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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

As of today - March 20, 2019 - there are 68 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 40 are in 2019 and 28 are in 2020). 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 68 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
Hawaii
Mexico
Pacific Coast
Panama Canal
South America

In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from San Diego and visits Hawaii is December, with prices starting from $1549. For Mexico you can book cruises in January of 2020 starting from $399. For Pacific Coast you can book cruises in April starting from $269. As for Panama Canal, the lowest priced cruises are in November, with prices starting from $1379. Finally, for South America, you can book cruises in September starting from $3599.

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, 6 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. 29, 2019 Eurodam 4 $269 $67 View
Apr. 14, 2019 Nieuw Amsterdam 7 $549 $78 View
Apr. 7, 2019 Nieuw Amsterdam 7 $552 $79 View
Apr. 21, 2019 Nieuw Amsterdam 7 $569 $81 View
Apr. 28, 2019 Nieuw Amsterdam 6 $499 $83 View
Mar. 24, 2019 Nieuw Amsterdam 7 $594 $85 View
Nov. 9, 2019 Celebrity Infinity 15 $1379 $92 View
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The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $67 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on April 29, 2019 (4 nights San Diego to Vancouver, Canada itinerary on Eurodam).

If you want to see the listing of all 68 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, Carnival, Royal Caribbean 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 56 32 $127 7
Carnival 10 8 $121 1
Royal Caribbean 1 1 $103 1
Celebrity 1 1 $92 1

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 56 cruise options. It offers 32 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 7 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $127.

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Carnival Cruises Out Of San Diego

Carnival offers 10 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 8 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Carnival Miracle). The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $121.

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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 (Serenade of the Seas) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $103.

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Celebrity Cruises Out Of San Diego

Celebrity offers 1 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 1 distinct itinerary out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Celebrity Infinity). The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $92.

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Cruise Ships out of San Diego

There are 10 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
Oosterdam 2003 25 8 $120
Eurodam 2008 11 9 $116
Carnival Miracle 2004 10 8 $121
Nieuw Amsterdam 2010 7 3 $105
Rotterdam 1997 4 3 $160
Amsterdam 2000 3 3 $160
Maasdam 1993 3 3 $114
Volendam 1999 3 3 $121
Celebrity Infinity 2001 1 1 $92
Serenade of the Seas 2003 1 1 $103

Oosterdam, which was built in 2003 and accommodates approximately 1900 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 25 of them. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $120.

Eurodam, built in 2008 with capacity of approximately 2100 passengers, offers 11 sailings out of San Diego. It features 9 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $116.

Carnival Miracle, which started sailing in 2004 and accommodates approximately 2100 passengers, offers 10 sailings. It features 8 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $121.

Nieuw Amsterdam offers 7 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Rotterdam offers 4 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries, Amsterdam offers 3 cruises using 3 distinct itineraries and Maasdam offers 3 cruises using 3 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 Cruises

Almost all cruise sailings scheduled out of San Diego are 4 days, 6 days, 7 days, 15 days, 16 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 30 8 $107
6 Days / 6 Nights 5 5 $100
15 Days / 15 Nights 5 5 $118
16 Days / 16 Nights 5 4 $157
17 Days / 17 Nights 5 4 $148
4 Days / 4 Nights 3 3 $110
18 Days / 18 Nights 3 3 $135
Other Durations Less than 2

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 30 such cruises featuring 8 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $107.

There are 5 cruise sailings that are 6 days (6 nights) long. They feature 5 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $100.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 15 day cruises (5 sailings), 16 day cruises (5 sailings), 17 day cruises (5 sailings), 4 day cruises (3 sailings) and 18 day cruises (3 sailings).

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

Ports of Call

There are 74 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
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 42 19
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 39 16
Mazatlan, Mexico 32 10
Ensenada, Mexico 14 12
Corinto, Nicaragua 11 10
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 11 10
Hilo, Hawaii 11 10
Honolulu, Hawaii 11 10
Exit Panama Canal Cristobal 10 9
Vancouver, BC, Canada 10 10
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 10 9
Enter Panama Canal Balboa 10 9
Other Ports Less than 10

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 42 cruises (19 distinct itineraries) that visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 39 cruises on 16 distinct itineraries. There are 32 cruises that visit Mazatlan, Mexico on 10 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Ensenada, Mexico (14 sailings), Corinto, Nicaragua (11 sailings), Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala (11 sailings) and Hilo, Hawaii (11 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
68
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
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