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Bristol Portbury

The Bristol Portbury Cruise Terminal is a temporary Marquee structure located within the industrial port area. The Cruise facility is approximately 8 miles from Bristol City Centre and access is via the main port entrance at Royal Portbury Docks. There will be limited facilities within the port and we would ask passengers to arrive at their allotted time where possible.


Please note the Port Authorities do not allow passengers to walk from the Royal Portbury Dock Entrance all passengers must arrive by some form of transport.

Postcode for SatNav: BS20 7XL.


By Road

From M5 (South): Exit M5 Southbound at Junction 19 and follow the signs for Royal Portbury Dock. Having taken the exit slip road at Junction 19 move into the 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 (North): Exit M5 Northbound at Junction 19 and follow signs for Royal Portbury Dock. Having taken the exit slip road at Junction 19 move into the 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.


Car Parking

The Bristol Port Company offers secure car parking facilities within the Royal Portbury Dock. Car parking must be pre-booked with your tour operator or travel agent. On arrival at the port, pass through the police gate and take the 4th exit off the roundabout. The ship will not be on your left-hand side. Drive straight ahead, over 1 x small roundabout and then take the 2nd exit on the right and drive up the hill. Exact drop off location will be signposted and at the top of the hill.

On arrival at the car park, your luggage will be taken from you and delivered to the ship (via screening). A shuttle bus will then take you to the Cruise Marquee facility for check-in. Please ensure that the Car Park Permit is clearly displayed in the windscreen of your vehicle before leaving your vehicle. The Car Parking permit will be included in your Final Cruise Documentation Pack.


Pick up & Drop Off

Pass through the police gate and take the 3rd exit off the roundabout immediately ahead. Take the first right 20ft past the roundabout and then take the 2nd left, immediately after the large shed. You will then see the ship on the berth to your right. Drop Off / Pick Up will be by the Marquee Terminal in front of you, please be directed by a member of the Cruise Operations Team.


Transfer from Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station

If you have booked the transfer from Bristol Temple Meads Train Station, please note this is operated by the local Bus Service – First Buses.

This service is un-escorted and will depart from the bus stop at the time stipulated on your tickets. When you exit the station please walk along the right-hand pavement for approx. 80 yards where you will find the bus stop, the bus will be clearly marked with CMV Magellan.


By Coach

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By Rail

Bristol Temple Meads is 6.5 miles from the terminal, whilst Bristol Parkway is 10 miles. Both are well connected and have taxi ranks. Please note if you travel to any other train station close to the port there are very limited taxi services. If you have pre-booked the coach service from the Train Station to the Cruise Facility this will be noted on your tickets. This service is operated by First Buses Bristol and the bus can be located to the right- hand side of the train station where the buses are parked. The bus will not be on site until approximately 10 minutes before the departure time.


By Air

The Bristol Cruise Terminal is approx 13 miles (25 minutes) drive from Bristol Airport which is well connected both domestically and internationally.


Full details are also available at Bristol Port website: