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Mini Cruise to Newcastle

Book your next autumn adventure at the lowest price!

Are you ready for some relaxation after the summer or do you want to recharge before the holidays are just around the corner? We have the perfect offer for you this fall!

Book a 3-day MiniCruise to Newcastle until October 17 and save a whopping 50% on an unforgettable adventure! On board you can enjoy all the conveniences of our restaurants, bars and cinema. At your destination you have a day to explore the city. Bus transfers from the port to the city center and back are included.

Private en suite cabins

Duty Free shopping onboard

Delicious onboard dining

    Travel from September to December

    Excellent choice of restaurants, bars and live entertainment onboard

DFDS ferry to Newcastle from Amsterdam

Day 1


Check-in opens


Depart IJmuiden for Newcastle


Day 2


Arrive in North Shields near Newcastle


First Coach departs for Newcastle city centre


Day at Leisure begins


Coach departs Newcastle for ferry terminal


Depart North Shields for Holland

Explorer's Kitchen breakfast buffet

Day 3


Breakfast buffet available onboard


Arrive in ​IJmuiden

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New fall adventures await you

Plan your MiniCruise now for an extra discount and experience the British charm of Northern England in the autumn. Depart from IJmuiden and enjoy an unforgettable crossing to romantic Newcastle upon Tyne on the east coast of Great Britain. With our generous 50% Autumn offer, your next autumn adventure is within easy reach: visit the English cafes for a typical English breakfast and tea, or enjoy cheerful British hospitality in the traditional pubs. Stroll through the Old Town as everything glows in magical autumn colors and visit popular landmarks such as Newcastle Castle, historic monuments and museums. Your trip to Newcastle is now more affordable than ever – so don't hesitate and take advantage of this deal!

Restaurants onboard

Cabins Onboard

Onboard experience

Newcastle Quayside Millennium Bridge and Baltic

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.

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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.  

Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms and conditions apply.