Direct Cruises From Southampton, UK

Say goodbye to stressful planning and long-haul flights. On our cruises from Southampton, we explore some Europe's most incredible destinations, so your holiday starts before you even leave the UK.

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WHY CRUISE FROM SOUTHAMPTON?

Discover incredible destinations from our port in the UK.

On our cruises from Southampton, we’ll introduce you to the best Europe has to offer. Cruise to Norway from Southampton and immerse yourself in the dramatic and mysterious Norwegian Fjords, explore iconic cities on a Baltic cruise including St.Petersburg and Tallinn, or perhaps you’ll find yourself enjoying the sun-kissed coasts of the Mediterranean on a family cruise.  Discover Rome, Provence, the Amalfi Coast and Seville to name just a few hightlights, on our 14 night cruise from Southampton. 

Staying warm year-round, a Canary Islands cruise offers the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Plus, with our cruise deals from Southampton and all-inclusive deals, you’ll enjoy unbeatable value. 

No fly cruises from Southampton

Located just under a two-hour drive from London, our no fly cruises from Southampton are accessible via public transport from anywhere in the country, and without the luggage restrictions, you'll enjoy maximum holiday time with minimum travel hassle on a roundtrip cruise  - the way it should be. Impeccable service begins the moment you step onboard. All that’s left to do now is to get to know your luxurious new home, Celebrity Silhouette®

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CRUISES DIRECT FROM THE UK

Discover the heart of your destination with our unparalleled itineraries.

Our Top Pick for 2021

Sail on newly revolutionised Celebrity Silhouette®

7 Night Norwegian Fjords Cruise

May 8, 2021 - May 15, 2021

  • Celebrity Silhouette
  • 7 nights
  • 2 guests
  • Interior Stateroom

Starting from € 1,133 Avg. per person

A cruise through the Norwegian fjords puts you at the heart of the action. Sail directly through jaw-dropping scenery, admiring snow-capped peaks and undisturbed alpine forests. Cruise in style on recently revolutionised Celebrity Silhouette®. Boasting new stateroom design, plus reimagined restaurants, bars and lounges, a Norwegian fjords cruise has never been so luxurious.

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Europe Cruises from Southampton

HIGHLIGHTS WHEN YOU SAIL FROM SOUTHAMPTON

  • Copenhagen

    This picturesque city offers something new to explore at every turn, and with an overnight stay on selected itineraries, you’ll have time to immerse yourself in its laid back atmosphere and admire its architectural beauty, both old and new.  

  • Oslo

    Oslo boasts world class museums, a vibrant café and bar scene and a strong appreciation for the arts. Plus, with breathtaking natural landscapes surrounding the city, why not take a day out for hiking or boating? 

  • St.Petersburg

    The sheer grandeur of St.Petersburg never fails to amaze. Often referred to as the cultural capital of Russia, you’ll discover an almost unrivalled treasure trove of art, museums and palaces as well as world class ballet and opera.

  • Tenerife

    An island of extraordinary diversity and unapologetic beauty, Tenerife is the largest of the Spanish Canary Islands. Explore its otherworldly volcanic landscapes, charming ancient towns and stunning beaches, to name a few. 

  • Lisbon

    Perched atop seven hills, Lisbon's marvelous views and charming cobbled streets provide the perfect backdrop for discovering its vibrant culture and exciting food scene. On selected itineraries, you’ll stay overnight in Lisbon. 

  • Barcelona

    Marvel at Gaudi’s most iconic work, soak up the sun on Barceloneta beach, sample traditional Catalan dishes, or stroll along the tree lined promenade of Las Ramblas. With its cosmopolitan feel, there's endless amounts to do in Barcelona. 

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Family Cruises from Southampton

With no flying involved a cruise from Southampton is the perfect way to begin your family cruise. Our range of itineraries means you’ll soak up some of Europe’s best destinations in one holiday. Whether it’s sunshine and culture in the Mediterranean, the breathtaking landscapes of Norway or learning about the fascinating history of the Baltics, there’s always new adventures to be had. The fun dosen't stop onboard either -  from swimming by day to our popular silent discos by night and Camp at Sea – our fully customisable kids club offering over 500 activities.Join us for your next family cruise from the UK.

WHEN TO SAIL FROM SOUTHAMPTON

The best time to sail from Southampton, with Celebrity Cruises.

Our ships sail from Southampton between April and October. No matter which month you choose to travel, we’ll transport you to Europe’s most desirable destinations. For warm, sunny weather but without the crowds the best times to take a cruise from Southampton are generally between April and June and September and October. If you’re planning on bringing the whole family along, you can’t beat our summer sailings around the stunning Mediterranean. Or plan ahead with our 2021 cruises from Southampton

There are plenty of events and festivals happening throughout Europe to mark in your diary. If you’re willing to get messy, head to Bunol in Valencia, where every August, locals and tourists alike throw tomatoes at each other. Why? Just because.

FAQs

Answering your questions about cruising from Southampton.

Want to find out more about our cruises from Southampton? Read on for our answers to our most frequently asked questions, from what to pack to where to go.

Say goodbye to delayed flights and tricky travel logistics. Exploring Europe and the Med has never been more hassle-free than when you sail from Southampton. 

Southampton has long since been one of the UK’s most important ports. Start your holiday before you even step foot onboard by immersing yourself in the city’s history – admire vintage aircraft at the Solent Sky Museum, discover 19th century penny farthing bikes at the Tudor House and Museum or soak up some contemporary British art at the Southampton City Art Gallery.

Europe is your oyster when you set sail from Southampton. We’ll take you cruising to the following destinations:

•    Norway 
•    Denmark
•    Germany
•    Russia
•    Belgium
•    France
•    Spain
•    Italy 
•    Portugal
•    Canary Islands
•    The Azores
•    Iceland
•    Ireland

The most important factor to consider when packing for your cruise from Southampton is where you’ll be sailing to. Northern Europe can get cold, so make sure to bring plenty of warm layers, waterproofs and sensible walking shoes. For the Mediterranean, prepare for the sun-kissed climate by bringing plenty of sun cream, light cotton clothing and swimwear. The weather in Southampton is typical of the British climate, with winter temperatures averaging at six degrees and summer temperatures hovering at 17 degrees. 

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Southampton Airport is 5.2 miles (8km) from the cruise terminal, located to the north of the city centre. You can reach the cruise terminal by taxi (18 minutes), bus (50 minutes) or train (30 minutes).

From Southampton Airport, you can take a taxi directly to the cruise terminal. Alternatively, catch a Cross Country train from the Southampton Airport Parkway to Southampton Central. From here, there’s a bus stop two minutes away. Catch the U1C and get off at Telephone House, and the cruise terminal is three minutes’ walk away. You can also catch the U1C straight from Southampton Airport Parkway to Telephone House. 

To get from the cruise terminal to Southampton Airport by bus, walk to the Platform Tavern bus stop (four minutes’ away) and catch the U1W to Central Station. From here, walk to Southampton Central Station and catch a London train for seven minutes to reach Southampton Airport Parkway. You can also catch a taxi directly from the cruise terminal to the airport. 

Celebrity Cruises uses the City Cruise Terminal. City Cruise Terminal is easy to access by car or bus. By car, travel towards the Western Docks on the A33. City Cruise Terminal is by Dock Gate 10. The terminal is under a mile from Southampton Central train station.

Southampton is easily accessible from London. From Waterloo, you can catch a train towards Weymouth. A 1 hour 15-minute journey will take you to Southampton Central. By car, Southampton is a two-hour journey from London. You can catch a bus from Victoria Coach Station, which will get you to Southampton in two and a half hours.

The maximum luggage allowance for guests boarding our ships is 90kg per guest. If you are sailing on a Transatlantic cruise from Southmapton and have booked a fly cruise package, your luggage allowance will be limited to the allowance specified by the airline. 

Celebrity Silhouette® sails from our port in Southampton between May and October.

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