Princess Seaways ferry HERO

Special Minicruise to Amsterdam

with breakfast one way

2 night minicruise adventure with breakfast one way - dates throughout 2024

As a reader of the The Crack you can take advantage of a special minicruise to Amsterdam with a 33% discount off the cabin rates . Also included is a delicious breakfast buffet on the outbound journey before you set off to explore the Dutch capital.

*Book online or via our contact centre on 08715229977 and quote “The Crack Magazine”, call cost 13p per minute plus your telephone companys access charge. *

Duty Free shopping onboard

No baggage restrictions

Travel with your vehicle

Excellent onboard facilities

    Price is based on an inside cabin and there is a supplement of £25 per cabin for travel Thursday – Saturday inc

    Includes bus transfers to/from Amsterdam City Centre .

    Travel throughout 2024, subject to availability

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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

September 2023 Sail and Save

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!

Our Restaurants

Cabins Onboard

Onboard Experience

Couple in the restaurant onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam

Onboard our ferries from Newcastle to Amsterdam

The vessels operating on this overnight route between Newcastle and Amsterdam are called cruise ferries because of their impressive entertainment and leisure facilities. Sail to Europe on this route and your holiday or break will begin the moment you step onboard!

From delicious cuisine to exciting live entertainment, cosy bars to comfy en suite cabins and children's play area, everyone will be spoilt for choice as they sail.

UK Passenger map all routes

All DFDS Ferry Routes

DFDS has one of the largest ferry networks in Europe, with routes operating to Denmark, Norway, the UK, Ireland, mainland Europe and even the Baltic regions, including major cities such as Copenhagen, Oslo and Amsterdam. Travel with your car and open the gateway to Europe with DFDS.


Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has once again retained its title as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the 2024 World Travel Awards.

This accolade wouldn’t have been possible without you, our loyal passengers. Thank you for recognising the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

Your ongoing support is the anchor to our success.

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