B-Street Pier & Cruise Ship Terminal
B-Street Pier & Cruise Ship Terminal

B-Street Pier & Cruise Ship Terminal

Boasting near year-round sun, sandy beaches, and cultural attractions, San Diego encapsulates the Southern California lifestyle. It's a popular debarkation point for day cruises and multi-day voyages to Baja Mexico, South America, Hawaii, and the Pacific Coast and a destination itself. Spend a few days here to soak up the sunny vibes.

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1140 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, California, 92101

The basics

Even repeat visitors find plenty to do in San Diego. History buff? Check out Old Town or the USS Midway Museum. Culture vulture? Head to Balboa Park's museum complex. Kid caravan? The world-famous San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld are family favorites, as are the beaches at Coronado Island and a speedboat tour around San Diego Bay. Or, explore charming historic districts like Little Italy or Seaport Village on a walking tour.

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Things to know before you go

  • If arriving to your cruise ship by car, you can get dropped off at the B-Street Pier by showing a photo ID and cruise ticket.
  • Valid passports are required for all international cruises, even day trips to Mexico.
  • Arrive at least an hour before your cruise departure to allow time for check-in and boarding.
  • Be sure to pack your swimsuit, sunscreen, and sun protective-clothing.
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How to get to San Diego from the B-Street Pier and Cruise Ship Terminal

Cruise ships arrive at and depart from the B-Street Pier and Cruise Ship Terminal downtown, in the lively Embarcadero waterfront district. It’s a short walk to Seaport Village, home to attractions like the Maritime Museum and colonial Spanish-style storefronts and restaurants. Catch a taxi, rideshare, or the Old Town Trolley for a short trip to the Gaslamp Quarter and other historic downtown districts. The San Diego International Airport is a 10-minute drive from the port.

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Port information

Nearly all major cruise lines service the Port of San Diego, including Carnival, Norwegian, Princess, Celebrity, and Holland America. English is the primary language, though Spanish is also common. The currency in San Diego is the US dollar, and credit cards are widely accepted.

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