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Hythe Ferry

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Address: Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
Phone Number: 44 2380 840722
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Description: This scheduled ferry service operates every half hour between...
This scheduled ferry service operates every half hour between Southampton's Town Quay and Hythe Pier, passing by Ocean Terminal that is home of the QE2.
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Makes Hythe a good trip out

Incredible long pier and old train out to the end. Views across the water to the docks and Western Shore.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Incredible long pier and old train out to the end. Views across the water to the docks and Western Shore.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We took the opportunity to take the Hythe ferry from Hythe for a change so that the view of the Liners & Southampton waters was a little different as well as less hectic as the parking at Hythe is easier / cheaper plus easily accessible The Ferry service is pleasant enough & efficient , perhaps it could be modernised but... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A good ferry from hythe to Southampton it only takes about 15 minutes highly recommend it you get great views of the cruise ships when they are in port as the ferry goes past them as I say a good ferry service

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

There is nothing nicer than visiting Hythe on a summer afternoon to watch the liners leave Southampton docks off on a cruise .The ferry service is a great way to go to town and the train that runs along the pier to take you to the ferry is very old and rare and a lovely experience .You get a great... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Thought an afternoon in Hythe might be fun. Firstly - almost no signage to the Hythe ferry at Town Quay. Secondly. No obvious way of buying a ticket. Turns out there are two ticket machines with badly hand printed, sellotaped bits of paper on them - this is the only way you can buy a ticket. Thirdly. The machines take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Have used ferry frequently on visits, short boat ride affording closer views of cruise ships, A ride on small train from pier into Hythe. Good eating places and shops and marina, more sea views. Tickets priced well.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Excellent friendly staff both on the pier train, and the ferry. Runs every half hour to Southampton Ferry Pier; 5 minutes walk to old Southampton. The pier train (600 metres) is included in the return price of £5.60 per person - a great day out.

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Bourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

First time on the ferry , managed to book return tickets to the IOW Cowes via fast ferry , the train down the pier and prompt departure across to Town Quay to connect with the Red Cat service both ways was excellent

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Winchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Our visitors wanted to go on the ferry so we drove over to Hythe the lady in the ticket office was very rude and unhelpful she charged us for the rail fare a and then the boat trip our relations were disabled we really felt the price should have included the rail fare as how were we able to get... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Rather than drive to southampton we thought we would drive to hythe and take the ferry. You start with a short train ride along the pier and then a ferry ride up the solent. We saw several ships ready to go on their cruise. A quick visit round the city and we headed back on the ferry.

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Address: Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
Phone Number: 44 2380 840722
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton

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