OverviewCurrently (as of today - March 25, 2023) there are 12 available cruise options out of San Diego, CA (from which 10 are in 2023 and 2 are in 2024). 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 12 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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In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from San Diego and visits Alaska is April, with prices starting from $399. For Mexico you can book cruises in April starting from $699. For Pacific you can book cruises in February of 2024 starting from $4074. As for Pacific Coast, the lowest priced cruises are in April, with prices starting from $199.
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 DiegoSince San Diego cruises have various durations (4 days, 7 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.
The most discounted San Diego cruises start at $50 per day. There are 5 sailings at that price point, with the earliest one sailing on April 4, 2023 (14 nights San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, FL itinerary on Zaandam).
If you want to see the listing of all 12 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 DiegoThere are only three cruise lines - Holland America, Norwegian (NCL) and Royal Caribbean - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of San Diego.
Holland America Cruises Out Of San DiegoHolland America offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 7 cruise options. It offers 7 distinct itineraries out of San Diego, serviced on 5 cruise ships. The average price per person per day for Holland America cruises is $135.
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Norwegian (NCL) Cruises Out Of San DiegoNorwegian (NCL) offers 4 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 3 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Norwegian Jewel) sailing out of San Diego. The average price per person per day for Norwegian (NCL) cruises is $88.
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Out Of San DiegoRoyal Caribbean offers 1 cruise options out of San Diego. It offers 1 distinct itinerary out of San Diego, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Radiance of the Seas). The average price per person per day for Royal Caribbean cruises is $115.
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Cruise Ships out of San DiegoThere are 7 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the San Diego cruise terminal.
Norwegian Jewel, which was built in 2005 and accommodates approximately 2400 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Diego - 4 of them. It features 3 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $88.
Volendam, built in 1999 with capacity of approximately 1400 passengers, offers 3 sailings out of San Diego. It features 3 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $152.
Zaandam, which started sailing in 2000 and accommodates approximately 1400 passengers, offers 1 sailing. It features 1 distinct itinerary and the average price (per person per day) of its sailing is $50.
Eurodam offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary, Koningsdam offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary, Nieuw Amsterdam offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary and Radiance of the Seas offers 1 cruise using 1 distinct itinerary.
Duration of CruisesAlmost all cruise sailings scheduled out of San Diego are 4 days, 7 days, 8 days, 14 days, 16 days, 35 days or 51 days long. The following table summarizes those options:
There are 3 cruise sailings that are 4 days (4 nights) long. They feature 3 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $50.
There are 3 cruise sailings that are 7 days (7 nights) long. They feature 2 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $103.
Among cruises that sail out of San Diego you can also find 8 day cruises (1 sailing), 14 day cruises (1 sailing), 16 day cruises (1 sailing), 35 day cruises (1 sailing) and 51 day cruises (1 sailing).
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 CallThere are 77 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from San Diego. The following table shows these ports:
Among cruises that leave from San Diego there are 7 cruises (7 distinct itineraries) that visit At Sea. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on the other hand, is visited by 4 cruises on 3 distinct itineraries. There are 4 cruises that visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on 3 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Diego cruises are Vancouver, BC, Canada (4 sailings), Honolulu, Hawaii (3 sailings), Cross the Equator (3 sailings) and Fanning Island (3 sailings).