Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to the Port of Mobile?

Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal
201 South Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602

Travel Time: 25 miles from the Mobile International Airport; travel time is approximately 45 minutes.

For information please call 1-888-shipmobile (744-7662)

Directions to the Port:

Traveling from 1-65 South-

  • Stay on 1-65 southbound all the way to where it meets Interstate-10
  • Take I-10 east until you are almost at downtown Mobile and be prepared to take Exit 26A, "Canal St."
  • This exits off the right (east side of the interstate
  • Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Water Street
  • Water Street is a 4-lane road with a median and will curve back to the north toward the terminal
  • Stay on Water Street for two blocks
  • The garage and terminal will be on the right side
  • There will be signs directing you to baggage drop off and parking

Traveling from the East on I-10 West -

  • Stay on I-10 across the Mobile Bayway bridge and go through the I-10 George Wallace Tunnel
  • Coming out of the tunnel, go three-quarters of a mile (3/4) and take Exit 25A, Texas Street
  • Turn left at the end of the exit ramp onto Texas St.
  • You are now going to double back onto the Interstate
  • Slowly drive under I-10 and proceed to the left turn lane to the on-ramp and get back on to the Interstate, I-10 East
  • Once back on the Interstate, stay in the right lane for one-quarter mile (1/4 mile), then take the next exit, Exit 26A, "Canal St"
  • Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Water Street
  • Water Street is a 4-lane road with a median and will curve back to the north side of the terminal
  • Stay on Water Street for two blocks
  • The garage and terminal will be on the right side
  • There will be signs directing you to baggage drop off and parking

Traveling from the West on I-10 East -

  • Stay on I-10 eastbound almost to dowtown Mobile
  • Be prepared to take Exit 26A, "Canal St"
  • Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Water Street
  • Water Street is a 4-lane road with a median and will curve back to the north toward the terminal
  • Stay on Water Street for two blocks
  • The garage and terminal will be on the right side
  • There will be signs directing you to baggage drop off and parking

Port Parking:

Cash Only (rates are subject to change by the Port Authority)

Regular sized cars:    

  • 4-day cruise: $60.00
  • 5-day cruise: $75.00
  • 7-day cruise: $105.00

Oversized vehicles:

  • 4-day cruise: $120.00
  • 5-day cruise: $150.00
  • 7-day cruise: $210.00
  • Covered garage adjacent to the terminal.
  • Full payment due upon entering the parking garage.
  • Accepted forms of payment: U.S Dollars.
  • No advance reservations required.
  • Handicap Parking available with proof of valid permit.
  • Some on site as well as off site locations will be offered; a shuttle will be available back to the terminal.

For more information on the Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal, visit www.shipmobile.com or call: 1-888-SHIPMOBILE (1-888-744-7662).

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