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Harwich-Esbjerg route closure

Harwich-Esbjerg route closure

It is with great sadness that we announce our route between Harwich and Esbjerg has closed, as of 29 September 2014. This unfortunately means there is no longer a ferry route between the UK and Denmark, owever there are still a number of convenient ways to get to Scandinavia from the UK using our other routes.

Newcastle-Amsterdam

Newcastle-Amsterdam

If you live in the north of England or Scotland, our daily crossings from Newcastle to Amsterdam are the most convenient way to cross the North Sea to Europe. The two large cruise ferries on this route are modern, comfortable and packed with excellent facilities meaning your holiday starts as soon as you board.

As you sail you can relax in one of the bars, enjoy the live entertainment and head to one of the restaurants for a delicious meal. There’s also a cinema, casino, shops and kids’ club too. And as the evening draws to a close you can head to your en suite cabin for a good night’s sleep, meaning you’ll arrive refreshed and rested before continuing your journey.

Amsterdam to Scandinavia

Amsterdam to Scandinavia

Our port in IJmuiden near Amsterdam provides easy access to Europe. Denmark is conveniently accessible via Germany’s excellent autobahn network.

You may want to split up your journey and stop off en route. You’ll pass thorough the cites of Bremen and Hamburg on your way north. Or why not head to Germany’s stunning Baltic coastline.

Driving distances from Amsterdam


Dover-Dunkirk

Dover-Dunkirk

If you live in the south of England, Wales or the Midlands, then our Dunkirk port is the best place to begin your trip to Scandinavia.

We are the only operator to offer a route from Dover to Dunkirk (30 miles north of Calais). There are 24 daily sailings in both directions and the crossing takes just 2 hours.

Onboard there are restaurants, a bar, cafe, shop and children’s play area, plus outdoor deck areas so you can enjoy the views and fresh sea air as you cross the Channel.

Dunkirk to Scandinavia

Dunkirk to Scandinavia

From Dunkirk you will pass through Belgium, Holland and Germany on your way north to Scandinavia.

Why not stop off on the way and discover the German cities of Munster or Bremen.

Driving distances from Dunkirk


Kiel-Klaipeda

Head to eastern Europe from northern Germany with our ferry from Kiel from Klaipeda. With 6 overnight sailings each week, the route is a convenient way to access the Baltic region from mainland Europe.

Copenhagen-Oslo

Our ferry from Copenhagen to Oslo provides access to Norway and northern Sweden. Our modern, comfortable cruise ferries are packed full of facilities and things to do and even takes you up the rugged Swedish coastline, with stunning views.

Road to Scandinavia

The driving route to Scandinavia from our ports in Amsterdam and Dunkirk passes through a number of wonderful towns and cities well worth a visit – see a few of our suggestions below. So why not stop off en route and turn your journey into a touring holiday?

It is easy to find accommodation for any of these cities and towns using our partner booking.com. Use it to plan your road to Scandinavia in advance and you can save both time and money.

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From Amsterdam

From Amsterdam

When driving from Amsterdam you can stop off in Apeldoorn, with its monkey park Apenheul¸ where over 200 primates roam freely!

Travel via the Afsluitdijk Bridge and head to Leeuwarden, a city famous for its excellent shopping, it is also home to over 600 monuments.

Groningen is another nearby Dutch city built around the 100-metre-high Martini Tower, Groningen is laid-back and easy-going, and was once voted as having the best city centre in Holland, with great shops, innovative architecture and a classic Dutch charm.

From Dunkirk

From Dunkirk

As you pass through Belgium, you can take a break in Antwerp and enjoy its medieval streets, renaissance monuments and bustling Grote Markt, or check out paintings from the Old Masters at the Royal Museum and Ruben House.

You can also drive through Munster, the German capital of bicycles. Stop off here and enjoy a scenic, themed bike route such as the Route of 100 Castles, which takes you through scenic Munsterland countryside and past a number of historic sites.

From Amsterdam & Dunkirk

As you head north into Germany from both Amsterdam and Dunkirk, you will pass Bremen, a city where fairy-tale castles sit alongside modern attractions such as the Columbus Space Module.

You can also visit Germany’s second largest city Hamburg, renowned for its arts and music, beautiful architecture, boutique shopping and excellent theatre.

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