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Hythe Ferry

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Address: Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
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+44 23 8084 0722
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This scheduled ferry service operates every half hour between Southampton's...

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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Step back in time

Well worth visiting this quaint ( but vital commuter service) railway along the pier and ferry to soutmpton town quay. The is a viable alternative to parking in Southampton and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Kay S
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Morpeth
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Morpeth
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth visiting this quaint ( but vital commuter service) railway along the pier and ferry to soutmpton town quay. The is a viable alternative to parking in Southampton and great way to get to the Southampton boat show

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Thank Kay S
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry is a quick way of getting to Southampton or Hythe , this ferry ride gives you a chance to see the coastal scenery close up and personal, thousands commute, and thousands ride for the fun of it every year !

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Thank Nigel P
Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From arriving at the pier entrance, and travelling to join the ferry, either by using the oldest train service in the UK, or by a brisk walk along the pier, it is like going back in time. Travelling over the water to Southampton you can see up close some of the great liners of the World. A truely great experience.

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Thank Frank H
Southampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the passenger train to the ferry, as it is a long walk along the jetty especially when you have done shopping in Southampton.

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Thank sandranicklin
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little service!! Inexpensive and a reliable way to get from one side of Southampton to the other side.

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Thank beers2u
Hythe, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to love going on the Hythe Ferry. Now though, it is a old, ugly, noisy ferry with no character. Staff are still friendly but the experience isn't the same

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Thank Joycethevoicer
Kent England
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81 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Forty six years ago I worked in Hythe and lived in Southampton. I caught a bus to the docks, ferry across to Hythe Pier, the train down the pier and walked uphill to the hospital. On my first visit back since 1970 I was keen to recreate my journey. I was delighted to see the train on the pier again... More 

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Thank mags1949
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Wonderful to travel to Southampton by ferry, fun for my little girl, travelling on the train and the boat.

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Thank MumSoton
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Regular ferry with helpful staff,has the choice of walking down the old wooden pier or a ride on the oldest pier train. Great for viewing the cruise ships and ferries. Close to Southampton's shops and park, also bus routes.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

what a great thing to have in little town, a long pier to walk down if you want or a little train to whisk you to the ferry which then drops you off in Southampton where you can pick up the free bus into the shopping area. Love it, nice to go past the cruise ships when they are in... More 

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