Getting the Bus to DFDS
We offer bus connections in Newcastle and Amsterdam, the ideal way to make your way between the City Centres and the Ferry Ports. Simply add bus transfers when making a booking, or
amend an exisiting booking here.
Why take the bus?
- Regular departures from Newcastle city centre
- Environmentally friendly
- The ship won't depart until the last bus arrives
Please note; Amsterdam transfers are included when booking a mini cruise break.
HOW TO BOOK
Bus transfers can be added on to your Newcastle-Amsterdam or Copenhagen-Oslo booking during the online booking process, or via our contact center on - 0871 522 9955 (Calls will cost 13p per minute plus your telephone company's access charge).
From Newcastle City Centre
Our buses in Newcastle are easily identified by the DFDS logo on their sides.
Taking you from our port in North Shields to Newcastle city centre, they cost from as little as £4.00 per person each way (£3.00 per child and free for infants under 4).
These are scheduled to coincide with our ship arrival and departure times, taking typically 20-30 minutes, depending on the city traffic.
Buses drop off and pick-up at Bewick Street opposite the Central Station. You should only take as much luggage as you can carry yourself.
Please note: Bus transfers do not operate on Tuesday 26 December 2017 from Newcastle Bewick Street (opposite Centre Station) to the International Passenger Terminal in North Shields.
|International Passenger Terminal
to Newcastle Bewick Street (opposite Central Station)
|On arrival||30 minutes|
|Newcastle Bewick Street (opposite Central Station) to International Passenger Terminal||14:45|
From Amsterdam City Centre
Coaches operated by our partner Browers take you from our port in IJmuiden to Amsterdam city centre, from as little as £6 per person each way.
These are organised to coincide with our ship arrival and departure times and take 30-40 minutes, depending on the city traffic.
Coaches bound for the port leave the centre of Amsterdam approximately every 15 minutes between 15.00hrs - 16.00hrs. Until 8 September coaches will drop off and pick up from outside Lovers Canal Cruises (opposite the Victoria Hotel). From 9 September coaches will drop off and pick up at platforms C and D at Centraal Station.
22 July - 8th September 2018-
|IJmuiden Ferry Terminal to Outside Lovers Canal Cruises (opposite the Victoria Hotel)||09:30 -
|Outside Lovers Canal Cruises (opposite the Victoria Hotel) to IJmuiden Ferry Terminal||15:00|
From 9th September 2018-
|IJmuiden Ferry Terminal to Platforms C and D at Centraal Station||09:30 -
|Platforms C and D at Centraal Station to IJmuiden Ferry Terminal||15:00|
Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms & Conditions apply.
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