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If you are a foot passenger, or need to leave your car whilst you cruise, then there is a long stay multi-storey car park at the port. It is open 24 hours a day, and is just a few minutes walk from the terminal building.

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If you are picking up or dropping off at the port, you’ll find some 20 minute parking bays directly outside the terminal.

The maximum vehicle height in our car park is 2.1 metres.

If you are sailing from Portsmouth on a cruise, or are leaving your car to board a ferry as a foot passenger, it is strongly recommended that you pre-book your parking using the options below.

Valet services for cruise passengers

Make the most of your time and arrange valet parking before you set off on your cruise. Cruise and Passenger Services Ltd (CPS) is now the UK’s leading supplier of services to the cruise industry, so you can be assured your car will be in safe hands.

Visit the CPS booking service

Self-park bookings and instant quotes

If you want leave your car in our multi-storey car park, you can make an advance booking. Please use the APCOA online booking service for instant parking quotes and confirmations.

Visit the APCOA booking service

Please note that number plate recognition cameras are in operation in our car park. Payment for parking must be paid upon arrival at the car park (not when leaving) using either the pay machines located on the ground floor, which are now credit or debit card only. Alternatively you can use the APCOA connect mobile app.

Parking charges

Up to 1 hour: £4.00

Up to 3 hours: £6.00

Up to 5 hours: £8.00

Up to 24 hours: £13.00

Over 24 hours: £13.00 per day

For further information call 023 9287 3378.


Motorcycles are free of charge.

Motorhome and caravan parking

There is limited parking for these vehicles prior to early morning sailings, on the hard standing in front of the multi-storey car park. Vehicles are permitted to park along the yellow fenceline after 10pm when the last sailing has embarked.

Please ensure you adhere to these parking places at the correct times and report to Security in the terminal to let them know you are there.

By parking in this area, Portsmouth International Port do not accept any liability for your vehicle or belongings, and you are required to stay with it at all times.

Park Mark Logo

Our car park is Park Mark accredited. A Park Mark is awarded to parking facilities that have met the requirements of a risk assessment conducted by the Police. These requirements mean the parking operator has put in place measures that help to deter criminal activity and anti-social behaviour, thereby doing everything they can to prevent crime and reduce the fear of crime in their parking facility.

For customers, using a Park Mark, Safer Parking facility it means that the area has been vetted by the police and has measures in place to create a safer environment, including:

  • Quality management
  • Appropriate lighting
  • Effective surveillance
  • Clean environment