Amsterdam 3-day weekend tour from London

2 nights in Amsterdam hotel plus a visit to Bruges - by coach

Amsterdam three day weekend tour from London

Amsterdam: cheap weekend short break

Great value for money weekend 3-day break from London to Amsterdam and Bruges

(Not currently available - dates for 2022 to be added soon)


Take a journey from London to Amsterdam, to experience a weekend of the bohemian way of life, beautiful canals, party culture and colourful history. Enjoy a fully guided tour by bus, on foot and on an included canal cruise, with two nights central accommodation in the heart of this incredible city. Get the chance to see the Dutch countryside, windmills and cheese farms and on your final day enjoy a visit to the beautiful Belgian town of Bruges, a labyrinth of canals and ancient houses.


  • Fully guided weekend in Amsterdam and Bruges
  • Two nights bed and breakfast in central Amsterdam
  • Canal cruise along Amsterdam's waterways
  • Walking tours in Amsterdam and Bruges
  • Excursion to Zaanse Schans in the Dutch countryside to visit a cheese farm, wooden shoe maker and village of Dutch life
  • Visit the beautiful city of Bruges in Belgium
  • Travel by executive coach (including return Eurotunnel crossing Folkestone-Calais)


Weekend 3 Day Short Break By Coach To Amsterdam Tour Ticketing


Amsterdam tour availability

This tour only runs once or twice a month.

Irregular departures run all year departing Friday and returning to London late Sunday evening.

If there is a UK national holiday on a Monday the tour may run Saturday to Monday. Over Easter an extended tour departing Friday is run that includes Brussels.

Tour is by coach to and from Amsterdam with a ferry used across the English Channel to France from Dover on most departures.

You will have the chance to see the famous white cliffs of Dover from the seas as the ferry departs the port of Dover. Some tours use the tunnel instead.


Pickups in London are early on the first day, around 6am.


Amsterdam and Bruges tour itinerary

Trip to Bruges and Amsterdam from London

See Amsterdam lit up at night

Day 1 - canal cruise and walking tours

It is an early start with coach pick up points in London (Hammersmith, Great Portland Street and Embankment). From Folkestone you depart on the 9.30 Eurotunnel to Calais and arrive in Amsterdam in the afternoon. After a delightful cruise along the canals on the guided boat tour you will check in to your accommodation.


Your guide will then offer a walking tour and after you will have time explore on foot other parts of the city, including the old fortifications and the Red Light District before heading out for a night in the bright lights and bars of Amsterdam!

Day 2 - Living Dutch museum

Zaanse Schanse

Zaanse Schanse

After breakfast you will begin the day with a morning coach excursion to Zaanse Schanse, a living Dutch Museum. If it is typical of Holland you will find it here. Windmills, Cheese-makers, Clog makers and typical Dutch dress.

You will then head back to Amsterdam in time for lunch, with a free afternoon to visit Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Heineken Brewery, Anne Frank's House and Dam Square. The evening is also free to enjoy this unique city.


Pre-booking is essential for the Anne Frank house and is recommended for the Van Gogh gallery.

Day 3 - day trip to Bruges in Belgium

Departing Amsterdam after breakfast you will head to Bruges in Belgium, the 'Venice of the North'.


Here you will enjoy a guided walk through its cobble stone streets and timber framed buildings. Visit the famous chocolate shops, see traditional lace making, climb the 366 steps up to the Belfry, sample some of the world renowned Belgian beer or just relax next to one of the many canals.

You depart Bruges late afternoon for your return ferry. Drop offs in London around 10pm.


Your hotel accommodation

Heineken Experience Amsterdam

Heineken Experience Amsterdam

There are two grades of accommodation offered on the tour.


The budget option is the excellent St. Christopher's at the Winston. A unique hostel in the heart of Amsterdam, located between Dam Square and the Red Light District, walking distance to the vast majority of major attractions the city has to offer.


If you wish to upgrade to a 3* hotel, a selection in the city centre are used, including Tulip Inn Amsterdam centre, Die Port Van Cleve and Nova Hotel. They are all good quality and of walking distance to many attractions. Rooming based on en suite twin/double rooms, bed and breakfast basis.


Departure points in London

There are several pick-up points early morning in London:


4.15am - Cambridge, police station

5.45am - London - Hammersmith Tube Station

6.05am - London - Great Portland Street Tube Station

6.20am - London - Embankment Tube Station

7.05am - Kent - outside Ramsgate Station

7.45 - Kent - outside Canterbury East Station


If you require assistance on finding the joining point please use the “Contact Us” menu option at the top of the page and we will answer you personally in short order.


Prices & tour reservations

Prices may vary slightly through the year reflecting the seasonal nature of hotel prices in Amsterdam.

On the tour detail page from the link below, there is a date drop-down at the top right of the page, which depicts which dates still have availability. Once we list a date for operation it is guaranteed to run, there are no minimum numbers.


Weekend 3 Day Short Break By Coach To Amsterdam Tour Ticketing

Visiting Stonehenge and/or Bath and/or Windsor

Stonehenge Morning Or Afternoon Half Day Tour- £59

Stonehenge & London Day Tour (Apr-Oct only) - £72

Windsor Castle Windsor Morning & Afternoon Tours - from £67

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge (inc Lunch, no adm Roman Baths) - £124

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge (no Lunch, inc adm Roman Baths) - £117

Windsor, Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury - £101

Windsor & Bath Day Tour - from £79

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge (Small Group - Max 16 people) - £154

Stonehenge & Bath (Stonehenge admission only) - 3.5 hrs in Bath - £79

Stonehenge & Bath (Stonehenge & Baths adm) - 3.5 hrs in Bath - £96

Stonehenge & Windsor (featuring extended time at Windsor) - £95

Stonehenge & Avebury - £109

Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford - £106

Stratford, Cotswolds, Bath & Stonehenge - £106

Stonehenge, Glastonbury & Avebury (Small Group) - £154

Bath, Stonehenge, Lacock & Avebury (Small Group) - £154

Visiting Cotswolds and/or Oxford and/or Stratford and/or Warwick

Oxford, Stratford & Warwick Castle - £106

Oxford, Cotswolds & Stratford (Small Group) -£154

Stratford & Cotswolds (inc Anne Hathaway’s) - £89

In-depth Cotswolds Only Tour + Lunch - £103

In-depth Cotswolds Only Tour + Lunch (Small Group) - £154

Blenheim Palace, Downton Abbey Village & Cotswolds Tour - £89

Stratford, Cotswolds, Bath & Stonehenge - £99

Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford - £106

Oxford & Cambridge Tour (May-Sep only) - £65

Downton Abbey & Blenheim Palace (Small Group) - £154

Visiting Canterbury, Leeds Castle & Dover

Leeds Castle, Dover & Canterbury with river cruise - £106

Canterbury, Dover Castle, White Cliffs & Kent villages (Small Group Apr - Oct) - £109

Dover Castle, White Cliffs & Canterbury - £105

Special Theme Tours

Stonehenge Special Access (Walk Among Stones) Tours

Downton Abbey + Highclere Castle Tours

Harry Potter Tours

Day Tours by Train to Liverpool, Paris and Scotland

Beatles Liverpool Day Tour - £179

Day Trip to Paris - from £190

Day Trip to Edinburgh - from £199

2 to 12 Day Tours covering Great Britain, Ireland, Paris & Amsterdam

3-Day Stratford, Cotswolds & Oxford - from £383

2-Day Edinburgh - from £312

3-Day Edinburgh & Scotland Weekend - from £369

3-Day Edinburgh & Scotland Weekday - from £499

6-12-Day tours of Great Britain and Ireland - from £975

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