Newcastle
Amsterdam (Ijmuiden)
Ferries to Holland
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Newcastle to Amsterdam Ferry

The Newcastle to Amsterdam ferry route connects England with Holland. Currently there is just 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, DFDS Seaways. The crossing operates daily ferry crossings up to 7 times each week with sailing durations from around 15 hours 45 minutes.

The ferry from Newcastle to Amsterdam sailing durations and frequency may vary so we’d advise doing a live check for the most up to date information.

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Newcastle Amsterdam Ferry reviews

  • "all as it should be"

    can't say much. I travel on this route for decades. Cabins are a bit small but I buy economy, no surprise. Disembarcation can be lengthy but it is a big ferry and Brexit doesn't help. Used to have food but not any more, too late for me. Pleasant crossing. Thankfully anouncements in the cabin are nowadays kept to the minimum.

    'King Seaways' travelled on King Seaways

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  • "Cabin allocation just daft"

    Travelled under very strict covid regulations which meant there were no facilities open and we were asked to remain in our cabin as much as possible. Why then on a ferry which is nowhere near its capacity would they allocate cabins which sounded and felt like we were in the engine room. Anything to do with not booking through dfds?

    'Princess Seaways' travelled on Princess Seaways

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  • "Disembarkation"

    Only fault was excessive time spent in car before disembarkation

    'King Seaways' travelled on King Seaways

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  • "Lovely and stress free travel experience. "

    First time traveling on the Newcastle - Amsterdam route. What a lovely experience and value for money. Staff were super friendly and helpful. LOVED THE FREE BINGO! Plus the guy with the guitar was amazing. Dogs were allowed to stay in cabin and there was an outside area where we could take them during the crossing. We had dinner in the North Sea Bistro, the menu was small but tasty and the wine choice was excellent. Compliments are given to our waiter. All in all I was travelling, door to door, for 29 hours but because of the easy ferry experience it did not seem like that. I woke up refreshed, the dog was not stressed and the onward journey was easy. Heartily recommend this crossing over and above the Rotterdam-Hull P&O route, especially if you are travelling with a canine buddy. It's also way cheaper!

    'Princess Seaways' travelled on Princess Seaways

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Newcastle Guide

The Port of Newcastle is actually located around 16 kilometres east of the city centre, on the north bank of the River Tyne. The passenger terminals at the port have been recently refurbished, offering all the usual facilities including sheltered walkways, a number of check-in desks and automated luggage handling.

Located in the northeast of England, Newcastle is well known for its historical ties with coal mining and as an important centre for the wool trade. Dating back to the 16th century, Newcastle's port and shipyards were once one of the largest centres of shipbuilding and repair in the world.

The city has a number of iconic brands associated with it including Newcastle United Football Club, Newcastle Brown Ale and the city's Tyne Bridge. Newcastle's light railway network, known as the Metro, operates on both sides of the river, connecting it with numerous places including Gateshead and the beaches of Whitley Bay and Tynemouth.

Amsterdam Guide

Amsterdam ferry port is situated in the city of IJmuiden which is around 18 miles and approximately 30 minutes away from the city centre. The city has a range of public transport options allowing easy access to and from the port, with regular shuttle buses from opposite Amsterdam Central Station coinciding with ferry departure times. The nearest station to the port is Haarlem Central where you can take a short taxi or catch the 75 bus to Plein 1945 station and then the 74 bus to the port.

In the port there are many facilities, including free car parking, a café area and toilets and near to the terminal there are plenty of restaurants, cafes, hotels and shops.


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