Newcastle - Amsterdam
Book an Amsterdam mini cruise with DFDS
Our popular Amsterdam mini cruise includes return crossings to the stunning Dutch capital from Newcastle, plus spend the day in Amsterdam.
For details on travel protection through ABTOT please click here.
Please note: Bus transfers to and from Amsterdam are part of the overall cost of the Mini Cruise package. You will be provided your cabin price first and bus transfer prices will then be shown separately.
Private en suite cabins
Discover vibrant Amsterdam
Return coach transfers to Amsterdam
Delicious onboard cuisine
Excellent onboard facilities
Depart North Shields for Amsterdam
Arrive in IJmuiden, Holland
Coach departs for Amsterdam city centre
Coach departs Amsterdam for IJmuiden terminal
Ship departs IJmuiden
Breakfast available onboard
Arrive in North Shields
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Your mini cruise starts the moment you step onboard
Our Amsterdam cruises always provide a great experience, whether you’re looking to relax, dance the night away, or spend some time with friends and family over a great dinner.
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Amsterdam Mini Cruise Information
|Average Journey time:
|16 Hr 45 Min
|Bus transfer to Amsterdam:
|30-40 mins, depending on traffic
|Time in Amsterdam:
|Up to 5 hours
|Collection from Amsterdam:
|15:30 and 16:00 CET
*Terms & Conditions
- Travel Period: up to 31 December 2024
- Starting price is based on 2 people in a 2-bed inside cabin.
- ETS charge is calculated in price.
- Valid for new bookings only and not in conjunction with other promotions/discounts.
- Offer subject to availability
Extend your stay and book ferry + hotel in one
Book your 2024 Mini Cruise & enjoy our newly renovated cabins!
Exciting news! We're taking our commitment to providing top comfort onboard to the next level. In early 2024, we'll be embarking on a major refurbishment of the cabins on our King Seaways and Princess Seaways ships. With these renovations happening in stages, you can always rely on our reliable sailing schedule. And, by March, you'll be able to relax in our newly refurbished, modernised, and even more comfortable cabins.
That's not all - bookings for your 2024 holiday on our Newcastle-Amsterdam route are now open! Don't miss out on the chance to be one of the first to experience the new look of our renovated cabins by booking early.
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Your package is protected
DFDS packages are protected by ABTOT so you can book with confidence and plan your holiday with peace of mind.
- ABTOT provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for DFDS A/S in the event of the company’s insolvency.
- ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package booked directly with DFDS A/S.
Read more about ABTOT in section 19 of our booking conditions.
Championing the Seas!
We're elated to announce that DFDS has been named the World's Leading Ferry Operator 2023 at the prestigious World Travel Awards – our 13th consecutive win!
This accolade cements our commitment to providing unparalleled experiences for our passengers and reflects the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.
We are also proud to announce that we have been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2024 and we’d love your support once again.