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Rediscover Freedom

pp one way + car*

Sail from Newcastle to Amsterdam and rediscover travel

Sail to Amsterdam and rediscover the freedom of travel.

Travel overnight in a private cabin, enjoying delicious dining, oceans of space and fresh air inside and out.

To ensure your wellbeing onboard we have also implemented various safety measures including reduced capacity, social distancing and staggered boarding. Find out more here.

Plus, if plans change you can rebook for free with our Travel Guarantee.

Hit the open road and enjoy a road trip adventure this summer – you deserve it!

If you would like to book more than one vehicle, please click here.

*Pricing is per person, one way, based on 4 sharing an inside cabin.

Overnight crossing

Travel with your vehicle

Private en suite cabins

Low summer prices

Plenty of space and fresh air onboard

Explore Europe in the comfort of your car

Travel Guarantee - free rebooking on crossings taken before 31 Dec 2020

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Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

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Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

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Depart Amsterdam for North Shields

Bringing Europe closer

Step onboard our ferry to Amsterdam and be in mainland Europe the following morning!

With great motorway links to the rest of The Netherlands, Germany or further afield, you can explore all Europe has to offer in the comfort of your own car. Plus, unlimited baggage means you can bring as much as you like – walking boots, bikes, even tents so you can set up camp and enjoy the great outdoors!

For ideas of how to spend your European roadtrip, take a look at our itinerary below.

If you’re planning a short break, take a look at our transport shortbreak offer and save 20%.

However you choose to spend your European break, travel with DFDS for smooth sailing from the start.

Netherlands Roadtrip Itinerary

Restaurants Onboard

Explorers Kitchen - Newcastle to Amsterdam

Explorer's Kitchen

Explorer’s Kitchen is our all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant, boasting international cuisine for every taste.

Bicycle around Amsterdam

About Holland

With routes through some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe, travelling around Holland is a pleasure. Expect vast bulb fields, long sandy beaches and tranquil countryside.

Take it all in whilst travelling to fascinating towns and cities like Amsterdam, Haarlem, Rotterdam or The Hague, each with its own unique sense of culture and history. The sheer diversity of the country means that no matter what you're looking for, you'll find it in Holland.

DFDS Route Map

All DFDS Ferry Routes

DFDS has one of the largest ferry networks in Europe, with routes operating to Denmark, Norway, mainland Europe and even the Baltic regions, including major cities such as Amsterdam, Calais and Dunkirk. Travel with your car and open the gateway to Europe with DFDS.

View all of our available routes here.

Europes`s Leading Ferry Operator - WTA Nominee 2021


We’ve been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the prestigious World Travel Awards for the tenth year in a row! We’d love to win but we need your help – please support us with your vote! Voting closes on 1st of September. Thank you for your support.

We’ve also been nominated for World’s Leading Ferry Website 2021 which you can vote for here.

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