cruises from galveston

Texas-sized discoveries await. Starting November 2025, MSC Cruises will call Galveston home when MSC Seascape begins year-round sailings to the Western Caribbean. 
Get ready to discover new horizons on one of our newest ships as you enjoy award-winning entertainment, world-class dining, and thrilling experiences like Robotron, the only robocoaster at sea.

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about msc seascape

MSC Seascape

Welcome aboard MSC Seascape. Experience relaxation, entertainment, and world-class dining amid breathtaking water views. Voted best family ship by Forbes, this ship blends elegance and excitement for the whole family to enjoy with 11 dining venues, 19 bars, an aft Infinity Pool, state-of-the-art kids and teens clubs, and MSC Yacht Club. Learn More.

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MSC Yacht Club

If you prefer exclusivity, enter a world of luxury in the MSC Yacht Club, our private ship-within-a-ship, where you can retreat to pampering and relaxation amid sweeping ocean views. Indulge in lavish accommodations, 24-hour butler service, special benefits, and exclusive venues including a restaurant, lounge, and pool deck. Private access lets you savor the utmost in serene seclusion, all within a world of countless amenities and entertainment options just steps outside your door. Learn More.

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things to do in galveston

Groups of people enjoy the Glaveston, Texas beach with the pier in the background, featuring carnival rides and attractions.

Discover the port of Galveston, your gateway to an unforgettable adventure with MSC Cruises. Discover this historic island that blends nature with family-friendly activities and Texas fun. Explore the lively Strand District, visit the iconic Pleasure Pier, and stroll past Victorian mansions that tell captivating stories of Galveston’s past. Uncover gems like St. Joseph’s Catholic Church or find thrills at Schlitterbahn Waterpark.

Galveston also offers outdoor activities ranging from snorkeling, bird watching, fishing charters, and serene paddle boarding on the Gulf Coast. And for the history enthusiasts, wander through The Historic Strand District, experience the grandeur of Bishop’s Palace, and discover Galveston’s rich railroad legacy at the Galveston Railroad Museum.

TRAVEL TO THE Galveston CRUISE TERMINAL

FAQ

Where is the cruise terminal located for MSC Cruises sailing out of Galveston, Texas?

The new terminal complex will be located at Galveston Wharves Pier 16. We will have more details on our port facilities available soon.

How much will parking be at the port of Galveston? 

Our new terminal complex will include a parking garage, adding to the Galveston Wharves’ existing 5,000 parking spaces. We will have more details on our port facilities available soon.

How do I get to the Galveston cruise terminal if I arrive by plane?

Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) are the closest airports from the Galveston cruise terminal.

  • Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU): Located 42 miles from terminal
  • Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH): Located 71 miles from terminal

Will MSC Cruises offer transfer services to and from the airport for those guests flying in?

We are working closely with the Port of Galveston to finalize our plans for cruises sailing from Texas. We will have more details on our offerings available soon.