Cruise Bristol

Cruises can call at and depart from Bristol Cruise Terminal, the maritime gateway of the south west. The location is excellent with motorway and rail access directly at the Port and a fantastic variety of excursions within 90 minutes.

Cruise embarkation takes place at Royal Portbury Docks with fast, easy access from the M4 and M5 Motorways, high security and on-site parking. Bristol Port also provides an exceptionally attractive port of call for cruise lines keen to offer passengers the opportunity to come to a port they may not have visited before with every sort of excursion nearby. Transit calls can be accommodated at Avonmouth and Royal Portbury Docks, which despite being adjacent to each other, are actually in different counties!

Cruises from Bristol

Ambassador Cruise Line offers a variety of European cruises from Bristol, including Fjordland, Ireland and Iberia. Passengers from further away have a great selection of hotels to choose from to stay overnight before or after their cruise. See our where to stay pages for more information.

Day trips for cruise calls

The range of high-quality day excursions available from the Port of Bristol is exceptional; Bristol itself has a fascinating history, award-winning attractions, cutting-edge culture and excellent shopping.

The World Heritage city of Bath is close by and Stratford-upon-Avon, Cardiff, the Cotswolds, Oxford and Stonehenge are all within easy reach. There is a fabulous selection of sporting facilities in the area including three Championship golf courses at Ryder Cup venue Celtic Manor.


Cruise Offers

If you're heading off on a cruise from Bristol or arriving here for a few days, check out all our special cruise offers across the city.

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