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Driving in Europe

Group vehicle discounts

Call 0871 522 9933 to book


Travelling to Europe in a group? Save 10% when you book 10 or more cars or motorbikes on our Newcastle-Amsterdam and Dover-France routes.

You only need to put down a 25% deposit when you book and you’ll pay the balance 8 weeks before your departure. Make your holiday easy, convenient and great value too with this fantastic new offer.

Call us on 0871 522 9933 or send an email to uk.groups@dfds.com for more information. No telephone booking fees apply.

Save 10%

Daily crossings

Excellent onboard facilities

    Newcastle to Amsterdam from £35pp for car + 4 people & from £27pp for motorbikes

    Dover to France from £18 for a motorbike or £36 for a car + up to 9 people

    Pay 25% deposit and final balance 8 weeks before travel

DFDS Princess Seaways


Group of friends in a restaurant

Newcastle - Amsterdam

Our fantastic King Seaways and Princess Seaways ships cater to your every need. Ascend our grand staircase to find 2 high-quality restaurants with a range of cuisines. Alternatively grab a quick bite at the Lighthouse Café.

Once you’re thoroughly nourished, head to the Sky Bar or Columbus Club for a tipple. If that doesn’t take your fancy, what about the newest Hollywood flick in our cinema? Perhaps a nip into the casino? For the kids, don’t worry, our mascot Jack the Pirate can keep them entertained in the Kids Club!

As the night draws to a close, cosy up in one of our en suite cabins, from economy to premium Commodore, you’ll find your perfect room.

Group of friends

Dover - France

Our routes from Dover to France offer the quickest way to get you into Europe. Sail to Dunkirk in 2 hours and Calais in just 90 minutes. With up to 54 daily sailings, there will always be a crossing time to suit you.

Once you’re onboard the time will fly. Between dining at our 7 Seas restaurant with panoramic ocean views, hitting up our shop for a deal, or heading straight to the Pirates Island play area, you’ll be in France before you know it. You could even head to our Premium Lounge for only £12pp for a more luxurious experience, where you’ll be met with prosecco, complimentary pastries, hot and cold drinks as well as TVs and wonderful sea views.

Onboard experience

Travel guides

Lake in Europe
Chateau Royal d'Amboise, France

Doorway to Europe

For a gateway east, Dunkirk is your port, be in Lille in under an hour, head straight into Belgium, Luxembourg or onward to Germany.

If you want to stay Gallic, take the Calais route. Take a trip along the Opal coast, drive down to the historical beaches of Normandy, or have a rural retreat in the Loire valley. For a city break, visit Paris.

Amsterdam is your route into northern Europe. The city itself is something to see so stick around to take in a few of the sights. If you want to go further into Europe then you’re only a pit stop from the beautiful cities of Germany and Belgium. Head deeper into Bavarian Germany and even Austria for beautiful rolling hills, snow-topped peaks and other-worldly hamlets seen in The Sound of Music and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.


Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has once again retained its title as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the 2024 World Travel Awards.

This accolade wouldn’t have been possible without you, our loyal passengers. Thank you for recognising the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

Your ongoing support is the anchor to our success.

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