Port of Galveston
2702 Harborside Dr. Pier 27
Galveston, TX 77550
Uncovered parking is available at the cruise port; all cruise passengers are guaranteed a parking space. Limited amounts of covered parking are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more cars. All Official Port of Galveston Parking Lots are secure and patrolled by the Port of Galveston Police. Transportation to the cruise terminal is provided by free shuttle buses. Fees are payable by cash, travelers checks, Visa, or MasterCard.
There are a number of taxi companies in Galveston: Busy Bee (409-762-6666), Yellow Cab Company (409-763-3333) and Tropical Taxi (409-621-4000) are reliable companies to consider. Galveston is a great walking city, but you might also consider Island Transit, their public transportation system. It operates daily, covering 27 square miles, and stops at designated bus stops and intersections. Fare is $0.60. The Galveston Trolley charges $1, and service along most routes run from approximately 6:15 a.m. until about 7 p.m. (the Bayou Seawall Loop runs until nearly midnight), but check for extended hours on a number of routes.
Passenger goes overboard from cruise ship out of Galveston