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Port Parking near the Docks

We offer the best selection and cheapest prices for UK port parking. All car parks are fully-secure and available for both ferry and cruise passengers. Simply drive to Dover or Southampton port, park and board your ferry or cruise liner - this is a no-fuss option to make your travels to the continent that much more convenient.

Port Parking Options

Our expertise in travel has taught us that starting a holiday off on a relaxed note is almost as important as the holiday itself. Make sure that your ferry from Dover to Calais or your Caribbean cruise from Southampton gets off to the best start with secure and convenient port parking from Essential Travel.

We offer parking at two of the UK's major ports:

Please click on the above links to find out which car parks we offer at each port.

Simply proceed to the quote form above and select the port you'll be travelling to. You'll have a choice between various ferry and cruise car parks for smoother travels.

Cruise Passenger Parking

If you're lucky enough to embark on a luxurious cruise, ensure a smooth sailing journey before you even step onto the cruise liner with parking at the UK's major ports. Our parking comes with a courtesy transfer and offers excellent security measures and help with your luggage.

Please bear in mind that it is essential to book your port parking early during peak months (July, August and September) as available car parking can't be guaranteed.

Ferry Passenger Parking

If you're crossing the Channel on a ferry, ensure that your journey starts smoothly, even if you're destined for choppy waters, by booking your spot at a ferry car park near Dover or Southampton.

Park Mark Awarded Security

To give you added peace of mind, all our port car parks hold the Park Mark Award for Safer Parking. You can also enjoy the following safety features:

Other benefits that you can enjoy include:

Secure Online Bookings

The best way to guarantee that you have a parking space on the day of your departure is to pre-book online with Essential Travel. As soon as your booking is complete, we'll email you an instant booking confirmation containing full directions of your chosen car park.

To return to a full list of airports with parking please go back to our Featured Airports page.