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Port Of Los Angeles
Long Beach And San Pedro

Cruises from Los Angeles actually leave from either the Long Beach Cruise Terminal or the World Cruise Center in San Pedro. These are just a few miles apart from each other. Both are about 20 miles south of Los Angeles International Airport.

Shuttle services such as and offer service to both Long Beach and San Pedro cruise terminals from LAX or Long Beach Airport.

cruiseliner ship in ocean

Cruise lines that leave from Los Angeles ports include:

  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Princess Cruise Lines
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Cunard
  • Oceania
  • Seabourn Cruises
  • P&O Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Silversea Cruise Line
  • Walt Disney Cruise Line

Click on cruises from California to find out what destinations these ships sail to from Los Angeles.

World Cruise Center In San Pedro

The Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro is considered the busiest port of call in California and the west coast of the USA. From here you can cruise to many world destinations, but the more common ones include the Panama Canal, Mexico and Hawaii.

The World Cruise Center is found at Berths 91, 92, 93A and 93B in San Pedro, California. The address is 600 N. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro. It's about 20 miles south of LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) and 19 miles from the Long Beach Airport.

There's lots to see in San Pedro, such as Cabrillo Beach to Ports O'Call Village, just to name a couple. Read more about visiting San Pedro California.

Parking for the cruise center can be found at Lots 1 and 2 for 3-4 day cruises only, and Lots 6-8 for all others. There is a courtesy shuttle bus that will take you to the terminal from the parking lots.

Please note: Traffic in L.A. is notoriously heavy, especially near LAX, so be sure to allow plenty of time.

Port Of Long Beach

Cruises from Los Angeles that use the Long Beach Port include Carnival Cruise Lines and Princess Cruise Lines.

Common destinations you can cruise to from Long Beach include Alaska, Hawaii, Baja California and the Mexican Riviera. Some cruises go farther abroad.

The Long Beach cruise terminal is located at 231 Windsor Way, Long Beach California, about 23 miles south of the Los Angeles International Airport and about 9 miles from the Long Beach Airport. The cruise terminal has a 5 story pay parking garage. Right next door is the historical Queen Mary ocean liner, which now serves as a hotel, but you can also dine there, or take a self-guided tour (costs money).

The Aquarium Of The Pacific is nearby. You can also visit Rainbow Harbor and Shoreline Village while you're there. 

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