes.

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