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The Port of Galveston

The Port of Galveston is the busiest cruise port in Texas. What’s more amazing is that just over a decade ago, no cruises called the port home.

Today hundreds of thousands of passengers sail from the port every year, and the world’s largest cruise lines including Carnival and Royal Caribbean offer cruises aboard a wide variety of ships.

While most cruises head to the western Caribbean for exotic ports of call like Cozumel, Roatan, Belize, and Jamaica, you can cruise all the way to Europe from Galveston. And with each passing year, cruising from the island becomes even better. It has transformed itself into a world-class cruising point, much to the enjoyment of the millions living within a few hours drive to the port.

Galveston cruise terminal map

Port Information

Cruise Calendar — A listing of all the upcoming cruises leaving the island.

Getting to the Port of Galveston — Information on getting to the port, including maps and step-by-step directions.

Cruise Parking — Driving to the island and parking for your cruise? We’ve got you covered with all your parking options, including costs and discounts.

Port Transportation — If you’re flying into the area, you need to get to the port. Here is information on taxi, shuttles, and private transportation to Galveston.

Galveston Cruise Hotels — Want to stay on the island? We’ve rounded up the options for places to stay on the island

Cruise Ships — A full list and profile of the ships sailing from Galveston.

Frequently Asked Questions — Have a question that doesn’t fit the categories above? Chances are we already have it answered. Visit this page to get more information about cruising from the port, including alcohol policies, baggage rules, and more.