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Ferry to Germany from the UK (England) 

With no direct ferry to Germany, our ferries to Amsterdam from Newcastle and Harwich to Esbjerg, Denmark are the perfect alternative, and allow you to reach Germany in less than a couple hours drive.

Taking a ferry to Germany from England is a lot easier than you may think when you take you car. From the ferry port in Amsterdam, the German border is just 88 miles away, and only 78 miles from the ferry port in Denmark.

If you are looking to go further afield, maybe Hamburg, Stuttgart or Berlin then that is easy too. With Germany's excellent road system you can relax and enjoy the scenery as your drive to your final destination.

Driving distances (in miles);

from Amsterdam from Esbjerg
Dortmund 163  398 
Cologne 178 449
Paderborn 232 368
Bremen 239 260
Hamburg 305 172
Stuttgart 398 598
Berlin 426 363
No baggage restrictions when you take a ferry to Germany.

It is far easier to travel to Germany by ferry with your car than choosing to fly, because you can relax as soon as you drive onboard the ferry. There are no baggage restrictions which means you can take as much luggage as you like, and no hidden costs. The ferry crossings are overnight and whilst onboard you can enjoy a meal in our restaurants, a drink in the bar or watch the live entertainment. At the end of the night a comfortable en-suite cabin awaits you.

This ensures that you awake refreshed the next day ready to continue on your onward journey to Poland.

Timings for your ferry to Germany via Amsterdam:

Outward Journey
14:30 Check-in opens.
16:30 Check-in closes.
17:00 Ship departs North Shields for Holland.
09:30 Ship arrives in Holland.

Depart the port and continue your journey with the added convenience of your own vehicle.

Homeward Journey
14:30 Check-in opens.
17:00 Check-in closes.
17:30 Ship departs from Holland to North Shields.
09:00 Ship arrives in North Shields.

Please note: Sunday arrivals into IJmuiden will be at 10am. Sunday arrivals into Newcastle will now be at 09:30.

Timings for your ferry to Germany via Denmark:

Outward Journey
16:00 Check-in opens.
17:15 Check-in closes.
17:45 Ship departs Harwich for Denmark.
13:00 Ship arrives in Denmark.

Depart the port and continue your journey with the added convenience of your own vehicle.

Homeward Journey
16:30 Check-in opens.
18:15 Check-in closes.
18:45 Ship departs from Denmark for Harwich.
12:00 Ship arrives in Harwich.
Please note: Sunday departures from Harwich are scheduled to leave at 17:15. Please check in between 1530-1645.


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