Cruises from Galveston, Texas

Cruises from Galveston, USA | MSC Cruises

Texas-sized discoveries await


Discover the port of Galveston, your gateway to an unforgettable adventure with MSC Cruises. Discover this historic island that blends nature with family-friendly activities and Texas fun.
 
Explore the lively Strand District, visit the iconic Pleasure Pier, and stroll past Victorian mansions that tell captivating stories of Galveston’s past. Uncover gems like St. Joseph’s Catholic Church or find thrills at Schlitterbahn Waterpark.

Galveston also offers outdoor activities ranging from snorkeling, bird watching, fishing charters, and serene paddle boarding on the Gulf Coast.
 
And for the history enthusiasts, wander through The Historic Strand District, experience the grandeur of Bishop’s Palace, and discover Galveston’s rich railroad legacy at the Galveston Railroad Museum.

Cruises from / to Galveston in 2024

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We're constantly updating our wide selection of shore excursions for all interests to make your cruise holiday an unforgettable experience. Some tours may also be available at embarkation or disembarkation days, while during at sea days you can enjoy on board activities.

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faq

Where is the cruise terminal located for MSC Cruises sailing out of Galveston, Texas?

The new terminal complex will be located at Galveston Wharves Pier 16. We will have more details on our port facilities available soon.

How much will parking be at the port of Galveston?

Our new terminal complex will include a parking garage, adding to the Galveston Wharves’ existing 5,000 parking spaces. We will have more details on our port facilities available soon.

How do I get to the Galveston cruise terminal if I arrive by plane?

Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) are the closest airports from the Galveston cruise terminal.

  • Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU): Located 42 miles from terminal
  • Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH): Located 71 miles from terminal

Will MSC Cruises offer transfer services to and from the airport for those guests flying in?

We are working closely with the Port of Galveston to finalize our plans for cruises sailing from Texas. We will have more details on our offerings available soon.