Ferry from Amsterdam to Newcastle



By ferry from Amsterdam (Ijmuiden) to Newcastle you can easily get from Europe to Northern England. The route has daily departures, and the trip takes approx. 16 hours. Well ahead of England, both Scotland and Wales are also at your feet.

As a member of KNA you receive up to 15% discount on the route between Amsterdam and Newcastle on departure between Sunday and Wednesday (except 30 and 31/12), and up to 10% discount on departure between Thursday and Saturday (except 30 and 31/12) in 2019 and 2020. The discounts apply to all standard cabin types and vehicles - both one way and return trip.

15% discount

Daily crossings

Excellent onboard facilities

Travel with your vehicle

    A smooth crossing between Europe and England

    Great facilities on board - restaurants, tax free shop and cinema



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All times shown are in local time.

Please note that timetables may change subject to weather conditions.


Northern England

The ferry from Amsterdam (IJmuiden) to Newcastle connects northern Netherlands with northeastern England. Taking a ferry to Newcastle gives you the perfect start to a road trip in lush England, Scotland or Wales. Enjoy many unforgettable moments on your journey through cozy villages, beautiful scenery and exciting attractions.

Visit Newcastle's medieval castle and learn more about the history of the castle. If you hike up in one of the towers, you get a fantastic view of the city. In the heart of Newcastle you will find Grainger's market with everything from fruit to meat, clothing and special gifts.

Like Newcastle, the rest of the North of England is filled with beautiful and exciting sights, cozy markets and history.

Islay Island in Scotland

Scotland and Wales

Scotland is a holiday destination for its history and the unique nature. Visit the mountainous Highlands in the north or take a trip to the archipelago of Shetland, the Orkney Islands and the Hebrides.

Few places in Europe boast as many historical monuments as Wales. Here are great medieval fortresses and a coastline stretching over 1000 kilometers, with everything from beautiful beaches to cozy bays.

Cinema onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam

A pleasant journey across the North Sea

On board are two different restaurants with a choice for both small and large palates. Pick and mix what you want in Explorers Kitchen. Here is a buffet with flavors from all over the world. If you want a la carte, head to the North Sea Bistro. Here you get great, tasty dishes based on seasonal ingredients.

Get a good night's sleep in your own private cabin. If you want extra comfort, you can upgrade to a Commodore cabin.

We have 4 different bars, a movie theater and a tax free shop with everything from clothes to sweets and makeup. You can also try your luck in the casino. If you are traveling with young children, Kidz Club is very popular. Here is a ball binge, several toys and games.

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