Finding Bristol Cruise Terminal
With motorway links on the doorstep and secure long term parking at the Bristol Cruise Terminal, the start of your holiday could not be easier.
Bristol Port operate at both Avonmouth and Royal Portbury Docks, when cruising from Bristol please note:
Royal Portbury Dock - BS20 7XQ
Avonmouth Dock - BS11 9DB
If you have any questions, please call 0117 982 0000, where a member of our cruise team can help you.
Here are directions to the Bristol Cruise Terminal at Avonmouth Dock or you can download your Map to the Bristol Cruise Terminal Scroll down for directions to Royal Portbury Dock.
The Bristol Cruise Terminal is situated 6 miles from Bristol City Centre and access is via the main port entrance at West Town Police Gate. Postcode for satnav - BS11 9DB
• Head to Avonmouth on the A4 Portway. • At the Park & Ride turn left onto West Town Road and follow signs to the ‘Docks’. • Follow this road to the Police Gate where they will direct you to the Cruise Terminal.
From M5 heading South
• Leave the M5 at junction 18 following the signs for ‘A4 Bristol & Airport’. • At the roundabout take the second exit signposted ‘A4 Bristol & Airport’. • Immediately after going under the Motorway turn right at the traffic lights – signposted Park & Ride and Docks (West Town Gate). • Follow this road to the Police Gate where they will direct you to the Cruise Terminal.
From M5 heading North
• Leave the M5 at junction 18 following the signs for ‘A4 Bristol & Airport’. • Keep in the left hand lane. • At the roundabout take the second exit signposted ‘A4 Bristol & Airport’. • Immediately after going under the Motorway turn right at the traffic lights – signposted Park & Ride and Docks (West Town Gate). • Follow this road to the Police Gate where they will direct you to the Cruise Terminal.
Bristol Temple Meads is 8 miles from the Cruise Terminal and Bristol Parkway is 10 miles away. Both are well connected and we recommend you take a taxi from the station asking for the Cruise Terminal off the A4 Portway, Avonmouth Docks. There is a branch line service to Avonmouth station but it is 3 miles from the Terminal and walking inside the dock estate is not permitted. There is no taxi rank at Avonmouth station so you must pre-book a taxi if you wish to use this route.
The Bristol Cruise Terminal is approximately 13 miles (25 minutes) drive by taxi from Bristol Airport, which is well connected both domestically and internationally.
The Bristol Cruise Terminal is able to offer secure car parking facilities close to the Cruise Terminal. Places must be reserved through your booking agent or tour operator and paid for in advance. Passengers should enter the dock area by the West Town Police Gate and then follow the signs to the Drop Off/Car Park area. Please ensure that the Car Park Permit issued is clearly displayed on the windscreen of the vehicle upon arrival at the Terminal. 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.
On returning from your cruise, there is a taxi rank to the right 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.
Here are directions to Bristol Cruise Terminal at Royal Portbury Dock
Post code for sat nav BS20 7XQ
From M5 Southbound
Exit M5 Southbound at Junction 19 and follow signs for Royal Portbury Dock.Having taken the exit slip road at J.19 move into right hand section of 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 Northbound
Exit M5 Northbound at Junction 19 and follow signs for Royal Portbury Dock. Having taken the exit slip road at J.19 move into left hand section of 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.
For pickups and drop offs
Pass through the police gate and take the 3rd exit off the roundabout immediately ahead.Take the first right 20ft past the roundabout. Then take the 2nd left, immediately after the large shed. You will then see the ship on berth to your right. Drop off/pick up will be by the Marquee Terminal in front of you.
Leaving your car
Pass through the police gate and take the 4th exit off the roundabout. Ship will now be on berth to your left hand side. Drive straight ahead, over the small roundabout and then take the 2nd exit on the right and drive up a hill. Exact drop off location will be sign posted and at the top of the hill.