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Cruises from Bristol

Cruises from Bristol

Situated by the mouth of River Avon, Bristol Cruise Terminal has long been the maritime doorway of the South West. The port of Bristol is the UK’s most centrally located deep-sea port, and the main cruise terminal (Avonmouth Dock) is just six miles from Bristol city centre, while the new Bristol Portbury Cruise Terminal lies across the river mouth, eight miles outside the city. The port for cruises from Bristol has excellent transport links, with motorway and rail links directly at the port.

We offer cruises from Bristol on board Magellan (which depart from Bristol Portbury Cruise Terminal) and on board Marco Polo (departing from Avonmouth).

British Isles Discovery Cruise
Lazy days relaxing on board - Calling at seven unforgettable ports - The pretty, French port of Honfleur at the mouth of the Seine
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  • 12 days from: £949pp
  • Was: £1799pp
  • Bristol
  • 04 September 2020
  • Magellan
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Springtime River Seine Experience Cruise
A delightful short summer cruise - Sail south and across the Channel - Two delightful ports of call
  • 5 days from: £319pp
  • Was: £589pp
  • Bristol
  • 08 May 2020
  • Marco Polo
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River Seine Experience Cruise
Lazy days relaxing on board - Calling at the historic French ports of Rouen and Honfleur - The pretty Southern Irish city of Cork
  • 7 days from: £489pp
  • Was: £919pp
  • Bristol
  • 15 September 2020
  • Magellan
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Treasures of the British Isles
Spring island calls at both ends of Britain - Explore eight contrasting ports - Normandy’s pretty Impressionists’ retreat, Honfleur
  • 12 days from: £929pp
  • Was: £1759pp
  • Bristol
  • 14 April 2020
  • Marco Polo
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Iceland & Land of the Northern Lights Cruise
Lazy days relaxing on board - Searching the skies of the Aurora Borealis - Two days in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik
  • 13 days from: £949pp
  • Was: £1799pp
  • Bristol
  • 21 October 2020
  • Magellan
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Portugal and Seville Fiesta
Five lazy days relaxing at sea - Calling at a six unforgettable ports - The chance to experience Seville’s Feria on a shore exursion from Cadiz
  • 14 days from: £1049pp
  • Was: £1999pp
  • Bristol
  • 25 April 2020
  • Marco Polo
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Hidden Baltic Treasures Cruise
Gdansk, one of Poland's most unexpectedly beautiful cities - Lazy days relaxing on board - Calling at eight unforgettable ports
  • 15 days from: £1109pp
  • Was: £2089pp
  • Bristol
  • 21 September 2020
  • Magellan
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Grand Canary Islands & Maderia, Iberian Treasures & Morocco Cruise
Lazy days relaxing on board - The black-sand beaches of Lanzarote - Exploring Madeira's lovely capital, Funchal
  • 17 days from: £1179pp
  • Was: £2239pp
  • Bristol
  • 05 October 2020
  • Magellan
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Grand British Isles Discovery & River Seine Experience Cruise
Calling at 13 unforgettable ports - The beautiful landscapes of the Highlands and Islands - Sail south and across the Channel
  • 18 days from: £1309pp
  • Was: £2479pp
  • Bristol
  • 08 May 2020
  • Marco Polo
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Getting to Bristol Cruise Terminal

Just 13 miles away from Bristol Airport, Bristol cruise terminal is easy to reach for customers arriving domestically or internationally. The port’s location, just seven miles of the M4 interchange and with its own dedicated junction on the M5, makes it easily accessible for millions of people across the country.

By train: The nearest rail station is Bristol Temple Meads, which is only six miles from the terminal. Bristol Parkway is also close by, being just 10 miles away. Both stations are well connected and have taxi ranks.

By car: The terminal has fast, easy access from the M4 and M5 Motorways. Leave the M5 at junction 18 and follow the signs for A4 Bristol & Airport, and then the sign to Park & Ride and Docks (West Town Gate). These will take you to the Police Gate, from where you’ll be directed to the Cruise Terminal. There is high-security car-parking available, but it must be pre-booked.

Please note the Port Authorities do not allow passengers to walk from the Port Entrance (West Town Police Gate) to the Cruise Terminal, all passengers must arrive by some form of transport.

Facilities in the port of Bristol

There are basic facilities available at Bristol Port, including toilets, lounge areas and shop selling food, drinks and newspapers. Baggage assistance is available in the terminal.

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