Alaska Cruises from Seattle - the most popular departure port for a Cruise to Alaska


If you’re looking for Alaska Cruises from Seattle, you have eight Alaska Cruise Lines to choose from and many more options! Listed below are all of the available Seattle to Alaska Cruise options.



Take a Seattle to Alaska CruiseThe Port of Seattle is the starting point for Alaska Cruises from Seattle

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There are ten cruise ship companies who do an Alaska Cruise from Seattle:  






Carnival Cruise Line has two options for Alaska Cruises from Seattle

Carnival Cruise line has two 7-day Cruises - Seattle to Alaska.

  • The 7 day "Alaska tour" begins and ends in Seattle and is available the majority of the Cruise Season.

  • The 7 day "Glacier Bay tour" begins in Seattle and ends in Vancouver, BC and is available only in mid-September.

The cruises are similar in that both of them visit the ports of Juneau, Skagway, & Ketchikan.  Your decision will be whether to see Glacier Bay or the Tracy Arm Fjord, and Victoria, BC or Vancouver BC.

Prices for a 7 day Seattle to Alaska Cruise begin at around $500/person and go up from there depending on the type of room and dates you choose.


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Celebrity Cruises offers Alaska cruises Seattle to Alaska

Celebrity Cruises has one Alaska cruise from Seattle. Travel aboard the beautiful Celebrity Solstice cruise ship that begins and ends in Seattle.

  • The 7 night "Alaska Tracy Arm Fjord Cruise" that visits Ketchikan, Tracy Arm Fjord, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, Victoria BC., & Seattle.

Prices for a 7 day cruise to Alaska begin at around $800/person and go up from there depending upon cabin type.


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Holland America Line has three Alaska cruises from Seattle


Holland America Line offers two cruises departing from Seattle.

  • The 7-Day Alaskan Explorer on the Eurodam, Oosterdam, & Amsterdam. This cruise leaves Seattle, visits Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan, & Victoria, BC and either Glacier Bay or Tracy Arm, depending on the ship..

  • Or the Noordam, Volendam, Niew Amsterdam, & Westerdam have 10 - 14 day trips that combine a cruise with a land tour. All of these cruises visits Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway with others Homer, Hubbard Glacier, and Kodiak.

Prices for a 7 day Holland Seattle Alaska cruise starts around $700/person and increases depending on the room type.


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NCL offers 7 Day Alaska Cruises from Seattle

Norwegian Cruise Line has the most options for Alaska cruises from Seattle, with 3 options! The Norwegian Bliss and Norwegian Joy make weekly 7-Day cruises up and down the Alaskan coast.

  • "7-Day Awe of Alaska: Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Cruise" Round-trip from Seattle Alaska cruise on the Norwegian Joy and Norwegian Bliss.  Ports of Call are Seattle (Washington), Juneau (Alaska), Skagway (Alaska), Ketchikan (Alaska), & Victoria (British Columbia, Canada).  

  • "7-Day Scenic Alaska: Inside Passage from Seattle", Round Trip Seattle Alaska cruise aboard the Norwegian Joy. Ports of Call are Ketchikan (Alaska), Juneau (Alaska), Icy Strait Point (Alaska), & Victoria (British Columbia, Canada). 

  • "7-Day Alaska Highlights: Inside Passage from Seattle", Round Trip Seattle aboard the Norwegian Joy. Ports of Call include Seattle (Washington), Ketchikan (Alaska), Juneau (Alaska), Skagway (Alaska), & Victoria (British Columbia, Canada).


Prices for a 7 day Seattle to Alaska Cruise are around $500/person and go up from there.  However, they are known for their discounts and have previously offered $99 kids' fares & complimentary onboard credit.  

There is also a "Fly & Cruise" option which includes airfare, transfers, and even a hotel stay - be sure to check out this option!


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Princess Cruises Seattle to Alaska cruise


Princess Cruises offers three 7-Day Alaska cruises from Seattle.  Two of the cruises to Alaska are roundtrip to/from Seattle while one begins in Seattle and ends in Vancouver.

  • The 7-Day "Inside Passage (with Glacier Bay National Park)" cruise combines glacier-viewing at Glacier Bay with stops in Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, & Victoria, British Columbia on the Ruby Princess.

  • The Ruby Princess also has a 7 Day "Inside Passage (Seattle to Vancouver)" option. You'll visit Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan & Victoria, B.C. plus Glacier Bay before disembarking in Vancouver, Canada.

  • Or the Star Princess has a 7 Day "Inside Passage (Roundtrip Seattle)" cruise option. This cruise visits Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, & Victoria, British Columbia and includes glacier viewing at the Tracy Arm Fjord.

Pricing for these cruises begin at around $700/person.


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Royal Caribbean 7 day Alaska cruises from Seattle

Royal Caribbean International offers three Alaska Cruises from Seattle aboard the Ovation of the Seas Cruise Ship.

  • A 7-Night Alaska Glacier Cruise that is Roundtrip from Seattle. This cruise starts in Seattle, then visits Juneau, Skagway, Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier, Ketchikan, Victoria, BC and ends in Seattle on the Ovation of the Seas Cruise Ship.

  • There is also a 6 or 7-Night Alaska Glacier Cruise that are only available in mid-September. These cruises depart from Seattle and cruises Juneau, Skagway, Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier, Ketchikan, & Victoria, BC (on the 7-day cruise) before ending in Vancouver, BC.

Prices for a Seattle to Alaska cruise begin at around $500/person and go up from there.


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Small Ship Alaska cruises from Seattle

Small Ship Alaska Cruises from Seattle


If it's Small Ship Alaska cruises from Seattle you're searching for, look no further than Lindblad Expeditions & National Geographic.

The Lindblad Expeditions Alaska Adventure cruises allow you to see, do, & learn more than any other cruise line.

Choose between a 14 or 15 day adventure cruise aboard their expedition ships, the National Geographic Quest or Venture.  These small ships have access to many more places than a larger cruise ship, giving the feeling of being on a private yacht.

With only 100 guests on board, you have almost limitless access to the expedition staff, naturalists, and seasoned crew.


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Oceania Cruise Lines came to Ketchikan in 2011

Oceania Cruises has another Small Ship Alaska Cruise option - The Oceania Regatta offers an experience that's close to luxury without being all-inclusive. With only 684 passengers on board, 5 Star Dining, & an excellent Spa, what could be better?!

And oh boy, do you have options! There are many Alaska cruises from Seattle options available for a luxury Alaska cruise on the Oceania Regatta:


  • A 7-Day Seattle to Seattle "Stunning Scenery" cruise available in June, July & August. Ports of call also include Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka, & Victoria, BC along with cruising both the Inside and Outside passage!

  • A 10-Day Seattle to Seattle "Glacial Adventures" cruise available in July, August, & September. Ports of call include Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Sitka, Victoria, BC, and visiting the Icy Strait Point & Hubbard Glacier.

  • Or you can do a 10 Day Seattle to Vancouver "Glaciers & Gardens" cruise available in June & July. Ports of call on this cruise are Wrangell, Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Sitka, Victoria, BC, with the cruise ending in Vancouver, BC.  This cruise goes to both the Inside and Outside passage plus visiting the Hubbard Glacier.

  • Or finally, a 11 Day Seattle to Vancouver "Wildlife & Frontiers" cruise available in late July. This cruise includes ports of call of Ketchikan, Juneau, Hubbard Glacier, Icy Strait, Skagway, Sitka, Prince Rupert, & Victoria, BC before ending in Vancouver, BC.


Prices for a 7 day Cruise begins around $2,000 per person and goes up from there.

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