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Cruises from Southampton

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.

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Southampton Cruises

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.

Cruise Lines from Southampton

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
IonaP&O CruisesNorwegian Fjords and Mediterranean
Queen Mary 2CunardTransatlantic Voyages and Greece
Queen VictoriaCunardWorld Cruises
VenturaP&O CruisesMediterranean and Canary Islands
Sky PrincessPrincess CruisesNorwegian Fjords and Baltic
Anthem of the SeasRoyal CaribbeanMediterranean and Canary Islands
Celebrity SilhouetteCelebrity CruisesWestern Europe and Baltics
BritanniaP&O CruisesMediterranean and Baltics
BolletteFred OlsenBritish Isles and Northern Europe
Spirit of AdventureSagaNorthern Europe, Mediterranean and Canary islands
Norwegian PrimaNorwegian Cruise LineIceland
ArcadiaP&O CruisesCaribbean

Best Cruises From Southampton

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.

Mediterranean Cruises from Southampton

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.

Norwegian Fjords Cruise

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.

Caribbean Cruises from Southampton

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.

Cruise Holidays from Southampton

Cheap Cruises from Southampton

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.

No Fly Cruises

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.

Mini Cruises

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.

Last Minute Cruises

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.

Singles cruises

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.

Family 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.

Luxury Cruises

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.

When to cruise from Southampton

Cruises from Southampton 2023

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.

Cruises from Southampton 2024

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.