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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

As of today (October 17, 2019) there are 120 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 22 are in 2019, 65 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 120 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
Australia
Hawaii
Mexico
Pacific
Pacific Coast
Panama Canal
South America

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 $1439. For Mexico you can book cruises in January of 2020 starting from $399. For Pacific you can book cruises in March of 2020 starting from $3799. As for Pacific Coast, the lowest priced cruises are in April of 2020, with prices starting from $499. Finally, for Panama Canal, you can book cruises in December starting from $1049.

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 (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 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
Dec. 6, 2019 Rotterdam 15 $1049 $70 View
Nov. 16, 2019 Eurodam 15 $1099 $73 View
Jan. 7, 2020 Rotterdam 16 $1199 $75 View
Dec. 7, 2019 Oosterdam 7 $549 $78 View
Nov. 30, 2019 Oosterdam 7 $549 $78 View
Dec. 14, 2019 Oosterdam 7 $549 $78 View
Nov. 9, 2019 Celebrity Infinity 15 $1208 $81 View
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The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $70 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on December 6, 2019 (15 nights San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, FL itinerary on Rotterdam).

If you want to see the listing of all 120 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 - Holland America, Carnival, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean - 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
Holland America 82 47 $116 9
Carnival 34 10 $123 1
Celebrity 3 3 $105 3
Royal Caribbean 1 1 $159 1

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 82 cruise options. It offers 47 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 9 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $116.

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Carnival Cruises Out Of San Diego

Carnival offers 34 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 10 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Carnival Miracle) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $123.

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Celebrity Cruises Out Of San Diego

Celebrity offers 3 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 3 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 3 cruise ships (Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Infinity and Celebrity Summit). The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $105.

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of San Diego

Royal 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 $159.

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Cruise Ships out of San Diego

There are 14 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 34 10 $123
Koningsdam 2016 26 8 $120
Oosterdam 2003 18 7 $107
Maasdam 1993 11 11 $113
Rotterdam 1997 9 6 $116
Eurodam 2008 8 6 $102
Zaandam 2000 4 3 $137
Volendam 1999 3 3 $126
Amsterdam 2000 2 2 $140
Celebrity Eclipse 2010 1 1 $141
Celebrity Infinity 2001 1 1 $81
Celebrity Summit 2001 1 1 $113
Westerdam 2004 1 1 $100
Serenade of the Seas 2003 1 1 $159

Carnival Miracle, which was built in 2004 and accommodates approximately 2100 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 34 of them. It features 10 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $123.

Koningsdam, built in 2016 with capacity of approximately 2700 passengers, offers 26 sailings out of San Diego. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $120.

Oosterdam, which started sailing in 2003 and accommodates approximately 1900 passengers, offers 18 sailings. It features 7 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $107.

Maasdam offers 11 cruises using 11 distinct itineraries, Rotterdam offers 9 cruises using 6 distinct itineraries, Eurodam offers 8 cruises using 6 distinct itineraries and Zaandam offers 4 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 Cruises

Almost all cruise sailings scheduled out of San Diego are 4 days, 5 days, 7 days, 15 days, 16 days, 17 days or 18 days long. The following table summarizes those options:

Duration Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
7 Days / 7 Nights 42 13 $119
5 Days / 5 Nights 14 1 $128
15 Days / 15 Nights 10 7 $107
4 Days / 4 Nights 9 4 $128
18 Days / 18 Nights 7 6 $113
17 Days / 17 Nights 6 4 $105
16 Days / 16 Nights 5 3 $101
Other Durations Less than 4

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 42 such cruises featuring 13 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $119.

There are 14 cruise sailings that are 5 days (5 nights) long. They feature 1 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $128.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 15 day cruises (10 sailings), 4 day cruises (9 sailings), 18 day cruises (7 sailings), 17 day cruises (6 sailings) and 16 day cruises (5 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 Call

There are 103 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 64 22
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 59 27
Mazatlan, Mexico 44 15
Ensenada, Mexico 33 20
Hilo, Hawaii 24 18
Honolulu, Hawaii 24 18
Kona, Hawaii 20 15
Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii 18 15
Huatulco, Mexico 17 14
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 15 12
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 15 12
Corinto, Nicaragua 15 12
Other Ports Less than 15

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 64 cruises (22 distinct itineraries) that visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 59 cruises on 27 distinct itineraries. There are 44 cruises that visit Mazatlan, Mexico on 15 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Ensenada, Mexico (33 sailings), Hilo, Hawaii (24 sailings), Honolulu, Hawaii (24 sailings) and Kona, Hawaii (20 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
120
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
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