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Cruises from Portsmouth

Cruise from the historic port of Portsmouth, renowned for being one of the UK's best-connected ports, to a wide variety of destinations. Cruises from Portsmouth can take you across Europe and the Mediterranean. Easily accessible from the South of England, Portsmouth cruise terminal is also located on convenient travel routes from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Southampton airports. All our cruises from Portsmouth sail on board Balmoral.

Mystery Cruise from Portsmouth
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  • United States
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Embrace the air of anticipation as Borealis sets sail to....where?
  • Enjoy a friendly and sociable atmoshpere with your fellow guests
  • Experience our fantastic on board activities
  • 6 days from £699pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 07 November 2025
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Discovering Spain and Morocco
  • Morocco, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal
  • Fred.Olsen
  • See the Belém Tower in Lisbon as Borealis sails past
  • Bake pastéis de nata with a local pastry chef in Lisbon
  • Sample tapas and learn flamenco in Cádiz
  • 13 days from £1499pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 15 February 2025
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Winter Warmth in the Canaries
  • Portugal, Madeira, Spain, Canary Islands
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed Laurisilva Forest in Madeira
  • Tour a botanical garden with a local orchid expert
  • Experience the beauty of La Gomera's Garajonay National Park
  • 15 days from £1499pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 23 November 2024
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  • Explore exotic landmarks and ancient towns in Morocco
  • Embrace the sounds of traditional Moroccan music and dance
  • Sample local delicacies such as Shaksuka, tagine and mint tea
  • 13 days from £1499pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 26 November 2025
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In Search of the Northern Lights from Portsmouth
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  • Norway, Romania
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Embark on a journey to witness the Aurora Borealis
  • Experience life in the Artic by spending time with the Sámi
  • Uncover scientific secrets surrounding the Northern Lights
  • 11 days from £1499pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 04 January 2026
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In Search of the Northern Lights
  • Norway, Canada
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Enjoy an overnight stay in the 'Gateway to the Arctic, Tromso
  • Spend time with local Sámi people to learn about their way of life
  • Explore the historic Hanseatic city of Bergen
  • 15 days from £1599pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 07 December 2024
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Fairytale Castles and Old Towns of the Baltic from Portsmouth
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  • Germany, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Denmark
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Discover the magic of the Baltic's extraordinary landmarks
  • Browse around enchanting Baltic Christmas Markets
  • Experience local festive food and drink
  • 15 days from £1698pp
  • was £1699pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 08 December 2025
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City Sights and Overnights in Gibraltar, Spain and Portugal from Portsmouth
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  • Gibraltar, Colombia, Spain, Portugal
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Explore vibrant cities in Spain and Portugal
  • Immerse yourself in local cultures, including flamenco and Fado music
  • Enjoy authentic tapas or pastéis de nata, and sip Jerez sherry
  • 15 days from £1748pp
  • was £1749pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 12 November 2025
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Cultural Spanish Discovery from Southampton
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  • Spain, Balearic Islands, Colombia, Portugal
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Embrace Spain's ‘la vida Española’ way of life
  • Sample deliciously authentic Spanish cuisines, such as tapas
  • Explore striking landmarks, such as Cartagena's Roman Theatre
  • 15 days from £1798pp
  • was £1799pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 14 January 2026
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In Search of the Northern Lights
  • Norway, Canada
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Explore the rugged Vesterålen archipelago and historic city of Bergen
  • Sail past Torghatten, the mountain with the hole through its centre
  • Experience the maritime tradition of crossing the Arctic Circle
  • 15 days from £2099pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 01 February 2025
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Canary Islands Christmas with Lisbon in New Year from Portsmouth
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  • Portugal, Madeira, Spain, Canary Islands
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Explore the beauty of the Canaries and Lisbon at Christmas
  • Embrace traditional music and dance, Malvasia wine and local cuisines
  • See in the New Year with Lisbon's impressive fireworks display
  • 14 days from £2499pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 22 December 2025
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Canary Islands Christmas and Funchal New Year
  • Spain, Canary Islands, Portugal, Madeira
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Visit UNESCO-listed Risco Caído archaeological site in Gran Canaria
  • Celebrate Christmas Day festivities on board Borealis
  • See in the New Year with the annual fireworks display in Madeira
  • 15 days from £2599pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 21 December 2024
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Island Hopping in the Caribbean
  • Portugal, Azores, Sint Maarten, Saint Kitts and Nevis, France … 
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Enjoy an island-hopping cocktail of winter sun and fascinating culture
  • Learn about the history of St. John's at English Harbour
  • Encounter marine life in Dominica and Barbados
  • 29 days from £3699pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Borealis
  • 04 January 2025
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Getting to Portsmouth Cruise Terminal

By air: The Portsmouth cruise terminal is just 20 miles from Southampton Airport, 48 miles from Bournemouth Airport, 66 miles from London Heathrow Airport and 76 miles from London Gatwick Airport. All airports are within easy reach via the motorway. Drop-off areas and roads allow easy access to and from the terminal.

By train: Portsmouth Harbour and Portsmouth and Southsea train stations are close by, both less than 10 minutes drive. The train stations are well-connected to national rail services from London.

By car: Portsmouth cruise terminal is easy to reach via the M275, which leads off the M27. A long-stay multi-storey car park is available at the terminal, just minutes from the main ferry terminal, and is open 24 hours a day. There are also 20-minute parking bays directly outside the terminal for quick pick-ups and drop-offs.

Facilities in the port of Portsmouth

There are check-in desks at the arrival/departure area for passengers taking cruises from Portsmouth. The mezzanine floor has a bar and cafe serving fresh meals, snacks and drinks, and a coffee lounge. Free Wi-Fi is available. A special minibus service is available for those who need mobility assistance and wheelchair access.

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