San Diego Cruise Terminal Information

Last updated on August 25th, 2018 at 10:17 pm

There are two cruise terminals in downtown San Diego, along the Embarcadero waterfront district. The main Cruise Terminal is located at 1140 North Harbor Drive.

The 2nd Terminal, Port Pavilion at Broadway Pier, which acts as an overflow terminal is located at 1000 North Harbor Drive.

Both cruise terminals are close to hotels, restaurants and shopping.

The newer, architecturally stunning, Port Pavillion acts as a flexible event space and has public access to the waterfront, a visitor’s centre, and restaurant.  The airport is located 10 minutes away from the cruise piers, and the main train station, only 2 blocks. There is also a waterfront shuttle which operates during the summer, providing rides all day for one low price. 

Click the links below for more information:
San Diego Cruise Parking
San Diego Port Transportation
Hotels Near San Diego Cruise Port

San Diego is known for it’s temperate climate and distinct landscape. There are many vibrant neighborhoods such as Old Town and Pointe Loma, located within a few miles of the ship. Little Italy and the Gaslamp district are located within walking distance of the pier.

Cruises From San Diego

San Diego is a main departure point to many destinations including Mexico, the Panama Canal, Hawaii and the South Pacific. A number of cruise lines depart from the San Diego Cruise Terminal:

Disney Cruise Lines – Disney Wonder

Holland America – ms Amsterdam, ms Eurodam, ms Maasdam, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, ms Oosterdam, ms Volendam, ms Westerdam, ms Zaandam

Oceania Cruises – Oceania Regatta

Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity Infinity

Carnival Cruises – Carnival Miracle

Weather in San Diego

March to May and September to November are the best times to visit San Diego. It can get rainy during the winter, but the lower rates on hotel accommodations make it a great time to visit. In any case, the weather is almost always sunny throughout the year, which makes almost any time a good time to come to San Diego.

Click to see excursions in San Diego.

This page contains affiliate links for which we may receive financial compensation when a purchase has been made through one of our affiliate partners.

Post comments below