Information to make your visit to the PSP Southampton Boat Show simple

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PSP Southampton Boat Show 2011 opening times:

Friday 10 September 10am – 18.30pm
Public Preview Day
Saturday 11 September 10am – 18.30pm
Sunday 12 September 10am – 18.30pm
Monday 13 September 10am – 18.30pm
Tuesday 14 September 10am – 18.30pm
Wednesday 15 September 10am – 18.30pm
Thursday 16 September (Ladies Day) 10am – 18.30pm
Friday 17 September 10am – 18.30pm
Saturday 18 September 10am – 18.30pm
Sunday 19 September 10am – 6pm

– Public entry is permitted on Public Preview Day

– Gates will be open from 9:30am for access into the small boat park

– The main Show will be open from 10am everyday

Getting There

By car
Follow the AA road signs to direct you to the Show. These are located on the motorways M3, M27, M271 and main arterial roads into Southampton.

Using Sat Nav?
The post code for the Show’s address will take you to the area of Southampton where you will find the Show entrance. There is also no parking available at the Show entrance, please use one of the car parks listed below.

The Show Entrance is only a five minute walk from Southampton’s main bus station. The closest bus stops to the Show are in the Bargate/High Street/Town Quay area. A free ‘City Link’ bus runs between Southampton Central train station and Town Quay (near Bugle Street) every 15 minutes. For further information visit or

There is limited on-street parking at Blechynden Terrace. Drop off and pick up points are available by prior arrangement at the National Express Coach Station.

Southampton Central is the closest main line station. Please use the platform 4 exit to get to the Boat Show. It’s a short walk to the Show or you can take the free City Link bus to the Town Quay. For further information on rail services call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950, go to their website, or try South West Trains.

For visitors from the Isle of Wight or Hythe, both Red Funnel Ferries and the Hythe Ferry operate from Town Quay, Southampton which is a 5 minute walk from the Show. Visitors using either ferry company will also be able to buy their Show entry tickets at the same time. For more information contact try the websites of Red Funnel Ferries and Hythe Ferry.

We suggest you visit for details of all services to and from Southampton International Airport. Take a train from the airport to Southampton Central, and the Show is a 10 minute walk – follow signs.

Or take the Unilink or First Bus service from the airport to Southampton. The PSP Southampton Boat Show is located 5 minutes walk from Town Quay or the West Quay shopping centre.

If you’re looking for information on the London Boat Show, you can find all of the details here.