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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

As of today (April 1, 2020) there are 127 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 47 are in 2020, 60 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 127 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 $9199. For Hawaii you can book cruises in November starting from $1679. For Mexico you can book cruises in December starting from $269. As for Pacific, the lowest priced cruises are in October, with prices starting from $4099.

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 (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. 18, 2020 Norwegian Sun 14 $951 $68 View
Apr. 25, 2020 Oosterdam 7 $599 $86 View
Apr. 27, 2020 Maasdam 7 $599 $86 View
Dec. 13, 2020 Carnival Miracle 5 $439 $88 View
Nov. 3, 2020 Koningsdam 25 $2219 $89 View
Dec. 18, 2020 Carnival Miracle 3 $269 $90 View
Nov. 3, 2020 Koningsdam 18 $1699 $94 View
View All Cruises Sorted By Price Per Day

The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $68 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on October 18, 2020 (14 nights San Diego to Orlando, FL itinerary on Norwegian Sun).

If you want to see the listing of all 127 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 6 cruise lines - Carnival, Holland America, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian (NCL) 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 68 13 $118 1
Holland America 53 36 $123 7
Celebrity 3 3 $156 2
Royal Caribbean 1 1 $108 1
Norwegian (NCL) 1 1 $68 1
Princess 1 1 $138 1

Carnival Cruises Out Of San Diego

Carnival offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 68 cruise options. It offers 13 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Carnival Miracle). The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $118.

View all Carnival Cruises From San Diego.

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers 53 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 36 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 7 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $123.

View all Holland America Cruises From San Diego.

Celebrity Cruises Out Of San Diego

Celebrity offers 3 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 3 distinct itineraries and has 2 cruise ships (Celebrity Millennium and Celebrity Summit) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $156.

View all Celebrity Cruises From San Diego.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of San Diego

Royal Caribbean offers 1 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 1 distinct itinerary out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Serenade of the Seas). The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $108.

View all Royal Caribbean Cruises From San Diego.

Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of San Diego

Norwegian (NCL) offers 1 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 1 distinct itinerary and has 1 cruise ship (Norwegian Sun) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Norwegian (NCL) cruises is $68.

View all Norwegian (NCL) Cruises From San Diego.

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 $138.

View all Princess Cruises From San Diego.

Cruise Ships out of San Diego

There are 13 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 68 13 $118
Koningsdam 2016 26 10 $113
Maasdam 1993 11 11 $125
Rotterdam 1997 5 5 $133
Zaandam 2000 4 3 $143
Volendam 1999 4 4 $112
Celebrity Millennium 2000 2 2 $126
Oosterdam 2003 2 2 $93
Celebrity Summit 2001 1 1 $207
Eurodam 2008 1 1 $133
Norwegian Sun 2001 1 1 $68
Emerald Princess 2007 1 1 $138
Serenade of the Seas 2003 1 1 $108

Carnival Miracle, which was built in 2004 and accommodates approximately 2100 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 68 of them. It features 13 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $118.

Koningsdam, built in 2016 with capacity of approximately 2700 passengers, offers 26 sailings out of San Diego. It features 10 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $113.

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 $125.

Rotterdam offers 5 cruises using 5 distinct itineraries, Zaandam offers 4 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Volendam offers 4 cruises using 4 distinct itineraries and Celebrity Millennium offers 2 cruises using 2 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 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 33 2 $116
7 Days / 7 Nights 27 11 $117
4 Days / 4 Nights 16 4 $119
15 Days / 15 Nights 14 9 $125
3 Days / 3 Nights 6 1 $119
6 Days / 6 Nights 4 2 $144
18 Days / 18 Nights 4 3 $118
Other Durations Less than 3

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 5 days (5 nights) long. There are 33 such cruises featuring 2 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $116.

There are 27 cruise sailings that are 7 days (7 nights) long. They feature 11 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $117.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 4 day cruises (16 sailings), 15 day cruises (14 sailings), 3 day cruises (6 sailings), 6 day cruises (4 sailings) and 18 day cruises (4 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 95 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 71 22
Ensenada, Mexico 44 20
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 38 21
Mazatlan, Mexico 28 12
Honolulu, Hawaii 20 15
Hilo, Hawaii 20 15
Kona, Hawaii 18 13
Catalina Island, California 15 3
Nawiliwili (Kauai Island), Hawaii 11 6
Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii 11 11
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 10 9
San Francisco, California 10 10
Other Ports Less than 10

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 71 cruises (22 distinct itineraries) that visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Ensenada, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 44 cruises on 20 distinct itineraries. There are 38 cruises that visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on 21 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Mazatlan, Mexico (28 sailings), Honolulu, Hawaii (20 sailings), Hilo, Hawaii (20 sailings) and Kona, Hawaii (18 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
127
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
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Sailings Grouped By Itineraries