International Passenger Terminal
Tyne & Wear
Find your way to and from the terminal in Newcastle
From Newcastle City Center: Take A1 towards Morpeth and then A19 towards the Tyne Tunnel. On approach to the Tunnel, follow the International Ferry symbol onto the A187 towards North Shields. Continue along this road to the roundabout and take the second exit to the International Ferry Terminal, Royal Quays.
From the North: Head for the Tyne Tunnel via the A19 and then follow the directions as above.
From the South: Approach via A19 towards the Tyne Tunnel. Once through the Tunnel, join the A187 and proceed as above. Please note: Drivers approaching from the South should allow extra time during the summer months when the tunnel can be extremely busy.
Newcastle Central Station is about 20 minutes by bus from the port. We offer bus transfer to and from the terminal and Newcastle City Center. Please note, there is one daily bus transfer at 15:00 from Bewick St/Central Station to the port terminal.
There are 60 Metro stations throughout Tyne & Wear including Newcastle City Center and Newcastle Central Station. Take the yellow line to Percy Main station. The terminal is a 15-20 minute walk. Do not alight at North Shields as this is not the nearest station. Visit the Tyne and Wear Metro website for further information and timetables.
With regular train services from major cities across the UK, Newcastle is within easy reach. For train times and fares please visit National Rail Enquiries.
You can book a taxi online with DFDS preferred taxi provider East Coast Taxis.
The car park at North Shields is operated by Port of Tyne. On arrival, follow the signs for the secure car park, which is located on the right hand side as you drive down the road. From here the International Passenger Terminal is only a short walk. If you need to drop people and luggage off first, do this directly outside the terminal before entering the car park.