Our experience & knowledge of the locations in London & traffic will allow us to Match You with other Cruise Passengers with the most Direct stops with the shortest travelling time possible and at the same time save you some money to spend in a London pub or Harrods.
The shared ride Door-To-Door direct service would be available on selected cruise arrival days from Southampton cruise terminals to Heathrow Airport terminals 2, 3, 4 & 5 and the surrounding Heathrow airport hotels and Central London hotels, mainline train stations,
The departures will be available from Central London Hotels & Heathrow Airport hotels to Southampton cruise terminals in one of our comfortable and full air-condition 8 seater vans which will have a maximum of 4 drop off or pickups or in one of our 16 seater Minibuses which will hold a total number of 14 passengers and a maximum of 6 drop off or pickups, with tons of space for the Cruise luggage.
- We will never cancel a Southampton Cruise shared-ride shuttle Service To or From Heathrow airport or Central London.
- Easy to book online or submit a free enquiry.
- Easy to cancel, with one of the most flexible cancellation policy. Full refund if cancelled within 48 hours before the journey pickup time.
- UK toll-free contact number (0800).
- Full Meet & Greet service at all cruise terminals.
- Door-to-door service.
Early bird Arrival Southampton shared-ride Service.
Our service is available at 07:30 am with departure from the cruise terminal by no later than 8:15 am. (Please see below dates for service).
A representative or driver will greet you at the Cruise terminals holding a customized sign with your name as soon as you exit the baggage hall within the cruise terminal.
Flying from Heathrow Airport or staying in a London Heathrow airport hotel, drop off will be at approximately between 9:00 am to 9:30 am.
Central London hotels or a mainline train station, drop off will be at approximately 10:00 am to 11:00 am.
The duration of the Journey is approximate. The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
Departures to Southampton cruise terminals.
The firsts pickup in Central London will start from 10:30 am and from Heathrow Airport Hotels from 11:30 am, as our vehicles are small vans and minibuses we are able to pick up directly from 95% of the London hotels, the drivers will enter the hotel with a name board displaying EC Minibus Shared Ride Service, therefore, we asked all of our travellers to wait in the main hotel lobby.
To simplify the pickup’s from the hotels, please inform the Hotel concierge or reception desk that we will be picking you up for a Shared Ride Service from EC Minibus.
The driver will make contact with the hotel concierge or reception desk on arrival at the hotel.
Due to airport regulations, we are not able to pick up from Heathrow airport terminal from the curbside you will have to make your own way to a Heathrow airport hotel where we can pick you up.
The Easiest hotels to meet the driver at 11:30 am
- Sofitel London Heathrow Terminal 5
- Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
(both connected to the terminals)
The arrival time at Southampton cruise terminals is between 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.
Our aim is to make the booking process as easy as possible. With our online booking system you can complete your booking and four simple steps with an instantaneous confirmation letter.
- Travel date
- Cruise ship name (no need for cruise terminal info)
- Hotel details (pick up or drop off)
- Departure airline details (if going to the airport)
- Each traveller is allowed a maximum of 1 Checked-in Luggage & 1 carry-on bag.
Full pick up itinerary, will be uploaded onto this page 24 hours before the travel date where we will provide a 30-minute slot. Please Click on pick up location, below departures from central London at the bottom of this page on your travel date to view the full pick up itinerary.
The locations that we covered for pickup and drop-off:
Southampton cruise terminals: Mayflower Cruise Terminal Berth 106, QE2 Cruise Terminal Berth 38/39, Ocean Cruise Terminal Berth 46/47 Southampton City Cruise Terminal Berth 101.
Southampton Hotels postcodes Areas: SO14, SO15, SO16, SO17, SO18, SO19, SO30 (Drop-off only)
Heathrow Airport terminal 2, 3, 4, 5 (Drop-off only)
Heathrow Hotels in Postcode Areas: UB3, UB7, TW4, TW5, TW6, SL3.
Central London Hotels, Rail Station in Postcode Areas: Soho, West End, Mayfair, W1 – Bayswater, Paddington W2 – Notting Hill W8 – Holland Park W11 – Shepherd’s Bush W14 – Belgravia, St James’s, Victoria, Westminster, Whitehall, Pimlico SW1 – Knightsbridge SW3 – Earls Court SW5 – Hammersmith SW6 – Kensington SW7 – Bloomsbury WC1 – Covent Garden, Holborn WC2 – Euston, Kings Cross/St Pancras Rail Station, Regents Park NW1 – Westminster Bridge, Waterloo, SE1.
Not sure if we Pick up or Drop off to your Hotel? Please see below a list of Hotels that we service.