Travelling by train to the Southampton Hall of Aviation is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Southampton Hall of Aviation is Southampton Central, which is served by GWR, Southern and CrossCountry services throughout the day. It's 30 minutes to the Southampton Hall of Aviation on foot. Alternatively, you can take the Three or the U1C bus services - you'll reach the museum in about 20 minutes.

The Southampton Hall of Aviation began as the RJ Mitchell Memorial Museum in 1974. Since then, it has expanded to include all aviation in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight, the region known as the Solent. It now houses many aeroplanes, including the Supermarine Spitfire, which was designed and built in Southampton.

Visit the Southampton Hall of Aviation website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:40 - 20:45
Saturday 06:00 - 20:45
Sunday 06:30 - 20:45
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650

Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park - upside Premium-downside
Car parking spaces201
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£315.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces250
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Platform 1, platform 4 and car park

Cycle storage notes<p>There is partial CCTV coverage of the Cycle Storage Area.</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Southampton Central is fully accessible to Wheelchair users 24 hours a day.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Departures and arrivals from Southampton Central

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway17:251On time
to WinchesterSouth Western Railway17:291On time
to Preston ParkSouthern17:313AOn time
to PooleSouth Western Railway17:334On time
to Portsmouth & SouthseaSouth Western Railway17:353BOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway17:231On time
from WinchesterSouth Western Railway17:324On time
from Southampton CentralRed Funnel17:37Scheduled
from Portsmouth & SouthseaSouth Western Railway17:443BOn time
from SalisburySouth Western Railway17:452On time

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