DFDS offers 2 mini cruise breaks which depart from Newcastle, Amsterdam mini cruise breaks and Bergen mini cruise breaks.

The Newcastle to Amsterdam (IJmuiden) cruise ferry service connects the North-East of England (UK) to Holland.
This route is served by the PRINCESS OF NORWAY, and the KING OF SCANDINAVIA. Amsterdam mini cruise breaks for 2 nights
These two mini cruise ships operate a daily service in each direction.

The Newcastle to Bergen DFDS Seaways cruise ferry service connects the North East of England to Western Norway with twice or three-times weekly crossings. Bergen mini cruise breaks for 3 nights

The QUEEN OF SCANDINAVIA makes calls at the picturesque city of Stavanger (European capital of Culture 2008) then at Haugesund before arriving in the city of Bergen - the 'Gateway' to Norway's stunning West Coast Fjord area.

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Newcastle DFDS Terminal map

How to there - Depart from Newcastle

DFDS mini cruise break ferries sail from the International Ferry Terminal, Royal Quays, North Shields - situated about 8 miles east of Newcastle city centre. Amsterdam, Stavanger, Bergen and Haugesund are served by ferries from Newcastle.

From Newcastle City Centre:
Take the A1 towards Morpeth and then the A19 towards the Tyne Tunnel. On Approach to the tunnel, follow the International Ferry symbol onto the A187 towards North Shields.

Continue along this road to the roundabout, take the second exit to the International Ferry Terminal, Royal Quays.

From the North:
Head for the Tyne Tunnel via the A19, then follow the directions as above.

From the South: Approach via the A19 towards the Tyne Tunnel. Once through the tunnel join the A187 and proceed as above. Please Note: Drivers approaching from the South should allow extra time during the summer months when the tunnel can be extremely busy.

Getting there by Bus: Newcastle Central Station is about 20 minutes by bus from the port. There are two DFDS Seaways bus departures for each sailing; the first one leaves two and a half hours before the ship's departure and the second one leaves one hour and fifteen minutes before departure. Book in advance or pay the driver when you board.

Getting there by Metro: Take the Tyne & Wear Metro to Percy Main; do not alight at North Shields as this is not the nearest station.

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The Bureau de Change office in the terminal building offers a cashback service for a small handling fee.

There is a Link ATM at the Royal Quays shopping centre situated nearby. It is located opposite Burger King and is near the Tourist Information office.

Newcastle ferry terminal provides all you need before your short break or mini cruise to Amsterdam or Bergen starts.

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