OverviewAs of today (April 1, 2020) there are 128 available cruises out of Boston, MA (from which 69 are in 2020 and 59 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 128 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 Africa is October, with prices starting from $17899. For Bermuda you can book cruises in May starting from $447. For Canada & NE you can book cruises in September starting from $510. As for Caribbean, the lowest priced cruises are in October, with prices starting from $876.
You can view the prices of all other regions in the table above. You can click on the links in that table 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, 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.
The most discounted Boston cruise starts at $64 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on May 8, 2020 (7 nights Boston round-trip itinerary on Norwegian Gem).
If you want to see the listing of all 128 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 5 cruise lines - Holland America, Norwegian (NCL), Celebrity, Royal Caribbean and Seabourn - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of Boston.
Holland America Cruises Out Of BostonHolland America offers the most sailings out of Boston - 55 cruise options. It offers 20 distinct itineraries and has 4 cruise ships sailing out of Boston. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $181.
View all Holland America Cruises From Boston.
Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of BostonNorwegian (NCL) offers 54 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 11 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 $127.
View all Norwegian (NCL) Cruises From Boston.
Celebrity Cruises Out Of BostonCelebrity offers 9 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 7 distinct itineraries out of Boston, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Celebrity Summit). The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $154.
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of BostonRoyal Caribbean offers 6 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 5 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Brilliance of the Seas) sailing out of Boston. The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $107.
View all Royal Caribbean Cruises From Boston.
Seabourn Cruises Out Of BostonSeabourn offers 4 cruise options out of Boston. It offers 1 distinct itinerary out of Boston, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Seabourn Quest). The average price per person per day for Seabourn cruises is $579.
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Cruise Ships out of BostonThere are 8 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the Boston cruise terminal.
Norwegian Gem, which was built in 2007 and accommodates approximately 2400 passengers, offers the most sailings out of Boston - 54 of them. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $127.
Zaandam, built in 2000 with capacity of approximately 1400 passengers, offers 26 sailings out of Boston. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $192.
Amsterdam, which started sailing in 2000 and accommodates approximately 1400 passengers, offers 22 sailings. It features 4 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $176.
Celebrity Summit offers 9 cruises using 7 distinct itineraries, Brilliance of the Seas offers 6 cruises using 5 distinct itineraries, Rotterdam offers 5 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Seabourn Quest offers 4 cruises using 1 distinct itinerary and Zuiderdam offers 2 cruises using 2 distinct itineraries.
Duration of CruisesAlmost all cruise sailings scheduled out of Boston are 5 days, 7 days, 10 days, 11 days, 12 days, 14 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 91 such cruises featuring 18 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $137.
There are 9 cruise sailings that are 12 days (12 nights) long. They feature 7 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $154.
Among cruises that sail out of Boston you can also find 14 day cruises (6 sailings), 10 day cruises (5 sailings), 11 day cruises (5 sailings), 17 day cruises (4 sailings) and 5 day cruises (3 sailings).
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 CallThere are 85 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 72 cruises (28 distinct itineraries) that visit Halifax, NS, Canada. Bar Harbor, Maine, on the other hand, is visited by 71 cruises on 27 distinct itineraries. There are 59 cruises that visit Quebec City, QC, Canada on 19 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for Boston cruises are Montreal, QC, Canada (47 sailings), Sydney,Canada (46 sailings), King's Wharf, Bermuda (45 sailings) and Charlottetown, Prince Edward CA (44 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: