​On Your Bike – Cycling In Europe​

Cycling is a hugely popular pastime in the UK, and if you’r​e one of the 2 million British people who cycle every day, then perhaps you’re looking for a way to combine your hobby with your holidays, well look no further!

Take your bike with you on one of our ferries from the UK to Europe for access to a host of new cycle routes across France, Belgium, Holland and Germany, including routes used in the Tour de France and more.​

  • Take your bike to Europe
  • Book direct for the best prices
  • Price includes carriage of you and your bicycle
  • Up to 62 daily sailings between the UK and Europe
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Travel by ferry

Travel by ferry

Book your bike on one of our routes to Europe and everything is easy. You just need to walk onboard with your bike, store it on the vehicle decks for the crossing and then enjoy the journey. Once you disembark in France or Holland a world of wonderful cycling awaits you.

Our ports are well-located, with a range of cycling routes and top tourist destinations just a short distance away, as well as public transport should you choose to head further afield before starting your cycling holiday.

For more inspiration for cycling routes, read our guide to cycling in Europe.

Taking your bike abroad

Why take your bike abroad?

Taking your bike abroad is a great way to enjoy a healthy holiday which doesn’t harm the environment.

Europe is home to some of the most stunning natural scenery in the world, as well as excellent dedicated cycling routes which pass through amazing cities, quaint villages and towns, or past historic ruins.

Ferry to Holland


Our daily, overnight sailings from Newcastle to IJmuiden, near Amsterdam, are a great way to begin your cycling holiday. Not only will you enjoy your time onboard our excellent, modern and comfortable cruise ferry complete with bars, restaurants, shops and a cinema, but you’ll arrive refreshed and ready to go.

From port, you’ll have immediate access to wonderful cycle routes and you can cycle to some of Holland’s major cities in just a few hours. Head to our Cycling in Holland​ page for more information on distances and routes.

Ferries to France


With up to 60 daily sailings between the UK and France across our routes between Dover and Dunkirk or Calais, as well as our route between Newhaven and Dieppe, it’s both quick and convenient to take your bicycle from the south of England to France. What’s more, it’s great value too!

From port you’ll be able to access Normandy, Brittany, Paris, beach resorts like Le Touquet, or head further afield to Belgium, Holland and Germany. Head to our cycling in France​ page for more ideas and inspiration.

​​​Prices are subject to availability and offers may be withdrawn at any time. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms & Conditions​ apply.


We are Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2019 & the World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2018!​​