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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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Quaint way to travel

Such a quaint way to travel en route to Southampton. Catching the rickety train on the pier from Hythe town centre to board the ferry for Southampton is a great way to travel. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Such a quaint way to travel en route to Southampton. Catching the rickety train on the pier from Hythe town centre to board the ferry for Southampton is a great way to travel. We catch a bus from Blackfied village to Hythe town then take the ferry over to Southampton to do some shopping or find a good place to... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is a great relaxing way to get from hythe to southampton and back again.You are able to see any of the big liners that are in dock and my grandson looks out for the IOW ferry..It takes about 15 mins and beats driving.Have now bought a season ticket which works out much cheaper to travel.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Good connection and certainly saves a lot of time but it is quite expensive and the ferry itself is not very modern.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Called in late on a sunday afternoon to enquire about trips to the IOW. The man we spoke to turned out to be the train driver who let us walk the pier without charge. We watched the ferry come in from Southampton and then our new friend came looking for us and gave us a ride back down the pier... More 

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Torrevieja
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I've used the Hythe Ferry many times and I love it. It's such a great way to get to Southampton from Hythe and Vice versa. The trip only takes ten minutes and it has always been on time.

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Batley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great little Ferry to Hythe in 15 mins....you can see all the cruise ships that are in too as you sail. There is a good deal with buying a beach bus ticket and getting the ferry free and then you get the pier railway along the pier.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Long pier with a little train, very nice little boat ride passing the cruise ships and Queens. drops you quite close to Southampton city centre.

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The Hythe Ferry is an excellent way to travel between Southampton and Hythe or vice versa The Hythe Pier and the Pier Railway are an experience not to miss while the ferry gets you close to many cruise liners and container ships not normally seen close up.

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Nottingham
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Reasonable price and nice for a day trip. Quick crossing but the highlight was the cute little train which meets the ferry at the end of the pier in Hythe. Not a lot to see in Hythe but it was a pleasant few hours.

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Willoughby Hills, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We took the Hythe Ferry to visit Beaulieu Castle. The ride gave a great view of the harbor area. The boat was clean and well managed, and we're planning another trip soon.

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