Amsterdam 3 day weekend tours from London

2 nights in Amsterdam hotel plus a visit to Bruges

Amsterdam three day weekend tour from London

Amsterdam: cheap weekend short break

A choice of two weekend breaks to Amsterdam from London

We have a choice of two value for money weekend 3 day breaks from London to Amsterdam. Both are very similar in content and include a visit to Bruges in Belgium as well as Amsterdam.


The first tour displayed is slightly more expensive but has a full sightseeing programme. The second is cheaper, but leaves you to explore Amsterdam independently without tours there included.

However, both tours only run once or twice a month, so which tour is available on your required dates is probably going to be as important a factor as the detailed content of each tour.


1) Weekend 3 day short break by coach to Amsterdam tour highlights

  • Walking tour of Amsterdam highlights, including Red Light District Walking Tour

  • Evening Canal Cruise in Amsterdam

  • Visit and entry to Zaanse Schans, Dutch Living Museum

  • Visit to Bruges, the ‘Venice of the North'

  • 2 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation in either a hostel or upgrade to a 3 star hotel

  • 3 days' use of executive touring coach plus return Folkestone-Calais Eurotunnel crossings

  • Professional and friendly tour guide

Weekend 3 Day Short Break By Coach To Amsterdam Tour Ticketing

Tour days and times

Irregular departures all year departing Saturday early morning returning to London normally Monday evening by 10pm.

Over Easter an extended tour departing Friday is run that includes Brussels.


Weekend 3 Day Short Break By Coach To Amsterdam Tour Ticketing


Tour itinerary

This is without question the best value tour available to Amsterdam. The tour departs very early morning on Saturday morning from London. The touring coach makes the journey across the English Channel using the Eurotunnel train between Folkestone and Calais, eventually reaching Amsterdam mid-afternoon.

Day one you will enjoy a walking tour, followed by a Canal Cruise and end the day with an evening optional walking tour of the Red Light District . On the Sunday you will visit Zaanse Schanse, a living Dutch Museum. In the afternoon you have free time to pick from a wide range of activities and places to visit. On the final day we make our way slowly back home, travelling via Bruges, a beautiful medieval European city. We arrive back in London during the evening by 10pm.

Day 1

Heineken Experience Amsterdam

Heineken Experience Amsterdam

It is an early start with coach pick up points in London (Hammersmith, Great Portland Street and Embankment). From Folkestone we depart on the 9.30 Eurotunnel to Calais and arrive in Amsterdam in the afternoon, where you check into your accommodation choice.

After check in meet the guide for a walking tour, followed by a Canal Cruise through this wonderful city. We end the day with an evening optional walking tour of the Red Light District (included in tour cost).

Day 2

After breakfast we 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.

We 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 free to enjoy this unique city.

Zaanse Schanse

Zaanse Schanse

Day 3

We depart Amsterdam after breakfast for the drive to Bruges, the 'Venice of the North'. One of Europe's best preserved medieval cities, and your chance to buy some Belgian specialities, beer and chocolate!

We depart Bruges late afternoon for our return ferry. Drop offs in London around 10pm.


Your hotel accommodation

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.


The Winston also has Amsterdam's one and only Belushi's bar with great food and drink promotions all year round and a funky nightclub 'The Winston Kingdom' where you can sample some great live entertainment.


Rooming is based on 3-8 bedded en suite rooms. Twin rooms are available for a supplement.

On all Amsterdam tours we offer an accommodation upgrade for those customers looking for some extra comfort after a long day sightseeing.


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 point in London

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


4.15am - Cambridge Parkside, outside Police Station

5.45am - London, Hammersmith Tube Station

6.05am - London, Great Portland Street Tube Station

6.20am - London, Embankment Tube Station

6.55am - London, Lewisham High Street, outside Police Station

7.05am - Ramsgate Train Station

7.45am - Canterbury East Train 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 displayed on the banner link are the current prices for this tour. Sometimes on special occasions there may be slight changes to the tour, dates or price so do check on the booking page linked below. Extra dates are often put on around long holiday weekends, notably Easter.

Major credit and debit cards are accepted. You will be emailed a confirmation with a booking reference after reservation. The booking reference and the name of the person ordering is all that you need to quote when joining the tour, there are no paper tickets.

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. By selecting your required date you start the reservation process. 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


2) weekend 3 day short break by coach to Amsterdam tour included highlights

- Luxury coach and return cross channel ferry crossings

- 2 nights' B&B hotel accommodation, all rooms en suite

- Evening Meals & 2 nights two hour Free Bar at Hotel

- Visit to traditional Clog and Cheese factory

- Visit to Bruges, the ‘Venice of the North' and Belgian Chocolate factory

- Plenty of free time to explore

- Professional and friendly tour guide

- Option to purchase a canal boat tour

Day 1

You are picked up in London from either Earls Court, Baker St, Victoria or Lewisham. We then travel from Dover to Dunkirk by ferry, and then onwards through France, Belgium and the Netherlands, arriving in Amsterdam around 5 p.m.


Your evening is spent at your own leisure in Monnickendam, just outside Amsterdam. A 2 course evening meal will be provided for our group. After dinner, a free bar is included at the hotel which includes beer, wine, Dutch gin and brandy! Soft drinks are also available. Amsterdam is not too far away for a night out, buses regularly pick up outside the hotel if you want to head into town independently.

Day 2

After breakfast we'll visit a traditional Clog and Cheese factory, before we depart the hotel for our guided tour of Amsterdam. The rest of the day is at leisure in Amsterdam for you to explore independently perhaps following up on locations that caught your eye on the tour.


Optional: A one hour canal boat cruise; this can be arranged with your tour manager at time of booking.

At 6.30pm the coach will take you back to the hotel, the rest of the evening is yours.

An evening meal with a 2 hour free bar is included at the hotel again.

Day 3

After breakfast we depart the hotel and begin the journey south to Belgium where we stop off in the medieval city of Bruges, arriving around 12.30pm.


You have over four hours to discover this beautiful medieval town, famous for its architecture, lace and chocolate.


On our return journey to Dunkirk we take a stop at PJs Belgian Chocolate Factory. Our ferry crossing back to Dover is at 8pm and the coach arrives back in central London around 11.30pm.


Weekend 3 Day Short Break By Coach To Amsterdam Tour Ticketing

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