Port of Mobile

Port of Mobile

Port Location:
Mobile, Alabama

Port Name:
Port of Mobile

Local Port Name:
Alabama State Docks

Port Authority:
Alabama State Port Authority

Address:
Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal
201 South Water Street
Mobile, Alabama 36602

Phone:
251-338-7447

Web Site:
www.shipmobile.com

Driving Directions to the Port of Mobile:
Travel Time: 20 miles from the Mobile Regional Airport; approximately 35 minutes.

Traveling from I-65 South

  1. Stay on I-65 southbound all the way to where it meets Interstate-10
  2. Take I-10 east until you are almost at downtown Mobile and be prepared to take Exit 26A, “Canal St.”
  3. This exits off the right (east side of the interstate)
  4. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Water Street
  5. Water Street is a 4-lane road with a median and will curve back to the north toward the terminal
  6. Stay on Water Street for two blocks
  7. The garage and terminal will be on the right side

There will be signs directing you to baggage drop off and parking

Traveling from the East on I-10 West

  1. Stay on I-10 across the Mobile Bayway bridge and go through the I-10 George Wallace Tunnel
  2. Take Exit 25A, Texas Street
  3. Follow the signs back to I-10 East
  4. Head up the onramp, stay in the right lane and take Exit 26A, Canal Street
  5. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp on to Water Street
  6. Water Street is a 4-lane road with a median and will curve back to the north side of the terminal
  7. Stay on Water Street for two blocks
  8. The garage and terminal will be on the right side

There will be signs directing you to baggage drop off and parking

Traveling from the West on I-10 East

  1. Stay on I-10 eastbound almost to downtown Mobile
  2. Be prepared to take Exit 26A, “Canal St”
  3. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Water Street
  4. Water Street is a 4-lane road with a median and will curve back to the north toward the terminal
  5. Stay on Water Street for two blocks
  6. The garage and terminal will be on the right side

There will be signs directing you to baggage drop off and parking

From I-65 South/I-165 option

  1. At exit 9, take ramp right for I-165 South toward Prichard / Downtown Mobile (5.2 miles)
  2. Keep straight onto N Water St (0.7 miles)
  3. Keep straight onto S Water St (0.1 miles)
  4. Make a U-turn back to the terminal after passing Monroe street-follow the signs
  5. Turn right onto Eslava St and enter the terminal

Parking Information and Fees:

Pay in advance. No more lines, simply drive in and park.

All cruise parking fees must be paid-in-full before boarding the ship. Your license plate number in their system is your proof of payment.

To pre-pay online click here. Please have your license plate number ready.

On-Site Payment Options— Have your license plate number ready (hint: take a picture of your license plate) and you may:

  • Text to pay by sending “P2603” to (754) 227-2176 as listed on signage in the garage. Just follow the few quick steps to complete the payment.
  • Pay at a kiosk located in the elevator lobbies on each floor and the offsite lot. Follow the on-screen prompts. Note: Cash is accepted. However, an exact payment is required. No change will be made. Kiosks do not accept bills larger than $50.00
  • Pay via the Premium Parking mobile app the day of parking instead of text to pay or payment kiosk. The app is available on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.

Regular sized cars:

  • 1 day $20.00
  • 4 day $80.00
  • 5 day $100.00
  • 7 day $140.00

Oversize vehicles

RV’s, Campers:

  • 1 day $40.00
  • 4 day $144.00
  • 5 day $180.00
  • 7 day $252.00

Buses:

  • 1 day $60.00
  • 4 day $216.00
  • 5 day $270.00
  • 7 day $378.00

Note about parking:
The procedure for parking in the garage is as follows:

  • Turn right onto Eslava Street and a police officer or a parking attendant will direct you into the garage.
  • A stevedore will help you unload and tag your luggage and then they will take your luggage. Please make sure you have your documents with you at all times – not in your luggage. Allow the stevedores to take anything you do not want to carry around the ship with you.
  • You will then be directed to the garage ramp where you will pay to park.
  • Park and then walk to the glass doors at the north side of the garage. (opposite end of where you enter the terminal)
  • Come down the elevator/stairs to the lobby where you will then show your documentation to the employees at the door. Afterwards, you will be directed to the screening area and to the check-in area.

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