Southampton has its own international airport, serving approximately 50 destinations courtesy of around 12 airlines. It has the closest plane-to-train link of any European airport with frequent services to the city centre (8 minute journey time). Boking in advance can save you up to 43%. You can book your ticket online. The price is £3.40 for one way. www.thetrainline.com There are two bus services that operates between the city centre and the airport. The journey time from the city centre and the airport is approximately 30 - 40 minutes. The Uni-Link bus service operates between the airport, Southampton city centre and waterfront. www.unilinkbus.co.uk The First Group run hourly buses between the airport and city centre. www.firstgroup.com Southampton Airport is easily accessible by car from the M27 and the M3, which is connected to the M25, so to the whole country. There are over 200 taxi companies serving Southampton airport and the surrounding areas, many of which specialise in airport taxis and can offer great rates. The average price from the airport to the city centre is about £16 - £17, can be less if pre-booked.