Getting to the Cruise Terminal
Seeing upwards of 400 cruises each year, Southampton is one of the largest cruise ports in Northern Europe. With four main terminals - QEII, Ocean, City and Mayflower - and the capability to handle several ships - knowing how to make your way to the right cruise terminal is vital.
You will find all the information you need on where to go and what services each terminal has to offer, in the interactive map below.
Southampton Cruise Terminals
|City Cruise Terminal||Berth 101, Dock Gate 10, Western Docks, Southampton, SO15 1AJ|
|Mayflower Cruise Terminal||Berth 106, Dock Gate 10, Western Docks, Southampton, SO15 1HJ|
|Ocean Cruise Terminal||Berth 46/47, Dock Gate 4, Eastern Docks, Southampton, SO14 3QN|
|QEII Cruise Terminal||Derth 38/39, Dock Gate 4, Eastern Docks, SO14 3GG|
APB Southampton Cruise Terminals
By PlaneSouthampton Airport is closest to the city. Approximately 6 miles away, it takes 20-30 minutes by taxi to reach the terminals. Southampton Airport Parkway train station is just a few minutes walk away. Regular services to Southampton Central run throughout the day.
With both national and international flights landing daily, the airport offers a range of services, from left luggage to car rentals.
Southampton Central station is approximately 1 mile from the terminals. Regular cross country and local services to London Victoria, Gatwick and London Waterloo available.
A free bus service runs from outside platform 4 to Town Quay.
Please note; there are no direct services to the terminals.
By Coach or Bus
National Express and Greyhound coaches run from the City centre to all major destinations, with free CityLink buses running between the station, WestQuay and Town Quay.
National Express Coach Station runs frequent services to London Victoria with last-minute tickets often available.
Taxis are available outside the Cruise Terminals, in ranks throughout the city centre as well as at Southampton Central and Southampton Airport.
City taxi's are white in colour. Luggage should not cost any extra.
Prices to all destinations are a guide only.
- Central Train Station £5
- Southampton Airport £16
- London £160
- Gatwick Airport £140
- Heathrow Airport £120
- Bournemouth £60
Ranks can get busy during peak time. To pre book a taxi, call West Quay Cars on 023 8099 9999.
Approximately 75 miles from London, following the M3, M27 and A34 provides the most direct and fastest route from the capital, North and Home Counties. If travelling from the West, Bristol or Wales, follow the A36. From the East, follow the A27/M27, exiting at Junction 8.
For information on local roadworks and disruptions, the latest traffic information is below.
Traffic and Travel information
Travel and Transport in Southampton
|Coaches to and from Southampton||National Express, Megabus and Greyhound coaches from Southampton|
|Southampton Airport||Southampton's closest international airport|
|Southampton Central Train Station||Regular national services, including trains to London stations|
|West Quay Cars||Private hire taxis and tours|