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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

Currently (as of today - April 28, 2022) there are 13 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 6 are in 2022 and 7 are in 2023). 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 13 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
Hawaii
Mexico
Pacific
Pacific Coast
Panama Canal

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 $569. For Hawaii you can book cruises in February of 2023 starting from $5129. For Mexico you can book cruises in January of 2023 starting from $579. As for Pacific, the lowest priced cruises are in October, with prices starting from $4699.

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, 10 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
Apr. 23, 2023 Norwegian Jewel 8 $569 $71 View
Jan. 7, 2023 Norwegian Jewel 7 $579 $83 View
Apr. 16, 2023 Norwegian Jewel 7 $599 $86 View
Apr. 2, 2023 Norwegian Jewel 7 $639 $91 View
May 3, 2022 Celebrity Millennium 10 $936 $94 View
Jan. 14, 2023 Norwegian Jewel 12 $1129 $94 View
Apr. 9, 2023 Norwegian Jewel 7 $944 $135 View
View All Cruises Sorted By Price Per Day

The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $71 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on April 23, 2023 (8 nights San Diego to Vancouver, Canada itinerary on Norwegian Jewel).

If you want to see the listing of all 13 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 - Norwegian (NCL), Holland America 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
Norwegian (NCL) 8 3 $104 1
Holland America 4 4 $148 2
Celebrity 1 1 $94 1

Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of San Diego

Norwegian (NCL) offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 8 cruise options. It offers 3 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Norwegian Jewel). The average price per person per day for Norwegian (NCL) cruises is $104.

View all Norwegian (NCL) Cruises From San Diego.

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers 4 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 4 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 2 cruise ships (Noordam and Zuiderdam). The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $148.

View all Holland America Cruises From San Diego.

Celebrity Cruises Out Of San Diego

Celebrity offers 1 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 1 distinct itinerary and has 1 cruise ship (Celebrity Millennium) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $94.

View all Celebrity Cruises From San Diego.

Cruise Ships out of San Diego

There are 4 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
Norwegian Jewel 2005 8 3 $104
Noordam 2006 2 2 $150
Zuiderdam 2002 2 2 $146
Celebrity Millennium 2000 1 1 $94

Norwegian Jewel, which was built in 2005 and accommodates approximately 2400 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 8 of them. It features 3 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $104.

Noordam, built in 2006 with capacity of approximately 1900 passengers, offers 2 sailings out of San Diego. It features 2 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $150.

Zuiderdam, which started sailing in 2002 and accommodates approximately 1900 passengers, offers 2 sailings. It features 2 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $146.

Celebrity Millennium offers 1 cruise from San Diego using 1 distinct itinerary with the average per-person-per-day price of $94.

Duration of Cruises

Almost all cruise sailings scheduled out of San Diego are 7 days, 8 days, 10 days, 12 days, 34 days, 35 days or 45 days long. The following table summarizes those options:

Duration Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
7 Days / 7 Nights 6 1 $114
8 Days / 8 Nights 1 1 $71
10 Days / 10 Nights 1 1 $94
12 Days / 12 Nights 1 1 $94
34 Days / 34 Nights 1 1 $138
35 Days / 35 Nights 1 1 $147
45 Days / 45 Nights 1 1 $146
Other Durations 1

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 6 such cruises featuring 1 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $114.

There are 1 cruise sailings that are 8 days (8 nights) long. They feature 1 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $71.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 10 day cruises (1 sailing), 12 day cruises (1 sailing), 34 day cruises (1 sailing), 35 day cruises (1 sailing) and 45 day cruises (1 sailing).

Even though many people ask about them, cruise lines do not offer any 2 day, 3 day, 4 day or 5 day cruises out of San Diego.

Ports of Call

There are 62 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 7 2
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 7 2
Mazatlan, Mexico 6 1
Ensenada, Mexico 6 1
Bora Bora 4 4
Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii 4 4
Honolulu, Hawaii 4 4
Hilo, Hawaii 4 4
Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia 4 4
Moorea 4 4
Vava U 3 3
Kona, Hawaii 3 3
Other Ports Less than 3

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 7 cruises (2 distinct itineraries) that visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 7 cruises on 2 distinct itineraries. There are 6 cruises that visit Mazatlan, Mexico on 1 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Ensenada, Mexico (6 sailings), Bora Bora (4 sailings), Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii (4 sailings) and Honolulu, Hawaii (4 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
13
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
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