Our departure ports

From cities a day’s sail away to islands unlike any you’ve seen Cunard voyages unlock the world, taking you as far as you dare to dream. Whether you crave African safari, Norwegian Fjords, Argentine tango or breathtaking Alaskan scenery, you’ll find it all (and plenty more to tempt you) on an ocean voyage with Cunard.

Departure ports in Europe


Cunard cruises from Southampton travel far and wide, bringing you culture, cuisine and spellbinding sights. Venture to far flung shores or broaden your horizons closer to home, with as much luggage as you want to bring on board and excursions to enhance your time on shore.


Cruises from Kiel with Cunard offer direct travel to Southampton alongside excursions across Europe. Discover art, culture and history in the Mediterranean or experience the midnight sun in Iceland.


Travel the North Sea in search of Norwegian Fjords, sample the culinary delights of the Mediterranean or venture to warmer climes with a transatlantic crossing Westbound to Fort Lauderdale.

Le Havre

Embark on a journey that unlocks the Atlantic and delivers you to far flung shores. See New York’s bright lights, Central Park and Fifth Avenue, or explore hidden treasures, a little closer to home.

Departure ports in the USA and Canada

New York

Set sail on a Cunard cruise from New York, a vibrant city with incredible history, culture, dining, shopping and must-see sights such as the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty.

Fort Lauderdale

Start your vacation on the beaches of South Florida when you book a Cunard cruise from Fort Lauderdale. Before your cruise departure you can enjoy many sightseeing attractions, waterway tours, day spas, sun-kissed beaches, shopping and more.

San Francisco

Before your cruise from San Francisco, take in the storied sights - from the famous icon of the Golden Gate Bridge and high end shopping to the exquisite art galleries of SFMOMA and restaurants that reflect the City's great cultural diversity.


Sail from Vancouver and stop at fascinating destinations along the Northwest Pacific coast and British Colombia for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Capital of the Canadian province of the same name, Quebec is one of the oldest European cities in North America and is overflowing with history, culture, and local delicacies. It's the perfect port to visit before departing on your Cunard voyage.


The departure port for our 2025 Alaska season, sail the Puget Sound from Seattle, on board Queen Elizabeth, on a voyage like no other.

Departure ports in Australia


Savour an Australian city break, a short sail from home, or set sail for the mystical shores of Asia, where Tokyo’s frenetic energy and Singapore’s futuristic architecture, are among the destinations to discover.


Cross the Tasman Sea to Australia, sail the coast of New Zealand or set your sights on Southampton - a stone’s throw from London - one of the world’s foremost fashion capitals and home to Buckingham Palace.


Savour a short voyage to Sydney with its iconic Opera House or leave Australia behind in pursuit of Asia where timeless tradition, ancient customs and neon skyscrapers await in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore.


Escape to Europe to discover Mediterranean beaches, Italian art and ancient Greek architecture. Explore more of Australia with a home ports cruise or journey to the Far East for a taste of the exotic in Asia.


Whether you stay close to home or venture across oceans, Melbourne cruises with Cunard call at a variety of Australian home ports and cities further afield. How far you choose to travel, well, that’s entirely up to you.


Explore more of Australia’s golden coast, venture to Asia or embark on a round-the-world voyage. A Cunard cruise from Sydney unlocks extraordinary new destinations, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Why Cunard?

Afternoon tea in the Queen’s Room, elegant Gala Evenings and inspiring evening entertainment. A Cunard cruise is a holiday at sea. Relax, unwind, and explore your ship at your leisure.