Cruises from Southampton 2019-2020

  • The city of Southampton still preserves its Medieval appeal and is one of the largest commercial centres in the United Kingdom. The city port is one of the best departure points for cruises from UK.

Discover our cruises from Southampton.

Terms and Conditions

BEST PROMO rates are per person based on double occupancy. The complimentary Premium Drinks Package is only for Fantastica experience (i.e. categories I2,O2,B2,S2) applicable to all guests sharing a cabin, including children (passengers from 3 to 17 Yo). The rates are subject to change and may vary without notice. This offer is valid on new bookings only, made between 12th of December 2018 and 17th of March 2019, valid on sailings from Summer 2019 and Winter 19/20 Programme. The offer is capacity controlled, subject to availability and confirmation by MSC Cruises. It is only combinable with MSC Voyagers Club discount, and not combinable with any other offer or MSC Discounts and/or Future Cruise Consultant Vouchers/Future Cruise Discount Vouchers, unless otherwise stated on ad-hoc promotional material. During the “Wave Best Promo“ Campaign, for sailings included, the promotion will be visible on the reservation system at the time of the booking under the “BEST PROMO Cruise Only”, “BEST PROMO FLY & Cruise” price descriptions. Only bookings taken under before mentioned Price Descriptions will receive the complimentary Premium Drinks Package when selecting the Fantastica Experience (I2,O2,B2 or S2). The Premium Drinks Package allows the guests to enjoy whilst on board, unlimited consumption of all drinks priced up to 10 €/12 $. This offer includes a wide range of cocktails, spirits, liqueurs, aperitifs, wines by the glass, draught and bottled beers, sodas, fruit juices, bottled mineral water, energy drinks, classic and special coffee drinks, hot chocolate delights and organic tea. The offer is valid in all on board bars, as well as the self-service buffet and restaurants, including speciality restaurants. This PREMIUM DRINKS package is for personal use only and valid for one booking at a time. The ID card issued with the package is non-transferrable. Abusing the terms of the package may result in the service being withdrawn and the remaining days not being refunded. The price of the package applies to each day of the cruise except for the day of disembarkation; the package cannot be purchased on a daily basis. Once activated on board, the package cannot be terminated and refunded. The package must be booked by all guests occupying the same cabin, or travelling together and wishing enjoy their meals at the same table, including minors who must book the Child version of the package. The package is not mandatory for infants under 3 years old (i.e. who have not yet reached their 3rd birthday). The following items are not included in the package: tobacco, souvenir glasses, ice cream menu, retail items, minibar and room service." The rates for the family cabins (FLP, FPO, FPB, FLA, FMB and FMO) and the rates for Bella cabins (I1, O1 and B1) do not include Premium Drinks Package, only the complimentary “water and hot drinks” in the standard restaurants. The offer can be withdrawn at any time without notice. 3rd and 4th berth guests pay the usual applicable rate. Flights and any other add-ons will be available at the current selling rates, payable by all guests under the same booking. Guests travelling on different Experiences will be subject to restrictions on dining arrangements. Single Supplement 100%.

Reach the port 

City Cruise TerminalWestern docks

From the North, East and London 
OPTION 1: Travelling on the M3 South motorway, follow the signs for Southampton. Merge onto the M27 and follow the signs for the M27 West. Leave the M27 at the Junction 3 roundabout and take the exit signposted M271 towards Southampton/The Docks (first exit). At the Redbridge roundabout, take the first exit left and continue along the A3024 towards Southampton, then follow the signs to the dock gate for your cruise shown below.

OPTION 2: From the M3 motorway, follow the signs for Southampton. Leave the M3 at Junction 14 and follow the signs for Southampton Docks, which will take you onto the A33. Keep on the A33 and follow the signs to Southampton Docks. This route will bring you out next to Dock Gate 4.

From the South West
From the A31 Poole/Bournemouth road join the M27 motorway and exit at Junction 3. Take the exit signposted M271 and then turn onto the A3024, following the signs for Southampton Docks.

City Cruise Terminal: Use Dock Gate 8 or 10. City Cruise Terminal is adjacent to Dock Gate 8 and less than ½ mile from Dock Gate 10.

City Cruise TerminalWestern docks

Southampton Central Station is a short taxi  ride away from the port area.
Travel time: around 10 minutes, depending on traffic.

City Cruise TerminalWestern docks

Southampton Airport is the closest to the city. Located approximately 6 miles away, it takes just 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.