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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

As of today - April 10, 2021 - there are 57 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 19 are in 2021, 31 are in 2022 and the rest 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 57 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 2022, with prices starting from $734. For Hawaii you can book cruises in December starting from $1699. For Mexico you can book cruises in December starting from $475. As for Pacific Coast, the lowest priced cruises are in April of 2022, with prices starting from $399. Finally, for Panama Canal, you can book cruises in January of 2022 starting from $839.

You can click on links in the table above 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
Jan. 9, 2022 Norwegian Jewel 11 $839 $76 View
Jan. 2, 2022 Norwegian Jewel 7 $594 $85 View
Oct. 24, 2021 Koningsdam 7 $599 $86 View
Apr. 3, 2022 Koningsdam 7 $599 $86 View
Mar. 27, 2022 Koningsdam 7 $599 $86 View
Mar. 20, 2022 Koningsdam 7 $599 $86 View
Mar. 13, 2022 Koningsdam 7 $599 $86 View
View All Cruises Sorted By Price Per Day

The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $76 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on January 9, 2022 (11 nights San Diego to Colon, Panama itinerary on Norwegian Jewel).

If you want to see the listing of all 57 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 - Holland America, Norwegian (NCL) 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
Holland America 39 25 $111 5
Norwegian (NCL) 16 11 $111 1
Celebrity 2 2 $174 1

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 39 cruise options. It offers 25 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 5 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $111.

View all Holland America Cruises From San Diego.

Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of San Diego

Norwegian (NCL) offers 16 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 11 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 $111.

View all Norwegian (NCL) Cruises From San Diego.

Celebrity Cruises Out Of San Diego

Celebrity offers 2 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 2 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Celebrity Millennium) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $174.

View all Celebrity Cruises From San Diego.

Cruise Ships out of San Diego

There are 7 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 21 9 $99
Norwegian Jewel 2005 16 11 $111
Zuiderdam 2002 14 12 $125
Celebrity Millennium 2000 2 2 $174
Noordam 2006 2 2 $100
Eurodam 2008 1 1 $122
Nieuw Amsterdam 2010 1 1 $116

Koningsdam, which was built in 2016 and accommodates approximately 2700 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 21 of them. It features 9 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $99.

Norwegian Jewel, built in 2005 with capacity of approximately 2400 passengers, offers 16 sailings out of San Diego. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $111.

Zuiderdam, which started sailing in 2002 and accommodates approximately 1900 passengers, offers 14 sailings. It features 12 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $125.

Celebrity Millennium offers 2 cruises using 2 distinct itineraries, Noordam offers 2 cruises using 2 distinct itineraries, Eurodam offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary and Nieuw Amsterdam offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary.

Duration of Cruises

Almost all cruise sailings scheduled out of San Diego are 5 days, 7 days, 10 days, 12 days, 14 days, 17 days or 18 days long. The following table summarizes those options:

Duration Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
7 Days / 7 Nights 29 12 $103
5 Days / 5 Nights 4 4 $104
10 Days / 10 Nights 4 4 $125
14 Days / 14 Nights 3 2 $119
12 Days / 12 Nights 2 2 $107
17 Days / 17 Nights 2 2 $110
18 Days / 18 Nights 2 2 $104
Other Durations Less than 2

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 29 such cruises featuring 12 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $103.

There are 4 cruise sailings that are 5 days (5 nights) long. They feature 4 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $104.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 10 day cruises (4 sailings), 14 day cruises (3 sailings), 12 day cruises (2 sailings), 17 day cruises (2 sailings) and 18 day cruises (2 sailings).

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

Ports of Call

There are 83 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 35 19
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 33 16
Mazatlan, Mexico 30 14
Ensenada, Mexico 18 12
Hilo, Hawaii 10 9
Honolulu, Hawaii 10 9
Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii 10 9
Santa Barbara 9 8
Kona, Hawaii 8 8
Vancouver, BC, Canada 8 8
Nawiliwili (Kauai Island), Hawaii 6 6
Victoria, BC, Canada 6 6
Other Ports Less than 6

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 35 cruises (19 distinct itineraries) that visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 33 cruises on 16 distinct itineraries. There are 30 cruises that visit Mazatlan, Mexico on 14 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Ensenada, Mexico (18 sailings), Hilo, Hawaii (10 sailings), Honolulu, Hawaii (10 sailings) and Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii (10 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
57
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
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