Newcastle to Amsterdam Ferry Crossing

The Newcastle to Amsterdam route, connecting the UK with Holland operates a daily service in both directions.

Destination: Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant and exciting city with attractions for just about everyone. Known as a diamond centre and a city of canals, crossed with countless bridges and lined with tall, gabled houses, elegant architecture, world-renowned nightlife and a rich cultural heritage - it has everything you could want for a great city break. Highlights include the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank's house.

It will take you about 2 hours to drive to Amsterdam from Europort, and allowabout 4 hours to reach the Dutch capital from Calais. Take your time to get there. There are plenty of places to stop en route, and by doing this you can make the journey an enjoyable part of your break. Once in Amsterdam you can either leave your car in the hotel car park and explore the city on foot (or why not hire a bike?) or use your own wheels to get about, remembering to keep a good look out for bikes and trams.


The DFDS Seaways ships sail from the International Ferry Terminal, Royal Quays, North Shields which is situated approximately 8 miles east of Newcastle City Centre and is signposted with the "International Ferry" symbol.

Route Summary

Average Sailing Duration: 16 hours 30 minutes
Number of sailings from Newcastle: 1 crossing per day
Sailing times: 17.00

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