How to get to Tilbury
Marco Polo sails from the London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury in Essex which is situated on the River Thames just 25 miles east of London and 7 miles from junction 31 of the M25. Tilbury is highly accessible both by road and rail. Please click here for a map to the London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury.
Special Cruise Coach Service between London and Tilbury
If you are travelling via London by coach or rail, or live in the London area, we operate on sailing days a special coach service between London Victoria Coach Station and the London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury at a cost of $42 per person return. To book this service, simply request at the time of booking and the cost will be added to your holiday. Full details will be sent with your final documentation.
There is a railway station at Tilbury Town and C2C operate a regular service from London Fenchurch Street Station. Tilbury Town is about one mile from the cruise terminal and taxis are available for the short transfer to the terninal.
National Express Coach Services to London
For National Express coaching to London Victoria Coach Station from any one of 1200 nationwide pick up points please call National Express on +448717 818181.
How to get to other UK ports
For full details of how to get to all other UK departure ports (Hull, Newcastle, Leith, Greenock and Liverpool) will be detailed in the pre-sailing information sent around two months prior to sailing. .
Coach transfers services - Cruises which return to a different port
On certain cruises Marco Polo and Ocean Countess return to a different port from that from which they sail, and on these occasions we offer coach transfers between the port of disembarkation and the port of departure. The following supplements per person apply: