Welcome to the cruise port guide Le Havre – France. Over 250.000 tourists visit Le Havre by cruise ship every single year. It is a popular destination because you can venture out to Paris, Rouen, Versailles, the Landing Beaches and lots of other places of interest. Check out the Le Havre cruise port guide underneath to see where your ship will dock and how to get out and about.
Cruise port guide Le Havre – France: docked
Cruise ships in Le Havre dock in the main port near the cruise terminal. In the cruise terminal you will find several services like:
-Tourist information centre: ask the locals for their tips and trips and pick up your tourist map.
-Wi-fi -Souvenir shops
-Car rental service
-Bike rental service
Find Le Havre city center about 2,5 km from the cruise terminal. Check with the front office on board your ship if you are free to walk to the city center because this is not always the case.
There is usually a shuttle service that is either arranged by your cruise line or by the port. The shuttle bus will bring you from Le Havre cruise terminal to the city center.
If you are planning on travelling with local public transportation we recommend you to schedule your trip with: http://www.commentjyvais.fr/en/ Local public transportation is abundant and can take you anywhere as long as you plan ahead.
The busstation is about a 20 minute walk (2,5 km) from the cruise terminal. Plan your trip ahead of time. Find the local bus schedules on http://www.busverts.fr/index.php, Busses are operated by CTPO.
Le Havre has a train station and from here you can take the train to Rouen or Paris! Find the train station about 2,5 km or 20 minute walk from the cruise terminal. See its exact location marked in the map above. The name of the station is Gare du Havre. The trains are operated by SNCF. Find their schedules on www.voyages-sncf.com.
Taxis at Le Havre cruise terminal
At the cruise terminal you will find local taxis. The taxi prices are posted on a sign (see picture to the left). Prices are per taxi up to 4 people. Larger vehicles can be arranged. Rates as posted in port: Cruise terminal to Le Havre city center: 8 euro Cruise terminal to Le Havre train station: 10 euro 1h30 tour of Le Havre: 60 euro 3 hrs tour of Honfleur: 125 euro 10 hrs tour of Paris: 460 euro 6 hrs tour of Rouen: 280 euro 10 hrs tour of Le Mont-Saint-Michel: 460 euro 8 hrs tour of The landing beaches: 450 euro 8 hrs tour of Palace of Versailles: 395 euro
Car Rental at Le Havre cruise terminal
For those looking for a French adventure by car: you will find a car rental service in the Le Havre’s cruise terminal. This is a great way to explore the area at your own pace, although please know the French have their own standards of politeness in driving. Make a reservation to make sure a car will be available for you when you arrive: Rent a car; terminal Croisiere Pointe de Floride; firstname.lastname@example.org / www.rentacar.fr