The ferry from Newcastle to Amsterdam is a popular ferry to travel to Holland and back. Especially from the north of England and from Scotland it is a ferry service that can also be booked as a mini cruise. You can take a short city trip to Amsterdam or Holland. On board of the ships there is a lot of luxury and entertainment.
Ferry from the UK to Amsterdam in Holland
Travelers from Scotland and the north of England who travel to the Netherlands by ferry often can take the Newcastle Amsterdam route. On this ferry to Holland you will sail to IJmuiden. IJmuiden is a small coastal resort along the Amsterdam harbour bay. From here, it is an easy 20 minute drive to Amsterdam. This route is very popular as a mini-cruise to Amsterdam and back. The crossing to Amsterdam is a ferry service that can also be booked as a mini cruise.
You can take a short city trip to Amsterdam or Holland. On board of the ships there is a lot of luxury and entertainment on board. You will find bars, a club, cinema, kidz`club, a shop and various restaurants. So it is a good start to the holiday when you board this boat.
The connection to Amsterdam is widely used by travelers traveling back and forth to the north of England, or by travelers from Scotland. The city of IJmuiden (port of arrival) is close to Amsterdam. There are also other ferry services to Holland. Rotterdam & Hoek van Holland are other ports that are close to Amsterdam. On this page you will find a lot of information and tips about this ferry service from shipping company DFDS.
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Round trips start at €188 (2 passengers car), this is the best price we found. Reservations can be made online at DFDS.com. The farther in advance you make your reservations, the lower the price. A cabin is included in the price.
Timetable Newcastle to Amsterdam
For the crossing from England to Amsterdam DFDS sticks to a daily schedule with the following arrival and departure times
- Departure Newcastle: 17.00
- Arrival Amsterdam / IJmuiden: 09.45
The return from Amsterdam to Newcastle sails on the following daily schedule
- Departure IJmuiden: 17:00
- Arrival Newcastle: 09:15
Departure, sailing time & arrival
Parking Terminal and Transportation Information
Monitored parking is available. It is just a short walk to the terminal from the parking lot. Rates are: £12 per day and subsequent morning and afternoon. Lost tickets cost: £15 per day. The first 4 hours are free.
Connexxion bus route 82 departs from the IJmuiden terminal for Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Railway Station). There is also a shuttle bus to Amsterdam. Reservations can be made at DFDS.
Ferry Newcastle to Amsterdam costs
A single trip is usually much more expensive and for a return trip with a family of 4 people with a car, you will quickly pay a total of around €700. For this you will get two nights on board and you no longer have to rent/book at location. Generally, the earlier you book, the cheaper it is. In addition, there are sometimes offers that you can take advantage of.
Enough to visit and to see in The Netherlands also referred to as Holland. It is a small and densely populated country with a couple of must-sees. You could plan a trip to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Den Haag, Delft or for example Utrecht or travel further to for example Germany.
Frequent Asked Question
There are a number of questions that are frequently asked for the this crossing to Amsterdam:
How long does the crossing from Newcastle to Amsterdam take?
Can I bring my pet on board?
Can you bring a bicycle on board the ferry?