Located on the River Thames just 20 miles east of Tower Bridge, the port of Tilbury is one of the most accessible ports in the UK. With the M25 minutes away and four international airports within an hour of the port, Tilbury is an ideal starting base for a British or European cruise adventure.
The majority of cruises from Tilbury are centred on the UK or Northern Europe. Tilbury offers a perfect starting point for a fascinating cruise throughout the many diverse and beautiful locations across the British Isles.
Dramatic scenery, beautiful natural landscapes and an engaging local history awaits as you cruise around the highlands and islands of Scotland. Rich archaeological history can be found throughout the Orkney Isles, with the western isles offering idyllic beaches and picturesque coastal towns. The vibrant and atmospheric city of Dublin is a hugely popular tourist city with bars, restaurants and attractions lining the streets and market squares.
One of our most popular cruises from Tilbury takes guests deep in to the charms and beauty of Scandinavia. Marvel at the spectacular Norwegian fjords as you tour the Norwegian coastline visiting picturesque fishing towns of Bergen and Alesund before heading north into the Arctic Circle. Look out for the natural phenomenon of the Northern Lights as you cruise deep in to polar landscapes rich with idyllic scenery and diverse polar wildlife. Immerse yourself in traditional Scandinavian culture and explore the area's rich fishing and maritime heritage. Enjoy a variety of 6-14 night cruises from Tilbury throughout Scandinavia taking in ports of call in the charming Faroe Islands and the stunning town of Reykjavik in Iceland.
Explore the rich culture and fascinating history of the Baltic States with a spectacular cruise to Russia, culminating in a visit to the majestic port of St Petersburg, with its breath taking architecture and romantic river canals, a visit to the Venice of the North is a must for any cruise enthusiast.
Enjoy short mini cruises to renowned tourist cities of Amsterdam, Bruges and Ghent in continental Europe, perfect for a relaxing weekend escape. Those looking for a more extravagant and exotic cruise can enjoy a 32 night voyage to the Caribbean from Tilbury. Taking in the picturesque Azure Islands en-route you can experience all the charms of these sun drenched paradise islands. Golden sandy beaches, clear blue sea and some spectacular scenery awaits you on the cruise of a lifetime, available direct from the London port of Tilbury.
The stylish Marco Polo of the British Cruise & Maritime line operates year round out of Tilbury. The 800 passenger ocean liner provides an idyllic British themed home from home setting for UK cruisers touring the world. The Holland America line offers cruises from Tilbury throughout Britain and Northern Europe whilst a number of luxury cruise ships including Oceania's Nautica and the Seabourn Sojourn also offer a number of itineraries departing from Tilbury.
Ideally located and accessible from all corners of the UK, the popular port of Tilbury gives UK guests a cheap and easy opportunity to sail around the world, without the cost and hassle of arranging air travel.
Get in touch with our team today and you'll see just how easily you could be setting off around the world on your next cruise from Tilbury.