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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

As of today - November 29, 2022 - there are 37 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 9 are in 2022, 26 are in 2023 and the rest are in 2024). 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 37 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
Alaska
Asia
Hawaii
Mexico
Pacific
Pacific Coast
Panama Canal
World Cruise

In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from San Diego and visits Alaska is April of 2023, with prices starting from $439. For Asia you can book cruises in February of 2023 starting from $1649. For Hawaii you can book cruises in January of 2023 starting from $1299. As for Mexico, the lowest priced cruises are in January of 2023, with prices starting from $409.

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, 14 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
Jan. 14, 2023 Norwegian Jewel 12 $519 $43 View
Apr. 23, 2023 Norwegian Jewel 8 $439 $55 View
Jan. 21, 2023 Zaandam 14 $799 $57 View
Feb. 18, 2023 Zaandam 14 $799 $57 View
Feb. 5, 2023 Diamond Princess 7 $409 $58 View
Jan. 29, 2023 Diamond Princess 7 $409 $58 View
Apr. 4, 2023 Zaandam 14 $849 $61 View
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The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $43 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on January 14, 2023 (12 nights San Diego to Colon, Panama itinerary on Norwegian Jewel).

If you want to see the listing of all 37 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, Norwegian (NCL), Princess 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 21 18 $123 5
Norwegian (NCL) 8 4 $79 1
Princess 7 5 $76 1
Royal Caribbean 1 1 $90 1

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 21 cruise options. It offers 18 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 5 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $123.

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Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of San Diego

Norwegian (NCL) offers 8 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 4 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Norwegian Jewel) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Norwegian (NCL) cruises is $79.

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Princess Cruises Out Of San Diego

Princess offers 7 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 5 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Diamond Princess). The average price per person per day for Princess cruises is $76.

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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 (Radiance of the Seas) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $90.

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Cruise Ships out of San Diego

There are 8 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 11 8 $112
Norwegian Jewel 2005 8 4 $79
Diamond Princess 2004 7 5 $76
Zaandam 2000 5 5 $70
Volendam 1999 3 3 $160
Eurodam 2008 1 1 $65
Nieuw Amsterdam 2010 1 1 $90
Radiance of the Seas 2001 1 1 $90

Koningsdam, which was built in 2016 and accommodates approximately 2700 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 11 of them. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $112.

Norwegian Jewel, built in 2005 with capacity of approximately 2400 passengers, offers 8 sailings out of San Diego. It features 4 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $79.

Diamond Princess, which started sailing in 2004 and accommodates approximately 2700 passengers, offers 7 sailings. It features 5 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $76.

Zaandam offers 5 cruises using 5 distinct itineraries, Volendam offers 3 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Eurodam offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary, Nieuw Amsterdam offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary and Radiance of the Seas offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary.

Duration of Cruises

Almost all cruise sailings scheduled out of San Diego are 4 days, 5 days, 7 days, 10 days, 14 days, 16 days or 35 days long. The following table summarizes those options:

Duration Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
7 Days / 7 Nights 14 5 $86
4 Days / 4 Nights 3 3 $73
10 Days / 10 Nights 3 3 $95
14 Days / 14 Nights 3 3 $58
16 Days / 16 Nights 2 2 $90
35 Days / 35 Nights 2 2 $132
5 Days / 5 Nights 1 1 $120
Other Durations 1

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 14 such cruises featuring 5 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $86.

There are 3 cruise sailings that are 4 days (4 nights) long. They feature 3 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $73.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 10 day cruises (3 sailings), 14 day cruises (3 sailings), 16 day cruises (2 sailings), 35 day cruises (2 sailings) and 5 day cruises (1 sailing).

Even though many people ask about them, cruise lines do not offer any 2 day or 3 day cruises out of San Diego.

Ports of Call

There are 93 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
At Sea 28 23
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 22 13
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 19 12
Mazatlan, Mexico 14 7
Ensenada, Mexico 12 8
Honolulu, Hawaii 9 9
Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii 8 8
Nawiliwili (Kauai Island), Hawaii 8 8
La Paz 7 5
Loreto 7 5
Hilo, Hawaii 7 7
Cross Intl Dateline 5 5
Other Ports Less than 5

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 28 cruises (23 distinct itineraries) that visit At Sea. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 22 cruises on 13 distinct itineraries. There are 19 cruises that visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on 12 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Mazatlan, Mexico (14 sailings), Ensenada, Mexico (12 sailings), Honolulu, Hawaii (9 sailings) and Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii (8 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
37
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
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