OverviewAs of today - March 20, 2019 - there are 68 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 40 are in 2019 and 28 are in 2020). 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 68 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 San Diego 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 San Diego and visits Hawaii is December, with prices starting from $1549. For Mexico you can book cruises in January of 2020 starting from $399. For Pacific Coast you can book cruises in April starting from $269. As for Panama Canal, the lowest priced cruises are in November, with prices starting from $1379. Finally, for South America, you can book cruises in September starting from $3599.
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 San DiegoSince San Diego cruises have various durations (7 days, 6 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 San Diego cruises in the upcoming 12 months sorted by price per day. You can use this table to find the best cruise deals from San Diego.
The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $67 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on April 29, 2019 (4 nights San Diego to Vancouver, Canada itinerary on Eurodam).
If you want to see the listing of all 68 San Diego 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 San DiegoThere are 4 cruise lines - Holland America, Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of San Diego.
Holland America Cruises Out Of San DiegoHolland America offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 56 cruise options. It offers 32 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 7 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $127.
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Carnival Cruises Out Of San DiegoCarnival offers 10 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 8 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Carnival Miracle). The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $121.
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of San DiegoRoyal Caribbean offers 1 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 1 distinct itinerary and has 1 cruise ship (Serenade of the Seas) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $103.
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Celebrity Cruises Out Of San DiegoCelebrity offers 1 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 1 distinct itinerary out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Celebrity Infinity). The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $92.
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Cruise Ships out of San DiegoThere are 10 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the San Diego cruise terminal.
Oosterdam, which was built in 2003 and accommodates approximately 1900 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 25 of them. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $120.
Eurodam, built in 2008 with capacity of approximately 2100 passengers, offers 11 sailings out of San Diego. It features 9 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $116.
Carnival Miracle, which started sailing in 2004 and accommodates approximately 2100 passengers, offers 10 sailings. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $121.
Nieuw Amsterdam offers 7 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Rotterdam offers 4 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Amsterdam offers 3 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries and Maasdam offers 3 cruises using 3 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 San Diego are 4 days, 6 days, 7 days, 15 days, 16 days, 17 days or 18 days long. The following table summarizes those options:
The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 30 such cruises featuring 8 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $107.
There are 5 cruise sailings that are 6 days (6 nights) long. They feature 5 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $100.
Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 15 day cruises (5 sailings), 16 day cruises (5 sailings), 17 day cruises (5 sailings), 4 day cruises (3 sailings) and 18 day cruises (3 sailings).
Even though many people ask about them, cruise lines do not offer any 2 day cruises out of San Diego. There are, however, 3 day cruises sailing out of San Diego.
Ports of CallThere are 74 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from San Diego. The following table shows these ports:
Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 42 cruises (19 distinct itineraries) that visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 39 cruises on 16 distinct itineraries. There are 32 cruises that visit Mazatlan, Mexico on 10 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Ensenada, Mexico (14 sailings), Corinto, Nicaragua (11 sailings), Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala (11 sailings) and Hilo, Hawaii (11 sailings).