OverviewAs of today (September 26, 2023) there are 438 cruise sailings out of Galveston, TX (from which 81 are in 2023, 287 are in 2024 and the rest are in 2025). 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 438 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 August of 2024, with prices starting from $699. For Caribbean you can book cruises in August of 2024 starting from $322. For Panama Canal you can book cruises in January of 2024 starting from $1729. As for Transatlantic, the lowest priced cruises are in May of 2024, with prices starting from $693.
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 (5 days, 7 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 $46 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on May 1, 2024 (15 nights Galveston to Barcelona, Spain itinerary on Voyager of the Seas).
If you want to see the listing of all 438 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 4 cruise lines - Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess and Norwegian (NCL) - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of Galveston.
Carnival Cruises Out Of GalvestonCarnival offers the most sailings out of Galveston - 204 cruise options. It offers 22 distinct itineraries out of Galveston, serviced on 4 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $116.
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of GalvestonRoyal Caribbean offers 202 cruise options out of Galveston. It offers 30 distinct itineraries and has 5 cruise ships sailing out of Galveston. The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $119.
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Princess Cruises Out Of GalvestonPrincess offers 20 cruise options out of Galveston. It offers 8 distinct itineraries out of Galveston, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Regal Princess). The average price per person per day for Princess cruises is $85.
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Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of GalvestonNorwegian (NCL) offers 12 cruise options out of Galveston. It offers 4 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Norwegian Escape) sailing out of Galveston. The average price per person per day for Norwegian (NCL) cruises is $107.
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Cruise Ships out of GalvestonThere are 11 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the Galveston cruise terminal.
Carnival Breeze, which was built in 2012 and accommodates approximately 3700 passengers, offers the most sailings out of Galveston - 114 of them. It features 3 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $120.
Carnival Dream, built in 2009 with capacity of approximately 3600 passengers, offers 72 sailings out of Galveston. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $113.
Harmony of the Seas, which started sailing in 2016 and accommodates approximately 5500 passengers, offers 72 sailings. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $140.
Mariner of the Seas offers 66 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Voyager of the Seas offers 47 cruises using 7 distinct itineraries, Regal Princess offers 20 cruises using 8 distinct itineraries and Jewel of the Seas offers 14 cruises using 11 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 10 days long. The following table summarizes those options:
The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of Galveston is 5 days (5 nights) long. There are 148 such cruises featuring 6 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $109.
There are 94 cruise sailings that are 7 days (7 nights) long. They feature 17 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $124.
Among cruises that sail out of Galveston you can also find 4 day cruises (76 sailings), 6 day cruises (43 sailings), 8 day cruises (41 sailings), 9 day cruises (11 sailings) and 10 day cruises (9 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 44 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 394 cruises (53 distinct itineraries) that visit Cozumel Island, Mexico. Costa Maya, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 238 cruises on 34 distinct itineraries. There are 204 cruises that visit Fun Day at Sea on 22 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for Galveston cruises are Cruising (202 sailings), Roatan, Bay Islands (126 sailings), Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico (58 sailings) and Belize City, Belize (50 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: