Travel to Holland with motorcycle
Travel Newcastle to Amsterdam by motorcycle with DFDS
Take your motorbike across the North Sea on our cruise ferry and you can hit the open road and explore Holland, or travel further afield and discover Germany, France, Belgium or eastern Europe, the choice is yours! Travel with more than 10 motorbikes and enjoy 10% discount, so you can embark on that group adventure you’ve always dreamed of.
If you would like to book more than one vehicle, please click here.
Excellent onboard facilities
Transportation of your motorcycle
Enjoy a meal onboard
Price includes transport of your bike & en suite cabin
Live onboard entertainment
Overnight departures, 7 days a week in both directions
Regular sailings for the current week listed in local time
Please note that timetables may change subject to weather conditions.
Explore Holland and Europe
Hit the open road and open the gateway to Europe by taking your bike across the North Sea. Our port in IJmuiden is conveniently located with easy access to motorways and transport links which can take you all around the continent, ideal if you’re planning a touring holiday any time soon.
Experience all that Holland has to offer by bike, with long stretches of road set in idyllic countryside to enjoy. What’s more, with the rest of Holland – as well as major cities in France, Belgium and Germany – within a few hours, you can explore at your own pace.
What’s more, check out our hotel partner Booking.com and you can be sure to find a great place to stay wherever you are heading to.
Boarding in Newcastle early evening, you'll be able to store your motorbike in a secure area on the car deck. Tie-downs and fixing points are supplied ensuring your motorcycle is secure throughout your voyage.
There are plenty of facilities onboard to help keep you busy. Head to our onboard bars where you will be serenaded by our acoustic troubadour or entertained by our house band while enjoying a range of drinks including wines, beers, spirits and cocktails. We also have 3 onboard restaurants where you can enjoy a range of dishes, including an all-you-can-eat world-food buffet and expertly prepared steaks!
When it gets late, retire to your own private en suite cabin and get a good night’s sleep as we sail you to your destination. Next morning when we arrive into IJmuiden you car ride off and your European tour awaits you.
Our routes to Holland
With popular European cities only a short drive away, Holland is the ideal location to start your journey into Europe.
Distances from IJmuiden port to:
- Rotterdam, Holland - 51 miles
- Eindhoven, Holland - 88 miles
- Groningen, Holland - 130 miles
- Brussels, Belgium - 139 miles
- Cologne, Germany - 179 miles
- Lille, France - 191 miles
- Hamburg, Germany - 306 miles
- Paris, France - 328 miles
- Kiel, Germany - 359 miles
- Berlin, Germany - 427 miles
- Szecezecin, Poland - 520 miles
- Brno, Czech Republic - 692 miles
Award Winning Ferry Crossings
We are proud to have been voted World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2022 at this year’s World Travel Awards for the 12th year in a row! We have also won Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2022 and World’s Best Ferry Operator Website 2021-2022.
Thank you to everyone who has supported us and voted for us for over 12 years. Let’s sail the seas together with world class service!