Ferry to Germany from the UK (England)

With no direct ferries to Germany, our ferry routes to Amsterdam from Newcastle are the perfect alternative and allow you to reach Germany in less than a couple hours’ drive.

Taking a ferry to Germany from England is a lot easier than you may t​hink when you take you car. From the ferry port in Amsterdam, the German border is just 88 miles away.

If you are looking to go further afield, maybe Hamburg, Stuttgart or Berlin then that is easy too. With Germany's excellent road system you can relax and enjoy the scenery as your drive to your final destination.​

Route ​Crossings ​Duration ​Prices From
​Newcastle to Amsterdam​Overnight sailings daily​15 hours 30 minutes​£38

No baggage restrictions when you take a ferry to Germany.​

It is far easier to travel to Germany by ferry with your car than choosing to fly, because you can relax as soon as you drive onboard the ferry. There are no baggage restrictions which means you can take as much luggage as you like, and no hidden costs. The ferry crossings are overnight and whilst onboard you can enjoy a meal in our restaurants, a drink in the bar or watch the live entertainment. At the end of the night a comfortable en-suite cabin awaits you.​

This ensures that you awake refreshed the next day ready to continue on your onward journey to Poland.​

Driving distances (in miles)

​​ ​From Amsterdam ​Estimated driving time:
​Dortmund​163​3 hours
​Cologne​178​3 hours, 20 minutes
​Paderborn​232​4 hours, 10 minutes
​Bremen​239​4 hours
​Hamburg​305​5 hours, 15 minutes
​Stuttgart​398​6 hours, 50 minutes
Berlin​426​7 hours, 25 minutes

Please note; Driving times were​ taken from Google maps.

 ​Timings for your ferry to Germany via Amsterdam:
Outward Journey
14:30 Check-in opens
16:30 Check-in closes
17:00 Ship departs North Shields for Holland
09:30 Ship arrives in Holland
Depart the port and continue your journey with the added convenience of your own vehicle.

Homeward Journey
14:30 Check-in opens
17:00 Check-in closes
17:30 Ship departs from Holland to North Shields
09:00 Ship arrives in North Shields

Please note: Sunday arrivals into IJmuiden will be at 10am. Sunday arrivals into Newcastle will now be at 09:30.

​​​​​​Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. ​Terms & Conditions apply.



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