Parking at the Port of Los Angeles
Parking rates are one dollar every hour for 10 hours, with a $12 daily maximum rate. Payments can be made using cash, traveler's checks, and credit cards.
Parking at the Port of LA is available for overnight extended stays, seven days a week 24 hours a day. No reservations are needed. There are courtesy shuttles to provide transportation to and from your vehicle on days that have scheduled departures.
You can check into your cruise terminal starting at 10:30 AM on the day of departure. Boarding typically starts at approximately 1 PM. At that time you will be required to present all necessary cruise documentation, along with proof of citizenship (your passport) for every member of your party.
Representatives from your cruise line will be available to help guide you to the appropriate station for check-in. Every guest must be on board at the designated time (generally 3:45 PM). Be sure to plan for all the necessary details pertaining to your arrival at the Port of LA and avoid any possibility of being denied permission to board.
- Outdoor Parking
San Pedro, CA 90731
Prices per day
- $12 Outdoor Parking
- Master Card
- American Express
Port of Los Angeles Overview
Did you know the Port of Los Angeles is known as America's Port? The Port of Los Angeles also consists of 2 separate cruise terminals - The World Cruise Center (also known as the San Pedro Terminal) and the Long Beach Terminal.
Over 12 cruise lines use the Port of Los Angeles cruise terminals for departures throughout the year. Disney Cruise Line, Azamara Club Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess Cruises use the Port of Los Angeles as their port of call. Destinations for the cruise ships that depart from the Port of Los Angeles cruise terminals include Mexico, South America and the northern ports of San Francisco, Portland, Vancouver, Seattle and the ports of Alaska. All cruise lines that use the port are: Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard Line, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, Seabourn Cruise Line, Silver Sea Cruises
The Port of Los Angeles has embarked on a collaborative effort for transportation projects designed to ease congestion and improve air quality. Public transportation is available via Amtrak, Greyhound and Metro. Also Rent-A-Car companies are located near the World Cruise Center. Call 1-800-COMMUTE or visit www.metro.net.
Hotels that are all less than 3 miles from the World Cruise Center are the Best Western Sunrise Hotel at 525 S Harbor Blvd, Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel at 601 S. Palos Verdes Street, the Doubletree Hotel San Pedro at 2800 Via Cabrillo Marina and the San Pedro Inn and Suites at 111 S. Gaffey Street.
Ports O' Call Village is a fishing village right next to the Port of Los Angeles' Main Channel in San Pedro. It has a plethora of eating options, such as unique restaurants, delightful sweetshops, fish markets and quick-stop eateries.
Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Y Cantina is a flavorful Mexican restaurant at 750 Sampson Way.
For great seafood, there is the Chowder Barge Floating Cafe, which is LA Harbor's only floating restaurant serving up favorites like clam chowder and grilled salmon.
Attractions & Entertainment
There is a multitude of things to do in this entertainment capital of America. Though touristy, L.A. City Tours is definitely worth checking out to take you past the homes of the stars, past and present. The tour goes through the downtown area, Hollywood and the beaches.
Buying a Hollywood CityPASS gets you half-price admission to four attractions: Red Line Tours Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, Starline Tours of Hollywood and a Kodak Theatre-guided tour or the Hollywood Museum.
There are dozens of specialty shops at Ports O' Call Village, an authentic New England-style seaside village.
The Grove is a sprawling shopping area with stores like Anthropologie, Apple and Michael Kors and restaurants as well.
Head to LA Fashion District for retail and wholesale shopping, fabric and flower shopping and to check out Santee Alley, known for its awesome bargains and festival-like atmosphere.
The Port of Los Angeles is only 20 minutes by car to downtown LA which boasts the vibrant cruise center that takes travelers to destinations like the Mexican Riviera and beyond. Nearby is the fun Cabrillo Beach which has swimming, boating and fishing. Other attractions include the vintage Pacific Electric Red Car rail line, Ports O' Call Village and in the summer, the nation's largest Lobster Festival. In downtown San Pedro-all within a five mile radius-you'll find historical landmarks, parks, museums, uniqueart galleries, shops and restaurants and treasures from the past, such as the Warner Grand Theater.