Mini Cruises

Last Minute Mini Cruise to Amsterdam

30% off
Mini Cruises

Last minute mini cruise to Amsterdam – 30% off

Thinking about a last-minute break? Book a mini cruise to Amsterdam with DFDS.

Enjoy our excellent facilities, duty free shopping and live entertainment onboard before spending the day exploring the Dutch capital. Indulge with some shopping or take a stroll along the canals and immerse yourself in some Dutch culture.

Book now and travel within 3 weeks to get 30% discount on your mini cruise!

2 nights onboard

Save up to 50% vs the UK high street

Spend the day in Amsterdam

Excellent onboard facilities

    Book now and travel within 3 weeks to get 30% off your cabin

    With our Travel Guarantee you can re-book for free until September 2023 if your plans change as a direct result of Covid-19

DFDS ferry to Newcastle from Amsterdam

Day 1


Check-in opens


Check-in closes


Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

Amsterdam canal

Day 2


Arrive in IJmuiden, Holland


Coach departs for Amsterdam city centre


Coach departs Amsterdam for IJmuiden terminal


Ship departs IJmuiden

Explorer's Kitchen breakfast buffet

Day 3


Breakfast available onboard


Arrive in North Shields

Amsterdam Canal
Amsterdam building
Groups enjoying Amsterdam
Onboard Duty Free

A trip to Amsterdam

Step onboard your crossing to Amsterdam and be prepared to relax. Indulge in some duty free shopping, sample some delicious cuisine in our restaurants or sit back with a drink and enjoy some live entertainment in our bars and onboard club.

Following a peaceful sleep in your en suite cabin, you’ll arrive at our port in IJmuiden ready to hop on to a bus transfer to Amsterdam and enjoy the day in the Dutch capital. In Amsterdam you will find world-class museums, the best shopping opportunities and delightful bars and restaurants.

Terms and conditions

  • Book now and travel within 3 weeks to get 30% off your cabin
  • From price based on 2-person inside cabin. Surcharge applies for other cabins. 
  • Valid for new bookings only and not in combination with other promotions/discounts.
  • Offer is subject to product availability.

Our cabins

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Duty Free Shopping

Duty Free shopping is now available onboard our routes from the UK to Europe. Save up to 50% versus the high street on great products such as premium perfumes, cosmetics and alcohol. When you set sail with us, why not treat yourself too? Your unlimited baggage is waiting to be filled!

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All DFDS Mini Cruises

Our mini cruise breaks are our most popular breaks, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do you get to spend time in a fantastic city, but you’ll also be treated to 2 nights onboard our modern, comfortable and well-equipped cruise ferries.

Our mini cruises are the perfect combination of a short city break and a cruise experience.

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Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms and conditions apply.