Leading ports for cruise travel in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017-2018, by passengers

Southampton was the leading port for cruise travels in the United Kingdom. In 2018, around 16.5 million passengers entered and exited the port. This was far more than the second largest, Dover, which was more commonly used for ferry travel.

Leading ports for cruise travel by passenger movements in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2017 to 2018

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Release date

October 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2017 and 2018

Supplementary notes

* Includes cruises beginning or ending at a UK port, but not temporary disembarkments, thus passengers may be counted twice if the cruise begins and ends at a UK seaport.

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