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Sunderland – Queens Park Rangers

16 March 2024


Six-time English Championship winners and two-time FA Cup winners Sunderland are a club with a long tradition dating all the way back to 1879 and have a loyal group of supporters. In March, these “Black Cats” will face the Queens Park Rangers, or the “Super Hoops”, in the English Championship division. It will certainly be exciting, because Rangers have to do good business to stay in the Championship!

Would you also like to experience a typical English football match and find yourself among the frenzied supporters? Book your tickets now for this unique experience!

All our football trips to Sunderland include crossings, match tickets, bus transfers to Newcastle and hotel accommodation (+ breakfast).

Premier League Tickets

2 Nights Onboard

Spend your day in Newcastle

EFL Championship Tickets

    Championship ticket: Sunderland – Queens Park Rangers on March 16, 2024

    Choose from a standard ticket or a Premium ticket with seats in the Carling Stand and access to the Black Cats Bar

    Book your crossing, ticket and hotel together



Week 30

Wednesday, July 24, 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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An exciting experience for every football fan

The EFL Championship is known for its great atmosphere with a lot of passion, rivalry and enormous tension due to the unpredictability of the matches, which keep the supporters captivated until the last minute. An unforgettable experience for every football fan!

At DFDS we know that it's not just about the match, but also about the whole experience with your friends - the shared anticipation on the way to the match and the cheering that echoes through the stands every time the home team scores.

Our football package makes this as easy as possible - with several restaurants and bars on board our ferries where you can toast your team, as well as an included hotel stay. Experience the unrivaled atmosphere of British football now!

Sunderland Games

Onboard Experience

Cabins Onboard

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Your football trip to Sunderland with DFDS

Your football journey with DFDS is about more than just the sport - it's about the shared experience with your group of friends! On board the ferry that departs from IJmuiden in the afternoon, you can enjoy a relaxing crossing. End the evening with a drink at the Navigators Pub or the Columbus Club while toasting the upcoming match.

On the morning of the match day you will arrive in Newcastle rested. Tip: Take the tube from Newcastle Central Station to the Stadium of Light stop to catch the Sunderland match. The journey only takes about 25 minutes! It is a fifteen-minute walk from the metro stop to the stadium. Enjoy the atmosphere in the stadium during the match and cheer on the Black Cats. Do you really want to make it a unique experience? Then book a Premium ticket for exclusive seats and access to the Black Cats Bar.

After the match you can end the evening in bustling Newcastle in one of the many typical English pubs! The next morning you have the opportunity to explore this northern English city a little further. In the afternoon the ferry will wait for you at the Newcastle port terminal for the return journey to IJmuiden.

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Newcastle Highlights

Newcastle exudes metropolitan cool, offering something for everyone.

Art lovers can peruse the collections at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art or the Laing Art Gallery and sport fanatics can take a tour of St James’ Park. The Quayside boasts some of the city’s best bars and restaurants and is home to a fantastic Sunday market.


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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