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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

Currently (as of today - November 30, 2020) there are 78 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 8 are in 2020, 50 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 78 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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Region
Hawaii
Mexico
Pacific Coast
Panama Canal

In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from San Diego and visits Hawaii is January of 2021, with prices starting from $1619. For Mexico you can book cruises in December starting from $329. For Pacific Coast you can book cruises in April of 2021 starting from $799. As for Panama Canal, the lowest priced cruises are in December, with prices starting from $1969.

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 Diego

Since San Diego 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 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.

Departure
Date
Ship Days Price $/Day View
Oct. 31, 2021 Carnival Miracle 5 $449 $90 View
Nov. 8, 2021 Carnival Miracle 5 $449 $90 View
Nov. 13, 2021 Carnival Miracle 5 $449 $90 View
Oct. 3, 2021 Carnival Miracle 5 $464 $93 View
Oct. 11, 2021 Carnival Miracle 5 $464 $93 View
Dec. 13, 2020 Carnival Miracle 5 $469 $94 View
Feb. 1, 2021 Carnival Miracle 5 $509 $102 View
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The most discounted San Diego cruises start at $90 per day. There are 3 sailings at that price point, with the earliest one sailing on October 31, 2021 (5 nights San Diego round-trip itinerary on Carnival Miracle).

If you want to see the listing of all 78 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 Diego

There are 4 cruise lines - Carnival, Holland America, Celebrity and Princess - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of San Diego.

Cruise Line Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
Number of
Ships
Carnival 57 11 $117 1
Holland America 18 8 $135 3
Celebrity 2 2 $144 1
Princess 1 1 $150 1

Carnival Cruises Out Of San Diego

Carnival offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 57 cruise options. It offers 11 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Carnival Miracle). The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $117.

View all Carnival Cruises From San Diego.

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers 18 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 8 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 3 cruise ships (Koningsdam, Zaandam and Volendam). The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $135.

View all Holland America Cruises From San Diego.

Celebrity Cruises Out Of San Diego

Celebrity offers 2 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 2 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Celebrity Millennium) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $144.

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Princess Cruises Out Of San Diego

Princess offers 1 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 1 distinct itinerary out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Emerald Princess). The average price per person per day for Princess cruises is $150.

View all Princess Cruises From San Diego.

Cruise Ships out of San Diego

There are 6 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the San Diego cruise terminal.

Cruise Ship Year
Built
Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
Carnival Miracle 2004 57 11 $117
Koningsdam 2016 14 4 $131
Zaandam 2000 3 3 $143
Celebrity Millennium 2000 2 2 $144
Volendam 1999 1 1 $128
Emerald Princess 2007 1 1 $150

Carnival Miracle, which was built in 2004 and accommodates approximately 2100 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 57 of them. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $117.

Koningsdam, built in 2016 with capacity of approximately 2700 passengers, offers 14 sailings out of San Diego. It features 4 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $131.

Zaandam, which started sailing in 2000 and accommodates approximately 1400 passengers, offers 3 sailings. It features 3 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $143.

Celebrity Millennium offers 2 cruises using 2 distinct itineraries, Volendam offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary and Emerald Princess offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary.

Duration of Cruises

Almost all cruise sailings scheduled out of San Diego are 3 days, 4 days, 5 days, 6 days, 7 days, 15 days or 18 days long. The following table summarizes those options:

Duration Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
5 Days / 5 Nights 29 2 $108
7 Days / 7 Nights 15 5 $131
4 Days / 4 Nights 10 1 $117
15 Days / 15 Nights 9 5 $133
3 Days / 3 Nights 6 2 $111
6 Days / 6 Nights 4 2 $134
18 Days / 18 Nights 2 2 $144
Other Durations 1

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 5 days (5 nights) long. There are 29 such cruises featuring 2 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $108.

There are 15 cruise sailings that are 7 days (7 nights) long. They feature 5 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $131.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 4 day cruises (10 sailings), 15 day cruises (9 sailings), 3 day cruises (6 sailings), 6 day cruises (4 sailings) and 18 day cruises (2 sailings).

Many people ask as if there are any 2 day cruises from San Diego. There is, in fact, a 2 day cruise sailing out of San Diego.

Ports of Call

There are 44 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from San Diego. The following table shows these ports:

Port of Call Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 47 8
Ensenada, Mexico 29 10
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 17 7
Mazatlan, Mexico 12 2
Catalina Island, California 10 1
Kona, Hawaii 7 3
Hilo, Hawaii 7 3
Nawiliwili (Kauai Island), Hawaii 7 3
Honolulu, Hawaii 7 3
Kahului (Maui Island), Hawaii 7 3
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 5 5
San Francisco, California 4 4
Other Ports Less than 4

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 47 cruises (8 distinct itineraries) that visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Ensenada, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 29 cruises on 10 distinct itineraries. There are 17 cruises that visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on 7 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Mazatlan, Mexico (12 sailings), Catalina Island, California (10 sailings), Kona, Hawaii (7 sailings) and Hilo, Hawaii (7 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
78
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
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Sailings By Price Per Day
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