Cruising from Southampton

Many magnificent cruise liners begin and end their voyages from the historic port of Southampton. The excellent transport links to and from Southampton Airport to the port make it easy to fly into Southampton Airport to join your cruise and then return home.

Cruise information

Cruise terminal contact details:

  • Queen Elizabeth II (Berth 38/39):SO14 3GG. Tel +44 (0)23 8033 2389
  • Ocean (Berth 46): SO14 3QN.Tel +44 (0)23 8033 0730
  • City (Berth 101): SO15 1AJ.Tel +44 (0)23 8071 0175
  • Mayflower (Berth 106): SO15 1HJ.Tel +44 (0)23 8033 0106

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Please note: Recent updates or last minute changes are reflected with a red line.

Extend your holiday

If you find that you have free time between arriving at the airport and your cruise departing or your flight home, why not extend your holiday by leaving your luggage with us and exploring the local area.

Leave your luggage with us for £6 per bag per day and you’ll have peace of mind that your belongings will be held securely until you collect them. You’ll then be free to explore Hampshire.

The historic city of Winchester with its Cathedral, Round Table and excellent shopping is just 10 minutes by train from Southampton Airport Parkway station. Find out about other places to visit in Hampshire and great local attractions all within easy reach of the airport.

Getting to & from the cruise terminal

By taxi

Operator: Checker Cars

From the airport to the port: There is a taxi desk located within the airport terminal. Taxis are permitted entry to Dock Gates 4, 8 and 10 on cruise days. Pre-booking is recommended to speed your journey through at busy times.

From the port to the airport: There is a taxi rank for the airport located outside each cruise terminal. Taxis may be very busy while the ships are disembarking so pre-booking is thoroughly recommended.

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By train

Operator: South West Trains & CrossCountry Trains

From the airport to the port: Southampton Airport has one of the closest train-to-plane connections in Europe, with Southampton Airport (Parkway) railway station just 99 steps from the terminal. Trains run up to every 15 minutes from Platform 2 (conveniently located on the airport side of the railway station) to Southampton Central station, from where you can get a taxi to your cruise terminal.

From the port to the airport: Once disembarked from your cruise, you'll need to get a taxi to Southampton Central Station, where you can catch a train to Southampton Airport (Parkway). There is a taxi rank located outside each cruise terminal. Trains run up to every 15 minutes.

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By bus

Operator: Uni-Link

From the airport to the port: Catch the U1 bus directly outside the airport terminal for Dock Gate 4. Please note: For security purposes, all passengers must alight at the Dock Gate 4 bus stop in Platform Road and walk the remaining distance to your cruise terminal.

From the port to the airport: Catch the U1 bus from Dock Gate 4 bus stop in Platform Road to the airport terminal.

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