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Up to 40% off
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Newcastle MiniCruise from April to June - up to 40% off

Looking for a unique holiday? Then look no further and take advantage of our Good, Better, Best offer from IJmuiden to Newcastle! Get 20% off our commodore cabins, 30% off our inside cabins and as much as 40% off our sea view cabins! Choose the cabin that best suits your travel needs.

On board our ferry, enjoy a wide range of amenities such as two delicious restaurants, cosy bars, a cinema or live entertainment. You will also get the chance to discover the beautiful city of Newcastle. With its historical monuments, beautiful architecture and vibrant nightlife, Newcastle is the perfect destination for any traveller.

Don't miss out on this great offer - book your MiniCruise to Newcastle today and let the adventure begin!

30% discount on inside cabins

40% discount on sea view cabins

20% discount on commodore cabins

    Period of travel April to June 2023

    Incl. bus transfer from the port to Newcastle city centre

    Comfortable travel, choose a cabin to suit your travel needs

    Enjoy the many amenities on board

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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Short trip to Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle is a vibrant modern city with plenty of boutiques, restaurants and parks. Let yourself go - the Greys Monument is the focal point for shopping tours. Visit museums, galleries or hip cafés. In hidden alleys you will find old pubs, vintage shops and even a cat café.

Book your short trip with a 3-day cruise from Amsterdam to Newcastle in England. Enjoy your stay on board with family, friends or partner:in. You can expect endless live entertainment and exciting activities on board. Indulge in delicious meals in our restaurants and end the evening with refreshing drinks in our bar.

Bus transfers to and from Newcastle are part of the total price for the Mini Cruise package. You will receive the price for your cabin first and the bus transfer prices will then be shown separately. For more information on pick-up times and locations, please click here.

Booking conditions

  • Booking period from 03 March to 31 March 2023
  • Travel period from 01 April to 30 June 2023
  • From price based on 2 persons depending on cabin type.
  • Valid only for new bookings and not in combination with other promotions/discounts.
  • Offer is subject to product availability.

Restaurants on board

Our cabins


Onboard Entertainment

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.

WTA Winner 2022

Award Winning Ferry Crossings

We are proud to have been voted World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2022 at this year’s World Travel Awards for the 12th year in a row! We have also won Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2022 and World’s Best Ferry Operator Website 2021-2022.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us and voted for us for over 12 years. Let’s sail the seas together with world class service!

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