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Southampton Cruise Transfers & Tours

Southampton cruise transfers are provided by SBL Travel, a specialist private hire company for Southampton cruise ship customers looking for an ultra reliable cruise ship transfer service to or from Southampton.


We offer long distance journeys at cost effective prices. We can collect from homes, airports or hotels throughout the country and transport you promptly and safely to your Southampton Cruise Terminal. We also provide return transfers from Southampton Cruise Terminals to your home, airport or hotel for onward travel.


Airport Transfers to, or from, Southampton Cruise Terminal & Return

When organising your cruise from Southampton, if a transfer from Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport or an airport further afield is required, you can be assured of excellent service from SBL Travel. You will be met in the airport arrivals hall and your driver will help you with your luggage to your waiting vehicle. You will then be safely transported to Southampton to join your cruise ship.

SBL Travel are also happy to pick you up from your Southampton Cruise ship terminal and return you to your airport for onward travel.

If you have extra time available then look at adding one of our sightseeing tours to your transfer. We can tailor make your transfer depending on the time available to you.


Your City to, or from, Southampton Cruise Terminal & Return

If you need a transfer from anywhere in the UK to Southampton

and prefer to take a train or coach transfer out of the equation,

we can collect you from your home or hotel and deliver you to your Southampton Cruise Ship terminal. We also offer transfers from Southampton to anywhere in the UK. Advance booking would be essential to allow us to ensure our service standards.


Whilst taxis can be cheaper for short distance journeys, SBL Travel are more economical for long distance journeys than airport taxis or Southampton taxis that are on the taxi rank outside the cruise terminals. Be sure to book in advance to ensure a worry free transfer that is kinder to the wallet!

Please see our prices for examples of the savings that you can make by pre-booking your Southampton Cruise Ship transfer or click here to get a price for your transfer to or from Southampton.


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Disabled access vehicle


1 Wheelchair plus 4 people with 4 cases or

2 Wheelchairs plus 2 people with 4 cases

Great for taking wheelchair passengers without losing the comfort.













































































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SBL Travel, Fleet Images and Descriptions

We provide a range of vehicles for up to 8 passengers that can be supplied to your requirements. Our vehicles feature air conditioning, satellite navigation and are non-smoking, making them perfect for any customer requiring a comfortable, quality vehicle. We provide complimentary water and mints and can provide a newspaper of your choice on request.

We like our passengers to travel in comfort so whilst cars will take 4 passengers we recommend vehicles as follows -

Saloon Car

Up to 3 passengers with 2 cases and 2 hand luggage
Comfortable car and our most popular choice.

SBL Travel Airport and City Transfers to Southampton Cruise Terminals in comfortable Saloon Cars

Estate Car

Up to 3 passengers with 3 cases and 3 hand luggage
Ideal for that extra cruise ship luggage

SBL Trave Airport and City Transfers to Southampton Cruise Terminals in Comfprtable Estate Cars


Up to 4 passengers with 8 cases and 4 hand luggage or
6 persons and minimal hand luggage only
Great for small group transport or excess luggage.

SBL Trave Airport and City Transfers to Southampton Cruise Terminals in Comfortable MPVs

8 Seater

Up to 8 people with 8 cases and 8 hand luggage
Excellent  for larger groups and their luggage.

SBL Trave Airport and City Transfers to Southampton Cruise Terminals in Comfortable 8 Seaters


Southampton Cruise Transfers – Prices


Taxis at the cruise ships prove cost effective for short trips to Southampton train and bus station, Southampton airport or Southampton hotels. But large savings can be made by pre booking your Southampton Cruise ship transfer with SBL Travel. Below is an indication of the prices charged by taxis at the cruise ships and the savings that can be made by pre booking your Southampton Cruise ship transfer. The longer the distance the greater the savings so be sure to book your Southampton Cruise ship transfer in advance.


Typical Price
at Taxi Rank
Pre-Booked with
SBL Travel
Bath £125 £90 28%
Bournemouth Airport £64 £50 22%
Brighton £130 £90 30%
Bristol £150 £110 27%
Gatwick Airport £160 £90 44%
Guildford £98 £75 24%
Heathrow Airport £125 £80 36%
London (Central) £168 £120 29%
Newbury £79 £65 18%
Oxford £130 £90 30%
Poole £73 £60 18%
Reading £94 £75 21%


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Southampton Cruise Dock Gate Transfers

Southampton is reputed to be the 'Cruise Capital' of the UK and is home to some of the finest cruise lines.

The majority of cruises from Southampton go to the Baltic's, Canary Islands, Norwegian Fjords and the Mediterranean, however round trip cruises and part fly cruises are also available transatlantic to the USA & Caribbean, around Africa or even on a World Cruise.


Airport Arrivals to Dock Gate & Return

All the popular and best known cruise lines sail from Southampton Docks including P&O Cruises, Royal Caribbean and Cunard. Celebrity Cruises, voted by readers of Conde Nast Traveller UK, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph as Best Cruise Line also sale from Southampton alongside Italian cruises line, MSC Cruises.



SBL Travel Southampton Cruise Transfers

SBL Travel have served passengers of all the major cruise lines over the years, providing a service which has won us countless returning customers and referrals from those same customers.

We take great pride in ensuring your cruise starts and finishes in the most relaxed and comfortable manner, whether we take you home in comfort or transfer you to an airport or station for onward travel.




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SBL Travel Tours from Southampton Dock Gates

In addition to delivering our customers to their dock gates (or airports) we also provide tours to local places of interest including Stonehenge & Avebury, Windsor Castle, The New Forest, Winchester, Portsmouth, Arundel and Bath. These tours can be arranged on their own or added to your Southampton Cruise Ship transfer.

All tours are arranged to your own timescales and requirements. Please contact us via the Enquiry Form and we will be pleased to discuss your requirements with you to produce your tailored tour.


SBL Travel Tours to StonehengeFor a memorable day out while docked in Southampton, why not book a tour with SBL Travel to visit 'The city in the countryside', the magnificent medieval city of Salisbury.  Salisbury has it all: historic streets and alleyways, charming half-timbered buildings, traditional English eating houses and characterful shopping streets, not to mention the UK’s finest Medieval Cathedral.


SBL Travel Tours to StonehengeFor an unforgettable day out while docked in Southampton, why not book a tour with SBL Travel to visit the World Heritage Site of Stonehenge.  Located near Salisbury in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside, it is a highlight of the South West and one of the most famous ancient monuments in the world.

Windsor Castle

SBL Tours to Windsor CastleSBL Travel also provides tours to Windsor Castle while customers are docked at Southampton. Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and the Official Residence of Her Majesty The Queen of England. Its rich history spans almost 1000 years and is a must see for many overseas visitors and UK residents alike.

The New Forest

SBL Tours to the New Forest

The only way to reveal The New Forest's hidden gems and truly appreciate the sights, sounds and smells of the forest is to get out there and explore. Clients can enjoy a relaxed tour of the New Forest with SBL Travel, stopping here and there to take in the sights and sounds, and to enjoy the offerings of the Forests unique businesses, cafes and eateries.  


SBL Tours to WinchesterEngland's ancient capital is steeped in history, offering rich pickings for visitors looking to uncover Britain's past, Winchester is a treasure trove of English heritage. The city is packed with historic buildings, monuments and museums waiting to be explored. However mixed with the historic sights are the citys shops and restaurants making this the perfect day out for the visitor docked in Southampton.


SBL Tours to PortsmouthPortsmouth is one of Britain's favourite waterfront destinations. Enjoy Portsmouth's irresistible mix of history and heritage, specialist shopping, lively arts, great restaurants. Take in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard which stands close to Portsmouth's newest landmark, the Spinnaker Tower. Portsmouth is home to a host of fascinating museums covering all aspects of Portsmouth's past.


SBL Tours to ArundelArundel combines 1000 years of history with independent shops, contemporary art galleries, restaurants and pubs, plus the beautiful landscape of the South Downs ... Arundel has something for everyone and SBL Travel will provide your transport!


SBL Tours to BathBath is brimming with things to see and do. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bath presents some of the finest architectural sights in Europe such as the Royal Crescent, alongside a diverse collection of museums and attractions including the Roman Baths, Jane Austen Centre and Thermae Bath Spa. Bath's city centre offers irresistible shopping and fantastic restaurants for both lunch and evening fare.


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Contact SBL Travel

SBL Travel Ltd
314 Salisbury Rd, Totton,
Southampton, SO40 3ND


Tel: 023 8066 0228


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