OverviewAs of today - December 13, 2019 - there are 103 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 7 are in 2019, 63 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 103 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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In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from San Diego and visits Australia is October of 2020, with prices starting from $8699. For Hawaii you can book cruises in March of 2020 starting from $1499. For Mexico you can book cruises in January of 2020 starting from $329. As for Pacific, the lowest priced cruises are in October of 2020, with prices starting from $2999.
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 DiegoSince 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.
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 103 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 DiegoThere are only three cruise lines - Holland America, Carnival and Celebrity - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of San Diego.
Holland America Cruises Out Of San DiegoHolland America offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 69 cruise options. It offers 42 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 DiegoCarnival offers 32 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 9 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 $122.
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Celebrity Cruises Out Of San DiegoCelebrity 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 $122.
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Cruise Ships out of San DiegoThere are 12 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the San Diego cruise terminal.
Carnival Miracle, which was built in 2004 and accommodates approximately 2100 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 32 of them. It features 9 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $122.
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 $119.
Oosterdam, which started sailing in 2003 and accommodates approximately 1900 passengers, offers 12 sailings. It features 6 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $112.
Maasdam offers 11 cruises using 11 distinct itineraries, Rotterdam offers 7 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 CruisesAlmost all cruise sailings scheduled out of San Diego are 3 days, 4 days, 5 days, 7 days, 15 days, 16 days or 18 days long. The following table summarizes those options:
The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 34 such cruises featuring 11 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $120.
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 $126.
Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 4 day cruises (9 sailings), 15 day cruises (7 sailings), 18 day cruises (7 sailings), 16 day cruises (5 sailings) and 3 day cruises (4 sailings).
Even though many people ask about them, cruise lines do not offer any 2 day cruises out of San Diego.
Ports of CallThere are 90 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from San Diego. The following table shows these ports:
Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 55 cruises (19 distinct itineraries) that visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 48 cruises on 22 distinct itineraries. There are 36 cruises that visit Mazatlan, Mexico on 13 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Ensenada, Mexico (29 sailings), Hilo, Hawaii (18 sailings), Honolulu, Hawaii (18 sailings) and Huatulco, Mexico (15 sailings).