Port of Quebec City

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Quebec City Cruise Port

The cruise terminal in Quebec City is officially called the Ross Gaudrault Cruise Terminal.  It is conveniently located at the foot of Old Quebec.

The terminal, which is called "Terminal de Croisiere" in French, is accessible by taxi, foot or public transit.  Most cruise ships dock at Wharf 22 or 30.  Occasionally, Wharf 103 and adjacent docks are used.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

Passengers arriving at docks 22 or 30 won't require shuttle service.

If however, your ship is docked at dock 102, 103 or 104, a shuttle will be needed.

Bus Service

Bus maps, schedules and fares are available at https://www.rtcquebec.ca/.

Funicular Train

A funicular train transports pedestrians between Rue du Petit Champlain in the lower town (where the cruise terminals are located) and the Chateau Frontenac hotel in the Upper Town.

Ferry Service

A ferry service operates between Quebec City and Levis Quebec.  It is called the Traverse Quebec-Levis.

Quebec City Cruise Terminal
Quebec City Cruise Terminal

Visitor Information

Quebec City, Quebec

Top attractions in Quebec City include the following:

  • Battlefields Park
  • Chateau Frontenac (historic hotel)
  • Citadel
  • City Walls
  • Holy Trinity Anglican Church
  • Museum of Civilization
  • National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Notre Dame de Quebec Basilica
  • Place Royale Square
  • Quebec City Hall
  • Quebec National Assembly

Access the Quebec City Visitor's Guide for comprehensive tourist information.

Map of Quebec City Cruise Port

View map of the Quebec City Cruise Terminals.

Local Currency

The Canadian dollar is used in Quebec and across Canada.  Some merchants will accept US dollars.

Weather in Quebec

There are four distinct seasons in Quebec City.  The cruise season begins in April or May and ends in November.

Average monthly temperatures (celcius) and precipitation amounts (mm) are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
April -1 9 76
May 5 17 100
June 11 22 110
July 13 25 118
Aug 12 23 119
Sept 7 18 123
Oct 2 11 96

Free Wifi Service

Free Wifi service is available at the main cruise terminal.

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