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Hythe Ferry, Southampton

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Take yourself and even your bicycle on the oldest pier train in the world to board Hythe Ferry. The ferry runs every 30 minutes between Southampton and Hythe. Crossing to Southampton takes 10 minutes. On the way take the opportunity to observe the large cruise ships Queen Mary II and Queen Victoria. There’s an indoor observation deck with good views even in bad weather. By using our Southampton vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Hythe Ferry and other attractions in Southampton.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Went to Hythe pier to get the ferry over to Southampton, only took 10 minutes to get there. Southampton town centre is about a 15 minute walk from town quay pier. Very good service  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    We wanted to take our children to see the huge cruise ships in Southampton harbour. The Queen Mary II was in dock today so we decided it would be a nice treat to take them on a selection of transporta...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    The launch that operates from Hythe to Southampton owned by Blue Funnel Ferries is a disgrace. My wife and I traveled on this boat 13th August 2017 and I was appalled at the steps provided for boardin...  more »

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