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Amsterdam Mini Cruise

2 for 1


Newcastle - Amsterdam

2 for 1 Newcastle – Amsterdam Mini Cruise & Short Breaks

Travel by hotel with DFDS and enjoy 2 for 1 on all mini cruises and short breaks to Amsterdam. Rest your head on the plump pillows and soft sheets of your en suite cabin, taste delicious food in our restaurants and enjoy our onboard entertainment as you sail to Holland.

Spend the day in Amsterdam with our mini cruise or stay up to two nights with our Cruise & Stay package. And with savings of 50% you’ll have more money in your pocket to enjoy yourself!

Want dinner included? Take a look at our February offer here where you can save 50% with dinner both ways included! 

Daily, overnight crossings

Pre-book meal options

Up to 2 nights in Amsterdam

Travel on packaged cruise or add vehicle

2 for 1 mini cruise including transfer

2 for 1 Cruise & Stay with transfers included

2 for 1 on Cruise & Stay Plus with option to add vehicle

Book by 2 March 2020 and travel from Jan – April & Oct – Dec 2020

Day 1


Check-in opens


Check-in closes


Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

Day 1


Check-in opens


Check-in closes


Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

Day 2


Arrive in IJmuiden, Holland


Coach departs for Amsterdam city centre


Coach departs Amsterdam for IJmuiden terminal


Ship departs IJmuiden

Day 3


Breakfast available onboard


Arrive in North Shields

Couple on deck of DFDS ferry

Mini Cruise or Short Break?

Our 2 for 1 offer is valid on both mini cruises and short breaks, so you can book the crossing to suit you.

If you fancy a day in Amsterdam with two nights onboard, enjoying all the fantastic facilities and transfers to and from the city, the mini cruise is perfect.

If you’d like to stay longer and explore more of the Dutch capital, our Cruise and Stay option may be more suited to you. With the choice to have packaged transfers or option to take your own vehicle, you can stay up to two nights in Holland and discover more.

Plus, did you know if you book your meals in advance you could save even more? Reserve your table in our à la carte restaurant or self – service buffet restaurant when you book online.

Terms and Conditions

The 2 for 1 mini cruise and Cruise & Stay offers are valid on cruises including transfers.

The 2 for 1 Cruise & Stay Plus offer is valid on cabin only with the option to add full price transfers or vehicle.

Commodore class and 5 berth seaview cabins are not included in this offer.

From price based on Mini Cruise.

Meal options can be added at full price when booking.

Offer valid for selected dates from January – April and October – December 2020.

Book by 29 February 2020.

Our Restaurants

North Sea Bistro - Newcastle to Amsterdam

North Sea Bistro

North Sea Bistro offers an intimate and luxe dining experience, with a seasonal menu and stylish surroundings.

The North Sea Bistro is currently closed.

Travel by Hotel to Amsterdam

Discover the delights of our overnight crossing to Amsterdam.

Couple visiting Amsterdam

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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