Seattle city skyline with snow-capped mountain in distance

Cruises from Seattle

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Best Cruises From the West Coast

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From the green forests to the silver skyscrapers, discover what makes the Emerald City so worthy of its name on a cruise from Seattle. Explore Pike Place Market and drink coffee at the original Starbucks before or after sailing to Alaska. Whether on a short cruise or one-week itinerary, discover unique cultures, cuisines and adventures on a cruise from Seattle with Princess®.

sawyer glacier in Alaska

2024 Alaska cruises

Glaciers, wildlife and mountains await you on a cruise from Seattle to Alaska. Our roundtrip voyages bring you up close to untouched landmarks, including Glacier Bay National Park or Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier. Fish for salmon in Ketchikan, meet sled dogs in Juneau and pan for gold in Skagway. Experience it all with Princess, the #1 cruise line in Alaska.

What to Know About Cruises from Seattle

Between the historic landmarks and modern marvels, the Emerald City is a unique blend of past and present. Here’s everything to know about cruises from Seattle.

Seattle city skyline

Seattle at a glance

  • Language: English
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (USD)
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
  • Docking: Your cruise from Seattle docks at Pier 91 - Smith Cove Cruise Terminal.
  • Attire: We suggest dressing in layers as temperatures fluctuate throughout the year and even throughout the day. This includes a light shirt, sweater and jacket.
  • Transportation: While taxis are available throughout the city, you can also get around by bus, streetcar or light rail depending on your location.

Things to do in Seattle

On a cruise from Seattle, relive history at Pioneer Square, the city’s oldest neighborhood dating back to 1852. Ascend the Space Needle, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the city from the 520-foot high skydeck. Learn how commercial jets are assembled at Boeing’s Future of Flight Aviation Center. Or sample crab cakes, chowder and cheese at Pike Place Market, or shop the artisan handicrafts and curio markets within.

Public Market Center sign with clock at Seattle's Pike Place Market

Ships that Cruise from Seattle

Our Princess fleet includes ships that sail some of the best cruises from Seattle. Find the comforts of home along with the luxuries you deserve on board any of our ships. Discover what makes our fleet so unique.

Crown Princess ship at sea

Crown Princess®

On a cruise from Seattle, make ever-lasting memories aboard Crown Princess® with international fare in our specialty restaurants as well as hot music and cool cocktails at the Skywalkers Nightclub.

Discovery princess cruise ship

Discovery Princess®

When you cruise from Seattle aboard Discovery Princess®, anything is possible. Sit back, relax and indulge amidst breathtaking terrains with MedallionClass®-enabled amenities at your disposal.

The Princess Seawitch beneath blue sky

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On a cruise out of Seattle, you can also enjoy best-in-class service and expert-crafted activities on board Majestic Princess®.

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