Trains to Newcastle and Europe

Trains to and from the ferry port 

Whichever port you are sailing to or from, Britain's extensive national rail network makes your ferry cruise break even more easy and enjoyable.

National train services link major UK cities to both Newcastle and Harwich, while Newcastle's efficient Metro system links the city centre directly to the ferry terminal.


UK train network

Travelling to DFDS Seaways departure ports by train is great fun; for up to the minute information about the national rail network in the United Kingdom visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

If you're boarding a ferry from Newcastle enter "NCL" or "Newcastle" as your destination. Enter "HPQ" or "Harwich International Port" if you're sailing from Harwich.


Newcastle's local rail network

The underground-overground train system around Newcastle is known for its good punctuality and service. Visit the official Metro site of Sunderland and Newcastle  (Nearest station to the terminal is Percy Main).


Trains to and from Europe

If you are travelling to us from Europe, or travelling in Europe as part of your trip with us, we recommend you take a DB Bahn train service via IJmuiden (Amsterdam). Providing affordable train tickets you can reach the ferry port and top European destinations with ease.

More information on DB Bahn train tickets