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Shuttle from Heathrow to Southampton Port?

Old Jul 16th, 2022, 02:53 PM
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Shuttle from Heathrow to Southampton Port?

What is the best way and best price to get from Heathrow Airport to Southampton Port? Thank you.
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Old Jul 17th, 2022, 10:20 AM
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Old Jul 17th, 2022, 11:31 AM
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I may be wrong but I think it's called the Port of Southampton.
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Old Jul 17th, 2022, 11:58 AM
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There is a National Express bus runs from Heathrow to Southamton Coach Station Harbour Parade.
https://www.nationalexpress.com/en
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Old Jul 17th, 2022, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by donnae_b View Post
What is the best way and best price to get from Heathrow Airport to Southampton Port? Thank you.
The 'best' as in easiest, most comfortable is seldom the cheapest. What options have you seen and what is your budget? Also - how many of you and how much luggage??

You could take a direct National Express Coach (cheapest but priced per person and you get your bags to the coach station) , a car service (much more expensive but they schelpp the bags for you), or a couple of train options involving either a bus or train transfer which are pretty cheap but most cruise passengers have a lot (too much?? ) of luggage.
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Give yourself PLENTY of time. We booked a private car once and took a bus another time but between HEAVY London traffic and a delayed flight we almost missed the boat once and our return flight another time. I thought an 8 hour cushion was plenty but it was Not.
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Old Jul 17th, 2022, 06:39 PM
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I thought regular cruisers recommended arriving in the departure port the day BEFORE the cruise departed. At least.
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Old Jul 17th, 2022, 06:54 PM
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I thought regular cruisers recommended arriving in the departure port the day BEFORE the cruise departed. At least.
I totally agree -- the OP doesn't give much info but they definitely should consider arriving in the UK at least the day before sailing.
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I totally agree -- the OP doesn't give much info but they definitely should consider arriving in the UK at least the day before sailing.
Absolutely, and go on to the port. Stay the night nearby.
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Note you don't have to stay in Southampton, you could stay in Southport, Portsmouth or even venture into the New Forest
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Southsea methinks, not Southport?
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Old Jul 18th, 2022, 06:16 AM
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Sorry yes Southsea, which I always assumed was pretty dull until I found the odd little fortress here and there. Porstmouth of course has lots to see. Southampton has a shopping centre.
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I enjoyed staying in Winchester before embarking at Southampton with a relatively short ride by car service directly to the ship.

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