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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).
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.
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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