Southampton is served by both the national rail and national coach networks. There is also a local airport.
Southampton is served by the National Express network. More details are available at www.nationalexpress.com. Please note that travel on National Express will often involve a change at London Victoria. It is recommended that you take a taxi from the coach station to the ship.
Chartered services to coincide with cruises are often offered via the following companies. These will often take you to and pick you up from the ship:
www.eaveswaytravel.com Tel: 01942 727985
www.intercruises.com/coach_connect.php Tel 0131 226 8511 or 0843 3742246
Fred Olsen Cruises recommend: Portlink 01794 524031 or Ports Direct shared shuttle or private car service: www.portsdirect.co.uk tel: 0843 0843 003
The nearest train station is Southampton Central. The station is well served by taxis waiting to take you onward for the short journey to the cruise terminal. Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk for train times.
For information about destinations to and from Southampton Airport, visit the website at http://www.southamptonairport.com/
International flights are more likely to be into a London airport (Heathrow being 65 miles from Southampton) from where you may be able to connect using the National Express coaches (details above). Please remember to leave plenty of time to reach your cruise. Iglu.com are able to help arrange overnight hotels at either the airport or in Southampton.