Ferry Port Terminals 1 and 2 (Red Funnel)
Southampton Ferry Port is home to Red Funnel ferries. The Port of Southampton has two ferry terminals. Terminal 1 serves as a car and passenger terminal, while Terminal 2 is a hub for high-speed ferry crossings. Terminal 1 offer vehicle ferry services to East Cowes, Isle of Wight. Terminal 2 offer Red Jet Hi-Speed foot passenger service to West Cowes. The two terminals are located within walking distance of each other.
Accommodation near Southampton Ferry Port
Southampton has a selection of short-term parking at the large multi-storey car park at West Quay, not far from the terminal. It’s worth pointing out however that overnight parking is not permitted. One thing’s for sure, you won’t have any problem parking your car outside bed and breakfast accommodation.
Extend your stay on the south coast of England by reserving a place to stay close to the Red Funnel ferry terminal to explore the nearby attractions. If shopping is your thing spend the day in the West Quay Shopping Centre that can be found in town. It’s right in the heart of the city centre and a popular place with the friendly locals as well as holidaymakers. There are plenty of big name stores here including restaurants and cafes.
Visit the city’s fascinating art gallery or take in a show at the exciting Mayfair Theatre. Learn all about the tragedy of the sinking of the Titanic in the Sea City Museum. There is a fascinating exhibition telling the complete story of one of the world’s major passenger liner disasters.
Several hotel accommodation can be found nearby the ferry terminal. One of the nearest hotels is 4 star Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel. This deluxe property is located in Southampton city centre, within walking distance of the ferry port terminals.
Cheap Hotel and B&B rooms near Southampton Port (with Parking)
To get the very best out of your trip to Southampton’s port arrange bed and breakfast or cheap hotels. It’s important to get a good nights sleep before setting off on a cross-Solent Red Tunnel ferry ride to the Isle of Wight. B&B’s family rooms are comfortable with everything needed for an enjoyable stay.
There is an excellent selection of cheap hotels and bed and breakfasts within a short drive to the ferry port. At a b&b guests will receive a warm welcome and a full English breakfast to start the day. Benefit from low cost accommodation deals especially during the off peak season. Keep an eye out for last minute cheap hotels discount deals which can often include free transport to the port.
Staying in local accommodation will also give you the opportunity to enjoy the city’s many harbour and pleasure cruises. Watch the International Boat Show which takes place annually every September.
A very popular cheap accommodation is low budget 2 star The Star Hotel. This cheaper property is situated close to West Quay Shopping Centre and the ferry port. Most rooms are en suite, and some have a four-poster bed.
Another cheap accommodation within easy reach of the ferry terminal is 3 star Jurys Inn Southampton. This hotel overlooks East Park in Southampton city center. The stylish rooms at Jurys Inn Southampton have crisp bed linens and spacious bathrooms with luxury toiletries. Southampton Ferry Terminal is just over a mile away, and West Quay Shopping Centre is a 15-minute walk.
One of the most popular and best hotels around is 3 star Premier Inn Southampton West Quay. The hotel is in the heart of lively Southampton, just a 10-minute drive from Southampton Docks and a 10 minute walk from the Red Funnel ferries to the Isle of Wight.
Find your place to stay close to the Ferry Port of Southampton UK
Southampton Ferry Port in Hampshire England
Name : Port of Southampton
Location : located on the south coast of England. Both Portsmouth ferry port and Poole ferries can easily be reached. The lovely seaside hotels in the town of Bournemouth are located 45 minutes away.
Southampton Airport can be found just outside the town centre.
Terminal 1 (vehicle ferry services to East Cowes) : Dock Gate 7 off Town Quay Road, SO14 2AL
Terminal 2 (Red Jet Hi-Speed foot passenger service to West Cowes) : located on Town Quay, SO14 2AQ
Borth terminals are located within walking distance of each other.
Operators : Red Funnel provide two ferry services from the Town Quay area in Southampton to the Isle of Wight (Cowes and East Cowes).
White Horse Ferries Ltd of Swindon operates the ferry service from Southampton to Hythe Pier, a Hampshire village on the opposite side of Southampton Water.
Sat Nav Postcode : SO14
Region : South East England
County : Hampshire
Nearest Hotels and B&B’s : in town centre of Poole, Dorset.
Docks Nearby Tourist Attractions
The Brook (466 Portswood Road, Portswood SO17 3SD, England UK): excellent venue for the perfect night out. The Brook is like a pub with the chairs and tables stripped out and a stage put in the middle.
Solent Sky Museum (Albert Road South (Ocean Village), SO14 3FR England): displaying the history of aviation in Southampton and Solent area. It’s a small museum but there are a lot of interesting exhibits.
Titanic Engineer Officers Memorial (East Park, Southampton, England UK): monument build in memory of the Titanic engineers officers. It’s a true memorial to the people who lost their lives in the Atlantic Ocean.
Tudor House and Garden (Bugle Street, St Michael’s Square, SO14 2AD, England): historic Grade I listed building situated in the Old Town area of the city, in Bugle Street. There are great exhibits and displays. A cafe is available for snacks with indoor or outdoor seating.
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