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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

Currently (as of today - February 28, 2024) there are 34 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 20 are in 2024 and 14 are in 2025). 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 34 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
Pacific Coast
Panama Canal

In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from San Diego and visits Hawaii is January of 2025, with prices starting from $1569. For Mexico you can book cruises in December starting from $584. For Pacific you can book cruises in September starting from $5939. As for Pacific Coast, the lowest priced cruises are in April, with prices starting from $398. Finally, for Panama Canal, you can book cruises in October starting from $1369.

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, 14 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
Dec. 7, 2024 Zaandam 11 $584 $53 View
Apr. 20, 2024 Zaandam 7 $398 $57 View
Nov. 20, 2024 Zaandam 28 $1889 $67 View
Nov. 30, 2024 Koningsdam 10 $749 $75 View
Apr. 20, 2024 Zaandam 11 $869 $79 View
Dec. 7, 2024 Zaandam 27 $2209 $82 View
Nov. 2, 2024 Koningsdam 14 $1149 $82 View
View All Cruises Sorted By Price Per Day

The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $53 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on December 7, 2024 (11 nights San Diego round-trip itinerary on Zaandam).

If you want to see the listing of all 34 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 is only one cruise line - Holland America - that offers 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 34 31 $92 4

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers 34 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 31 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 4 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $92.

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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
Koningsdam 2016 16 13 $99
Zaandam 2000 13 13 $87
Nieuw Amsterdam 2010 3 3 $90
Eurodam 2008 2 2 $90

Koningsdam, which was built in 2016 and accommodates approximately 2700 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 16 of them. It features 13 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $99.

Zaandam, built in 2000 with capacity of approximately 1400 passengers, offers 13 sailings out of San Diego. It features 13 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $87.

Nieuw Amsterdam, which started sailing in 2010 and accommodates approximately 2100 passengers, offers 3 sailings. It features 3 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $90.

Eurodam offers 2 cruises from San Diego using 2 distinct itineraries with the average per-person-per-day price of $90.

Duration of Cruises

Almost all cruise sailings scheduled out of San Diego are 4 days, 6 days, 7 days, 11 days, 14 days, 16 days or 24 days long. The following table summarizes those options:

Duration Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
7 Days / 7 Nights 7 4 $98
14 Days / 14 Nights 7 7 $87
11 Days / 11 Nights 3 3 $72
16 Days / 16 Nights 3 3 $98
4 Days / 4 Nights 2 2 $71
6 Days / 6 Nights 2 2 $134
24 Days / 24 Nights 2 2 $97
Other Durations 1


There are 7 cruise sailings that are 7 days (7 nights) long. They feature 4 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $98.

There are 7 cruise sailings that are 14 days (14 nights) long. They feature 7 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $87.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 11 day cruises (3 sailings), 16 day cruises (3 sailings), 4 day cruises (2 sailings), 6 day cruises (2 sailings) and 24 day cruises (2 sailings).

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

Ports of Call

There are 54 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
At Sea 34 31
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 19 16
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 18 16
Mazatlan, Mexico 14 12
Ensenada, Mexico 13 13
Santa Catalina 11 11
San Francisco, California 11 11
La Paz 10 9
Loreto 10 9
Hilo, Hawaii 9 9
Honolulu, Hawaii 9 9
Kona, Hawaii 9 9
Other Ports Less than 9

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 34 cruises (31 distinct itineraries) that visit At Sea. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 19 cruises on 16 distinct itineraries. There are 18 cruises that visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on 16 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Mazatlan, Mexico (14 sailings), Ensenada, Mexico (13 sailings), Santa Catalina (11 sailings) and San Francisco, California (11 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
34
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
Sailings By Departure
Sailings By Price Per Day
Sailings Grouped By Itineraries