Princess Hero

Early booking offer

discount for Careworkers

20% discount for Careworkers

Why not take advantage of this very special early booking discount and book your trip to Europe in 2024. Save 20% on cabin and vehicle rates on sailings from Newcastle to Amsterdam.

Book online or by calling us on 08715229977 and quote “Careworkers”.

Calls will be charged at 13p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge.

Please note: From 1st January 2024 the EU Emission Trading System tax applies. Click here for more information.

Duty Free shopping onboard

No baggage restrictions

Travel with your vehicle

Excellent onboard facilities

    Book by end February 2024

    Subject to availability

DFDS ferry to Newcastle from Amsterdam

Day 1


Check-in opens


Check-in closes


Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

Amsterdam canal

Day 2


Arrive in IJmuiden, Holland


Coach departs for Amsterdam city centre


Coach departs Amsterdam for IJmuiden terminal


Ship departs IJmuiden

Explorer's Kitchen breakfast buffet

Day 3


Breakfast available onboard


Arrive in North Shields

September 2023 Sail and Save

Duty Free Shopping

Duty Free shopping is now available onboard our routes from the UK to Europe. Save up to 50% versus the high street on great products such as premium perfumes, cosmetics and alcohol. When you set sail with us, why not treat yourself too? Your unlimited baggage is waiting to be filled!

Our Restaurants

Cabins Onboard

Onboard Experience

EBO24 Web UK Block2a Holland
EBO24 Web UK Block2b Amsterdam
EBO24 Web UK Block3b GhentBelgium
EBO24 Web UK Block2d Brussel
EBO24 Web UK Block3a GhentBelgium
EBO24 Web UK Block3c MoselleGermany

Explore Holland, Germany and beyond!

Explore Europe as you please on our ferries to Amsterdam from the UK with your car, caravan, motorbike, motorhome or bicycle.

Our port near Amsterdam also provides convenient motorway links to Belgium, Germany, France and beyond!

You can get to Rotterdam in under an hour, Brussels and Bruges in under 3 hours or Cologne and the Rhine Valley in under 4 hours, making a ferry to Holland the perfect way to explore Europe!


Duty Free Allowances

DFDS offer unlimited baggage allowance which means you can fill your boots with great duty free deals.

What you can bring back to the UK

  • 18 Litres of wine
  • 42 litres of beer
  • Up to £390 worth of non-alcoholic goods

For more information on what you can bring into the UK and Europe check out our Duty Free FAQs.

Nominee for Europes Leading Ferry Operator 2023

Behind Every Journey

We are proud to have been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2023 by the World Travel Awards.  

This year, we’re taking a moment to celebrate and recognise the reasons why we continue to get nominated – and win this award – year after year… the amazing people behind every journey.  

Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms and conditions apply. Some banks may charge a fee when paying in a different currency.