CPS Parking Southampton


Cruise Parking CPS Southampton – Cruise & Passenger Services

CPS port parkingSecure parking is available from CPS Southampton, also known as Cruise & Passenger Services, directly next to the docks of Southampton Port. While you’re away, you can take advantage of Cruise Parking CPS Southampton’s optional services, such as having us fill up your gas tank, or make sure your car is ready to go using SureStart Service at an extra cost.

Cruise Passenger Services

Southampton is widely recognized as the birthplace of the modern cruise ship in Britain. Today, more cruise ships dock at the Port of Southampton than at any other UK port. Any cruise ship calling in Southampton can provide passengers with a wealth of choice for day excursions and CPS Southampton can provide a full booking and escort service for excursions. The combination of Southampton’s services, infrastructure, and location gives it a significant edge over other ports in the United Kingdom, and the enhancements that are currently being made to the terminal facilities will help to reinforce this unrivaled position.

The South of England has a wide variety of attractions to offer tourists, including the historic City of Winchester and Stonehenge, as well as the beautiful scenery of the New Forest, and Southampton is the perfect location from which to launch excursions into this beautiful part of the country.

As an approved Southampton’s cruise parking provider Cruise & Passenger Services can also assist if your arrival at the terminal is delayed, or with car related problems at any time via ship to shore communications whilst your car is in our care.

CPS Southampton – On Arrival

Upon arrival at the appropriate Southampton cruise terminal designated by your cruise operator:

  • You will be directed to the appropriate vehicle lane by a member of port security
  • From here you will be met by a member of our reception staff who will book in your vehicle and carry out relevant security procedures. You will be issued a barcoded receipt.
  • A porter will be on hand to assist with luggage. (Please note it is the passengers responsibility to ensure all luggage and essentials are removed from the vehicle)
  • Once checked in the driver will take your vehicle to the nearby secure compound
  • You are then able to proceed to the terminal to check-in for your cruise.
  • For 2 night self park cruises, once the luggage has been removed drivers are directed to the appropriate parking location.

CPS Southampton – On Return

  • You will be directed from the Southampton terminal to the key collection point.
  • Please hand the receptionist your barcoded receipt and you will be issued your vehicle keys.
  • For 2 night self park cruises you will be directed to the relevant parking location
  • You will be directed to the relevant area of the car park where your vehicle is located. There are marshals on hand to assist with further directions.
  • You will then be directed by marshals in exiting the compound.

Southampton Terminal Information

  • 28 miles from major European shipping lanes
  • Depth of main channel 12.6m at low water
    (extra 4.54m available at mean high water springs)
  • 17 hours of rising water in every 24
  • Maximum tidal range 4m
  • Quay walls 6.25m above lowest astronomical tide
  • 24-hour pilotage and harbour patrol service

QE II Terminal:

Depth of water alongside: 10.5m
Quayside length: 508m

Mayflower Terminal:

Depth of water alongside: 10.2m
Quayside length: 350m

City Terminal:

Depth of water alongside: 10.2m
Quayside length: 370m

Ocean Terminal:

Depth of water alongside: 10.2m
Quayside length: 480m

Port order and/or content may vary, please check specific sailing date concerning risks associated with COVID-19. Please consult all applicable Centers for Disease Control travel advisories, warnings, or recommendations relating to cruise travel and check at official cruise line website.

The Russia-Ukraine war has prompted a growing number of cruise lines to cancel 2022 itineraries that include stops in and around Russian ports of call. For more information please visit official cruise line website.