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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

As of today (January 20, 2020) there are 88 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 55 are in 2020 and 33 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 88 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 Australia is October, with prices starting from $8699. For Hawaii you can book cruises in March starting from $1499. For Mexico you can book cruises in January of 2021 starting from $359. As for Pacific, the lowest priced cruises are in March, with prices starting from $3599.

You can view the prices of all other regions in the table above. You can click on the links in that table 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
Feb. 8, 2020 Rotterdam 16 $1199 $75 View
Mar. 30, 2020 Celebrity Eclipse 7 $549 $78 View
Mar. 11, 2020 Rotterdam 16 $1299 $81 View
Apr. 5, 2020 Eurodam 6 $499 $83 View
Apr. 27, 2020 Maasdam 7 $599 $86 View
Apr. 25, 2020 Oosterdam 7 $599 $86 View
Mar. 1, 2020 Eurodam 17 $1499 $88 View
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The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $75 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on February 8, 2020 (16 nights San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, FL itinerary on Rotterdam).

If you want to see the listing of all 88 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 only three cruise lines - Holland America, Carnival and Celebrity - 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 61 38 $117 8
Carnival 25 7 $120 1
Celebrity 2 2 $152 2

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 61 cruise options. It offers 38 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 8 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $117.

View all Holland America Cruises From San Diego.

Carnival Cruises Out Of San Diego

Carnival offers 25 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 7 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 $120.

View all Carnival Cruises From San Diego.

Celebrity Cruises Out Of San Diego

Celebrity offers 2 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 2 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 2 cruise ships (Celebrity Eclipse and Celebrity Summit). The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $152.

View all Celebrity Cruises From San Diego.

Cruise Ships out of San Diego

There are 11 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
Koningsdam 2016 26 8 $117
Carnival Miracle 2004 25 7 $120
Maasdam 1993 11 11 $119
Oosterdam 2003 6 3 $108
Rotterdam 1997 6 5 $118
Zaandam 2000 4 3 $134
Eurodam 2008 4 4 $102
Volendam 1999 3 3 $121
Celebrity Eclipse 2010 1 1 $78
Celebrity Summit 2001 1 1 $187
Westerdam 2004 1 1 $94

Koningsdam, which was built in 2016 and accommodates approximately 2700 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 26 of them. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $117.

Carnival Miracle, built in 2004 with capacity of approximately 2100 passengers, offers 25 sailings out of San Diego. It features 7 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $120.

Maasdam, which started sailing in 1993 and accommodates approximately 1300 passengers, offers 11 sailings. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $119.

Oosterdam offers 6 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Rotterdam offers 6 cruises using 5 distinct itineraries, Zaandam offers 4 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries and Eurodam offers 4 cruises using 4 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, 12 days, 15 days, 16 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 29 9 $115
5 Days / 5 Nights 12 1 $122
4 Days / 4 Nights 8 4 $124
15 Days / 15 Nights 6 4 $129
18 Days / 18 Nights 6 5 $116
16 Days / 16 Nights 4 3 $104
12 Days / 12 Nights 3 3 $115
Other Durations Less than 3

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 29 such cruises featuring 9 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $115.

There are 12 cruise sailings that are 5 days (5 nights) long. They feature 1 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $122.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 4 day cruises (8 sailings), 15 day cruises (6 sailings), 18 day cruises (6 sailings), 16 day cruises (4 sailings) and 12 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 Call

There are 90 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 46 15
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 41 19
Mazatlan, Mexico 31 11
Ensenada, Mexico 24 16
Hilo, Hawaii 17 14
Honolulu, Hawaii 17 14
Kona, Hawaii 15 12
Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii 13 12
Huatulco, Mexico 12 10
Corinto, Nicaragua 10 8
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 10 8
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 10 8
Other Ports Less than 10

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 46 cruises (15 distinct itineraries) that visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 41 cruises on 19 distinct itineraries. There are 31 cruises that visit Mazatlan, Mexico on 11 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Ensenada, Mexico (24 sailings), Hilo, Hawaii (17 sailings), Honolulu, Hawaii (17 sailings) and Kona, Hawaii (15 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
88
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
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