Transatlantic Cruises

Be it the Americas to Europe or Europe to the Americas, it will be the journey of a lifetime full of majestic landscapes and relaxing days at sea.


There is still something exciting and romantic about a transatlantic cruise between Europe and the Americas. It is a route that has been traveled millions over the centuries adding to the wonder of a transatlantic cruise. Sail from Southampton to New York for the classic Transatlantic experience or take an entirely different route and enjoy more destinations with a re-positioning cruise across the Atlantic.

Despite the popularity of commercial flight, thousands of people still make the journey every year. A transatlantic cruise is the perfect opportunity to travel from one continent to another while enjoying plenty of time to relax. They are also some of the best value cruises, allowing you to experience everything that your cruise ship has to offer on a grand journey where you can take your time and discover the very best of cruising. Enjoy shows, fine dining and time to socialise with friends or just sit back and relax while you cruise in comfort, a transatlantic cruise gives you the chance to do it all.

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Our Recommendations
  Cruises from Southampton
Sailing from Southampton with the Celebrity Silhouette
Sailing from Southampton with the Celebrity Silhouette
15 Nights with the Celebrity Silhouette
p.p.from $2,079
Sailing from Southampton via Barcelona
Sailing from Southampton via Barcelona
10 Nights with the Sapphire Princess
p.p.from $2,059
Voyage from Southampton with the Queen Mary 2
Voyage from Southampton with the Queen Mary 2
14 Nights with the Queen Mary 2
 May 2019 - December 2020
p.p.from $2,389
Cruise from Southampton to New York via Le Havre
Cruise from Southampton to New York via Le Havre
8 Nights with the Queen Mary 2
 June 2020 - June 2020
p.p.from $2,099
13 day journey from Southampton to Cape Liberty , New Jersey
13 day journey from Southampton to Cape Liberty , New Jersey
12 Nights with the Anthem of the Seas
p.p.from $2,333
  Falkland Islands Cruises
Journey with the Silver Wind from Buenos Aires
Journey with the Silver Wind from Buenos Aires
11 Nights with the Silver Wind
p.p.from On Request
Sail from Ushuaia with the Silver Cloud Expedition
Sail from Ushuaia with the Silver Cloud Expedition
15 Nights with the Silver Cloud Expedition
 November 2020 - January 2021
p.p.from On Request
Sailing from Ushuaia to Cape Town
Sailing from Ushuaia to Cape Town
21 Nights with the Silver Cloud Expedition
p.p.from On Request
Sailing from Ushuaia with the Silver Explorer
Sailing from Ushuaia with the Silver Explorer
18 Nights with the Silver Explorer
p.p.from On Request
Cruising with Silversea from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
Cruising with Silversea from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
16 Nights with the Silver Cloud Expedition
p.p.from On Request
  Fly Cruises
Big Apple to Big Ben
Big Apple to Big Ben
17 Nights Northern Europe, ...
 Anthem of the Seas
p.p.from $5,899
Captivating Transatlantic Crossing
Captivating Transatlantic Crossing
20 Nights Mediterranean Sea, ...
 Norwegian Getaway
p.p.from $5,119
Venice to Cuban Beaches
Venice to Cuban Beaches
26 Nights with the MSC Opera
p.p.from $6,399
Tango to St. Mark's Square
Tango to St. Mark's Square
23 Nights with the MSC Orchestra
p.p.from $5,149
USA and Canada
USA and Canada
22 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
p.p.from $5,549
Our Recommendations
Cruise from Southampton to New York via Le Havre
8 nights from Southampton to New York.
Our advice:
This ship offers fantastic space and comfort for the transatlantic voyage!

  • Southampton - New York
  • Transatlantic
  • June 2020 - June 2020

from $2,099
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21 day voyage from Fort Lauderdale to St. Petersburg
Take in the best of Northern Europe and the US on this Princess cruise!
Our advice:
Enjoy spectacular views as most cabins on this ship have private balconies.

  • Fort Lauderdale - St. Petersburg
  • Transatlantic,Baltic Sea
  • 14.04.2019

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Voyage with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines from Southampton
Embark on a journey from Southampton to Bridgetown, Barbados. Explore the Azores, Antigua, St. Kitts and much more on the way. The Braemar is a great place to be during the days at sea: relax at the onboard Atlantis Spa & Salon or do a spot of duty free shopping at the onboard mall.
Our advice:
Make sure you check out the zip line in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, the views are fantastic.

  • Southampton - Bridgetown
  • Caribbean,Transatlantic,Western Europe
  • December 2019 - December 2020

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Transatlantic Ports
Madeira (Funchal), Azores, Portugalfrom

Funchal is the capital of the island of Madeira, the Pearl of the Atlantic, known for its many exotic flowers. The origin of the name comes from the discovery by the Portuguese. When they arrived there, the islanders grew a lot of fennel. The city can look back on a nearly 600-year history. Explore the Levada, artificial watercourses, which pump rain water from the north and the center of Madeira to the farms in the south.

Highlights of Madeira:
  • Take a cable car ride to the Botanical Gardens
  • Climb the Pico de Arieiro and enjoy great views form the restaurant on top
  • Sample the exotic fruits, unique to Madeira, such as their small bananas and custard apples
Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugalfrom

Ponta Delgada is the capital city of the Azores Archipelago and is home to the Sao Miguel Island's main port. Sao Miguel Island is in its turn the largest island in the Portuguese archipelago and has the highest population. The island has been nicknamed 'the Green Island' for its spectacularly breathtaking landscapes. Explore the city with its beautiful old churches, a 16th century fort and a fascinating museum of the Azores' natural history and then embark on an expedition to explore the rest of the stunning island.

Highlights of Ponta Delgada
  • Visit one of the most spiritually important churches in the whole of Portugal - Convento de Nossa Senhora da Esperanca
  • Spot whales and dolphins from a boat departing from the local port
  • Enjoy the spectacular views of the Lagoa das Sete Cidades 15km from the city
Mindelo, Cape Verdefrom

Mindelo on the island of São Vicente, home to about 60,000 people. In the 19th Century, the port of Mindelo was of important strategic significance for shipping logistics. The city on the Atlantic is known for its carnival. Explore the rough, but sweet charm, of the Cape Verde islands.

Highlights of Mindelo
  • See the wonderful marine life
  • Ponta Joao Ribeiro
  • Cemiterio do Mindelo
Horta, Azores, Portugalfrom

Horta is the capital city of the Portuguese Azores Islands and is located on the southeast coast of the island of Faial. The city is historically an important port on the Transatlantic sailing route between Europe and the USA. Horta's marina is still one of the world's busiest, every captain to berth here leaves a painted message on the jetty, making the latter into a beautiful colouful mosaic. The Old Town is very picturesque with its cobbled streets and beautiful church facades, however, the city itself is very young and happening, thanks to the local university.

Highlights of Horta
  • Join the sailors in sipping on Horta's famous gin and tonic at the Peter's Cafe Sport
  • Enjoy responsible whale and dolphin watching accompanied by a marine biologist
  • Take a 10km ride out of the city to climb up to the top of the Caldeira
Jamestown, St. Helena, United Kingdomfrom

Jamestown is the capital of the British overseas territory of St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic. The city has about 700 inhabitants and is situated on the main island of St. Helena. The island is of volcanic origin. The main attraction of Jamestown, is "Jacob's Ladder", a staircase with 699 steps. In a climb, you can enjoy an impressive view. Other attractions include the Longwood House, the Plantation House and St. Paul's Cathedral.

Highlights of Jamestown:
  • Jacob's Ladder, used to haul ammunition up to a post on Ladder Hill
  • Broadway House contains the island's museum
  • The Cenotaph contains all the names of those who died in both World Wars
Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde Islandsfrom

The capital of the Republic of Cape Verde, Praia, is located on the island of Santiago. Santiago is about 990 km² and is the largest of the Cape Verde islands. In Praia, visitors can expect an interesting mix of African and European flair. Fascinating music, great markets and beautiful beaches are just some of the main attractions of Praia. The city's old quarter called Plato is a great place to start and end your day, there is enough to keep you happily occupied.

Highlights of Praia
  • Stroll through the bustling Mercado de Sucupira - the local food market
  • Enjoy beautiful views across the coastline from the Farol Dona Maria Pia lighthouse
  • Learn all about Amilcar Cabral - local freedom fighter assassinated in 1973

Rediscover the romance of a classic transatlantic cruise. While most cruises serve largely as a mode of transport to sail from one port to the next, a transatlantic cruise offers you the chance to relax and unwind with anything between 6-8 days at sea at a time.

Journey Back In Time

Transatlantic Crossings are historically synonymous with exploration and emigration. However, today a transatlantic cruise is something of a luxury sailing with long days at sea. Voyages across the Atlantic often conjure up images of uncertainty and nostalgia, with the first Transatlantic Crossing taking place prior to the 19th Century. Examples of some famous transatlantic liners engrained in maritime history include the RMS Lusitania, RMS Mauretania, RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 and RMS Queen Mary 2.

Wide Range of Destinations

Today transatlantic cruises incorporate the classical sail ideals of elegant cruising and sophistication, along with top-class amenities and entertainment for days at sea. A transatlantic cruise makes innovative travel possible by combining journeys to/from the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Americas so you can expand your exploration. This unforgettable experience enables you to discover a wide range of fantastic destinations, with cities such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Civitavecchia(Rome), Copenhagen, Fort Lauderdale (Florida), New York and more.