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Sail away on our popular mini cruise to Amsterdam and enjoy a 2-night getaway, saving up to 41% exclusively with Virgin Experiences. Choose between a mini cruise for 2 for only £99, or add breakfast for each of you on both crossings for a total of £149. In addition to two nights onboard, you’ll have to 5 hours to enjoy Amsterdam.

Take advantage of our mini cruise offer with breakfast one way, plus a canal cruise in Amsterdam for just £149. Or enjoy breakfast and dinner included one way for just £159.

Exclusively for telephone bookings. To book your crossing, call 0871 230 0440.

2 nights in a standard cabin

Return coach transfers to City Centre

Explore Amsterdam

Excellent onboard facilities

    Option to add dining packages and canal cruise

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

Canal cruise in Amsterdam

The best of Amsterdam

Amsterdam is undoubtedly one of Europe's most photogenic capitals, with its crooked townhouses, colourful storefronts and winding canals. Wander around the city and take in the historic buildings in Dam Square, or visit one of the many iconic museums, the Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum among them.

If you're looking for some unique souvenirs to bring home with you, head to the charming and quirky neighbourhood known as The 9 Streets, where you'll find vintage and designer shopping, cosy cafes and unique speciality stores.

Cabins onboard

Dessert from North Sea Bistro Newcastle-Amsterdam

What's onboard?

With an array of excellent onboard facilities and live entertainment, you’ll never be bored when travelling on one of our cruise ferries! Experience fine dining at our North Sea Bistro or choose from an array of international cuisines at the Explorer’s Kitchen buffet dinner. If you feel like relaxing, grab some popcorn and catch the latest blockbuster at our onboard cinema, or put on your best poker face and hit the casino.

DFDS route map


Discover Europe with ferry crossings from DFDS and make travelling with your vehicle easy and affordable.

DFDS offer daily sailings between Copenhagen and Oslo, as well as crossings to the UK from France and Holland, plus routes to Germany, Sweden and the Baltics.

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