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Cruises From San Diego, California

 

Overview

Currently (as of today - May 23, 2019) there are 91 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 27 are in 2019, 49 are in 2020 and the rest are in 2021). 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 91 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 $1439. For Mexico you can book cruises in January of 2020 starting from $404. For Pacific Coast you can book cruises in April of 2020 starting from $599. As for Panama Canal, the lowest priced cruises are in February of 2020, with prices starting from $1289. Finally, for South America, you can book cruises in September starting from $2399.

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, 5 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
Sep. 30, 2019 Amsterdam 28 $2399 $86 View
Feb. 1, 2020 Carnival Miracle 13 $1289 $99 View
Apr. 27, 2020 Maasdam 6 $599 $100 View
Apr. 23, 2020 Volendam 6 $599 $100 View
Apr. 5, 2020 Eurodam 6 $599 $100 View
Oct. 13, 2019 Oosterdam 7 $699 $100 View
Nov. 2, 2019 Eurodam 7 $699 $100 View
View All Cruises Sorted By Price Per Day

The most discounted San Diego cruise starts at $86 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on September 30, 2019 (28 nights San Diego round-trip itinerary on Amsterdam).

If you want to see the listing of all 91 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, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean - 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 53 33 $126 9
Carnival 35 11 $120 1
Celebrity 2 2 $118 2
Royal Caribbean 1 1 $103 1

Holland America Cruises Out Of San Diego

Holland America offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 53 cruise options. It offers 33 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 9 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $126.

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Carnival Cruises Out Of San Diego

Carnival offers 35 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 11 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Carnival Miracle). The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $120.

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Celebrity Cruises Out Of San Diego

Celebrity offers 2 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 2 distinct itineraries and has 2 cruise ships (Celebrity Eclipse and Celebrity Summit) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Celebrity cruises is $118.

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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 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 $103.

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Cruise Ships out of San Diego

There are 13 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
Carnival Miracle 2004 35 11 $120
Oosterdam 2003 21 7 $117
Rotterdam 1997 9 6 $136
Eurodam 2008 8 6 $126
Zaandam 2000 3 2 $122
Amsterdam 2000 3 3 $142
Maasdam 1993 3 3 $114
Volendam 1999 3 3 $131
Westerdam 2004 2 2 $102
Celebrity Eclipse 2010 1 1 $128
Celebrity Summit 2001 1 1 $113
Nieuw Amsterdam 2010 1 1 $125
Serenade of the Seas 2003 1 1 $103

Carnival Miracle, which was built in 2004 and accommodates approximately 2100 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 35 of them. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $120.

Oosterdam, built in 2003 with capacity of approximately 1900 passengers, offers 21 sailings out of San Diego. It features 7 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $117.

Rotterdam, which started sailing in 1997 and accommodates approximately 1400 passengers, offers 9 sailings. It features 6 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $136.

Eurodam offers 8 cruises using 6 distinct itineraries, Zaandam offers 3 cruises using 2 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, 5 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 22 7 $116
5 Days / 5 Nights 14 1 $123
15 Days / 15 Nights 9 6 $125
4 Days / 4 Nights 8 3 $131
16 Days / 16 Nights 6 4 $137
18 Days / 18 Nights 6 5 $120
17 Days / 17 Nights 5 4 $146
Other Durations Less than 4

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Diego is 7 days (7 nights) long. There are 22 such cruises featuring 7 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $116.

There are 14 cruise sailings that are 5 days (5 nights) long. They feature 1 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $123.

Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 15 day cruises (9 sailings), 4 day cruises (8 sailings), 16 day cruises (6 sailings), 18 day cruises (6 sailings) and 17 day cruises (5 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 89 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 44 16
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 38 20
Ensenada, Mexico 25 13
Mazatlan, Mexico 23 8
Corinto, Nicaragua 19 16
Huatulco, Mexico 19 16
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 19 16
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 16 13
Enter Panama Canal Balboa 15 12
Exit Panama Canal Cristobal 15 12
Honolulu, Hawaii 15 10
Hilo, Hawaii 15 10
Other Ports Less than 15

Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 44 cruises (16 distinct itineraries) that visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 38 cruises on 20 distinct itineraries. There are 25 cruises that visit Ensenada, Mexico on 13 itineraries.

Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Mazatlan, Mexico (23 sailings), Corinto, Nicaragua (19 sailings), Huatulco, Mexico (19 sailings) and Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala (19 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
91
available cruise sailings from San Diego, California
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