Transatlantic Cruises Departing From New York

Most major cruise lines offer transatlantic excursions to various European nations, usually ending their journeys in England, Spain, France or the Netherlands. These vessels typically depart from such cities as Miami, Fort Lauderdale and New York, the latter of which sails from cruise-ship terminals in either Manhattan or Brooklyn.

20-Day Transatlantic -- To Bordeaux and Beyond

Holland America offers a 20-day transatlantic journey from New York to Amsterdam. Stops along the way include Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts; Lisbon, Portugal; Bordeaux, France; and Zeebrugge, Belgium. The cruise also visits the French port towns of Brest, Saint-Malo and Cherbourg. It also includes six days exclusively at sea. Passengers may keep themselves entertained aboard the ms Prinsendam by visiting or using the vessel's greenhouse spa, the swimming pool, jogging track and putting greens. The ship features a wide variety of lodging options, including veranda suites and ocean view staterooms.

20-Day Transatlantic - To Bordeaux and Beyond

Holland America


Fire & Ice Explorer: New York to Dover - 18 Days

Princess Cruises operates the Fire & Ice Explorer cruise, highlighting an 18-day excursion from New York to Dover, England. The Ocean Princess cruise explores Greenland, Iceland and Scotland, as well as the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Guests may reserve modest interior cabins, but some high-end suites include balconies, two televisions and whirlpool bathtubs. The vessel itself features a casino, an art gallery, a cabaret lounge and a library.

Fire & Ice Explorer: New York to Dover - 18 Days

Princess Cruises


Roundtrip Transatlantic Crossing

The famed Cunard Line features a round-trip transatlantic cruise upon the Queen Mary 2. Passengers depart New York from the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal before sailing out on the open waters for six full days. Upon arriving at the Mayflower Pier in Southampton, England, the ship docks for a full day before returning to New York on a five-day journey. The famed vessel offers such perks as the Canyon Ranch Spa Club, a planetarium, a massive ballroom and the Royal Court Theatre featuring live musical performances.

Roundtrip Transatlantic Crossing

Cunard Line