From the Mediterranean to the Caribbean, no fly cruises from Southampton are a stress-free way to head out into the ocean and see what the world has to offer. Dubbed 'the home of ocean cruising', Southampton's historic cruise port has long been one of Britain's largest and most popular departure points for cruise holidays. The deep-water port, capable of floating virtually any size cruise ship, offers a wide choice of cruise holidays when it comes to both cruise line and destination. With cruises from Southampton whether you're sailing as a family, on a couples retreat or a solo adventure, there are a huge variety of sailings year round to take you away on an unforgettable holiday.
Cruises from Southampton are the ideal cruise holiday choice. With excellent transport links from London, the South West and the Midlands, they are convenient, easily accessible and you won’t even have to set foot inside any over-crowded airport terminals. Plus, with a huge range of all inclusive cruises, you can make big savings on your cruise holiday.
Thanks to the size of the port, Southampton offers an extensive choice of cruises on a range of cruise lines. For family-friendly fun onboard ships packed with entertainment, look no further than Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises and MSC Cruises. Meanwhile, still packed with activities, P&O Cruises is a firm favourite amongst Brits, as is Cunard, offering traditional-style cruising on its elegant ships.
|Cruise Ship||Cruise Line||Destinations|
|Iona||P&O Cruises||Norwegian Fjords and Mediterranean|
|Queen Mary 2||Cunard||Transatlantic Voyages and Greece|
|Queen Victoria||Cunard||World Cruises|
|Ventura||P&O Cruises||Mediterranean and Canary Islands|
|Sky Princess||Princess Cruises||Norwegian Fjords and Baltic|
|Anthem of the Seas||Royal Caribbean||Mediterranean and Canary Islands|
|Celebrity Silhouette||Celebrity Cruises||Western Europe and Baltics|
|Britannia||P&O Cruises||Mediterranean and Baltics|
|Bollette||Fred Olsen||British Isles and Northern Europe|
|Spirit of Adventure||Saga||Northern Europe, Mediterranean and Canary islands|
|Norwegian Prima||Norwegian Cruise Line||Iceland|
As the UK's main cruise holiday port, with over 400 ships departing each year, nearly all of the major cruise lines offer itineraries from Southampton, resulting in the perfect option whether you're a family, couple or group of friends. From Med cruises and Caribbean cruises to the iconic Transatlantic crossing cruises from New York to Southampton, whatever your cruising needs, with our extensive range available, you’ll be sure to find a cruise holiday to suit you.
Stay closer to home with Mediterranean Cruises from Southampton. From sunny beaches to fascinating city tours, there's never a dull moment when you choose to explore the Mediterranean on a cruise ship.
Boasting a rugged coastline, beautiful scenery and serene fjords, cruise to the Norwegian Fjords from Southampton for a taste of Northern Europe. Combining bustling city ports of calls with smaller fishing towns and more remote spots, you'll find yourself admiring Mother Nature's work throughout your cruise.
If you're looking for a holiday that will take you far afield to some of the world's most picturesque beauty spots, cruises to the Caribbean are the ideal choice. On Southampton Caribbean cruises, you'll get the perfect combination of spending time at sea and exploring on unforgettable shore excursions.
Cruises from Southampton are a great option for those looking for a cheap cruise deal with no need to fly to far off destinations and plenty of budget-friendly cruise lines and ships to choose from, as well as mini cruises and last-minute deals to grab and go.
A no fly cruise is a hassle-free way going on holiday as you won't have to worry about the stress of airports. Easily reached from all over the UK, Southampton cruises mean your ocean getaway can start even sooner.
Typically lasting 2-4 days, a mini cruise is a great way to sail to exciting destinations such as Amsterdam or Bruges from Southampton. Perfect for a weekend getaway, you can visit some of Europe's highlights in just a couple of days.
Grab a last minute cruise deal or book in advance to get the cabin and departure date you desire, and check your cruise loyalty points to see if you qualify for any early bird discounts or offers.
If you've decided to head off on a solo voyage, there's no better way to do so than with a holiday from Southampton. With more and more cruise lines offering cabins dedicated to those sailing alone, as well as reduced or no single supplements, this is a simple way to take a step into singles cruises.
If you're travelling with children in tow, the thought of an airport may seem daunting but thanks to Southampton cruises, you won't have to worry about this. Simply find your way to the port, hop onboard and let your family holiday begin.
Travel in style with a luxury, small ship cruise. Departing from Southampton and with fewer guests, more crew and exceptional décor throughout, enjoy the exclusive experience of luxury cruising. There are plenty of destinations to choose from when it comes to a luxury cruise. Offering a wide selection of different options, you can select the right one for your taste and budget. For example, if you’ve always wanted to visit the Norwegian Fjords, then our collection of Luxury Cruises to Norway will tick all the boxes.
Journey far and wide on Southampton cruises in 2023 with traditional British cruising from Fred.Olsen, P&O Cruises and Cunard. Check out our cruise line and deal pages to find out more about P&O Cruises 2023 sailing season, including themed cruises, maiden ports of call and more.
See the world on a convenient cruise from Southampton in 2024, without ever needing to set foot on a plane. Princess Cruises will have three ships based in Southampton – Crown Princess, Island Princess, and Regal Princess, and the naming ceremony for Enchanted Princess will be held in Southampton port in late June. In addition to this American cruise line, steadfast UK cruiser favourites P&O Cruises and Cunard cruises will be offering a number of ex-Southampton itineraries, while Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas will also be homeported here for much of the season.