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Cruise ships from Portsmouth

Whether you are seeking rugged unspoilt beauty or Mediterranean sunshine, Portsmouth International Port is the perfect embarkation port for an array of no-fly cruises. We also have a reputation for expedition and small ship cruising. Enjoy time in our light, airy and spacious terminal and the outdoor terrace from which you can see the activities of the port.

You will benefit from an informality and personal touch that many of our passengers enjoy.


AIDA Cruises puts a signature German twist on British-American cruising. Journeys blend a casual, family-friendly atmosphere with an eco-friendly fleet and one of the largest spa and wellness areas you’ll find at sea.

AIDA’s dining options cater to all tastes – with up to 17 restaurants to choose from, there’s very little chance you won’t find something to tempt you.

Nicko cruises

Nicko Cruises

For more than 25 years, the Nicko brand has been synonymous with unforgettabl travel experiences, offering top service and a personal touch at the best value for money.

This promise to all their guests is expressed in their slogan: Small ships. Great experiences.

Regent Seven Seas

Regent Seven Seas

For nearly 30 years, they’ve sailed the world in all-inclusive luxury. Today, they are just as passionate about travel as ever and it’s their pleasure to share their expertise and experience with you.

Come and see what’s at the heart of Regent Seven Seas Cruises.


Ambassador Cruise Line

Offering an authentic cruise experience rooted in traditional values. At Ambassador, we offer expertly crafted holidays and the warmest welcome at sea. When you sail with us, you’ll enjoy breathtaking destinations, amazing West End-style entertainment, excellent service and outstanding cuisine; all for the best value.



Albatros Expeditions

Albatros Expeditions

At Albatros Expeditions, we have been offering expeditions to the most remote regions of the world since 1985. Experience the trip of a lifetime and enjoy our Scandinavian hospitality. We are proud to be a pioneering polar expedition cruise operator offering exceptional experiences onboard our modern, state-of-the-art vessels.

Atlas Ocean Voyages

Atlas Ocean Voyages

Think of that moment when you arrive in a destination for the first time with the singular purpose of experiencing something new. Feel the flutter of anticipation that builds into wonder as you lay eyes on unfathomable beauty, set foot upon lands that few have touched, taste a delectable flavor you never knew existed or meet the locals who are passionate about sharing their culture with you. These are the moments you experience on an expedition aboard an intimate yacht with Atlas Ocean Voyages.



Let Us Change The Way You Sea. Go far beyond surface-level, with immersive cruise itineraries and soul-stirring experiences. Across the fleet, you will find we go beyond the expectations of even the most well-traveled cruisers, with our top-tier crew, premiere service and world class amenities. Our ships are perfectly sized to cross oceans, sail into intimate rivers, cruise along scenic waterways, and dock at locations bigger ships can’t reach.

Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages is focused on delivering irresistible cruise vacations. Their ships are designed to reflect a yacht’s sleek luxury, offering the intimate, elevated experience of a boutique hotel at sea. Adult-by-Design and a sanctuary at sea for the 18+ travelers, Virgin Voyages offers incredible value for its sailors, including unlimited access to all restaurants and eateries, group fitness classes, free WiFi and tips covered in the voyage fare.


Compagnie Française de Croisières

Compagnie Française de Croisières invites you to reconnect with the great tradition of maritime cruising, the one where you take the time to travel, discover and create unforgettable links with your ship and the destinations. You will appreciate the high level of quality of service on board and the high standards that we have brought to the creation of our itineraries so that with each new day, you will marvel at the different landscapes, the smile and the welcome at the stopovers, culture and diversity of the world.


Crystal Cruises

Crystal has two luxury cruise ships, the Crystal Serenity and the Crystal Symphony, that sail in every major region of the world. They are elegantly appointed with teak decks, rich wood trim and polished brass, and offer an interesting array of onboard amenities and services that provide a level of luxury not found on larger vessels.

Crystal consistently receives “World’s Best” awards for exceptional service and an overall superb cruising experience.

Fred Olsen

Fred. Olsen

Fred. Olsen’s selection of cruises from Portsmouth feature expertly-crafted itineraries packed with fascinating and exciting destinations.

At the heart of every Fred. Olsen holiday adventure is, of course, your ship. On their smaller, more personable ships, you’ll feel relaxed and at home from the moment you board, and will soon get to know their attentive crew, your fellow guests and new-found friends.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Explore far-away countries and continents in depth. Get to know and understand fascinating cultures. Thrilling adventures against breathtaking natural backdrops. Relaxed days filled with exclusive taste experiences.

Noble Caledonia

Noble Caledonia

Noble Caledonia’s passion is small ships and each year they create a captivating and diverse collection of worldwide journeys. The ships are of course big enough to sail the seven seas comfortably but small enough to drop anchor in places off the beaten track, avoiding the regular, crowded tourist stops whenever possible.

Phoenix Reisen

Phoenix Reisen is a German-based travel agency that also operates a fleet of cruise ships.

It currently has 4 ships, all of which use Portsmouth International Port on their typical itineraries of Northern Europe and the British Isles.


Embark on a luxury cruise aboard one of the Ponant ships for an exclusive and different experience of sea travel. Combining exceptional itineraries and 5-star hotel services, their French-style cruises are designed to offer you excellence.

To discover the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, discover Ponant.

Saga Cruises

At Saga, they aim to make your holiday experience as simple and convenient as possible. From the ambience on the ship to the services on offer, it’s all designed to help you relax and enjoy a memorable getaway. Plus, with their inspiring choice of destinations, they can take you to the famous sights as well as some hidden gems.


Silversea Cruises

Silversea’s small luxury ships are designed for those who delight in the thrill of discovery while indulging mind and body in the most lavish surroundings imaginable. All accommodations are spacious, ocean-view suites that include butler service, and most include private verandas.

Silversea voyages and cruise expeditions sail to over 800 destinations on all seven continents, more than any other cruise line.

Viking Cruises

Viking Ocean Cruises

Experience the world differently: up close and in depth. The small ship size—just 930 guests—gives passengers access to small ports that larger ships cannot reach, and allows the time to get to know the destination and its culture intimately, at a more relaxed pace.

On board, you won’t find casinos, kids or umbrella drinks. Instead, you’ll get to know your destination with delicious meals inspired by authentic regional flavours, enriching destination performances, fascinating lectures and more.

MOL cruises

Mitsui Ocean Cruises


Norwegian Cruise Line

No timetables. No stipulations. Just award-winning entertainment and diverse dining options from the only cruise line built for versatile holidaying. Our award-winning ships are designed for you to enjoy as you choose whilst cruising to beautiful destinations around the world. Add a wide range of superb dining options and spectacular entertainment and you’ll experience your best holiday ever.



The German-speaking HAMBURG sails since 2012 under the flag of Plantours and presents their guests a classic ship atmosphere, relaxed boarding program and a variety of unique routes. The personal care of their customers is a high priority for the cruise specialists, a good price-performance ratio and outstanding service on all Plantours vessels leading to high customer satisfaction and many regular guests.


Oceania Cruises

Thousands of reasons – one passion. There are as many reasons to travel as there are travelers in this world. It’s your turn to embrace your passion for travel with Oceania Cruises. You can sail to the far corners of the globe on our small, luxurious ships, but you’ll always feel like you’re coming home to family. Our personalized service means our staff and crew attend to your every request with a smile.


Poseidon Expeditions

Poseidon Expeditions is a leading operator of polar expeditions in the cruise industry. Since 1999, we’ve offered voyages to the Arctic, Antarctica and the North Pole that combine the spirit of adventure with a generous measure of onboard comfort and well-being.

Royal Caribbean Cruises

There are so many reasons to get excited about a Royal Caribbean® cruise. Choose from itineraries that take you to top-rated holiday destinations, from sun-soaked Caribbean isles to ancient temples in Asia and everywhere in between. Make the most out of every moment at sea while travelling onboard the world’s best cruise ships, loaded from bow to stern with game-changing thrills and dazzling entertainment, as well as next-level dining and unmatched activities for all kinds of adventure-seekers.

Ritz Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

A voyage with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection offers an unprecedented opportunity to be untethered. Here, freedom and flexibility allow immersion in life’s exceptional experiences; exploration of earth’s exquisite and unexpected hideaways; and stirring of passions and curiosities that create new and deepened connections.

Sea Cloud

Sea Cloud Cruises

Founded on over 40 years of experience, Sea Cloud Cruises invite you to set sail for a range of destinations worldwide aboard one of three eye-catching windjammers. Since 1979, the award-winning operator has delighted guests with its approach to small-ship cruising, combining interesting, one-of-a-kind itineraries with an unhurried, relaxed onboard environment.


Seabourn Cruise Line

At Seabourn, we are passionate about travel. We believe that traveling for pleasure has a redemptive power that enriches people’s lives. And we believe that people should travel well. Cruising on a Seabourn ship is unlike any other form of travel. Our intimate ships visit the most desirable destinations worldwide, sailing to the heart of landmark cities, as well as to hidden gems where larger vessels cannot follow.

Swan Hellenic

Swan Hellenic

Swan Hellenic believe travel can be transformational. Join us on one of our cruises and we’ll do everything we can to help you see the world through new eyes, and connect with the places, culture and people you encounter. Travelling is all about becoming one with destinations. On a Swan Hellenic cruise, you’ll make unforgettable connections with captivating places you and wildlife, along with our onboard experts, crew and fellow travellers.


Windstar Cruises

All cruise ships let you see the world. Only Windstar’s private yacht style cruises brings you close enough so you can truly experience it. Each of our Windstar Cruises yachts serves between 148 and 342 guests. This intimacy provides you with the luxuries of time, space and freedom to immerse yourself in both the journey and the destination — in ways you may never have imagined possible.