Ferries to Holland for tour & coach operators

Sail with a coach to Amsterdam with 20 or more passengers and your driver and coach travel free. Coach travel is already one of the cheapest ways to visit Europe, and DFDS Seaways can help you save even more.

Reasons to book: 
  •  Overnight daily service
  • Free coach space
  • Free driver sole occupancy cabin
  • Driver eats for free
  • Flexible booking conditions

What’s more, not only will your driver and coach travel for free but the driver will also have their own comfortable cabin with complimentary dinner and breakfast to keep them rested and refuelled ahead of their journey. 

    It’s easy to relax onboard our modern ferries to Holland. Your party will enjoy fantastic live entertainment with a nice cold drink, catch a film or do some shopping. There is also a choice of restaurants serving a variety of delicious food so you’ll find everything onboard that you could possibly need to relax. 
    Travelling by coach to Europe is the best way to see the sights: no waiting around in airports, no delayed trains, and best of all you can enjoy the beautiful landscape as you drive leisurely to your destination. A ferry to Holland gives convenient access to Germany, France and Belgium. 
    Book your ferry crossing today, or get a free group travel quote and find out why DFDS Seaways ferry crossings really are the gateway to Europe. Coach and driver travel free when travelling with 20 or more passengers.

    Relax on your journey

    Relax on your journey

    We firmly believe that your holiday begins the moment you set foot aboard our ferries. We aim to please, and offer a variety of bars, shops and restaurants to keep you entertained throughout your time with us.
    Enjoy a drink

    Enjoy a drink

    We have a number of bars onboard that serve a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. Lounge in comfort, or enjoy some live music and entertainment in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

    Grab a bite to eat

    Grab a bite to eat

    A juicy steak, a quick sandwich or an enormous hot and cold buffet: no matter what tickles your fancy, you’re certain to find something to tempt you. The Explorers Steakhouse is home to mouth-watering steaks cooked to your preference by our skilled chefs, whilst the Blue Riband Restaurant offers a premium a la carte dining experience. Alternatively, the 7 Seas Restaurant caters for those with a whale of an appetite with an international buffet of over 80 dishes. The Lighthouse Cafe provides tasty snacks including sandwiches and pastries.
    Let us entertain you

    Let us entertain you

    We have a range of interactive quizzes, bingo and more to keep you entertained on your journey. There’s also live entertainment in our various bars, and even a Kidz’ club where your little buccaneers can meet our mascot, Jack the Pirate, whilst playing and having fun.


    Driving Distances 

    Open up Europe to your party when you sail on our ferry to Holland from Newcastle. With popular European cities only a short drive away, Holland is the ideal location to start your journey into Europe. 
    Distances from IJmuiden, Amsterdam port to:
    Distance: ​Estimated time:
    ​Brussels​139 miles​2 hours 24 mins
    Hamburg  ​306 miles​4 hours 44 mins
    ​Paris​328 miles​5 hours 28 mins
    ​Berlin​427 miles​6 hours 34 mins

    Distances from Copenhagen, Denmark port to:
    Distance:Estimated time:
    Gothenburg​169 miles​3 hours 14 mins
    ​Hamburg​207 miles​4 hours 7 mins
    ​Aalborg​257 miles​4 hours 22 mins
    Berlin​272 miles​5 hours 22 mins
    Distances from Oslo, Norway port to:
    Distance:Estimated time:
    Kristiansand ​200 miles​3 hours 53 mins
    ​Stavanger​283 miles​6 hours 33 mins
    ​Bergen​310 miles​6 hours 46 mins
    Tromsø​1022 miles

    ​21 hours 55 mins

    Please note distance and times based on Google maps. ​

​​​​​​Prices are subject to availability. Credit card & telephone booking fees apply. ​Terms & Conditions apply.



It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named as Europe's and the World’s Leading Ferry Operator in the 2015 World Travel Awards. We've won these awards for 5 years running.​