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10 cruises found - Prices are per traveller, available within last 24 hours and valid for US and Canadian residents only. Taxes, fees, and port expenses are included. Fuel supplement may apply.
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Royal Princess

3 night Pacific Coastal

Princess CruisesPrincess Cruises • Royal Princess
Apr 30, 2023 — May 3, 2023
San Francisco, United States • Victoria, Canada • Vancouver, CanadaDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 3 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

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Grand Princess

3 night Pacific Coastal

Princess CruisesPrincess Cruises • Grand Princess
Apr 28, 2023 — May 1, 2023
San Francisco, United States • Victoria, Canada • Vancouver, CanadaDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 3 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

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Crown Princess

5 night Mexico

Princess CruisesPrincess Cruises • Crown Princess
Nov 21, 2023 — Nov 26, 2023
San Francisco, United States • Ensenada, Mexico • San Diego, United States • San Francisco, United StatesDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 4 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

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Carnival Miracle

4 night Mexico

Carnival Cruise LinesCarnival Cruise Lines • Carnival Miracle
Aug 17, 2023 — Aug 21, 2023
San Francisco, United States • Ensenada, Mexico • San Francisco, United StatesDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 3 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

53% off
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Carnival Miracle

4 night Mexico

Carnival Cruise LinesCarnival Cruise Lines • Carnival Miracle
May 11, 2023 — May 15, 2023
San Francisco, United States • Ensenada, Mexico • San Francisco, United StatesDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 3 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

52% off
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Carnival Miracle

4 night Mexico

Carnival Cruise LinesCarnival Cruise Lines • Carnival Miracle
May 25, 2023 — May 29, 2023
San Francisco, United States • Ensenada, Mexico • San Francisco, United StatesDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 3 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

52% off
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Carnival Miracle

4 night Mexico

Carnival Cruise LinesCarnival Cruise Lines • Carnival Miracle
Jun 22, 2023 — Jun 26, 2023
San Francisco, United States • Ensenada, Mexico • San Francisco, United StatesDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 3 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

52% off
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Carnival Miracle

4 night Mexico

Carnival Cruise LinesCarnival Cruise Lines • Carnival Miracle
Aug 3, 2023 — Aug 7, 2023
San Francisco, United States • Ensenada, Mexico • San Francisco, United StatesDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 3 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

51% off
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Carnival Miracle

4 night Mexico

Carnival Cruise LinesCarnival Cruise Lines • Carnival Miracle
Jul 6, 2023 — Jul 10, 2023
San Francisco, United States • Ensenada, Mexico • San Francisco, United StatesDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 3 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

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Crown Princess

5 night Mexico

Princess CruisesPrincess Cruises • Crown Princess
Feb 2, 2024 — Feb 7, 2024
San Francisco, United States • San Diego, United States • Ensenada, Mexico • San Francisco, United StatesDeparting from San Francisco, visiting 4 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

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How to Find the Best Cruise Out of San Francisco

What Are the Best Cruises Out of San Francisco in 2024?

The best cruise out of San Francisco is entirely up to personal preference, but here are some of our favourites. A 7 night Mexico cruise through Princess on the Royal Princess. In fact, Princess offers several itineraries that start and end in San Francisco. One stops in Ensanada, San Diego and Los Angeles before sailing down to Santa Barbara. The west coast of Mexico is a little bit different from Cancun and its environs and is well worth checking out. Princess also offers a 15 night Hawaii sailing adventure on the Ruby Princess. This is a cruiser's cruise with several days at sea on both ends, where you can enjoy all of the ship's amenities, and then stops at Honolulu, Kahului-Maui, Port Allen and Hilo, providing a great sampler of the islands. One unmissable experience is the 16 night Panama Canal Cruise on the Ruby Princess. This is a one-way cruise that ends at Galveston, TX, and gives you the unique experience of sailing through the Panama Canal, as well as plenty of sea days to enjoy the ship and stops in several South American countries. A particularly good short cruise option for Canadians is the Grand Princess three night cruise from San Francisco to Vancouver. A relaxing way to return home. But hurry, cruise ships leaving from San Francisco are in high demand. Be sure to book early.

How Can I Find a Cheap San Francisco Cruise?

There are some really affordable options setting sail out of San Francisco. The best way to find a cruise that fits your budget is to search for cheap cruises from San Francisco, then sort the cruises by price. This sort includes any deals and discounts that might be on offer, although bear in mind it can sometimes be worth paying slightly more to get things you are going to use a lot included.

What to look out for when you book your San Francisco cruise?

As with any vacation, taking into account your budget and desired location is the first place you should start. Consider that cruises are often cheaper in the off-season and that may vary depending on the destination you choose to cruise to. Be sure to subscribe to Expedia for deals delivered right to your inbox. Cruises leaving out of San Francisco might also be cheaper, as it is a major port of call.

What Cruise Lines Operate From San Francisco?

San Francisco cruise lines include Oceana Cruises, Cunard and Carnival. However, the largest number of sailings are operated by Princess. Princess cruises from San Francisco cover a variety of destinations, mostly on the Royal Princess.

How Can I Find Good Deals on Cruises Leaving From San Francisco?

Deals and discounts are indicated by a green box above the price estimate. This shows the upper level of the discount available. Deals will tend to show up at the top when you search by price. Cruise deals from San Francisco change over time and often should be snapped up right away. San Francisco cruise ships are some of the best experiences available. Be sure to book your experience right away. It helps to be flexible about your sailing dates as cruise lines like to fill staterooms and will sometimes offer really good deals on sailings that don't typically fill. This can be particularly true of one-way cruises at less peak times of year, which are sometimes "repositioning" cruises so they recoup the cost of moving a ship from one seasonal port to another. Cruises departing from San Francisco can be in high demand. When looking at cruises in {$nextYear}, consider the time of year and whether school is in session.

Where Are the Best Places to Go on A Cruise From San Francisco?

The two most popular cruise destinations from San Francisco are Mexico and Hawaii. Cruises from San Francisco to Mexico tend to also stop in southern California, giving you the opportunity to see Hollywood and sample some great food. These are coastal cruises with fantastic views. Hawaii, on the other hand, involves lots of sea time. If you are the kind of cruiser who likes to relax on the ship, they are perfect for you. Cruising north along the Pacific Coast is also very popular, showing amazing mountain views and in some cases terminating in Vancouver.

What are some good adult-only San Francisco cruises in 2023?

Viking, Carnival and Princess cruise lines, among others, provide cruise trips from San Francisco for adults only. With an adults-only cruise, you may unwind in a calm, carefree environment and enjoy cocktails and excursions that are designed for you.

What are some of the best singles cruises from San Francisco?

Both Norwegian Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean offer a variety of singles options. From single dining to single cabins and excursions and activities designed to meet other single cruise-goers, there are plenty of options for the solo traveller. Cruise ships out of San Fransico boast some of the most varied destinations around.

What Are Some Great Luxury Cruises From San Francisco?

The ultimate luxury cruises out of San Francisco are the long-distance sailings from Cunard and Oceania Cruises. Oceania uses the Insignia, a signature small ship with spacious staterooms, artisanal afternoon tea, amazing speakers and shows and exclusive shore excursions. Cunard, on the other hand, needs no introduction. The Queen Victoria is traditionally elegant, echoing the line's storied history while adding modern refinement including gala evenings (included) where everyone dresses to the nines, classic British afternoon tea and fantastic facilities for children. As you can see, cruise ships from San Francisco are top of the line.

What Are Some Good All-Inclusive Cruises From San Francisco?

Most of the cruises that leave from San Francisco in {$nextYear} are not truly all-inclusive, but do include meals, non-alcoholic drinks, youth programs and onboard entertainment. However, it's possible to get a good deal on a package or offer that includes, for example, wi-fi, alcohol, gratuities or a certain number of shore excursions. It's worth looking at these packages as depending on how much you use the amenity, it can work out cheaper.

What Are Some Great Family Cruises From San Francisco?

Carnival is considered one of the best cruise lines out of San Francisco for families, and they offer sailings from San Francisco to Mexico or to Alaska. Their Mexico cruises are short and thus ideal for the little ones. However, all of the cruises out of San Francisco in {$nextYear} offer youth programming and activities for kids aged three to seventeen, giving parents a break and kids the opportunity to have some properly supervised fun. You might even be able to find cheap cruises out of San Francisco, if your family is on a budget.

What Are Some Great Weekend Cruises From San Francisco?

One great option for a short cruise from San Francisco is the 3 night sailing up to Vancouver. This is a particularly good short trip option for west coast Canadians who can fly to San Francisco then cruise back home. Hoping for a quick 3 day cruise from San Francisco? Look no further than Expedia. We’ve got you covered for all your cruising needs.

Are There Any Christmas Cruises From San Francisco?

As a year-round port, San Francisco gives opportunities to spend Christmas at sea. One fantastic option is a Hawaiian cruise from San Francisco, which gives you the opportunity to celebrate Christmas on the ship and then arrive on the islands for a touch of summer and escape from Canada's cold. Check Expedia's site for Christmas sailings as sailing dates can change each year and the ones for {$nextYear} might not be the same as last year or moving forward.


Are There Any New Years Cruises From San Francisco?

On the same note, it's possible to find a sailing where you can celebrate New Years at sea. While there are no specific "New Years" cruises from San Francisco, you can be sure that the ship will provide you with plenty of opportunities for celebration.

What Are Some Great Gay Cruises From San Francisco?

San Francisco, as a city, is known for its vibrant LGBTQ+ culture. Both Cunard and Princess are considered particularly friendly towards LGBTQ+ cruise passengers. Cunard is a luxury line, and is often considered one of the most gay-friendly cruise lines out of San Francisco. This cruise line has a long history of supporting Human Rights Campaigns. Princess is also well known for catering to gay and lesbian travellers.

How to Book a Cruise to San Francisco for 2024 on Expedia?

It's really easy. Set San Francisco as your departure destination. You can then pick a date range and an arrival destination. You can also look at specific cruise lines or ships. Being flexible about your dates or destination will give you more options and potentially a better deal. There are plenty of sailings, so you should be able to find one that's right for you. Find the best cruise ships out of San Francisco for 2024.

How Can I Find Last Minute Cruise Deals From San Francisco?

Cruise lines often have cabins and staterooms they need to fill at the last minute. If you are flexible about your dates and requirements, you can sometimes snag a really good deal. Look for last-minute cruise deals from San Francisco by entering your planned departure date and then look for the green box above the price. Or sort results by departure date to see when the next sailing is!

Do You Need a Passport to Cruise From San Francisco?

Canadian citizens need a passport to fly into any US city including San Francisco. You do not necessarily need one if you are entering the US by land, where you can travel on an enhanced driver's license, and if you are taking a round-trip cruise from San Francisco or one which ends in a Canadian city. You will need one for all other cruises, and one is recommended for cruises that have stops outside the US in case of an emergency.

Can I Cancel My Cruise Booking?

In most cases, you can cancel your booking from the My Trip page on Expedia or by calling customer service. Cruise lines have different cancellation policies, and you should check them before booking. It is the cruise line that determines how much of a refund you will get.

Why Should I Book a Cruise From San Francisco With Expedia?

Booking through Expedia allows you to easily compare cruise ships and routes find out what is happening on dates that are convenient for you, and find deals and offers to make your cruise vacation much more affordable. Expedia is a convenient way to book your San Francisco cruise and help you find a memorable vacation at sea.

San Francisco’s cruise port terminal is located at the western end of San Francisco Bay, midway between the Fisherman's Wharf and the Bay Bridge. The Port of San Francisco hosts over 300,000 passengers annually at the James R. Herman (Pier 27) and Pier 35 cruise terminals.

The city itself has a lot to offer, with a diverse range of fashion, art, museums, and food. Travel east to the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood for shopping and dining. Visit the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park to see ships that sailed more than a century ago. Enter the Golden Gate Park to visit de Young Museum, filled with art, costumes and textiles. Explore botanical gardens, play golf or tennis, and take a walk through the Japanese Tea Garden. End your day in the city by taking in some of the best views of the Bay from the famous Golden Gate Bridge.

Escape to Alcatraz home of the infamous and abandoned island prison, and discover how it earned a reputation as a cold and unforgiving place. Or for a different kind of escape, travel north to tall redwoods in Muir Woods, and unwind at famous Napa and Sonoma wineries. There’s something for everyone in San Francisco’s diverse neighborhoods.

Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Airport North

Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Airport North

2 out of 5
326 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA, 94080
The price is CA $89 per night from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13
CA $89
per night
Feb. 12 - Feb. 13
Stay at this business-friendly motel in South San Francisco. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the clean rooms and ...
3.1/5 (1,992 reviews)
"The property was fine. The airport shuttle seemed to take a long time waiting to be picked up at the airport."

Reviewed on Feb. 2, 2023

Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Airport North
Hotel North Beach

Hotel North Beach

2 out of 5
935 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA, 94133
The price is CA $77 per night from Feb. 10 to Feb. 11
CA $77
per night
Feb. 10 - Feb. 11
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy free WiFi, an airport shuttle, and laundry facilities. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
3.2/5 (1,008 reviews)
Roaches and no heat!!!
"My fiancée and I have roaches in our room and no view or heat and we had issues closing the windows also there are roaches in the drawers and microwave and refrigerator!!!!"

Reviewed on Feb. 2, 2023

Hotel North Beach
Super 8 by Wyndham San Bruno/ San Francisco (SFO) Airport

Super 8 by Wyndham San Bruno/ San Francisco (SFO) Airport

2.5 out of 5
421 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA, 94066
The price is CA $133 per night from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13
CA $133
per night
Feb. 12 - Feb. 13
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in San Bruno. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the convenient parking and the clean ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,037 reviews)
"You can tell the corridors and lobby were old. But the room was comfortable, and big enough with a big tv. I would stay again"

Reviewed on Feb. 5, 2023

Super 8 by Wyndham San Bruno/ San Francisco (SFO) Airport

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The Urban

The Urban

2.5 out of 5
507 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA, 94108
The price is CA $119 per night from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13
CA $119
per night
Feb. 12 - Feb. 13
Stay at this hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall value ...
3.9/5 Good! (721 reviews)
"Pros: very affordable in a prime location conveniently located around Chinatown and Union Square. Rooms were clean. Cons: shared bathrooms (but we’re clean), there was no hot water! (Plumbing issue), mattresses were spring based and quite flimsy and noisy. Worth it? For the price, safety, cleanliness ..."

Reviewed on Jan. 6, 2023

The Urban
The Mosser

The Mosser

3 out of 5
54 4th Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103
The price is CA $152 per night from Feb. 23 to Feb. 24
CA $152
per night
Feb. 23 - Feb. 24
Stay at this 3-star hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,022 reviews)
"Very quiet , comfortable and cozy room with beautiful old architecture. I really enjoyed my stay and highly recommend it."

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2023

The Mosser
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