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Cruising from your local port

Fred. Olsen operates year-round from Southampton. Our cruise ships mainly depart from the City Cruise Terminal, however, occasionally we may use the Mayflower, Fruit Terminal or QE2 cruise terminals.

Travelling to Southampton cruise terminal by car

Please note your Cruise Terminal will be advised once your cruise tickets are issued, please look out for road signs for correct berth once entering Southampton on day of departure.

If you are travelling by car to reach your departure port and are using a SatNav to direct you, please use the following postcodes:

Southampton City Cruise Terminals: SO15 1HJ

Southampton QE2 Terminal: SO14 3GG

Southampton Mayflower Terminal: SO15 1HJ

Southampton Fruit Terminal: SO15 1HJ

From M3

From M3 take Exit 13, sign posted M27 West—Southampton docks. Continue on the M27 until you see signs for M271—Southampton Docks & Old Waterfront. Stay in the left hand lane as you filter onto the M271. Continue for approx. 3/4 miles when you will come to a roundabout, turn left to Southampton—Docks & Waterfront.

From M27

Exit the M27 at junction 3 and join the M271, heading towards Totton.

At the roundabout at the end of the M271 take the exit towards Southampton (A3024 - Mountbatten Way).

Car parking at Southampton

Should you require car parking at your departure port, please see the following information:

Company: ABP (Associated British Ports Southampton)

Tel: 0844 880 6848

or visit

Pre booking is required.

Please note that car parking must be booked 48 hours prior to departure to receive exclusive rates for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.

A separate car park is available for visitors bringing passengers to the ships.

Travelling to Southampton cruise terminal by train

Guests travelling by rail for their cruise from Southampton should alight at Southampton Central Station. Guests travelling by train will need to arrange their own transport from the station to the cruise terminal.

For those wishing to book a taxi pick up:

Company: Radio Taxi

Tel No: 02380 666666


Other companies are also available.

Travelling to Southampton cruise terminal by coach

We are pleased to offer a range of services, designed to make joining your cruise ship easier and more convenient. Eavesway Coach Travel will operate the following routes to and from Southampton:

  • Scotland & North West
  • North East & Yorkshire
  • North Wales

To book, simply call Eavesway Cruiselink on 01942 727985 (Option 1).

View our Eavesway Coaches information and prices