Cruises from Amsterdam: Deals and sailings in 2017-2018

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Peak season for European cruises is during the summer months from May to October. During this time, the weather is perfect for sailing across the ocean in the Northern Hemisphere or hopping from one European city to another if you're travelling via river cruise.

If you haven't booked your sail yet you still have plenty of time. We researched cruises from Amsterdam and came up with information that will help you to plan your cruising holiday easily.

Top deals on cruises from Amsterdam

Uniworld Uniworld

Up to 10% off 2022 worldwide cruises

Available on select travel dates when you pay in full within 3 days of booking. Destinations include France, Amsterdam, Paris, Egypt, Vietnam, Cambodia and more. T&Cs apply.

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Uniworld Uniworld

Up to $1,500 off Europe river cruises

Available on cruises in 2022. Destinations include Vienna, Prague, Paris, Amsterdam and more. T&Cs apply.

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CruiseDirect CruiseDirect

Europe cruises from USD$549 with Costa Cruises

Plus get free drinks and 10% off shore excursions on select voyages in 2021. Destinations include Barcelona, Croatia, Italy, Amsterdam and more. T&Cs apply.

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Popular Cruises coupon codes

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18 Jan 2021 $1 deposits + up to $500 credit on Australia and South Pacific cruises ********
6 Jan 2021 Up to 61% off domestic holiday packages ********
18 Jan 2021 Up to 80% off worldwide cruises ********
18 Jan 2021 Cruise from just USD$159 ********
18 Jan 2021 Up to $1,500 off Hurtigruten Cruises ********

Where do cruises sail to from Amsterdam?

Amsterdam offers a variety of cruises from luxury open-ocean cruises as far as Florida and New York to more local European river cruises down the River Rhine to France, Switzerland, Germany and more.

The most popular cruise destinations from Amsterdam are:

  • Florida
  • New York
  • Southampton, UK
  • Stockholm
  • Barcelona
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Bergen, Norway
  • Savona and Genoa, Italy
  • Athens
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Brussels and Antwerp (river cruise)
  • Nuremberg and Berlin, Germany (river cruise)
  • Marseilles, Paris and Strasbourg, France (river cruise)
  • Basel, Switzerland (river cruise)

Which cruise lines sail from Amsterdam?

  • Oceania Cruises
  • Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
  • Uniworld River Cruises
  • Viking Cruises
  • Travelmarvel
  • Windstar Cruises
  • Seabourn Cruise Line
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Tauck
  • Holland America Line


Our picks: Cruises from Amsterdam to Budapest

River cruises from Amsterdam to Budapest sail on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, and traverse through the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. The journey comprises outstanding vistas of the picturesque countryside, medieval castles and bustling towns.


Our picks: Cruises from Amsterdam to Norway

Ocean cruises take the Viking route to Norway and offer wonderful views of Norway’s landscapes including fjords and high-rising cliffs.


Our picks: Cruises from Amsterdam to St Petersburg

The former imperial capital of Russia, St. Petersburg is packed with stunning historical architecture, iconic cathedrals, museums and shopping hubs. You have the option to take both one-way and round-trip ocean cruises from Amsterdam to St. Petersburg.


Our picks: Cruises from Amsterdam to Barcelona

Explore the colourful and sunny side of Europe on an ocean cruise to Barcelona. The itinerary usually includes stopovers in Bruges, Le Havre, Bordeaux and Lisbon.


Our picks: Cruises from Amsterdam to Basel

River cruises depart from Amsterdam and travel across Germany on the Rhine to reach Basel, Switzerland. The cruise passes through beautiful landscapes dotted with old fortresses, towns and villages.


Where do cruises depart from in Amsterdam?

Cruises from Amsterdam depart from two ports: Amsterdam Passenger Terminal and Felison Terminal.

While Amsterdam Passenger Terminal is located close to the city near the railway station, Felison Terminal is in the port city of IJmuiden which is 40km from Amsterdam.

To reach Amsterdam Passenger Terminal from Schiphol Airport by public transport, take the train from the airport to Centraal station. The train ride takes 15 minutes and is followed by a 15-minute walk to the terminal. Taxis from the airport take around 15-20 minutes, depending on the traffic.

There is no direct public transport from the airport to Felison Terminal. However, you can take a train from the airport to Amsterdam CBD then connect to a bus to the port.


Airport to cruise terminal transfers

Taxis, ubers and airport shuttles can save you time and hassle when making your way from the airport to the port. Private transfers can be booked through Viator starting from $23 per person.


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Latest deals on Europe cruises

Uniworld Uniworld

Up to $1,500 off Europe river cruises

Available on cruises in 2022. Destinations include Vienna, Prague, Paris, Amsterdam and more. T&Cs apply.

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Deal ends

CruiseDirect CruiseDirect

Europe cruises from USD$549 with Costa Cruises

Plus get free drinks and 10% off shore excursions on select voyages in 2021. Destinations include Barcelona, Croatia, Italy, Amsterdam and more. T&Cs apply.

Last verified

Deal ends

Popular Cruises coupon codes

Last checked Code description Code
18 Jan 2021 $1 deposits + up to $500 credit on Australia and South Pacific cruises ********
6 Jan 2021 Up to 61% off domestic holiday packages ********
18 Jan 2021 Up to 80% off worldwide cruises ********
18 Jan 2021 Cruise from just USD$159 ********
18 Jan 2021 Up to $1,500 off Hurtigruten Cruises ********

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