The dream begins at Portsmouth International Port, where your cruise ship awaits to whisk you on an unforgettable journey to sun-kissed lands, wild isles, castles and vineyards, Norwegian fjords, Hamlet’s Elsinore or magnificent St Petersburg. Beautiful, world-class luxury liners sail from Portsmouth, bringing opulence and elegance within easy reach. Our prestigious cruise operators include Swan Hellenic, Voyages of Discovery and Saga among many others.
Taking a cruise from Portsmouth International Port is unique. You are sailing from an historic base on an adventure of your own. The cruise ships calling here are small to medium size and benefit from an informality and personal touch that many of our passengers appreciate.
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The award winning passenger terminal building was opened in May 2011 and has a light airy feel with space and comfort. The main concourse with its check in area, also has a Currency Exchange and shop, while up on the mezzanine floor there is Costa coffee and a bar.
For a relaxing experience, try the outdoor terrace where you can look out over the port, before boarding the ship.
The Port is ideally located for the major airports of London Heathrow 66 miles, Southampton Airport 20 miles and London Gatwick 80 miles, all in easy reach via the motorway network.
If you are making an extended stay pre or post cruise then there is plenty to see in the Waterfront City. Visit the city guide at www.visitportsmouth.co.uk You can also visit our Portsmouth information page here.