Why Book Cruise Parking, Southampton Port

Located just ten minutes from the motorway network, Cruise Parking is the perfect choice for taking the stress out of Southampton Port parking. This car park makes the ideal solution for those looking for a fast and affordable parking option - with just a 20-minute transfer to the cruise terminal.

Car Park Features

  • Uniformed staff
  • Off-airport
  • On-demand transfers
  • Transfer time 12 - 20 minutes
  • Operates between 11:00 - 14:45
  • Leave keys
  • Assisted loading if requested
  • Valet parking
  • Bus transfer


  • Security fencing
  • CCTV
  • Park Mark Award (Police Approved)

Transfers to and from Southampton Port

Transfers operate in-line with all departures and arrivals from Southampton Port. The transfer time is approximately 20 minutes.Transfers included for up to four people. 
Additional people charged at £10.00 each if booked in advance or £15.00 each on the day


Don't worry about your car while cruising, either. While you're exploring the oceans, Cruise Parking will be caring for your vehicle in its fully secured car park with CCTV coverage, security fencing and regular patrols throughout the day. The facility is also a police-approved Park Mark Safer Parking Award holder.

Disabled Facilities

Blue Badge holders who require extra help should contact the car park once a booking has been made. Additional parking assistance can then be arranged.

Opening Times

This car park is open in-line with departing and arriving cruises using Southampton Port.

Additional Information

Vehicle restrictions apply, please see more information below for details.

Transfers included for up to four people. Additional people charged at £10.00 each if booked in advance or £15.00 each on the day. Please contact the car park for more details.

This car park does not accept transit vans, minibuses, motorhomes, caravans and trailers.

Vehicles over five metres long will incur a surcharge of £2.00 per day.

Arriving less than two hours prior to vessel sailing may result in bus transfer refusal.

Cruise Parking, Operated by Penguin Parking, South Road, Marchwood Industrial Park, Southampton, SO40 4BX


From the M27: 

  1. Exit at Junction 3 and join the M271. 
  2. Follow signs for Southampton Docks and then take the second exit on the first roundabout.
  3. Merge onto the A35 at the traffic lights.
  4. At the next roundabout turn left.
  5. Continue to the traffic lights and then turn left.
  6. Turn left at the next roundabout and then the first exit on the next roundabout.
  7. Turn right into East Road and then turn right again into South Road.
  8. The car park will be on your left.

Arrival Procedure

Upon arrival at the car park:

  1. You will be greeted and checked-in by a member of staff.
  2. Your car will then be parked for you and staff will assist you with your luggage.
  3. Take the transfer bus operated by Penguin Parking, to the cruise terminal.

Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete your vehicle check-in and port transfer.

Return Procedure

On return to Southampton:

  1. Proceed directly to the designated coach bays.
  2. Take the transfer to the car park operated by Penguin Parking.
  3. Collect your car.

Reviews of Cruise Parking, Southampton Port Verified by reevooReevoo speech bubble

Find out what fellow travellers thought about Cruise Parking car park. All our reviews are collected and confirmed through independent ratings and reviews services co-ordinator, Reevoo.

Value for money
Friendliness and helpfulness of staff
Transfer service (to/from the airport)
Arrival and exit process
Location of car park
Overall rating
Scores 8.9 out of 10 based on 320 reviews
8 out of 10


Bristol GB Regular traveller
Location on industrial estate needs more signage and positioned in various prominent places.
Confirmed purchase: 03 January 2018
Published on: 15 January 2018
10 out of 10


Warwick GB
Friendly, welcoming staff
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 28 November 2017
Published on: 04 December 2017
10 out of 10


Plymouth none GB
Confirmed purchase: 13 November 2017
Published on: 21 November 2017
10 out of 10


Bristol GB Travel often
Service was 2nd to none
Confirmed purchase: 29 October 2017
Published on: 30 October 2017