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Poole Port Information

The Port of Poole Cruise facility is located within the main Passenger Terminal building. The area is used to facilitate the embarkation and disembarkation of cruise passengers. The Passenger Terminal is 1.5 miles from Poole Train Station and access is via the main port entrance at New Quay Road. The Passenger Terminal offers amenities including a seated waiting area, cafe and toilets.

Postcode for Satnav is BH15 4AJ.

Please Note: Once you have completed the check-in process and passed through security you will be taken by bus to Astoria. Passengers are not permitted to walk within the Port Area.

Poole is linked by the A31 to the M27, and from there to the M3 and on to London. The A350 runs north to Bristol and the A35 to Dorchester and Exeter. When in Poole, drivers are advised to head to the town centre and follow signs to the port.

 

By Road

When in Poole, follow the road signs to the port. There are two bridges in operation in Poole which are open at different times. Please follow the advice on the variable message signs situated along the approach roads.

 

Poole Bridge

After crossing Poole Bridge you will come to a mini roundabout. Take the first exit (turn left) onto New Quay Road and proceed for 150 metres before turning right on to New Harbour Road, crossing railway lines. At the next mini roundabout take the second exit (Straight Ahead). The public car park is immediately on your right. The Passenger Terminal is directly ahead of you at the bottom of the road on the left (50m from the carpark).

 

Twin Sails Bridge

After crossing Twin Sails Bridge, follow the road until you reach traffic lights (keeping in the left lane). Turn left on to Blandford Road and continue to the mini roundabout, taking the second exit (Straight ahead) on to New Quay Road. Proceed for 150 metres before turning right on to New Harbour Road, crossing railway lines. At the next mini roundabout take the second exit (Straight Ahead). The public car park is immediately on your right. The Passenger Terminal is directly ahead of you at the bottom of the road on the left (50m from the carpark).

 

From London:

Leave the M3 and proceed westbound on the M27 towards Bournemouth. At the end of the M27 continue heading West on the A31 towards Bournemouth. Follow the A31 and then the A341. Head South on the A341 following the signposts to the Port. (Follow A341, A349 and A350 and then follow directions from the bridges above).

 

From the West (Dorchester):

Follow the A35 eastbound to the Bere Regis roundabout (Shell garage) taking the second exit. At the next roundabout (1/2 mile) take the first exit (turn left) and continue along the A35 towards Poole. The A35 becomes the A350, and at the roundabout with a small blue fishing boat in the middle, take the third exit (turn right) onto A350 and follow signs for the port, crossing either bridge as shown above (bridges are approximately 2 miles from the A350 roundabout).

 

Car Parking

The Port of Poole offers secure car parking facilities close to the Passenger Terminal. On arrival at the port, drive to the Passenger Terminal where your luggage will be collected by the baggage porter’s to be taken directly through security and onto the ship. Once your luggage has been collected you will be given directions to the car park. Please ensure that you keep your car parking ticket secure as you will need this on your return. On return to your vehicle please use the pay stations situated in the car park near to the passenger terminal building. The machines accept either cash or cards.

 

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By Rail

Poole Train Station is 1.5 miles from the Passenger Terminal, and taxis are readily available.

 

By Air

The Port Passenger Terminal is approximately 12.5 miles (40 minutes’ drive) from Bournemouth Airport which is well connected both domestically and internationally.

 

Full details are also available at Poole Port website:www.phc.co.uk

 

Hotel

If you would prefer to travel at a more leisurely pace and stay overnight in the Bournemouth Area, which is just a 15 minutes drive from the Port of Poole, we suggest the 4* Cumberland Hotel. For more information please call the Central Reservations Team on 01202 298 350 or email cr@oceanahotels.co.uk and quote 'CMV' for a special rate from £99 BB (subject to availability). Alternatively, you could stay at one of Oceana Hotels other hotels in Bournemouth, details can be found on the following website https://oceana-collection.com or simply ask the Central Reservations Team.