Welcome to South Queensferry

Ships using South Queensferry anchor in the shadow of the world famous Forth Bridge, a guaranteed spectacle for photographers.

Passengers go ashore by tender vessel, a 10 minute journey under the spans of the bridge as the frequent train services run to and fro.

On arrival at the Hawes Pier, visitors will find a warm Scottish welcome, and information provided by our welcome guides.

Cruise Schedules

Key Port Facilities:

Tender time 15 minutes

Anchorage for large cruise vessels able to accommodate 300m+ cruise ships

Position: 56° 00.34’ N 003° 22.6’ W

For vessels less than 275m L.O.A a further anchorage is available in the following position: 56° 00.29’ N 003° 22.48’ W

  • Vessels not limited by draught
  • Tenders operate to Hawes Pier in South Queensferry
  • 9 miles from Edinburgh city centre

Nearby Transport Links

South Queensferry has excellent transport links with Fife, Edinburgh and the rest of Scotland.

Dalmeny Station is situated in South Queensferry, a 10 minute walk up a set of steps.  Additional information can be obtained from trainline.

Edinburgh Airport is the nearest airport to South Queensferry. It is about 15 minutes drive away.