Early booking offer
20% discount for The Crack Magazine
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 “The Crack Magazine”. 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
Depart North Shields for Amsterdam
Arrive in IJmuiden, Holland
Coach departs for Amsterdam city centre
Coach departs Amsterdam for IJmuiden terminal
Ship departs IJmuiden
Breakfast available onboard
Arrive in North Shields
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!
Explore Holland, Germany and beyond!
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.
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.