Southampton is Europe’s leading cruise port. It has 4 state-of-the-art cruise terminals and is used by 1.7 million cruise passengers annually. Ocean terminal opened in 2009 and received a further £1 million investment in 2015. With its two floors this terminal can handle up to 4000 passengers at any one time. Purpose-built ship-to-shore walkways, extra wide lifts and escalators make access to Ocean terminal and your cruise ship simple.
On approaching the terminal the luggage drop-off area is to your left with porters waiting to help you. After handing over your luggage enter the terminal at ground floor level and port staff will be available to direct you. There is a vending machine for snacks on the ground floor. Standard and disabled toilets are available on both floors of Ocean terminal. Check in is on the upper floor along with the departure lounge where you may relax on comfy chairs, grab a bite to eat in Ceanos Café or a drink at the licensed bar. There are plenty of free magazines to keep you entertained until it is time for you to check in, pass through security and board your cruise ship. Please be advised that there is no ATM or WiFi at the terminal.