OverviewAs of today - April 1, 2020 - there are 580 cruise sailings out of Galveston, TX (from which 204 are in 2020, 282 are in 2021 and the rest are in 2022). 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 580 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 Galveston 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 Galveston and visits Bahamas is September, with prices starting from $543. For Caribbean you can book cruises in November starting from $255. For Panama Canal you can book cruises in January of 2021 starting from $1329.
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 GalvestonSince Galveston cruises have various durations (7 days, 5 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 Galveston cruises in the upcoming 12 months sorted by price per day. You can use this table to find the best cruise deals from Galveston.
The most discounted Galveston cruise starts at $64 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on November 30, 2020 (4 nights Galveston round-trip itinerary on Adventure of the Seas).
If you want to see the listing of all 580 Galveston 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 GalvestonThere are only two cruise lines - Carnival and Royal Caribbean - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of Galveston.
Carnival Cruises Out Of GalvestonCarnival offers the most sailings out of Galveston - 423 cruise options. It offers 55 distinct itineraries out of Galveston, serviced on 5 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $117.
View all Carnival Cruises From Galveston.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of GalvestonRoyal Caribbean offers 157 cruise options out of Galveston. It offers 20 distinct itineraries out of Galveston, serviced on 4 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $113.
View all Royal Caribbean Cruises From Galveston.
Cruise Ships out of GalvestonThere are 9 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the Galveston cruise terminal.
Carnival Dream, which was built in 2009 and accommodates approximately 3600 passengers, offers the most sailings out of Galveston - 134 of them. It features 12 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $117.
Carnival Vista, built in 2016 with capacity of approximately 3900 passengers, offers 108 sailings out of Galveston. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $119.
Carnival Breeze, which started sailing in 2012 and accommodates approximately 3700 passengers, offers 77 sailings. It features 6 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $119.
Liberty of the Seas offers 70 cruises using 4 distinct itineraries, Carnival Freedom offers 54 cruises using 16 distinct itineraries, Carnival Radiance offers 50 cruises using 10 distinct itineraries and Adventure of the Seas offers 33 cruises using 4 distinct itineraries.
For all other cruise ships please see the table above to learn when they were built and how many sailings and itineraries they offer.
Duration of CruisesAlmost all cruise sailings scheduled out of Galveston are 4 days, 5 days, 6 days, 7 days, 8 days, 9 days or 14 days long. The following table summarizes those options:
The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of Galveston is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 238 such cruises featuring 30 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $116.
There are 163 cruise sailings that are 5 days (5 nights) long. They feature 16 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $112.
Among cruises that sail out of Galveston you can also find 4 day cruises (71 sailings), 8 day cruises (41 sailings), 6 day cruises (39 sailings), 9 day cruises (23 sailings) and 14 day cruises (4 sailings).
Even though many people ask about them, cruise lines do not offer any 2 day or 3 day cruises out of Galveston.
Ports of CallThere are 32 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from Galveston. The following table shows these ports:
Among cruises that leave from Galveston there are 519 cruises (61 distinct itineraries) that visit Cozumel Island, Mexico. Costa Maya, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 160 cruises on 20 distinct itineraries. There are 147 cruises that visit Roatan, Bay Islands on 20 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for Galveston cruises are George Town, Cayman Islands (121 sailings), Belize City, Belize (95 sailings), Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico (86 sailings) and Key West, Florida (59 sailings).
Things to See and Do in GalvestonThere are many interesting things you can see and do while you're in Galveston either before or after your cruise. Here are some places that are worth a visit: