Mini Cruises to Amsterdam with DFDS
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Mini Cruises to Amsterdam

Amsterdam Mini Cruise Guide

From Newcastle

Travelling from Newcastle the mini cruise by DFDS ferry to Amsterdam departs in the early evening from North Shields port, allowing you to enjoy the onboard facilities before retiring to your cabin for a good nights sleep in preparation for your time in Amsterdam.

The next morning, the coach transfer will take up to 40 minutes from the port into the city where you will have up to 5 hours to discover more about Amsterdam before heading back to the ship for the cruise back to Newcastle.

From Hull

From Hull the P&O ferry departs in the evening, arriving into Rotterdam's Europoort the next morning. From here you can take the coach transfer into Amsterdam, exploring the museums and canals during the day, before the late afternoon coach transfer takes you back to the port for your cruise back home.

3 or 4 Night Cruise Breaks To Amsterdam

Fancy a slightly longer cruise break? Why not take the overnight mini cruise to Amsterdam followed by one or two nights in a hotel so that you can spend more time in Amsterdam without needing to rush about, trying to cram everything in before the cruise home? Or perhaps a 3 or 4 night mini cruise to Amsterdam, spending all nights onboard the ship might be a better option (no need to unpack repack again, right?)

Alternatively, try out a full cruise with P&O from Southampton, taking in other European cities like Bruges? These cruises are well equipped for holidaymakers being a cruise ship rather than a ferry and can offer 3 night mini cruise breaks to Amsterdam.

To book a longer mini cruise break, simply visit DFDS and choose the dates you need, then book your hotel separately, adjusting the number of nights you want to stay in the city. Don't forget that the mini cruise will have overnight accommodation provided each way to Amsterdam. Check out our latest hotel offers in Amsterdam.

2 For 1 Cruise Deals to Amsterdam

Occasionally cruise and ferry companies like P&O and DFDS may have a 2 for 1 offer on selected Amsterdam mini cruises, meaning when two travel together, you only need to pay the price of one person, which starts at £85 per couple for a two night break. For more details check out our dedicated 241 mini cruise offers page.

Amsterdam Mini Cruise by Foot

The mini cruise is perfect for those on foot, without a car. Head to the check-in at Newcastle or Hull terminals and board the ferry by foot. Enjoy your overnight stay on the way to the Netherlands before taking the coach transfer from the port into Amsterdam city centre. It's easy to use and perfect for those who don't want to be restricted by a car.

If you are taking a cruise ship rather than the DFDS or P&O ferries, you will be able to check-in by foot at the passenger terminal in Southampton's cruise port with excursions by coach in each destination you visit.