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Cruises From Charleston, South Carolina

 

Overview

As of today (June 12, 2024) there are 28 available cruise sailings out of Charleston, SC, all of which sail in the year 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 28 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 Charleston cruise deals), "View Sailings Sorted By Price Per Day" or "View Sailings Grouped By Itineraries".

Regions and Prices

Region
Bahamas
Caribbean

In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from Charleston and visits Bahamas is October, with prices starting from $429. For Caribbean you can book cruises in September starting from $854.

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 Charleston

Since Charleston cruises have various durations (5 days, 4 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 Charleston cruises in the upcoming 12 months sorted by price per day. You can use this table to find the best cruise deals from Charleston.

Departure
Date
Ship Days Price $/Day View
Aug. 26, 2024 Carnival Sunshine 5 $442 $88 View
Aug. 31, 2024 Carnival Sunshine 5 $442 $88 View
Sep. 9, 2024 Carnival Sunshine 5 $442 $88 View
Nov. 18, 2024 Carnival Sunshine 5 $449 $90 View
Nov. 4, 2024 Carnival Sunshine 5 $449 $90 View
Oct. 26, 2024 Carnival Sunshine 5 $449 $90 View
Oct. 12, 2024 Carnival Sunshine 5 $469 $94 View
View All Cruises Sorted By Price Per Day

The most discounted Charleston cruises start at $88 per day. There are 3 sailings at that price point, with the earliest one sailing on August 26, 2024 (5 nights Charleston round-trip itinerary on Carnival Sunshine).

If you want to see the listing of all 28 Charleston 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 Charleston

There is only one cruise line - Carnival - that offers cruises that depart from the Port of Charleston.

Cruise Line Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
Number of
Ships
Carnival 28 7 $116 1

Carnival Cruises Out Of Charleston

Carnival offers 28 cruise options out of Charleston. It offers 7 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Carnival Sunshine) sailing out of Charleston. The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $116.

View all Carnival Cruises From Charleston.

Cruise Ships out of Charleston

There is only one cruise ship that offers cruises departing from the Charleston cruise terminal.

Cruise Ship Year
Built
Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
Carnival Sunshine 2013 28 7 $116

Carnival Sunshine, which was built in 2013 and accommodates approximately 3000 passengers, offers 28 sailings out of Charleston. It features 7 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $116.

Duration of Cruises

The cruise sailings scheduled out of Charleston are 4 days, 5 days, 8 days and 10 days long. The following table summarizes those options:

Duration Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
5 Days / 5 Nights 18 4 $110
4 Days / 4 Nights 8 1 $135
8 Days / 8 Nights 1 1 $107
10 Days / 10 Nights 1 1 $121

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of Charleston is 5 days (5 nights) long. There are 18 such cruises featuring 4 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $110.

There are 8 cruise sailings that are 4 days (4 nights) long. They feature 1 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $135.

Among cruises that sail out of Charleston you can also find 8 day cruises (1 sailing) and 10 day cruises (1 sailing).

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

Ports of Call

There are 10 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from Charleston. The following table shows these ports:

Port of Call Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Fun Day at Sea 28 7
Nassau, Bahamas 26 5
Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 12 3
Princess Cays 6 1
Amber Cove 2 2
Grand Turk Island 2 2
Bimini 1 1
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA 1 1
Philipsburg, St. Maarten 1 1
San Juan, Puerto Rico 1 1

Among cruises that leave from Charleston there are 28 cruises (7 distinct itineraries) that visit Fun Day at Sea. Nassau, Bahamas, on the other hand, is visited by 26 cruises on 5 distinct itineraries. There are 12 cruises that visit Half Moon Cay, Bahamas on 3 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for Charleston cruises are Princess Cays (6 sailings), Amber Cove (2 sailings), Grand Turk Island (2 sailings) and Bimini (1 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
28
available cruise sailings from Charleston, South Carolina
Sailings By Departure
Sailings By Price Per Day
Sailings Grouped By Itineraries

 
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