Located on the Pacific Coast of the United States, cruise lines operate from the The Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Center in San Pedro, approximately 20 miles south of the LAX Airport and downtown LA area.
Affordable hotels and cheap motels can be found not far from the Port of LA in San Pedro. Alternative is a stay near LAX Airport with free airport shuttle, Hollywood, beachfront Santa Monica Beach, Redondo Beach or in a hotel near Disneyland California amusement park in Anaheim.
Nearest pre and post cruise reasonable priced hotels and affordable motels are situated a few blocks away from the World Cruise Center in San Pedro ca, a quick cab ride or free shuttle from the port and piers. Several San Pedro hotels will shuttle you to the Port of LA the morning of your cruise. Many of them provide free car parking as well.
Alternatively, stay overnight in downtown Long Beach, which is 6 miles away. When flying into Long Beach Airport or LAX (Los Angeles Airport) , many hotels are located within close distance of these airports. Properties nearby offer a complimentary free shuttle service to/from the airport. Next morning take a taxi or shuttle to the cruise ship port.
3 Hotels with Free Shuttle to Los Angeles Port (World Cruise Center)
Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Center — ships tie up at Berth 91, 92, and 93 of the World Cruise Terminal in San Pedro harbor.
Address World Cruise Terminal
The cruise facility is located at
100 Swinford St, San Pedro, CA 90731, United States
Berth 93, 92 and 91
Port of Los Angeles
San Pedro, CA 90731
It’s the busiest cruise port on the West Coast of the United States. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Princess Cruises (Golden Princess), Norwegian Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line, regent Seven Seas Cruises, Azamara, Oceania Cruises, Holland American Line, Silversea, Seabourn, Cunard Line, Crystal Cruises, Costa Cruise Lines, and Celebrity Cruises all embark and disembark cruise passengers from here.
The port complex features two terminal buildings, four passenger processing areas, expedited U.S. Customs security clearance and baggage handling, secured parking, and passenger shuttles.
Alternative is a stay near LAX Airport with free airport shuttle, Hollywood, beachfront Santa Monica Beach, Redondo Beach or in a hotel near Disneyland California amusement park in Anaheim.
Los Angeles Intercontinental Airport (LAX) — LAX airport is approximately 20 miles or a 50 minutes taxi ride away from the port.
Shared shuttles, private vans and sedans are available from the airport to the LA harbor.
Long Beach Airport — LGB airport is approximately 20 minutes from the pier.
Parking — safe and secure overnight car parking is available close to the San Pedro terminal.
Free shuttle buses are provided for cruise passengers to and from the pier on scheduled ship days.
City of Angels – Pacific Coast
Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis located on the Pacific Coast of the United States.
The “City of Angels” is the largest city of California and its port is one of the busiest cargo and container ports in the world. Los Angeles pre and post cruise hotels and cheap motels provide people with the comforts needed for an enjoyable stay. Search for luxurious or discount accommodation.
Be sure to visit the Queen Mary Hotel, near the cruise ship terminal at Long Beach CA. The Vincent Thomas Bridge spans San Pedro with Terminal Island. This San Pedro landmark is 1,500 feet long and rises 185 feet above the water.
Below at berth 84 is the Los Angeles Maritime Museum, located in the former Municipal Ferry Terminal building, exhibiting the once thriving San Pedro fishing industry, displaying large ship models such as the U.S. Navy cruiser Los Angeles, and the Poseidon miniature from the 1972 disaster film. Nearby is the Battleship USS Iowa educational museum & attraction.
Los Angeles attracts millions of visitors every year with it’s mild climate, golden beaches and popular tourist attractions such as world famous Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Boulevard, Beverly Hills, the boardwalk and canals of Venice Beach and the impressive scenery of Malibu.
For glitter and glamour head to Hollywood. Admire the golden stars on Hollywood Boulevard or Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. High on the hill is the iconic Hollywood sign. Beverly Hills is home to upscale Rodeo Drive and Bel Air, playground of the rich and famous.
In Downtown LA visit the Getty Center, home to the J. Paul Getty Museum. Stop at the Griffith Observatory for a beautiful city view. Art lovers will enjoy the Los Angeles County Museum.
A fun day out for the whole family is nearby Universal Studios. There’s a little bit of everything for everyone, with a great daytime activities and amazing nightlife. Another option is to visit Disneyland California in Anaheim.
Staying in a pre or post cruise hotel near Disneyland Anaheim gives you time to discover the happiest place on earth. This park is a must see for Disney fans !
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