Port of New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, LA

Erato St. and Julia Street Cruise Ship Terminals
Port of New Orleans website: www.portno.com

Travel Distance:
  • 16 miles from the New Orleans International Airport; travel time is approximately 40 minutes.
Directions to Erato St. Cruise Terminal and Julia St. Cruise Terminals
  • Take I-10 east to New Orleans
  • Follow the signs to the N.O. Business District, US90 West, Crescent City Connection to the West Bank.
  • Take last exit before crossing the Mississippi River, which is Exit 11C, Tchoupitoulas and South Peters St.
  • Take downramp to ground level, go to second stoplight (Tchoupitoulas St.) and turn right.
  • Go to next stoplight (Henderson St.) and turn left.
  • Go two blocks, go over the railroad tracks and turn left.
  • The Cruise Terminals are directly ahead of you and Harbor Police will be directing traffic.
Parking:
Parking for Erato St. Cruise Terminal
  • Go directly to the Erato Parking Garage entrance.
  • On the first floor of the garage (3rd floor of the terminal building) you will be directed to the offloading area in the middle of the floor.
  • SeaCaps will take your checked baggage and deliver them directly to the ship.
  • After parking, you will take Elevators #3, 4 or 5 to the second floor check in and waiting area.

Parking cost $14 per day. Please have your cruise ticket available as you will need to show them to enter the garage. Maximum height is 8' 4" (limited space) on 3rd floor and 7' 6" on higher floors, and maximum 22 feet in length. Garage is secure, lighted and patrolled.

Parking for Julia St. Cruise Terminal
  • Parking will be in the Erato St. Garage adjacent to the Julia St. Cruise Terminal.
  • If you prefer to carry your baggage from the parking garage (approximately 75 yards between garage elevator and Julia Terminal): Upon entering Port of New Orleans Place get in right lane and go straight into the Erato St. Parking Garage and follow directions below.
  • If you prefer to drop your bags at the Julia Terminal: Upon entering Port of New Orleans Place get in left lane and go past the Erato Terminal and proceed directly to the Julia St. Cruise Terminal No. 2. Drop off all luggage except for your carry-ons, and all passengers except the driver.
Directions for Julia St. Cruise Terminal Parking
  • After dropping off all passengers and baggage, proceed to Julia St. and turn left.
  • Go one block to Convention Center Blvd. and turn left.
  • Go approximately one mile to the end of Convention Center Blvd., and turn left onto Henderson St.
  • Go one block and turn left onto Port of New Orleans Place. (You have completed a circle.)
  • Stay in right lane and proceed to the entrance of the Erato St. Parking Garage.
  • After parking, you will take Elevator # 1 at the far end of the building, and go to the ground floor (Floor 1), and walk approximately 30 yards to the entrance for the Julia St. Cruise Terminal Complex (entrance is underneath outdoor stairway on your right).

Parking cost $14 per day, cash or credit card. Please have your cruise ticket available as you will need to show it to enter the garage. Maximum height is 8' 4" (limited space) on 3rd floor and 7' 6" on higher floors, and maximum 22 feet in length. Garage is secure, lighted and patrolled.

Oversized vehicles, RV's and Buses
Oversized vehicles may use the Poydras St. Parking lot which is adjacent to the Julia St. Cruise Terminal No. 2. Utilize the same directions as to Erato/Julia terminals. Go directly to the drop off areas for either the Erato or Julia terminal. After offloading all luggage and passengers, the driver should proceed past the Erato and Julia terminals and turn right into the Poydras St. Parking Lot. There will be a shuttle available to bring you back to Erato St. (You can walk to the Julia Terminal). Parking for oversized vehicles is $28 per day. Please call ahead for space. (504) 525-5476. Ask for Mr. Leonard Smith. Lot is secure, lighted and patrolled.

Poland Ave. Cruise Facility

Directions:
From the West
  • Take I-10 east to New Orleans, veer left onto I-610, go to Elysian Fields exit.
  • At base of ramp turn right onto Elysian Fields.
  • Once on Elysian Fields, go approximately one mile to Rampart St. Go one block further, and make U-turn back to Rampart St., then turn right.
  • Go approximately two miles on Rampart (the name changes to St. Claude Ave.) to Poland Avenue (do not cross bridge) and turn right.
  • Go five blocks to dead end and turn right on Chartres St.
  • Go over the railroad tracks and turn left up ramp to Poland Avenue Cruise Facility.
From the East
  • Take I-10 west and exit at Elysian Fields.
  • At base of ramp continue straight on Elysian Fields.
  • Once on Elysian Fields, go approximately one mile to Rampart St. Go one block further, and make U-turn back to Rampart St., then turn right.
  • Go approximately two miles on Rampart (the name changes to St. Claude Ave.) to Poland Avenue (do not cross bridge) and turn right.
  • Go five blocks to dead end and turn right on Chartres St.
  • Go over the railroad tracks and turn left up ramp to Poland Avenue Cruise Facility.
Parking:

Parking is in lot adjacent to terminal. Parking cost $14 per day for conventional vehicle, $28 per day for oversize vehicles. Please have your cruise ticket available as you will need to show them to enter the lot. Lot is secure, lighted and patrolled.

Delta Queen Steamboat Parking Instructions
For locations and parking instructions call (800) 543-1949

RiverBarge Excursion Lines, Inc.
For locations and parking instructions call 1-(888) 462-2743, ext. 1

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