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1611 West Sallier Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: (337) 439-3661
Fax: (337) 493-3523
Email: marketing@portlc.com

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Driving Directions to the Port of Lake Charles

The administrative offices at the Port of Lake Charles are located at 1611 West Sallier Street in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The directions below are provided for your convenience. Please note that the Port of Lake Charles does not guarantee the suggested routes to be the most time efficient.

Travelers are still encouraged to use a reliable navigation system or application to determine the most effective route. For additional assistance, please contact the Port of Lake Charles at 337-439-3661.

Safe travels!

Port of Lake Charles
Administrative Offices
1611 West Sallier Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Directions from West (Houston) – Interstate I-10

  1. Head east on Interstate I-10.
  2. Take Exit 27 for LA-397/Southwest Lake Charles. Keep right at the fork following the signs for LA-397/Southwest Lake Charles.
  3. Merge onto Nelson Road/LA-397 South. Continue driving south on Nelson Road for about 5 miles.
  4. Turn left onto W. McNeese Street/LA-14 East. Drive east on McNeese Street for approximately 4.5 miles.
  5. At the traffic circle, take the second exit to stay on McNeese Street.
  6. Continue on McNeese Street for about 1 mile, and then turn right onto Lakeshore Drive.
  7. Follow Lakeshore Drive for approximately 2 miles, and you will reach the Port of Lake Charles.

Directions from East (New Orleans) – Interstate I-10

  1. Start by heading west on Interstate I-10 from New Orleans.
  2. Take Exit 32A to merge onto US-171 South toward Lake Charles. Stay on US-171 South and continue for about 6 miles.
  3. Take the exit onto I-210 West. Continue on I-210 West for approximately 4 miles.
  4. Take Exit 5 for Lake Street/US-90 West. Keep right at the fork following the signs for US-90 West.
  5. Merge onto Lake Street/US-90 West and continue for about 2 miles.
  6. Turn left onto Ryan Street/US-90 Alt South. Drive south on Ryan Street for approximately 2 miles.
  7. Continue straight onto Lakeshore Drive/US-90 Alt South. Stay on Lakeshore Drive for about 1.5 miles.
  8. The Port of Lake Charles will be on your right.

Directions from Downtown Lake Charles Area

  1. Start by heading south on Ryan Street/US-171 South. Drive south for approximately 1.5 miles.
  2. Continue straight onto Lakeshore Drive/US-90 Alt South. Stay on Lakeshore Drive for about 2.5 miles.
  3. The Port of Lake Charles will be on your right.

Directions from Chennault International Airport

  1. Start by exiting Chennault International Airport and turning right onto Chennault Parkway.
  2. Drive south on Chennault Parkway for approximately 1 mile.
  3. Turn left onto LA-384 E/Gulf Highway. Continue on LA-384 E for about 2 miles.
  4. Take the exit toward Terminal Road.
  5. Merge onto Terminal Road and continue for approximately 0.5 miles.
  6. At the roundabout, take the second exit to stay on Terminal Road.
  7. Continue on Terminal Road for about 2 miles.
  8. Turn right onto Lakeshore Drive/US-90 Alt South.
  9. Follow Lakeshore Drive for approximately 4.5 miles.
  10. The Port of Lake Charles will be on your right.
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