Portland Cruise Port

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Portland Maine Cruise Port

There are two cruise ship terminals in Portland Maine.  They are:

  1. Maine State Pier (Portland Ocean Terminal)
  2. Ocean Gateway Terminal (a newer facility).

The Ocean Gateway Terminal is conveniently located in downtown Portland.

The Portland Ocean Terminal is located a block away.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

Due to the location of the cruise terminals, a port shuttle is not required.

Bus Service

A 90-minute narrated trolley bus tour departs from the Visitor Information kiosk adjacent to the Ocean Gateway Cruise Terminal (14 Ocean Gateway Pier).

Tickets cost $12.00 and the tour visits many top attractions.

Portland Maine Cruise Terminal

Visitor Information

Portland Maine

Portland Maine is a city of 67,000 inhabitants.  There are over half a million people in the Greater Portland region.

The City of Portland is home to a lively waterfront district (Old Port District) and some great museums and art galleries. Don't miss the Portland Museum of Art.

Visitors can enjoy Portland's historic red brick buildings, many of which can be found along Congress Street.

For a great view of Portland and its harbor, visit the Portland Observatory atop Munjoy Hill.

Map of Portland Maine Cruise Terminal

View map of the Portland Ocean Gateway Terminal.

Weather in Portland Maine

Average daily temperatures by month in Portland Maine are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 13 31 3.4
Feb 16 35 3.3
Mar 25 42 4.3
April 35 53 4.3
May 44 65 4.0
June 54 73 3.8
July 59 79 3.6
Aug 58 78 3.2
Sept 50 70 3.7
Oct 39 59 4.9
Nov 31 48 4.9
Dec 20 37 4.0

Free Wifi Service

Free Wifi service is available in the Ocean Gateway Cruise Terminal and at many restaurants and cafes in Portland Maine.  It can sometimes be accessed from Maine State Pier.

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