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Cruise from Southampton

Cruise from Southampton and enjoy easy transport connections and an exciting variety of destinations to choose from. Whether you're travelling from London, Bristol, or further afield, you'll find a warm welcome at the port's four bustling cruise terminals. Our cruises from Southampton allow you to see the sights of a wide range of destinations. From island paradises to thrilling city breaks, our holidays offer the best of Europe, the Caribbean and North and South America. Departing on board traditional smaller ships, our guests can enjoy the best of both worlds; impeccable service and incredible experiences, without feeling crowded amongst thousands of other passengers.

Two-Night Mini-Cruise
  • United Kingdom
  • Fred.Olsen
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  • Two nights of Fred. Olsen’s small ship cruising experience
  • Enjoy delicious food, fantastic entertainment and attentive service
  • Relax and sample the magic of ocean cruising on Bolette
  • 3 days from £249pp
  • was £349pp
  • Southampton
  • Bolette
  • 17 April 2024
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  • Enjoy the traditional Christmas Market in Hamburg
  • Sample delectable treats such as lebkuchen, stollen and Glühwein
  • Discover the rich history of the long-standing German festive markets
  • 6 days from £699pp
  • Southampton
  • Balmoral
  • 27 November 2025
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Dutch Waterways in Five Nights
  • Netherlands
  • Fred.Olsen
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  • Escape to the Netherlands for a wealth of traditional Dutch experiences
  • Visit where famous Edam and Gouda cheeses are made, and see Kinderdijk’s iconic windmills
  • Take a boat tour of Amsterdam’s iconic canals and marvel at the architecture of Rotterdam.
  • 6 days from £699pp
  • was £799pp
  • Southampton
  • Bolette
  • 20 February 2024
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  • Enjoy scenic cruising of the River Seine, through idyllic countryside
  • Experience beautiful Paris from Rouen, on a tour from Balmoral
  • Discover the diamond district and chocolates of Antwerp
  • 6 days from £699pp
  • Southampton
  • Balmoral
  • 14 February 2026
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Wildlife and Culture of the Scenic Scottish Isles
  • United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, British Isles, Scotland
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Marvel at the volcanic Giant's Causeway
  • Go on a Scenic Discovery past Sumburgh Head
  • Spot marine and birdlife at two remote Scottish isles
  • 8 days from £799pp
  • was £1049pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 07 May 2024
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France and The River Seine Bank Holiday
  • Canada, France
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Enjoy memorable Scenic Discoveries in just five nights
  • Explore the historic cities of Rouen and Honfleur
  • From Honfleur, join a tour to the D-Day beaches of Normandy
  • 6 days from £799pp
  • Southampton
  • Balmoral
  • 23 May 2025
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The South Coast of Britain in Five Nights
  • Canada, United Kingdom, England, British Isles
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Uncover floral highlights of the British Isles
  • Visit Falmouth, only accessible to smaller ships
  • Enjoy visits to horticultural sites in Cornwall
  • 6 days from £799pp
  • Southampton
  • Balmoral
  • 01 May 2025
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  • Experience scenic cruising of the picturesque River Seine
  • Discover Antwerp's Belgian chocolates and diamond district
  • Enjoy a tour to the capital of France for Parisian adventures
  • 7 days from £799pp
  • Southampton
  • Balmoral
  • 16 December 2025
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European River Cities and Christmas Markets
  • Belgium, France
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Browse stalls at two traditional Christmas Markets in two cities
  • Sample delicious Belgian chocolates in Antwerp
  • Explore the winding medieval streets of Rouen
  • 7 days from £799pp
  • Southampton
  • Balmoral
  • 16 December 2024
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  • Witness the famous tulips of Amsterdam at Keukenhof Gardens
  • Sample local Dutch delights such as stroopwaffels and Gouda
  • Explore Amsterdam by canal boat or bicycle
  • 6 days from £799pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 30 April 2026
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  • Explore the charming towns of Honfleur and Pauillac
  • Embrace the French wine culture in Bordeaux and Saint-Émilion
  • Admire the art culture inspired by Claude Monet
  • 6 days from £849pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 22 May 2026
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  • Explore the lush landscapes of Spain's northern shores
  • Embrace Spanish traditions of dance, pelota, Rioja and pintxos
  • Enjoy the energy Aste Negusia Basque festival
  • 6 days from £899pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 21 August 2025
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  • A bank holiday break designed to provide plenty of traditional Dutch experiences
  • In Amsterdam, see the Keukenhof tulips in spring bloom and explore the iconic canals
  • Sail the peaceful Nieuwe Maas, then revel in Rotterdam’s unique, diverse architecture
  • 6 days from £949pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 02 May 2024
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European River Cities with Dutch Tulips
  • Germany, Netherlands, Belgium
  • Fred.Olsen
  • See the iconic tulips in bloom at the Keukenhof Gardens
  • Explore the famous diamond district in Antwerp
  • Learn about where the Beatles career began in Hamburg
  • 8 days from £999pp
  • Southampton
  • Balmoral
  • 24 April 2025
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Wildlife and Culture of the Scenic Scottish Isles
  • United Kingdom, England, British Isles, Scotland
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Explore Lerwick, where only smaller cruise ships can dock
  • Visit the Neolithic village of Skara Brae
  • Sail past the coastal cliffs of Sumburgh Head
  • 8 days from £999pp
  • Southampton
  • Balmoral
  • 16 May 2025
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Discovering Normandy and the Channel Islands
  • Canada, Guernsey, France
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Sample camembert and Calvados in Honfleur
  • Discover the history of St. Peter Port in Guernsey
  • Enjoy the sub-trpoical microclimate of the Scilly Isles
  • 6 days from £999pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 25 May 2024
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Whales & Volcanic Landscapes of Iceland
  • Iceland, Faroe Islands
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Experience some of Iceland’s remarkable wonders of nature
  • See spurting geysers and thundering waterfalls
  • Spot birds and cetaceans from the decks of Borealis with ORCA
  • 12 days from £999pp
  • was £1299pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 14 May 2024
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  • Discover the majestic mountains of España Verde
  • Indulge in typical Spanish dishes such as empanadas or pintxos
  • Explore the beauty of the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
  • 8 days from £1049pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 03 October 2025
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  • Sample seasonal apple juice and cider from local fruit farms in Ulvik
  • Marvel at Briksdal Glacier and the Langfoss Waterfall
  • Enjoy the scenery of size-restricted Lysefjord from Borealis' decks
  • 10 days from £1149pp
  • was £1299pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 11 September 2024
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Easter Escape to Germany & the Lowlands
  • Germany, Netherlands, Belgium
  • Fred.Olsen
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  • Enjoy an Easter break spent discovering the delights of three arresting European cities
  • Delve into the maritime heritage of Hamburg; explore Amsterdam’s canals; and revel in Bruges’ Flemish charm
  • See maritime industry in action as you sail the River Elbe and the North Sea Canal
  • 8 days from £1149pp
  • Southampton
  • Bolette
  • 28 March 2024
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  • Admire the picturesque cities of La Rochelle and Bordeaux
  • Enjoy local Cognac, wines, oysters, calvados and crepes
  • Explore the magnificent Mont St. Michel from St. Malo
  • 9 days from £1149pp
  • Southampton
  • Borealis
  • 14 April 2026
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Getting to Southampton Cruise Terminal 

If you're planning a cruise from Southampton, you'll find that getting to the port is made simple thanks to the city's great transport links. As well as car and train, there are a number of coach services that serve the city, and Southampton Airport is also a mere five miles from the port itself. 

By train:

Southampton Central station is located just one mile from the cruise terminals, with regular local and cross-country services. There are frequent trains to London Waterloo, London Victoria and Gatwick. Taxis are readily available outside of the train station for those in need of transfers to the terminals. 

By car:

Directions by car vary depending on which of the four terminals you will be departing from. For City and Mayflower cruise terminals, follow the A33 (West Quay Road) towards the Western Docks, then follow signs for Dock Gate 10. For Ocean and QEII terminals, follow signs for Dock Gate 4, just off the A33 (Platform Road). 

Facilities in the port of Southampton

You'll find facilities including toilets, seating areas, and hot and cold food options in each of the four terminals. Keep in mind that currently none of the cruise terminals have an ATM.

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