OverviewAs 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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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 DiegoSince 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.
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 DiegoThere 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.
Carnival Cruises Out Of San DiegoCarnival 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.
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Holland America Cruises Out Of San DiegoHolland 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.
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Celebrity Cruises Out Of San DiegoCelebrity 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.
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of San DiegoRoyal 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.
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Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of San DiegoNorwegian (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.
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Princess Cruises Out Of San DiegoPrincess 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.
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Cruise Ships out of San DiegoThere are 13 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 - 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 CruisesAlmost 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:
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 CallThere are 95 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 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).