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Cruises from Vancouver: 2017-2018 season

Everything you need to know about cruises departing Vancouver, from the best deals to our top itinerary recommendations.

Due to freezing winters, cruising season in Vancouver is confined to the summer months between mid-April and September. This makes it an ideal time for Aussies trying to escape the cold.

Peek into our Vancouver cruise information and the deals that apply.

Top deals on cruises from Vancouver


Where do cruises sail to from Vancouver?

  • Sydney
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Shanghai
  • French Polynesia
  • Tokyo
  • Puerto Vallarta, México
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Los Angeles
  • Seattle

Which cruise lines sail from Vancouver?

  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Viking Cruises
  • Windstar Cruises
  • Seabourn Cruise line
  • Silversea Cruises

Our picks: Top cruises from Vancouver to Alaska

Alaskan Interior Express Expedition with Royal Caribbean

Alaskan Interior Express Expedition with Royal Caribbean from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 10-night cruise on Radiance of the Seas
  • From Vancouver to Fairbanks
  • Calls in at Anchorage and Fairbanks
  • Departures in May 2018 to September 2018

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Alaska and West Canada cruise with Royal Caribbean

Alaska and West Canada cruise with Royal Caribbean from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 9-night cruise on Radiance of the Seas
  • From Vancouver to Anchorage
  • Calls in at Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Skagway and Hubbard Glacier
  • Departures in May 2018 to September 2018

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Alaska and West Canada cruise with Princess Cruises

Alaska and West Canada cruise with Princess Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 7-night cruise on Island Princess
  • Roundtrip cruise from Vancouver
  • Calls in at Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketchikan
  • Departs on May 2018

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Our picks: Top cruises from Vancouver to Hawaii

Circle Hawaii with Holland America Line

Circle Hawaii with Holland America Line from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 16-night cruise on ms Eurodam
  • Roundtrip cruise from Vancouver
  • Calls in at Nawiliwili, Honolulu, Lahaina and Hilo
  • Departs on October 2018

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Hawaii Cruise with Celebrity Cruises

Hawaii Cruise with Celebrity Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 10-night cruise on Celebrity Solstice
  • From Vancouver to Honolulu
  • Calls in at Hilo, Kailua-Kona and Lahaina
  • Departs on September 2018

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Hawaiian Circle with Princess Cruises

Hawaiian Circle with Princess Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 15-night cruise on Star Princess
  • Roundtrip cruise from Vancouver
  • Calls in at Honolulu, Nawiliwili, Lahaina and Hilo
  • Departs on April 2018

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Our picks: Top cruises from Vancouver to Seattle

Wine Country Sail with Princess Cruises

Wine Country Sail with Princess Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 7-night cruise on Star Princess
  • From Vancouver to Los Angeles
  • Calls in at Nanaimo, Seattle, Astoria and San Francisco
  • Departs on October 2017

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Pacific Coastal Cruise with Celebrity Cruises

Pacific Coastal Cruise with Celebrity Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 7-night cruise on Celebrity Infinity
  • From Vancouver to San Diego
  • Calls in at Seattle, Astoria, San Francisco, Monterey and Santa Barbara
  • Departs on September 2018

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Experience the Tracy Arm Fjord cruise with Celebrity Cruises

Experience the Tracy Arm Fjord cruise with Celebrity Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 7-night cruise on Celebrity Solstice
  • From Vancouver to Seattle
  • Calls in at Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria
  • Departs on May 2018

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Our picks: Top cruises from Vancouver to San Francisco

Pacific Coastal Cruise with Celebrity Cruises

Pacific Coastal Cruise with Celebrity Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 7-night cruise on Celebrity Infinity
  • From Vancouver to San Diego
  • Calls in at Seattle, Astoria, San Francisco, Monterey and Santa Barbara
  • Departs on September 2018

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USA West Coast cruise with Holland America Line

USA West Coast cruise with Holland America Line from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 3-night cruise on ms Oosterdam
  • From Vancouver to San Francisco
  • Calls in at Astoria
  • Departs on December 2017

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Our picks: Top cruises from Vancouver to Mexico

Inca Discovery and South America Voyage with Holland America Line

Inca Discovery and South America Voyage with Holland America Line from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 39-night cruise on ms Zaandam
  • From Vancouver to Rio de Janeiro
  • Calls in at Santa Barbara, San Diego, Manzanillo, Huatulco, Puerto Quetzal, Corinto, Fuerte Amador, Manta, Salaverry, Callao, Coquimbo, Puerto Montt, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Port Stanley, Montevideo, Buenos Aires and Punta del Este
  • Departs on September 2018

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Inca Discovery with Holland America Line

Inca Discovery with Holland America Line from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 23-night cruise on ms Zaandam
  • From Vancouver to Valparaíso
  • Calls in at Santa Barbara, San Diego, Manzanillo, Huatulco, Puerto Quetzal, Corinto, Fuerte Amador, Manta, Salaverry, Callao and Coquimbo
  • Departs on September 2018

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Our picks: Top cruises from Vancouver to San Diego

Pacific Coastal Cruise with Celebrity Cruises

Pacific Coastal Cruise with Celebrity Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 7-night cruise on Celebrity Infinity
  • From Vancouver to San Diego
  • Calls in at Seattle, Astoria, San Francisco, Monterey and Santa Barbara
  • Departs on September 2018

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Mexican Riviera cruise with Holland America Line

Mexican Riviera cruise with Holland America Line from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 11-night cruise on ms Eurodam
  • From Vancouver to San Diego
  • Calls in at Astoria, San Diego, Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlàn and Puerto Vallarta
  • Departs on October 2018

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Our picks: Top cruises from Vancouver to Tokyo

Canada to Japan cruise with Celebrity Cruises

Canada to Japan cruise with Celebrity Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 16-night cruise with Celebrity Millennium
  • From Vancouver to Yokohama
  • Calls in at Dutch Harbor, Otaru, Hakodate and Shimizu
  • Departs on September 2018

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Our picks: Top cruises from Vancouver to Australia

Alaska and West Canada cruise with Princess Cruises

Alaska and West Canada cruise with Princess Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 7-night cruise on Island Princess
  • Roundtrip cruise from Vancouver
  • Calls in at Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketchikan
  • Departs on May 2018

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Experience the Tracy Arm Fjord cruise with Celebrity Cruises

Experience the Tracy Arm Fjord cruise with Celebrity Cruises from CruiseAway

Highlights:

  • 7-night cruise on Celebrity Solstice
  • From Vancouver to Seattle
  • Calls in at Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria
  • Departs on May 2018

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Where do cruises depart from in Vancouver?

Cruises from Vancouver depart from the Port of Vancouver which is located close to the city centre.

You can use public bus, train, shuttle or taxi to get from Vancouver International Airport to the port.

Line 980 train takes 15 minutes from Airport Station to reach Waterfront Station. The port is an easy 500m walk from the Waterfront Station.

For added comfort and cost, taxis take 18-30 minutes.


Airport to cruise terminal transfers

Various shuttles operate from Vancouver Airport direct to the port. Trips take up 30 minutes. Private transfers are more common and start from $115 with Viator.


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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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