Galveston Cruise Parking: Complete Guide to Parking and Hotels

Last Updated on October 6, 2023 by Greg Bessoni

Galveston offers several parking options for cruise passengers. The Port of Galveston provides on-site parking at their terminals, while there are also off-site parking lots available nearby. It is recommended to book your parking spot in advance to ensure availability and convenience during your cruise.

The Port of Galveston

The Port of Galveston, the lone cruise ship port in Texas, is a highly coveted destination for travelers. Situated on Harborside Drive in Galveston, Texas, it boasts two impressive cruise terminals. With three renowned cruise lines – Royal Caribbean International, Carnival Cruise Lines, and Disney Cruise Line – offering cruises from this port, adventure seekers have endless options. But don’t just see the Port of Galveston as a transportation hub; it’s an experience in itself.


  • Economy Parking Lots (Park & Ride) are the most budget-friendly cruise parking lots situated at the intersection of 33rd Street and Harborside Drive
  • A multi-leveled garage (Park & Walk) is the most convenient parking option located directly across from Cruise Terminal 1


See the list below for parking rates:

Length of Cruise Economy Parking Lots Garage Parking
4 days $65 $80
5 days $70 $90
6 days $80 $105
7 days $95 $120
8 days $110 $135
14 days $180 $235
Parking Option Distance from the Port 7- Day Cruise Rate
Discount Cruise Parking 4.5 miles $69.99
Falstaff Cruise Parking 1 mile $75
81st Dolphin Parking 0.5 miles $70
Lighthouse Parking Galveston 0.4 miles $75
EZ Cruise Parking Galveston 0.2 miles $75

Most of the off-site Galveston cruise parking lots provide port shuttle service, too. Book online to get the best price and save up to $50! Upon making a reservation, make sure you enter the accurate date and cruise ship line.

Galveston Hotels With Cruise Parking

Arriving the day before your cruise? Stay in a luxurious hotel and enjoy free parking for your entire trip. Rest easy, knowing your car is secure while you start your stress-free vacation in the morning.

Here are some of the best Galveston hotels with cruise parking services:

  • Inn at the Waterpark
  • Scottish Inn Galveston
  • Beachfront Palms Hotel
  • Hilton Galveston Island Resort
  • Gaido’s Seaside Inn

Call any hotel for more info or to reserve a cruise package deal. Happy sailing!


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