OverviewAs of today - August 11, 2022 - there are 99 available cruises out of Boston, MA (from which 30 are in 2022, 45 are in 2023 and the rest are in 2024). In the following paragraphs you'll find a detailed overview of all those cruise options. If you're just looking to see the listing of the 99 sailings, please click on one of the 3 buttons on the right side - either on "View Sailings Sorted By Departure Date" (good for viewing last minute Boston cruise deals), "View Sailings Sorted By Price Per Day" or "View Sailings Grouped By Itineraries".
Regions and Prices
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In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from Boston and visits Bermuda is March of 2023, with prices starting from $499. For Canada & NE you can book cruises in October starting from $291. For Caribbean you can book cruises in October starting from $309. As for Transatlantic, the lowest priced cruises are in July of 2023, with prices starting from $4449.
You can click on links in the table above to view the cruise options for the given region in a given month. You can also click on the "Next Month" and "Previous Month" links at the top of the table to shift the window of months that are displayed.
Cheap Cruises From BostonSince Boston cruises have various durations (7 days, 11 days and other durations - see below), the best way to compare cruise prices is to do that on price-per-day bases. The following table shows Boston cruises in the upcoming 12 months sorted by price per day. You can use this table to find the best cruise deals from Boston.
The most discounted Boston cruise starts at $36 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on October 3, 2022 (12 nights Boston round-trip itinerary on Celebrity Summit).
If you want to see the listing of all 99 Boston sailings sorted by price per day, you can click on 'View All Cruises Sorted By Price Per Day' link at the bottom of the table above.
Cruise Lines out of BostonThere are 4 cruise lines - Norwegian (NCL), Holland America, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of Boston.
Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of BostonNorwegian (NCL) offers the most sailings out of Boston - 61 cruise options. It offers 17 distinct itineraries and has 2 cruise ships (Norwegian Pearl and Norwegian Gem) sailing out of Boston. The average price per person per day for Norwegian (NCL) cruises is $127.
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Holland America Cruises Out Of BostonHolland America offers 21 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 14 distinct itineraries out of Boston, serviced on 3 cruise ships (Zaandam, Zuiderdam and Nieuw Statendam). The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $159.
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Celebrity Cruises Out Of BostonCelebrity offers 10 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 9 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Celebrity Summit) sailing out of Boston. The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $205.
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of BostonRoyal Caribbean offers 7 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 7 distinct itineraries out of Boston, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Voyager of the Seas). The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $52.
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Cruise Ships out of BostonThere are 7 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the Boston cruise terminal.
Norwegian Pearl, which was built in 2006 and accommodates approximately 2400 passengers, offers the most sailings out of Boston - 37 of them. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $114.
Norwegian Gem, built in 2007 with capacity of approximately 2400 passengers, offers 24 sailings out of Boston. It features 6 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $145.
Zaandam, which started sailing in 2000 and accommodates approximately 1400 passengers, offers 13 sailings. It features 6 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $138.
Celebrity Summit offers 10 cruises using 9 distinct itineraries, Voyager of the Seas offers 7 cruises using 7 distinct itineraries, Zuiderdam offers 5 cruises using 5 distinct itineraries and Nieuw Statendam offers 3 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries.
Duration of CruisesAlmost all cruise sailings scheduled out of Boston are 4 days, 6 days, 7 days, 10 days, 11 days, 12 days or 17 days long. The following table summarizes those options:
The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of Boston is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 81 such cruises featuring 30 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $119.
There are 8 cruise sailings that are 11 days (11 nights) long. They feature 7 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $172.
Among cruises that sail out of Boston you can also find 12 day cruises (3 sailings), 10 day cruises (2 sailings), 4 day cruises (1 sailing), 6 day cruises (1 sailing) and 17 day cruises (1 sailing).
Even though many people ask about them, cruise lines do not offer any 2 day, 3 day or 5 day cruises out of Boston.
Ports of CallThere are 54 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from Boston. The following table shows these ports:
Among cruises that leave from Boston there are 82 cruises (34 distinct itineraries) that visit Bar Harbor, Maine. Halifax, NS, Canada, on the other hand, is visited by 47 cruises on 28 distinct itineraries. There are 45 cruises that visit King's Wharf, Bermuda on 12 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for Boston cruises are Quebec City, QC, Canada (32 sailings), Sydney (28 sailings), Portland, Maine (26 sailings) and Cruising (17 sailings).
Things to See and Do in BostonThere are many interesting places that you can see and do while you're in Boston - one of the most iconic American cities - either before or after your cruise. Here are some ideas: