Southampton to Melbourne Flights
Flying Out of Southampton
Southampton Airport is located in Hampshire, approximately four miles from the centre of Southampton. It's the eighteenth-busiest airport in the United Kingdom, and it serves over one million passengers each year. Aurigny Air Services, Blue Islands, Eastern Airways, Thomas Cook, Thompson Airways, and Flybe offer daily flights to and from Southampton Airport. Several airlines also offer seasonal flights to popular skiing areas of Switzerland and France. When you're ready to book your trip, visit the ebookers website to find flights that fit your budget.
Parking at the Airport
If you're parking your car at the airport for three days or more, you can use the airport's long-stay parking lot, which costs £11.40 per day. The parking lot isn't within walking distance of the terminal, but the airport has a courtesy shuttle bus that transports passengers between the lot and the terminal every five to ten minutes.
Transportation to the Airport
If you don't want to leave your vehicle at the airport while you travel, you can get to the airport via taxicab, train, or bus. You can make arrangements for a cab ride by calling Checker Cars at +44 (0)2380 651 110. The train ride from the centre of Southampton to the Southampton Airport Parkway Station takes approximately seven minutes. If you're taking the bus to the airport, you can purchase a ticket directly from the bus driver for £2.
Dining at the Airport
If you want to grab a bite to eat before you board your plane, the airport has dining options. You can get a cup of coffee and a quick snack at Costa Coffee. If you want a full meal, you'll find a variety of options at Mitchell's Kitchen & Bar. The brasserie-style restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light tapas-style dishes in the evening. You can also grab a quick bite to eat in the departure lounge before your flight leaves Southampton.
Melbourne International Airport
Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, is situated at the top of Port Phillip Bay on the continent's south-eastern coastline. Melbourne serves as capital for the state of Victoria and offers visitors extensive shopping, cultural, and sporting activities. If you're searching for discount prices on airfare to Melbourne, ebookers can find you the best deals, as well as help you arrange every detail of your travel itinerary. You'll be flying into the Melbourne International Airport, which is located approximately sixteen miles from the centre of the city. Before you leave the airport, you can check out the many duty-free shops inside or grab a quick coffee at Café Vue.
Transportation from Melbourne International Airport
If you've arranged your car rental with ebookers, you can find counters for Hertz, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Thrifty, and Redspot on the ground floor of the airport's short-term car park. Skybus offers visitors arriving in Melbourne transport to the city for $17 for one person and $38 for families. Metropolitan Melbourne Bus Services and several other shuttle and bus companies offer pickups for passengers outside the main terminal that will get you into the city quickly. You can hail a taxi outside the short-term car park or arrange for a pickup in advance.
Weather in Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne's oceanic climate makes weather in the city hard to predict. Cold fronts from the south sometimes bring in unseasonably cold temperatures during the spring and summer, so be sure to pack warm clothing no matter what season you're arriving. Average summer temperatures range between 20°C and 24°C, while winter temperatures average between 13°C and 16°C. Rain is common in every season, so be sure to pack and umbrella and rain gear.
Major Attractions in Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne is a modern multicultural city with a wide variety of museums, sporting events, places to shop, and more. Many travellers from the UK visit to tour the set of the popular soap opera, Neighbours. Phillip Island offers a unique opportunity to view the penguin parade, while a visit to Grampians National Park allows you to hike and view native wildlife and wildflowers in the Great Dividing Range. Whether you're visiting Melbourne for a quick getaway or planning an exciting family holiday, ebookers can help you find the best rates for airfare, hotel accommodation, and car rentals.
Cheap flights from Southampton to Melbourne
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Southampton and Melbourne airports and terminals
Airports in Southampton, GB
Distance from City Center: 3.9 miles
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