DFDS ferry to Newcastle from Amsterdam

Travel by Ferry to Newcastle and Explore Scotland

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7 days is the ideal time for a trip to the north of England or Scotland including your return trip by ferry. Start your trip with a mini-cruise from Amsterdam (Ijmuiden) aboard the Princess Seaways or King Seaways.

Once in Newcastle, you are only a hundred miles from the Scottish border. Take your car to discover the magnificent landscapes, the sumptuous castles and the gigantic lochs. Breathtaking landscapes guaranteed!

No baggage restrictions

Sea view cabins available

Excellent onboard facilities

Travel with your vehicle

    Set out to explore Scotland and its unspoiled landscapes

    Two nights on board in a comfortable cabin



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All times shown are in local time.

Please note that timetables may change subject to weather conditions.

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Scotland in a week

Your vacation begins when boarding the ferry that connects IJmuiden to Newcastle. The activities on board are numerous and without realizing it, you will already be in England.

The round trip in one week is the ideal time to explore Scotland. All the choices are available to you from Newcastle. Cross the north of England by car and visit the historic Northumberland or the beautiful Lake District.

Newcastle is just an hour's drive from the Scottish border. Scotland has beautiful unspoiled landscapes, historical heritage, castles and friendly locals. Do not forget to visit must-visit cities like Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling!

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Be One With Nature

Put your everyday life in parentheses and be one with nature. Dive into the heart of Scotland and its unspoiled landscapes.

Discover its sumptuous mountains, dense forests, crystal clear lakes and hidden beaches ... breathe the air of nature and let yourself go on an adventure.

Onboard Experience

Scottish Travel Guides

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Ferry Crossing & Mini Cruise Offers

Travelling by ferry is a great way to get to Europe, with room to stretch your legs, rest or keep you busy. Our fantastic offers mean you can make savings on your next ferry trip or short break to the continent.

See all of our fantastic offers here.

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!

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