If Southampton is a stopping point on your cruise then let us help you with all the useful information you’ll need to help make the most of your time here whether you just have a couple of hours or a bit longer.
Southampton City Centre with its many attractions is within walking distance of all of the cruise terminals, but you have several options for getting there:
Free shuttle buses run from Aida and MSC ships to SeaCity Museum and Tudor House from 9.30am-4pm every 30 minutes in the morning and every hour in the afternoon. In May 2019 the following ships will be met by the shuttle:
06.05.2019 - AidaPerla
11.05.2019 - AidaPrima
12.05.2019 - MSC Orchestra
13.05.2019 - AidaPerla
15.05.2019 - MSC Preziosa
22.05.2019 - MSC Preziosa
27.05.2019 - AidaPerla
Most of the attractions in Southampton city centre are within walking distance of the cruise terminals so this a great option for you, particularly if you have half a day or more in port.
A twenty minute walk from the City Cruise Terminal for example will take you to SeaCity Museum with its fascinating story of Titanic told through the lives of the passengers and crew from Southampton. Westquay Shopping Centre with its multitude of shops and restaurants is approximately 15 minutes’ walk and both the Southampton City Art Gallery and John Hansard Gallery are around 20-25 minutes from the City Cruise Terminal.
Discover many of our city’s fascinating attractions and things to do by downloading our multi-lingual Southampton map.