​Ferry from Newcastle to Amsterdam  

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Taking your vehicle across the North Sea from Newcastle to Amsterdam is the perfect way to open the gateway to Europe. Explore at your own pace, with popular holiday areas in Holland, France, Belgium, Germany and beyond just a short drive away. Book now for next year, with 2016 departure dates available on this route.
  • Relaxing overnight crossings available daily
  • 2016 departure dates now available
  • Price includes transport for your vehicle and a private en suite cabin
  • No baggage restrictions
  • Onboard experience means your holiday starts as soon as you board


"As always travelling on DFDS Seaways is a great pleasure. The commodore ​ca​bins are excellent and the food very exciting.​" Mr & Mrs James, Tynemouth​

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convenient gateway to europe

Convenient Gateway To Europe

Taking your vehicle on the ferry from Newcastle to Holland means you can explore mainland Europe as you please, with convenient links to Holland, Belgium, Germany and France, among others. Our overnight crossings depart Newcastle at 17.00 every day and arrive in IJmuiden, near Amsterdam, at 9.30 the next morning.

Once you arrive in IJmuiden port, you are within a short drive of some of Europe’s most famous sights and cities. You can get to Rotterdam in just under an hour, Brussels and Bruges​ in under 3 hours or Cologne and the Rhine Valley in about 3 hours. All of this makes a ferry to Holland the perfect way to explore Europe at your own pace.

spacious en suite cabins

spacious En suite cabins

Get a good night’s sleep as you cross the North Sea in your private, en suite cabin. Our Seaways cabins are our standard cabins with inside and sea view options available.​
If you'd like to travel in style, then for a small extra cost you can upgrade to one of our Commodore or Commodore De Luxe cabins. Select your required cabin type when you book.
onboard entertainment

onboard entertainment

Our onboard facilities include bars, restaurants, a cinema, a casino, shops, a children’s play area and much, much more. Whether you would rather enjoy live music in our cool, laid-back Navigator’s Bar, browse the shops or visit the cinema, the range of options available to you means that your holiday starts as soon as you drive onboard.
delcious range of cuisine

Delicious Range of Cuisine

Tuck into a sautéed ribeye steak prepared exactly how you like them, dine à la carte or sample great food from all corners of the globe at our 7 Seas all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant​. We also have an extensive hot and cold breakfast selection and a cafe serving snacks, pastries and hot drinks.​

Book your meals in advance for extra convenience and you can save compared to booking when you get onboard.

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


We are Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2017 & the World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2017!​​