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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.

European Christmas Markets
  • Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Germany
  • Fred.Olsen
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  • Enjoy the festive illuminations at Tivoli
  • Browse the markets in Hamburg and Gothenburg
  • Tour to Bruges or Brussels from Zeebrugge
  • 9 days from: £999pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Balmoral
  • 02 December 2022
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Festive Spain & Portugal
  • Portugal, Spain
  • Fred.Olsen
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  • Admire the festive light displays of Vigo
  • Browse Funchal’s Christmas market
  • Dock within one mile of each city centre
  • 13 days from: £1099pp
  • Was: £1299pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Balmoral
  • 10 December 2022
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  • Overnights in Alta and Tromsø to spot Aurora Borealis
  • Spend time with the Sámi people in Tromsø
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • 15 days from: £1899pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Balmoral
  • 04 November 2022
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Christmas Celebrations in the Canaries
  • Spain, Canary Islands, Portugal
  • Fred.Olsen
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  • Enjoy an unforgettable Christmas at sea
  • Discover the beaches and landscapes of the Canaries
  • Celebrate New Year's Eve in style in Tenerife
  • 15 days from: £2599pp
  • Portsmouth
  • Balmoral
  • 22 December 2022
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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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