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Motorbike on the Ferry From Ijmuiden to Newcastle

Scotland is fantastic to tour through with the motor! Via narrow winding roads you drive through breathtaking landscapes. Did you know that Scotland is only an hour away from Newcastle? Moreover, you will arrive at your destination with our good onboard facilities! __With MotoPlus you receive a 10% discount! __

Daily crossings

2 nights in a standard cabin

Up to 10% discount

    Tip: choose a departure day from Sunday to Thursday for the cheapest rates!

    If you travel within 3 months, you will still receive a 10% discount.



Week 9

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Check-in closes16:45

All times shown are in local time.

Please note that timetables may change subject to weather conditions.

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Discover the vibrant city of Newcastle

Newcastle is a city that is always popular, especially during the winter months. Whether you want to experience winter coziness or are looking for the warmth of traditional English pubs, Newcastle has something for everyone this season. Explore the streets at your pace while enjoying with friends or family!

If you are a football fan, a visit to St James's Park, the hallowed ground of Newcastle United, should not be missed. Take a tour of the famous stadium and get an exclusive look behind the scenes. For those who love history, a visit to Newcastle Castle is an absolute must, with beautiful views over the city.

Take a well-deserved break during your adventure and experience the authentic atmosphere of a traditional English pub. Newcastle is known for its vibrant pub culture, so why not sample some local beers and enjoy the lively atmosphere with friends? A visit to this city is an adventure that you should not miss.

Onboard Experience


Newcastle Highlights

Newcastle is a perfect location for a family getaway. It is fun and educational for both the young and older ones. After a relaxing time onboard our ferry, you'll arrive in Newcastle ready to explore great museums for children such as the planetarium in the Life Science Center and the Great North Museum.

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All DFDS Mini Cruises

Our mini cruise breaks are our most popular breaks, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do you get to spend time in a fantastic city, but you’ll also be treated to 2 nights onboard our modern, comfortable and well-equipped cruise ferries.

Our mini cruises are the perfect combination of a short city break and a cruise experience.

Nominee for Europes Leading Ferry Operator 2023

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.  

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