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Cruises From San Francisco, California

 

Overview

Currently (as of today - November 30, 2021) there are 44 cruise options out of San Francisco, CA (from which 2 are in 2021 and 42 are in 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 44 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

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Region
Alaska
Hawaii
Mexico
Pacific Coast
Panama Canal

In the upcoming year, the most affordable month for booking a cruise vacation that leaves from San Francisco and visits Alaska is May of 2022, with prices starting from $839. For Hawaii you can book cruises in January of 2022 starting from $1299. For Mexico you can book cruises in April of 2022 starting from $329. As for Pacific Coast, the lowest priced cruises are in April of 2022, with prices starting from $419. Finally, for Panama Canal, you can book cruises in February of 2022 starting from $1249.

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 Francisco

Since San Francisco cruises have various durations (10 days, 15 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.

Departure
Date
Ship Days Price $/Day View
Jan. 31, 2022 Ruby Princess 10 $699 $70 View
Jan. 6, 2022 Ruby Princess 10 $799 $80 View
May 12, 2022 Carnival Miracle 4 $329 $82 View
Apr. 28, 2022 Carnival Miracle 4 $329 $82 View
Feb. 25, 2022 Ruby Princess 15 $1249 $83 View
Apr. 11, 2022 Ruby Princess 5 $419 $84 View
May 16, 2022 Carnival Miracle 10 $839 $84 View
View All Cruises Sorted By Price Per Day

The most discounted San Francisco cruise starts at $70 per day. There is one such sailing at that price point, the one on January 31, 2022 (10 nights San Francisco round-trip itinerary on Ruby Princess).

If you want to see the listing of all 44 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 Francisco

There are only two cruise lines - Princess and Carnival - that offer cruises that depart from the Port of San Francisco.

Cruise Line Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
Number of
Ships
Princess 25 21 $106 1
Carnival 19 10 $107 1

Princess Cruises Out Of San Francisco

Princess offers the most sailings out of San Francisco - 25 cruise options. It offers 21 distinct itineraries out of San Francisco, serviced on 1 cruise ship (Ruby Princess). The average price per person per day for Princess cruises is $106.

View all Princess Cruises From San Francisco.

Carnival Cruises Out Of San Francisco

Carnival offers 19 cruise options out of San Francisco. It offers 10 distinct itineraries and has 1 cruise ship (Carnival Miracle) sailing out of San Francisco. The average price per person per day for Carnival cruises is $107.

View all Carnival Cruises From San Francisco.

Cruise Ships out of San Francisco

There are 2 cruise ships that offer sailings that depart from the San Francisco cruise terminal.

Cruise Ship Year
Built
Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
Ruby Princess 2008 25 21 $106
Carnival Miracle 2004 19 10 $107

Ruby Princess, which was built in 2008 and accommodates approximately 3100 passengers, offers the most sailings out of San Francisco - 25 of them. It features 21 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $106.

Carnival Miracle, built in 2004 with capacity of approximately 2100 passengers, offers 19 sailings out of San Francisco. It features 10 distinct itineraries and the average price (per person per day) of its sailings is $107.

Duration of Cruises

The cruise sailings scheduled out of San Francisco are 4 days, 5 days, 7 days, 10 days and 15 days long. The following table summarizes those options:

Duration Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Average Price
Per Day
10 Days / 10 Nights 27 17 $109
15 Days / 15 Nights 7 7 $101
4 Days / 4 Nights 5 2 $96
5 Days / 5 Nights 3 3 $102
7 Days / 7 Nights 2 2 $118

The most popular duration of cruises traveling out of San Francisco is 10 days (10 nights) long. There are 27 such cruises featuring 17 distinct itineraries. The average per-person-per-day price of those sailings is $109.

There are 7 cruise sailings that are 15 days (15 nights) long. They feature 7 distinct itineraries and the average price of those sailings is $101.

Among cruises that sail out of San Francisco you can also find 4 day cruises (5 sailings), 5 day cruises (3 sailings) and 7 day cruises (2 sailings).

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 Call

There are 31 distinct ports that are visited by cruises that leave from San Francisco. The following table shows these ports:

Port of Call Number of
Sailings
Distinct
Itineraries
Victoria, BC, Canada 26 17
Juneau, Alaska 25 16
Skagway, Alaska 16 7
Ensenada, Mexico 15 12
Ketchikan, Alaska 15 12
Icy Strait Point, Alaska 13 7
Glacier Bay National Park 8 5
Honolulu, Hawaii 6 6
Hilo, Hawaii 6 6
Nawiliwili (Kauai Island), Hawaii 6 6
Lahaina (Maui Island), Hawaii 5 5
Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier 4 4
Other Ports Less than 4

Among cruises that leave from San Francisco there are 26 cruises (17 distinct itineraries) that visit Victoria, BC, Canada. Juneau, Alaska, 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 Ensenada, Mexico (15 sailings), Ketchikan, Alaska (15 sailings), Icy Strait Point, Alaska (13 sailings) and Glacier Bay National Park (8 sailings).


 
Cruise Sailings
There are a total of
44
available cruise sailings from San Francisco, California
Sailings By Departure
Sailings By Price Per Day
Sailings Grouped By Itineraries