Quick Book

Ships overview

We have two ships on our Newcastle-Amsterdam route – KING SEAWAYS and PRINCESS SEAWAYS.

The ships on this route are called cruise ferries as they boast a range of facilities and entertainment options to ensure you have an enjoyable crossing.

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and are proud to have been named the World’s Best Ferry Operator in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011. The 140 crew onboard both ships are here to make your crossing memorable and enjoyable. Take a look at our behind the scenes film below.

KING SEAWAYS

Built in 1987, this ship went through a major renovation in 2006. The ship can accommodate over 1,300 passengers and 600 cars, and has a wide range of restaurants, shops, bars, cafés, two cinemas, casino and children’s ​entertainment.

Technical Details:
​ Length: 163m
 Width: 28m
 Cruising speed: 21 Knots
 Passengers: 1325
 Cabins: 522
 Cars: 600
 Engine output: 19,880 kW
 Year built: 1987
 Renovated: 2006 

​​PRINCESS SEAWAYS

Built in 1986 this impressive ship was renovated in 2006. With room for over 1,200 guests and 600 cars this large cruise ferry offers a great mix of restaurants, shops, a casino, bars and much more.

Technical Details:
 Length: 163m
 Width: 28m
 Cruising speed: 21 Knots
 Passengers: 1250
 Cabins: 478
 Cars: 600
 Engine output: 19,600 kW
 Year built: 1986
 Renovated: 2006​

Facilities for passengers with reduced mobility

​​​​Below you will find information on the facilities onboard. You may also need to make special arrangement at your destinations, the coaches in Amsterdam are not suitable for wheelchairs.

​King Seaways

  • Disabled Cabins: Four outside cabins and two inside cabins - entrance door width 90 cm 
  • Lifts: Suitable for normal sized wheelchairs 

    • Two lift's from deck 6 to 7, measuring 108 cm x 144 cm -  entrance door width 87 cm
    • Two twin lift's measuring 107 cm x 143 cm - entrance door width 85 cm
  • Wheelchair-accessible public toilet on deck 9 - entrance door width 93 cm
  • Restricted Areas: Deck 5 has no lift access 
  • Disabled access available on/off ship

Princess Seaways 

  • Disabled Cabins: 2 Outside cabins and 1 Inside cabins 
  • Lifts: Suitable for normal sized wheelchairs
    • Two lift's from deck 6 to 7, measuring 108 cm x 144 cm -  entrance door width 87 cm
    • Two twin lift's measuring 107 cm x 143 cm - entrance door width 85 cm
  • Disabled Toilet Facilities: In wheelchair accessible cabins 
  • Restricted Areas: Deck 4 has no lift access 
  • Disabled access available on/off ship​

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

WE'RE AWARD WINNING​​

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.​

FINAL-AWARDS-Dec15.gif​​​​​​