OverviewCurrently (as of today - January 16, 2019) there are 556 cruise sailings out of Galveston, TX (from which 277 are in 2019, 221 are in 2020 and the rest 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 556 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 $739. For Caribbean you can book cruises in October starting from $249. For Panama Canal you can book cruises in February starting from $959. As for Transatlantic, the lowest priced cruises are in April, with prices starting from $958.
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 $56 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on April 19, 2019 (17 nights Galveston to Barcelona, Spain itinerary on Vision of the Seas).
If you want to see the listing of all 556 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 - 403 cruise options. It offers 35 distinct itineraries out of Galveston, serviced on 4 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $124.
View all Carnival Cruises From Galveston.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of GalvestonRoyal Caribbean offers 153 cruise options out of Galveston. It offers 14 distinct itineraries out of Galveston, serviced on 3 cruise ships (Enchantment of the Seas, Liberty of the Seas and Vision of the Seas). The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $106.
View all Royal Caribbean Cruises From Galveston.
Cruise Ships out of GalvestonThere are 7 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 - 154 of them. It features 4 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $122.
Carnival Vista, built in 2016 with capacity of approximately 3900 passengers, offers 119 sailings out of Galveston. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $126.
Carnival Freedom, which started sailing in 2007 and accommodates approximately 3000 passengers, offers 108 sailings. It features 16 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $123.
Enchantment of the Seas offers 77 cruises using 5 distinct itineraries, Liberty of the Seas offers 67 cruises using 4 distinct itineraries, Carnival Valor offers 22 cruises using 4 distinct itineraries and Vision of the Seas offers 9 cruises using 5 distinct itineraries.
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 242 such cruises featuring 22 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $121.
There are 168 cruise sailings that are 5 days (5 nights) long. They feature 8 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $111.
Among cruises that sail out of Galveston you can also find 4 day cruises (89 sailings), 6 day cruises (27 sailings), 8 day cruises (23 sailings), 14 day cruises (5 sailings) and 9 day cruises (1 sailing).
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 26 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 527 cruises (46 distinct itineraries) that visit Cozumel Island, Mexico. Roatan, Bay Islands, on the other hand, is visited by 134 cruises on 15 distinct itineraries. There are 125 cruises that visit George Town, Cayman Islands on 12 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for Galveston cruises are Costa Maya, Mexico (117 sailings), Belize City, Belize (104 sailings), Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico (86 sailings) and Montego Bay, Jamaica (72 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: