OverviewCurrently (as of today - March 23, 2023) there are 223 cruise sailings out of Galveston, TX (from which 185 are in 2023 and 38 are in 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 223 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 February of 2024, with prices starting from $554. For Caribbean you can book cruises in January of 2024 starting from $296. For Panama Canal you can book cruises in January of 2024 starting from $1659.
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 $59 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on January 15, 2024 (5 nights Galveston round-trip itinerary on Carnival Breeze).
If you want to see the listing of all 223 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 - 160 cruise options. It offers 12 distinct itineraries out of Galveston, serviced on 3 cruise ships (Carnival Breeze, Carnival Dream and Carnival Vista). The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $113.
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of GalvestonRoyal Caribbean offers 63 cruise options out of Galveston. It offers 14 distinct itineraries and has 4 cruise ships sailing out of Galveston. The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $147.
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Cruise Ships out of GalvestonThere are 7 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 - 77 of them. It features 3 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $117.
Carnival Dream, built in 2009 with capacity of approximately 3600 passengers, offers 50 sailings out of Galveston. It features 6 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $110.
Carnival Vista, which started sailing in 2016 and accommodates approximately 3900 passengers, offers 33 sailings. It features 3 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $111.
Allure of the Seas offers 30 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Harmony of the Seas offers 21 cruises using 5 distinct itineraries, Adventure of the Seas offers 8 cruises using 2 distinct itineraries and Radiance of the Seas offers 4 cruises using 4 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 82 such cruises featuring 9 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $123.
There are 57 cruise sailings that are 5 days (5 nights) long. They feature 3 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $139.
Among cruises that sail out of Galveston you can also find 4 day cruises (29 sailings), 6 day cruises (26 sailings), 8 day cruises (24 sailings), 14 day cruises (2 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 31 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 197 cruises (22 distinct itineraries) that visit Cozumel Island, Mexico. Fun Day at Sea, on the other hand, is visited by 160 cruises on 12 distinct itineraries. There are 105 cruises that visit Costa Maya, Mexico on 15 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for Galveston cruises are Roatan, Bay Islands (71 sailings), Cruising (63 sailings), Belize City, Belize (38 sailings) and Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico (31 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: