Port of Cadiz

An Essential Port for Cruises

Cadiz is enjoying rapid growth in cruise traffic and has recently opened two passenger terminals. Cruise traffic through the port of Cadiz has tripled since 1996 and currently the port attracts around 300 calls throughout the year. This makes it the first largest cruise port in Andalusia and the fifth in Spain. The cruises dock in the heart of the city, an ideal place for passengers wishing to visit the historic town.

Perfectly situated between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic oceans, Cadiz also enjoys being connected to northern European ports, especially the UK and Germany, Lisbon, as well as the Canary Islands, Madeira, Portimao, Gibraltar, Malaga, Valencia and Barcelona. It is also close to Casablanca, Agadir, Tangiers and other areas of North Africa. Cadiz is a consolidated and excellent sailing point for the Caribbean, as well as for the United States and South America.

Port information

General plan of the Port

The Port of the Bay of Cadiz is located at 36 degrees latitude, 32 minutes to the north and 6 degrees longitude, 17 minutes to the west.

Windws: E.S.E (prevailing and strongest)

Tides: Maximum tidal range: 3,65 meters

The Port’s main access channel has a depth of 13 meters in BMVE.

Cruise Terminals

Main Cadiz Cruise Terminal (Alfonso XIII Quay)

2ª Cadiz Cruise Terminal (Ciudad Quay)

Available Services

  • 1,447 m2 surface
  • 12 Check-in desks
  • 600 m2 baggage hall
  • 4 Security arches
  • 5 Scanners
  • Wi-fi
  • Duty free
  • Souvenirs shop
  • Customs and Police
  • Currency exchange
  • Tourist information
  • 372 m2 surface
  • 50 m2 baggage hall
  • 3 Security arches
  • 3 Scanners
  • Wi-fi
  • Souvenirs shop
  • Port services available
  • Pilots
  • Mooring
  • Tugs
  • Bunker
  • Garbage removal
  • Fresh water
  • Repairs
  • Supplies
  • Additional services
  • Car parking
  • Bus parking
  • Taxi services
  • First Aid
  • Chemists
  • Bus station
  • Train station
  • Banks
  • Rent a car
  • Travel agencies

Cruise Lines calling in Cadiz

  • Aida Cruises
  • Arctica Adventure Cruises
  • Azamara
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Classic International Cruises (Actual Portuscale Cruises)
  • Club Med
  • Compagnie des Illes du Ponant
  • Costa Croiciere
  • Croiseeurope
  • Cruise Maritime Voyages
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Cunard
  • Disney Cruises
  • Fred Olsen
  • FTI Cruises
  • Global Cruise Lines
  • Hamburg Atlantic Line
  • Hansa Cruises
  • Hapag Lloyd
  • Hebridean Sky
  • Holland
  • Hurtigruten Cruises Line
  • Iberocruceros
  • Louis Cruise Line (Celestian Cruises-Optimum)
  • Majestic Int. Cruises
  • MSC
  • National Geographic
  • NCL
  • Oceania (NCL)
  • P&0
  • Paul Gauguien Cruise Lines
  • Phoenix Reisen GMBH
  • Poseidon expeditions
  • Princess Cruise
  • Pulmantur
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
  • Regent Seven Seas
  • Saga Group
  • Salen Ship Management
  • Sea Cloud Cruises
  • Seabourn
  • Seadream
  • Serenissima Cruises
  • Silversea / V Ships Leisure
  • Star Clipper
  • Star Cruises
  • Transocean Cruises of Bremen
  • TUI
  • TUI UK (Thomson) Marella Cruises
  • Variety Cruises
  • Varios
  • Viking Ocean Cruises
  • Voyages Antiquity (Aegean Experience)
  • Windstar Cruises

Cruise Ship Berths

The port of Cadiz has 2,000 metres of quay for berthing cruise ships of up to 11.5 draft and two cruise terminals. The passenger terminals also offer facilities for passengers in the event of a change of course, and have hotels and all other facilities adjacent to the port area. The passenger terminals are located in the city centre and offer excellent accesses and communications. HIGH LEVEL OF SECURITY.

Other information of interest

Airports location

  • Jerez, situated 45 km. from the port (about 30 minutes by highway).
  • Sevilla, situated 120 km. from the port (about 75 minutes by highway).

Land Communications

  • Train Station: 100-200 meters from the Cruises Area.Connection to Sevilla, Madrid to rest of Europe.
  • Bus Station: 100 meters from the Cruises Area. Connection to rest of Spain.