There are plenty of ways to get to Bristol Royal Portbury, for your cruise, including by car, taxi or coach. If you are travelling here by car, you can get your car parking permit arranged through us. For more information, see our detailed guide below.
Bristol Port Information
The Cruise facility is approximately 10 miles from Bristol city centre. Access is via the main port entrance at Royal Portbury Docks.
Journey back in time and you will see a proud history of liners setting sail into the Atlantic from Bristol. Today the tradition has been rejuvenated for the 21st century with cruise lines being welcomed to Bristol Port for both turnaround and transit cruises.
Bristol Cruise Terminal, Bristol BS20 7XJ
From M5 (South): Exit M5 Southbound at junction 19 and follow the signs for Royal Portbury Dock. Having taken the exit slip road at junction 19, move into the right-hand section of the road as indicated. Take the 5th exit off the roundabout signposted to Royal Portbury Dock. Continue straight, at the second roundabout take the 3rd exit into Royal Portbury Dock - continue straight to the Police Gate.
From M5 (North): Exit M5 Northbound at junction 19 and follow signs for Royal Portbury Dock. Having taken the exit slip road at junction 19, move into the left-hand section of the road. Take the second exit off the roundabout. Continue straight, at the second roundabout take the 3rd exit into Royal Portbury Dock - continue straight to the Police Gate.
On returning from your cruise, there will be a taxi rank as you exit the Cruise Terminal.
To pre book a taxi in advance, please call Yellow Cabs 0117 923 1515 who are familiar with the Dock Estate.
The Bristol Cruise Terminal offers secure car parking facilities close to the Cruise Terminal. Places must be booked in advance of sailing. Passengers should enter the dock area by the West Town Police Gate and then follow the signs to the Drop Off/Car Park area. On arrival at the port, please make your way to the Cruise Terminal where you will be met by the baggage handlers. Once your baggage has been passed to the handlers, please make your way to the car park, which is a short walk to the terminal.
Bristol Temple Meads Station is 10 miles from the terminal, whilst Bristol Parkway is 12 miles. Both are well connected and have taxi ranks.
Pick Up/Drop Off
Pass through the Police Gate and take the 3rd exit off the roundabout immediately ahead. Take the first right 20ft past the roundabout and then take the 2nd left, immediately after the large shed. You will then see the ship on the berth to your right. Drop off/pick up will be by the Marquee Terminal in front of you. Here you will be directed by a member of the Cruise Operations Team.
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