Dover Cruise Terminal
Operated by the historic Dover Harbour Board, Dover Cruise Terminal is set beneath the White Cliffs and 11th-century Dover Castle, ideally placed for calls to Norway, the Baltic, Iceland, the Mediterranean, and the Canaries. It happens to be the second-busiest port in the UK, welcoming over 200,000 cruise-goers each year with over 25 cruise lines calling there. Boasting two impressive terminals, the port can easily harbour three ships at once.
Dover Cruise Terminal information
Which cruise lines use Dover Cruise Terminal?
Dover Cruise Terminal is used by many staple cruise lines including Fred Olsen, Saga Cruises, Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises, Disney, Hebridean, Viking and Hurtigruten.
Contact details for Dover Cruise Terminal:
To get in touch with Dover Cruise Terminal toy can call 01304 240 400 or email: [email protected] if you have any concerns or queries.
Address: Harbour House, Marine Parade, Dover CT17 9BU
Do Dover's cruise terminals have Wi-Fi?
Yes, happily Dover offers guests access to free Wi-Fi, so you can sit back, relax, and browse in one of Dover's stylish departure lounges.
Does Dover Cruise Terminal have an onsite café?
Yes, there are two on-site cafés one found at each cruise terminal. Terminal I's café makes effective use out of old architecture - the remnants of Dover Marine Railway Station - so guests can enjoy light refreshments in an atmospheric setting.
Terminal 2's café has a modern and polished finish and similarly offers light refreshments. Don't pass up the chance to soak up the exceptional views of the harbour and Dover's famed White Cliffs beyond, that the café offers.
Dover Cruise Terminal parking:
There are over 1,000 parking spaces available at Dover Cruise Terminal, and they have the Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) operate the car-parking areas to ensure an efficient and secure system. The facilities have been awarded the Park Mark for safer parking, so you can feel more assured when leaving your vehicle to embark on a cruise trip.
CPS are responsible for arranging bookings in the facilities, so you can either book online at cruiseparking.co.uk, or call +44 (0)3450 713939.
Dover Cruise Terminal possesses an easy access car park which caters sufficiently for disabled parking.
Travelling to Dover Cruise Terminal
Travelling to Dover Cruise Terminal by car:
Both the M2/A2 and M20A20 link directly to the terminal. Parking is by arrangement through cruise line.
Travelling to Dover Cruise Terminal by train:
Direct services from London Charing Cross to Dover Priory; high-speed service from St Pancras. Half-hourly buses run to the terminal or it is a short taxi ride. Visit nationalrail.co.uk.
Travelling by coach to Dover Cruise Terminal:
National Express coaches run from London Victoria to Dover town centre. Visit nationalexpress.com.
Best Dover hotels near the cruise terminal
Premier Inn Dover Central:
Marine Court, Marine Parade CT16 1LW. Rooms from £92 (premierinn.com). It is about a 20-minute walk away from Dover's cruise terminals, or a short taxi journey.
Dover Premier Inn hosts a Table Table which offers value for money fare in the hotel. https://www.tabletable.co.uk/en-gb/locations/kent/marine-court
Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa Dover:
Waterfront, CT17 9BP. Rooms from £71 (bestwestern.co.uk). Best Western is about a 15-minute walk away from Dover Cruise Terminal.
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