Welcome to Penguin Parking

The new name for Alternative Cruise Parking (ACP)

Alternative Cruise Parking (ACP) has been operating for over 6 years and we are extremely proud to have built an admirable reputation for affordable car parking, with a free transfer service, for the Port of Southampton. We are good at it, and the high percentage of returning customers shows they appreciate the service we offer.

Some facts about Penguin Parking (formerly Alternative Cruise Parking):

  • Over 6 years of dedicated and trusted service to customers
  • Dedicated, experienced, and friendly team to manage all your requirements
  • 10,000 vehicles are due to be parked with us this year
  • 35,000 passengers parked and transferred this season
  • All our helpful drivers are fully certified, and happy to assist
  • Largest fleet of dedicated transfer buses
  • Police checked “Park Mark” secure car park
  • High percentage of customer satisfaction and returns

Our service includes:

Affordable parking close to Southampton Cruise Terminals. Competitively priced with free transfers both ways and excellent service.

Transfers to and from the cruise terminals are included free of charge and are provided as and when required to suit the customer. Transfers take 12 - 20 minutes, depending on which terminal you are travelling from.

Our excellent service means you can start your holiday relaxed and we are always available to answer any questions you may have.

Our car park offers secure parking and benefits from full pallisade security fencing within a business site offering manned security and 24 hr monitored and recorded CCTV.

If you are looking for something specific that is not mentioned on this site then please ask. If we can help, then we certainly will.

Parking available for all cruises, including:

Adventure of the Seas, Arcadia, Aurora, Azura, Balmoral, Black Watch, Boudicca, Braemar, Britannia, Caribbean Princess, Celebrity Eclipse, Crown Princess, Emerald Princess, Harmony of the Seas, Independence of the Seas, Marina, MSC Splendida, Nautica, Navigator of the Seas, Oceana, Oriana, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, Seven Seas Voyager, Ventura.

Opening Hours

Normal Opening Hours:

  • 9am to 6pm Monday - Friday
  • 9am to 4pm Saturday
  • CLOSED Sunday & Bank Holidays (open on ship days)

Ship Days:

We are open as early as we need to be to deal with your disembarkation and as late as we need to deal with your transfer to the Cruise ship for boarding!