Norwegian Escape to Sail From New York as Part of 2018 - 2019 Schedule

Norwegian Epic
Norwegian Epic

Norwegian Cruise Line announced its range of itineraries from summer 2018 through winter 2019. Sailings include the Caribbean, South America, Alaska, and Scandinavia.


  • Norwegian Bliss, the largest and most innovative ship in the line, will be offering seven-day voyages from Seattle each Saturday. It will be the first cruise ship custom-built with amenities designed for an Alaskan cruise; it will also be the first Norwegian Cruise Line ship to make its debut in Seattle.
  • Norwegian Pearl will sail seven-day Glacier Bay Alaska cruises from Seattle departing on Sundays. 
  • Norwegian Sun will run between Vancouver and Seward on seven-day Alaska highlights voyages. If guests choose, they can combine back-to-back sailings for a 14-day roundtrip cruise. 


  • Norwegian Breakaway will depart New York for a 12-day transatlantic voyage to London. After time spent in a dry dock undergoing enhancements, Norwegian Breakaway will sail to Copenhagen for nine-day Scandinavia & Russia cruises.
  • Norwegian Jade returns to Europe and sails a series of Norway, Iceland, and North Cape cruises from London and Hamburg, showcasing Norwegian fjords and the British Isles.
  • Norwegian Spirit will sail 10-day Western Mediterranean and 11-day Eastern Mediterranean & Adriatic cruises from Civitavecchia. In the winter, Norwegian Spirit will set sail from Barcelona to the Canary Islands & Morocco for 10- and 11-day cruises.
  • Norwegian Star will transfer from the West Coast to Venice, sailing a series of seven-day Greek Isles and Adriatic & Greece cruises. 
  • Norwegian Epic, which received ship-wide renovations earlier this year, will again be sailing seven-day Western Mediterranean cruises from Barcelona and Civitavecchia, stopping in Italy, France, and Spain.  


  • Norwegian Escape, with the line’s first brew pub at sea, will depart from New York to Bermuda for seven-day cruises every Sunday.
  • Norwegian Dawn will sail seven-day cruises from Boston to Bermuda, departing every Friday.

Bahamas & Florida

  • Norwegian Gem sails from New York to the Bahamas and Florida every Saturday throughout summer 2018.
  • Norwegian Sky will continue to sail three- and four-day Bahamas cruises from Miami year-round to Great Stirrup.     
  • Norwegian Escape will remain in New York for winter 2018-19, and bring guests to the Bahamas & Florida on seven-day cruises. 
  • Norwegian Breakaway will return to New York after its European voyages and will begin seven-day Bahamas & Florida cruises from Manhattan during winter 2018-19.


  • Norwegian Escape sets sail from New York on extended 12- and 14-day Southern Caribbean cruises, as well as 14-day Western Caribbean cruise with a stop at Belize’s Harvest Cay.
  • Norwegian Breakaway will also sail 10- and 11-day Eastern Caribbean cruises from New York with calls in the Virgin Islands
  • Norwegian Dawn – new for 2018 – will be cruising from New England to the Caribbean for 14-day voyages starting October 2018, in addition to Southern Caribbean cruises from San Juan, Puerto Rico with calls in Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua and more.
  • Norwegian Gem will reposition to New Orleans, and will sail to the Western Caribbean on seven-, 10- and 11-day cruises
  • Norwegian Getaway will sail seven-day cruises to the Western Caribbean from Miami in winter 2018.
  • Norwegian Pearl will make Tampa her home for winter 2018, and will voyage to the Western Caribbean for seven-day cruises.
  • Norwegian Jade will also sail to the Southern Caribbean from Miami on a 10-day cruise on select dates from November 2018 through April 2019.
  • Norwegian Epic returns to Port Canaveral in fall 2018 alternating seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises, along with select longer 10- and 11-day Western Caribbean cruises from November 2018 through January 2019.

Canada & New England

  • Norwegian Escape will be the company’s largest vessel to bring guests to Canada and New England for seven-day cruises from New York on select dates in September 2018. 
  • Norwegian Gem will also sail north from New York in June 2018 on two seven-day cruises, calling in Maine, St. John, and Halifax; it will also sail extended 10-day cruises from New York that include an overnight in Québec City.
  • Norwegian Dawn will alternate between northbound and southbound seven-day cruises between Boston and Quebec, also with the opportunity to combine the cruises for a 14-day roundtrip.  


  • The recently-refurbished Pride of America will continue her seven-day Hawaii itinerary departing from Honolulu every Saturday through May 2019, with calls that include an overnight in Kahului, Maui; Hilo and Kona, Hawai`i; and an overnight in Nãwiliwili, Kaua`i

Panama Canal and Mexican Riviera

  • Norwegian Jade and Norwegian Pearl will sail 11-day and 14-day roundtrip canal cruises from Tampa and Miami in 2018-19.
  • Norwegian Star, from Miami to Los Angeles, will be making 14-day one-way cruises through the canal. 
  • Norwegian Pearl will also sail a one-way 15-day Panama Canal cruise from LA to Tampa in October 2018.

South America   

  • Norwegian Sun, during winter 2018-19, will return to South America, sailing a series of alternating westbound and eastbound 14-day itineraries between Valparaiso, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina.