Come, Sail Away
Home-port to four of the industry's top cruise lines, Tampa offers 4, 5, 7, and 14-day cruise itineraries at convenient location only a 15-minute drive from Tampa International Airport.
Tampa is proud to home-port to four of the industry's top cruise lines. Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean, are ready to service all of your cruise needs through top class service, luxury cruise liners, and the convenience of four, five, seven, and 14-day cruise itineraries. Tampa cruise terminals are located at the Port of Tampa and are about a 15-minute drive from Tampa International Airport. Tampa cruise terminals offer superior security, customer-friendly information areas, full passenger amenities and on-terminal parking for $15 per day with valet services also available.
Outside Tampa's Cruise terminals, you'll find downtown's bustling Channel District, which boasts shopping, dining and entertainment geared toward out-of-towners, night-on-the-towners and daytime-pleasure seekers. Channelside Bay Plaza satisfies a wide range of tastes, while its shops carry wine, chocolates, cigars, clothing and Visit Tampa Bay Visitor Center & Gift Shop. The Visitor Center, located steps from Florida Aquarium and Cruise Terminal Number 2, is open seven days a week.
Tampa International Airport (TPA) is your gateway to Tampa's bustling cruise industry. Fly in and out of an airport that consistently wins praise for its efficiency and convenient design. CNNGo.com calls it "The World's Most Loved." With direct flights from most major destinations across the country, in addition to several direct international flights to cities such as Zurich, Toronto, Panama and London, getting to Tampa Bay is a breeze. Once you land, you are literally minutes from Tampa's four cruise terminals. Recent renovations include local concessions and luxurious restrooms. Tampa Bay's second international airport, St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (PIE), serves the Northeast, Midwest, South and Canada.
Cruise passengers love Tampa Bay! For those who are looking to seek adventure in the Western Caribbean, cruising out of Tampa Bay is second to none. Major cruise lines including Carnival, Holland America, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean set sail from Tampa Bay's terminals, adjacent to Channelside Bay Plaza. Itineraries are four, five, seven and 14 days. Cruise terminal addresses: Cruise Terminal #2: 651 Channelside Dr., Tampa, FL 33602; Cruise Terminal #3: 815 Channelside Dr., Tampa, FL 33602; Cruise Terminal #6: 1333 McKay St., Tampa, FL 33602. Parking garage for cruise terminals #2 & #3: 810 Channelside Dr. parking for cruise terminal #6 is adjacent to terminal. Parking: $15.00 per day – no reservations are needed. Valet parking is available.