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Cruises From Boston, Massachusetts

 

Overview

Currently (as of today - September 23, 2020) there are 44 available cruises out of Boston, MA (from which 1 are in 2020 and 43 are in 2021). 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 44 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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Region
Bermuda
Canada & NE
Transatlantic

In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from Boston and visits Bermuda is April of 2021, with prices starting from $479. For Canada & NE you can book cruises in September of 2021 starting from $799. For Transatlantic you can book cruises in July of 2021 starting from $4766.

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 Boston

Since Boston cruises have various durations (7 days, 12 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.

Departure
Date
Ship Days Price $/Day View
Apr. 25, 2021 Norwegian Gem 5 $479 $96 View
Apr. 18, 2021 Norwegian Gem 7 $749 $107 View
Apr. 30, 2021 Norwegian Gem 7 $749 $107 View
May 14, 2021 Norwegian Gem 7 $779 $111 View
Aug. 29, 2021 Celebrity Summit 12 $1369 $114 View
May 7, 2021 Norwegian Gem 7 $799 $114 View
Sep. 3, 2021 Norwegian Gem 7 $799 $114 View
View All Cruises Sorted By Price Per Day

The most discounted Boston cruise starts at $96 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on April 25, 2021 (5 nights Boston round-trip itinerary on Norwegian Gem).

If you want to see the listing of all 44 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 Boston

There are 4 cruise lines - Norwegian (NCL), Holland America, Celebrity and Seabourn - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of Boston.

Cruise Line Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
Number of
Ships
Norwegian (NCL) 28 8 $123 1
Holland America 10 5 $208 1
Celebrity 4 4 $129 1
Seabourn 2 1 $636 1

Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of Boston

Norwegian (NCL) offers the most sailings out of Boston - 28 cruise options. It offers 8 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Norwegian Gem) sailing out of Boston. The average price per person per day for Norwegian (NCL) cruises is $123.

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Holland America Cruises Out Of Boston

Holland America offers 10 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 5 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Zaandam) sailing out of Boston. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $208.

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Celebrity Cruises Out Of Boston

Celebrity offers 4 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 4 distinct itineraries out of Boston, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Celebrity Summit). The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $129.

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Seabourn Cruises Out Of Boston

Seabourn offers 2 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 1 distinct itinerary and has 1 cruise ship (Seabourn Quest) sailing out of Boston. The average price per person per day for Seabourn cruises is $636.

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Cruise Ships out of Boston

There are 4 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the Boston cruise terminal.

Cruise Ship Year
Built
Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
Norwegian Gem 2007 28 8 $123
Zaandam 2000 10 5 $208
Celebrity Summit 2001 4 4 $129
Seabourn Quest 2011 2 1 $636

Norwegian Gem, which was built in 2007 and accommodates approximately 2400 passengers, offers the most sailings out of Boston - 28 of them. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $123.

Zaandam, built in 2000 with capacity of approximately 1400 passengers, offers 10 sailings out of Boston. It features 5 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $208.

Celebrity Summit, which started sailing in 2001 and accommodates approximately 2200 passengers, offers 4 sailings. It features 4 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $129.

Seabourn Quest offers 2 cruises from Boston using 1 distinct itinerary with the average per-person-per-day price of $636.

Duration of Cruises

The cruise sailings scheduled out of Boston are 5 days, 7 days, 11 days, 12 days, 16 days and 35 days long. The following table summarizes those options:

Duration Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
7 Days / 7 Nights 34 9 $132
12 Days / 12 Nights 4 4 $129
5 Days / 5 Nights 2 2 $131
11 Days / 11 Nights 2 1 $636
16 Days / 16 Nights 1 1 $298
35 Days / 35 Nights 1 1 $241

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of Boston is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 34 such cruises featuring 9 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $132.

There are 4 cruise sailings that are 12 days (12 nights) long. They feature 4 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $129.

Among cruises that sail out of Boston you can also find 5 day cruises (2 sailings), 11 day cruises (2 sailings), 16 day cruises (1 sailing) and 35 day cruises (1 sailing).

Even though many people ask about them, cruise lines do not offer any 2 day, 3 day or 4 day cruises out of Boston.

Ports of Call

There are 37 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from Boston. The following table shows these ports:

Port of Call Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
King's Wharf, Bermuda 22 5
Bar Harbor, Maine 19 11
Halifax, NS, Canada 18 10
Quebec City, QC, Canada 14 7
Montreal, QC, Canada 9 3
Sydney,Canada 8 3
Charlottetown, Prince Edward CA 7 2
Portland, Maine 7 6
Sydney, Nova Scotia 6 3
Charlottetown, Prince Edward I 6 3
Sydney, Nova Scotia 4 4
Charlottetown, P.E.I. 4 4
Other Ports Less than 4

Among cruises that leave from Boston there are 22 cruises (5 distinct itineraries) that visit King's Wharf, Bermuda. Bar Harbor, Maine, on the other hand, is visited by 19 cruises on 11 distinct itineraries. There are 18 cruises that visit Halifax, NS, Canada on 10 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for Boston cruises are Quebec City, QC, Canada (14 sailings), Montreal, QC, Canada (9 sailings), Sydney,Canada (8 sailings) and Charlottetown, Prince Edward CA (7 sailings).

Things to See and Do in Boston

There 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:
  • You can take a walk on the Freedom Trail - a marked path in Boston - and see many interesting historical buildings and places. Many Boston visitors take the Freedom Trail as it's a great way to see a lot of Boston history in a short period of time.

  • If you're even a little bit of a baseball fan, it would be worth visiting Fenway Park and seeing a Red Sox game at it's home stadium, which is also the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball.

  • Harvard Square is another of Boston's must-see places. Here you can see interesting, small shops and you can also tour Harvard's beautiful campus. If you're tech-oriented, you may also visit the MIT campus, which is not far from the Harvard Square.

  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace is a nice place that's very popular among Boston tourists. Here you can find interesting shops that sell out of ordinary items, entertaining street performers as well as good restaurants.

  • Boston Public Garden is a peaceful and beautiful place that you can visit to have a bit of a down time. They also have Swan Boats that you can ride on. It's a great place for kids and families as well.

  • Museum of Fine Arts is one of the best museums in US. Here you can see many paintings of world renown artists. Also, American paintings from the period of early US history are particularly noteworthy.



 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
44
available cruise sailings from Boston, Massachusetts
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