Parking at the Long Beach Cruise Terminal
Long Beach cruise parking is offered in a five-story, 1,450-space parking garage.
Full payment is due upon departure. Payment: U.S. Dollars; major credit cards.
No advance reservations are needed.
Oversized vehicles will be charged per parking space they take up. Handicap parking is available with proof of valid permit for reduced rate. RV's may have to use the adjacent outdoor parking facilities if they exceed height maximums.
- Oversized Parking
- Indoor Parking
Long Beach, CA 90802
Prices per day
- $17 Indoor Parking
- Master Card
- American Express
Long Beach Cruise Terminal Overview
Aside from the fun and excitement that a cruise from the Long Beach Cruise Terminal promises to provide, some of the most popular cruise vacations can be experienced right here. It is owned by Carnival Corporation. Most Carnival Cruise Line ships and some ships owned by Carnival Corporation arrive and depart from Long Beach. Almost all other ships arrive and depart from the Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Center in San Pedro.
The Long Beach Cruise Terminal is the departure and arrival point for Carnival Cruise Line ships and some of those owned by Carnival Corporation. Some of the ships that sail are the Carnival Imagination and the Carnival Miracle to places like Baja, California, the Mexican Rivera, Alaska and Hawaii.
The two nearest airports to the Long Beach Cruise Terminal are the Long Beach Airport, or the LGB, and Los Angeles International Airport also known as LAX. The Long Beach Cruise Terminal is about twelve miles from the Long Beach Airport and it takes about fifteen to twenty minutes if riding by taxi, which can cost as much as $30 or $18 for shared shuttle service.
Parking at the Long Beach Cruise Terminal is available in the five-story, 1,450-space garage which costs about $17 per day and payment can be accepted via cash or with the use of major credit cards.
Some of the hotels around the Long Beach cruise port include: Hotel Maya Doubletree Hotel, Residence Inn Marriot Downtown, Hyatt the Pike Hotel Long Beach, Westin Hotel, Renaissance Hotel, Crowne Plaza Hotel Los Angeles Harbor Hotel, Sunrise Hotel, Rodeway Inn, Holiday Inn, Hotel Maya, the Queen Mary, Aqua Venture Inn and Hyatt Regency.
There are many delicious dining options around the Long Beach Cruise Terminal.
If you happen to be there Sunday, one special option is the Champagne Sunday Brunch on the Queen Mary ship. It features over 50 unique dishes from around the world, featuring American, Latin and Asian flavors to name a few. It takes place from 9:30 AM to 2 PM and is around $50 for general admission, $20 for children.
The Reef, Yardhouse Long Beach and Gladstone's are American casual restaurants where cruisers can get a good steak and seafood.
Most restaurants are just walking distance from the hotels, although said hotels also house specialty restaurants for their guests. For those who wish to enjoy the nightlife experience near the Long Beach Cruise Terminal, there are several bars and dine-ins to choose from which guarantee a good time.
Attractions & Entertainment
Long Beach is known as a Southern California playground on the water and as such offers aquatic attractions.
Visit the Aquarium of the Pacific to take a journey through the world's largest ocean that has more than 11,000 animals in over 50 exhibits.
The Queen Mary is a well-known historical ship that made her maiden voyage in 1936 across the Atlantic from England and was a troopship in World War II. It is now used as a hotel and even if you aren't a guest, there are many things to do aboard such as take a Behind the Scenes guided historical tour or Ghosts and Legends tour with interactive, special effects that highlight the "haunted" ship's spooky past.
Long Beach has a mix of shopping opportunities, offering cool specialty shops, colorful bazaars, on-trend fashion stores and modern furniture stores.
Belmont Shore is a shopping area with over 60 retail stores, such as Banana Republic and Lucky Brand.
4th Street is another location to shop around. Known as "Retro Row", is it Long Beach's Independent Shopping and Dining District and features quirky stores and an Art Theatre.