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Welcome Ship Crew Members!

We understand that whether you are on a cargo ship or a passenger ship, you have a difficult job. The work you do is important. It is critical to the commerce of the world. It is critical to the satisfaction of passengers. And we know that the little time off you get is valuable to you. We want to help make your visit worthwhile.

Photo of Queen Mary 2 at the Port of Los Angeles with person standing in foreground

We’re glad to have you visit San Pedro and want you to have a great time here.

There are many ways to get around San Pedro and we’re conveniently located to get all around Southern California.

A free trolley usually runs from the Cruise Terminal to Downtown,and other stops on weekends.

You’ll find details about transportation options and maps on this page

Around town we have the DASH bus system. To Long Beach, you can take the 142 line of Commuter Express, which ends at the Downtown Long Beach Transit Center.

From the Transit Center you can catch the A Line light rail to Downtown Los Angeles or get a bus to Long Beach, Orange County, Torrance, and many other destinations.

Check the Metro system map at

Click here for detailed transportation information

Helpful information
• The closest U.S. Post Office to Downtown and the World Cruise Terminal is located at 839 S. Beacon St. Open 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. M-F and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (And it's a really neat Art Deco era building, well worth taking a look at.)

• There's a Wells Fargo ATM at the corner of 6th and Centre Streets, Downtown. It's just a block from the Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel. And there's another 24-hour ATM in the Port Police headquarters, 330 Centre Street, between 3rd and 5th Streets.

• The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regional office serving San Pedro is located at 300 North Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. The national services phone number is 800-375-5283 (toll-free)

The Los Angeles World Cruise Center is managed by:
Ports America Cruise
100 Swinford Street, San Pedro, CA 90731

World Cruise Center parking is managed by:
Parking Concepts Inc.

Port of Los Angeles
425 South Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, California, USA 90731
310-SEA-PORT (310-732-7678)

Port Police
In an emergency, dial 911

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And you'll also want to take a look at information we provide to cruise passengers

The Crew Center website has lots of information for passenger ship crew (and those who want to be passenger ship crew)