Cruises from Greenock serve not only the west coast of Scotland but also northern and central England. Greenock Ocean Terminal has established a growing reputation as an international cruise destination and is a deep water port that provides ideal conditions for the various cruise liners that dock here.
Greenock is becoming increasingly popular as a destination on many cruise itineraries. This is mainly due to the stunning natural beauty and picture-postcard sights of the surrounding areas. On arrival at Greenock those enjoying this fabulous port, are greeted by a Scots piper in full, traditional regalia piping passengers ashore and inviting them to experience all the region has to offer. Ancient pine forests, towering mountains and majestic scenery are all on offer here. And have driven many to include extra days and nights to the start or end of their cruises, just to absorb these wonderful sites that cruises from Greenock offer.
Greenock Ocean Terminal sits at the head of the Clyde estuary on Scotland’s Atlantic coast. The location for the terminal provides convenient links to rail, air and motorway networks. Access to Greenock is granted via A8/M8 and is approximately 30 minutes from Glasgow city centre. From the south the M6, A74, M74 & M8 provides a route into this beautiful part of the world. Travelling to the terminal by air is just as convenient with Glasgow and Prestwick international airports within easy reach of the terminal. In addition to this Greenock Ocean Terminal has great rail links and is served by trains from London which have journey times of approximately 6hrs 20m.
Fred. Olsen Cruises run regular mini cruises from Greenock which offer those new to cruising a taste of what’s to be expected on some of the longer cruises offered by the likes of Royal Caribbean, who also include Greenock on a few of their itineraries.
Greenock Ocean Terminal waves goodbye to cruises from UK within one of the most picturesque landscapes in the UK.