Southampton is one of three major ports in the London area. There are four terminals that serve cruise passengers, quite spread out and accessible via different gates. One ship can dock at each terminal at the same time, and there is an additional temporary cruise terminal when all four main ones are busy. All the cruise terminals have a bar and a cafe and refreshment facilities.
Mayflower Cruise Terminal is located on the Western docks, via Dock Gate 10. The closest train station and bus stations are half a mile away. It is not possible to walk to them, you must take a taxi. There is a taxi rank just outside with licensed white cars. There is an adjacent short stay car parking available. London Heathrow airport is 63 miles away, about 1 hour and 10 minutes by car. The local airport of Southampton is only 5 miles away, about 20 minutes by car.
QE2 Cruise Terminal is at the Eastern docks, via Dock Gate 4. The closest train station and bus stations are a mile away, and as well as at Mayflower Cruise Terminal, it is not possible to walk and there is a convenient taxi rank. Short stay car park is also available, and the Airports of London and Southampton are the same distance as Mayflower Terminal.
Ocean Cruise Terminal is at the Western Docks, via Dock Gate 4. The closest train station and bus stations are a mile away as well and you have to take a taxi to get to them. Short stay car park is available here as well, and the Airports of London and Southampton are the same distance as Mayflower Terminal.
City Cruise Terminal is at the Western Docks, via Dock Gate 10. All Distances and facilities are the same as the other terminals, with the only difference that you can easily go to Mayflower Park to watch the cruise ships sail.