Cruises from Greenock

Located on the southern bank of the Firth of Clyde, the Scottish city of Greenock is home to a bustling port where enthusiasts of no-fly cruises can find convenience, last-minute shopping and panoramic views of the Clyde before sailing off your cruise holiday. Located approximately half an hour from Glasgow by train, Greenock is an ideal cruise departure for those wishing to cruise from the UK. Offering a diverse selection of deals from the top cruise lines, you are sure to find your perfect Greenock departure cruise. Whether you wish to explore local treasures in the British Isles or experience the wilderness of the Norwegian Fjords, we have the cruise for you!

Cruise Deals with Greenock (Glasgow) Departures

Getting to Greenock Ocean Terminal

The Port of Greenock is situated at the entrance to Scotland’s western coast not far from its major city – Glasgow. This particular port city has deep waters which makes Greenock accessible for cruise vessels of all sizes and a popular cruise destination.

Greenock Ocean Terminal is approximately 10 minutes away from the city centre and can be easily reached by car, taxi, bus, and rail. If you drive by car, then please use the following address: Greenock Ocean Terminal, Patrick Street, Greenock, PA16 8UU. Another great travel option to Greenock is by train, approximately 35 minutes from Glasgow and around 2 hours from Edinburgh.

Facilities at Greenock Ocean Terminal

Greenock Ocean Terminal has all the necessary facilities like small shops, currency exchange points, a waiting area, internet access, restrooms, informational points, and car parking (we strongly recommend you reserve if needed.) For those looking for some souvenir shops and restaurants, the city centre is within a walking distance from the port. There is also a very pleasant surprise which awaits all the cruisers arriving at Greenock, as there’s a lovely tradition of greeting the ships with bagpipes.

Cruise Destinations from Greenock

Usually, cruises departing Greenock are heading north to the spectacular Scottish sceneries or around the British Isles, allowing you explore beautiful cities like Southampton, Dublin, and Liverpool. Other destinations that can be visited on a cruise from Greenock include Norway and Scandinavia.

Cruise Lines Sailing from Glasgow

There’s a great number of cruise lines who love to visit Greenock during their trips. Key players in the area for 2023 and 2024 would be Princess Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, and Cunard and P&O. For example, Regal Princess is cruising to Greenock on its voyages around the British Isles and Celebrity Apex is visiting Greenock during cruises to Iceland and Ireland.

FAQs about Cruising from Greenock (Glasgow)

We have put together the following FAQs. We hope that you will be able to find an answer to your question below, but if you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our customer service team

How do I get from Greenock cruise port to Glasgow?

  • We recommend taking a train to get from Greenock cruise port to Glasgow, which will take you approximately 35 minutes. Another option would be by taxi, however, it is generally more expensive and time consuming depending on traffic.

Where do cruise ships dock in Greenock Scotland?

  • In Greenock cruise ships dock at Greenock Ocean Terminal which is only a 10-minute walk from the city centre.  

Do P&O Cruises stopping at Greenock transfer you to Glasgow?

  • Cruise ships going to Glasgow normally dock at the Greenock Ocean Terminal. From there, you can easily travel to Glasgow or Edinburgh.