OverviewCurrently (as of today - April 28, 2022) there are 33 cruise options out of San Francisco, CA, all of which sail in the year 2022. 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 33 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 Francisco cruise deals), "View Sailings Sorted By Price Per Day" or "View Sailings Grouped By Itineraries".
Regions and Prices
In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from San Francisco and visits Alaska is May, with prices starting from $789. For Hawaii you can book cruises in September starting from $2954. For Mexico you can book cruises in May starting from $219.
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 FranciscoSince San Francisco cruises have various durations (10 days, 4 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 Francisco cruises in the upcoming 12 months sorted by price per day. You can use this table to find the best cruise deals from San Francisco.
The most discounted San Francisco cruise starts at $55 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on May 12, 2022 (4 nights San Francisco round-trip itinerary on Carnival Miracle).
If you want to see the listing of all 33 San Francisco 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 FranciscoThere are only two cruise lines - Carnival and Princess - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of San Francisco.
Carnival Cruises Out Of San FranciscoCarnival offers the most sailings out of San Francisco - 19 cruise options. It offers 10 distinct itineraries out of San Francisco, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Carnival Miracle). The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $100.
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Princess Cruises Out Of San FranciscoPrincess offers 14 cruise options out of San Francisco. It offers 11 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Ruby Princess) sailing out of San Francisco. The average price per person per day for Princess cruises is $99.
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Cruise Ships out of San FranciscoThere are 2 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the San Francisco cruise terminal.
Carnival Miracle, which was built in 2004 and accommodates approximately 2100 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Francisco - 19 of them. It features 10 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $100.
Ruby Princess, built in 2008 with capacity of approximately 3100 passengers, offers 14 sailings out of San Francisco. It features 11 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $99.
Duration of CruisesThe cruise sailings scheduled out of San Francisco are 4 days, 5 days, 10 days and 15 days long. The following table summarizes those options:
The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Francisco is 10 days (10 nights) long. There are 25 such cruises featuring 16 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $97.
There are 5 cruise sailings that are 4 days (4 nights) long. They feature 2 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $69.
Among cruises that sail out of San Francisco you can also find 5 day cruises (2 sailings) and 15 day cruises (1 sailing).
Even though many people ask about them, cruise lines do not offer any 2 day or 3 day cruises out of San Francisco.
Ports of CallThere are 17 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from San Francisco. The following table shows these ports:
Among cruises that leave from San Francisco there are 25 cruises (16 distinct itineraries) that visit Juneau, Alaska. Victoria, BC, Canada, on the other hand, is visited by 25 cruises on 16 distinct itineraries. There are 16 cruises that visit Skagway, Alaska on 7 itineraries.
Some of the other more popular ports of call for San Francisco cruises are Ketchikan, Alaska (15 sailings), Icy Strait Point, Alaska (13 sailings), Ensenada, Mexico (8 sailings) and Glacier Bay National Park (8 sailings).