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Cruise from Los Angeles , CA. USA
Los Angeles : Los Angeles was founded in 1781 by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve as El Pueblo de El Pueblo de Nuestra Se'ra la Reina de los Angeles de Porci'cula or The Town of Our Lady the Queen of Angels of the Little Portion (The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels of Porci'cula). It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following independence from Spain and then a part of the United States in 1848 at the conclusion of the Mexican-American War. It was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850 five months before California achieved statehood.
Los Angeles is one of the world's most prominent centers of culture, technology, and international trade, and is home to world-renowned institutions covering a broad range of professional and cultural fields. The city and its immediate vicinity lead the world in producing popular entertainment, such as motion picture, television, and recorded music, which forms the base of Los Angeles' international fame and global status.
The Port of LA : Los Angeles Harbor Cruises
The Port of Los Angeles features broad diversification in its seaport operation. Port visitors can watch longshore workers operating container cranes towering more than 200 feet high, Los Angeles City fireboats providing a dazzling water-spray escort for arriving vessels, seals basking and playing in the clean harbor waters, and much more. More than a dozen cruise lines call at the Port of Los Angeles throughout the year, Cruises to Mexico are very popular choices for travelers departing from Los Angeles. Other popular destinations are Hawaii and the Panama Canal. This area also sees cruises departing for Australia, New Zealand and South Asia. Select any of the following companies for a cruise leaving Los Angeles Harbor:
|Cruise Leaving From Los Angeles , California in 2020 - 2015|
|DIRECTIONS TO THE PORT OF LOS ANGELES|
Name of Port:
|Port of Los Angeles|
Name/Location of Pier:
|World Cruise Center|
San Pedro, CA 90731
|18 miles from airport, approximately 25 minutes. (Travel times depending on traffic conditions)|
|Taxis are available inside terminal, approximately $30 to/from LAX.|
(Rates are subject to change)
|?Parking Concept? available inside terminal, $12 per day. For more information call 800-540-PARK.|
(Subject to change).
|FROM LAX AIRPORT - Take the San Diego Freeway (#405) south to the Harbor Freeway (#110) south. Exit Harbor Boulevard intersection. Turn right into the World Cruise Center Parking lot.|
| ||FROM DOWNTOWN - Take the Harbor Freeway (#110) south to the Harbor Boulevard exit. Turn right into the World Cruise Center parking lot.|
|How can I obtain driving directions to the World Cruise Center?|
The World Cruise Center at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro is approximately 18 miles (29 kilometers) south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of downtown Los Angeles and 10 miles (16 kilometers) west of Long Beach, with easy freeway access from both directions.
From LAX: Travel southbound on the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 405), then southbound on the Harbor Freeway (Interstate 110). Exit at Harbor Boulevard and proceed straight through the Harbor Boulevard intersection. Turn right to enter the World Cruise Center.
From downtown Los Angeles: Travel southbound on the Harbor Freeway (Interstate 110). Exit at Harbor Boulevard and proceed straight through the Harbor Boulevard intersection. Turn right to enter the World Cruise Center.
From Long Beach: Travel westbound on Ocean Boulevard, Seaside Avenue and the Vincent Thomas Bridge (State Highway 47). Exit at Harbor Boulevard and proceed straight through the Harbor Boulevard intersection. Turn right to enter the World Cruise Center.
Where can I park if I take a cruise out of the Port of Los Angeles?
Overnight parking is available and no reservations are required. Most lots are open seven days/week, 24 hours/day. Courtesy shuttles are provided to and from the cruise terminal on scheduled ship days. Shuttles are not wheelchair accessible. Parking rates are $1 each hour for the first 10 hours, with a $15 daily maximum. Cash, Travelers Checks, and Credit Cards are accepted. For more information, call Parking Concepts at 1-800-540-PARK.
What rental car companies service the Port of Los Angeles? World Cruise Center?
Enterprise Rent-A-Car operates a location near the World Cruise Center, and offers free customer pick-ups and drop-offs to the terminal. This convenient location is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturday, from 8 a.m. to noon. To book a reservation, call (310) 548-8060, or visit www.enterprise.com.
233 N. Harbor Blvd., Suite D
San Pedro, CA 90731
Which shuttles operate from LAX to the World Cruise Center?
SuperShuttle? Transportation Systems operates door-to-door ground transportation throughout Los Angeles. Reservations from the airport to a residence, hotel, or business are not required unless accessible van service is needed. At LAX, SuperShuttle? is located outside the baggage claim area at the van stop on the outer island. For more information, call 1-800-BLUE-VAN or visit www.supershuttle.com.
What public transportation options are near the World Cruise Center?
Visit the Los Angeles County MTA website at www.metro.net, or call 1-800-COMMUTE. Use the following address for the World Cruise Center: 600 N. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro, CA 90731. Nearest intersection is at Harbor Boulevard and Swinford Street.