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Port Information

Our cruise clients never fail to give positive feedback when their ships call at Greenock. The warm Scottish welcome, top quality facilities, eager staff and the availability of high standards of transport and guides make our job very much easier.

Rupert Woodard, Managing Director
Excursions Ltd

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An accessible international destination at the heart of Scotland.

Transport network

Greenock Ocean Terminal is uniquely positioned within easy sailing distance of other ports in the UK and Ireland.

The Port also provides convenient access to rail, air and motorway networks for any onward journey.

Glasgow has a wide choice of direct flights to the rest of the United Kingdom, North America and Europe, with many other international destinations accessible via only one stop.

Such excellent access makes Greenock Ocean Terminal a perfect port of embarkation, with cruise partners able to start or end their cruise itineraries in Glasgow, as well as considering it as a convenient, enjoyable cruise call.

Air: Glasgow is served by two international airports (Glasgow Airport and Glasgow Prestwick International Airport), both with easy access to the city centre.

Rail: Glasgow is exceptionally well linked nationally by a fast intercity rail service including sleeper services to London, with journey times to Britain’s capital city of around five hours.

Road: At the heart of Scotland’s road network, drive times from Greenock Ocean Terminal to some of the country’s best known scenery and attractions are short.

 For car parking information please click here.

  DESTINATION

Approx

Drive

GLASGOW 

24 miles

35mins

LOCH LOMOND 

25 miles

35mins

STIRLING CASTLE 

54 miles

1hr

ALLOWAY

55 miles

1hr 15mins

EDINBURGH CASTLE 

74 miles

1hr 30mins