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Late summer trip to Newcastle


Late summer city trip to Newcastle

Autumn is just around the corner and we are celebrating this with a 4-day trip including a night in Newcastle. You can enjoy the autumn sun on board and spend some extra time exploring Newcastle! Your entire trip including a free hotel stay in Newcastle for as little as €99 pp

Excellent onboard facilities

Return coach transfers to City Centre

Stay in inside cabin

No baggage restrictions

    Book by December 2019

    Discover the vibrant Newcastle

    Price above is based on 2 people

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


Discover vibrant Newcastle

Head to Newcastle city centre on the transfer bus from the port and get ready to dive into this bustling city. There is plenty to do: shopping, free museums and amazing restaurants. Your trip truely starts onboard our Ferry from Ijmuiden to Newcastle, where you will be able to relax in our comfortable cabins or grab a bite at our restaurants The North Sea Bistro or the Explorer's Kitchen or have fun at Columbus Club. Choose your hotel stay from our selection here

Restaurants Onboard

Cabins Onboard


Onboard Entertainment

Couple onboard Eastern Channel Ferry

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.

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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

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