amsterdam cruise ferry Newcastle terminal, North Shields International Passenger terminal


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International Passenger Terminal
Royal Quays
North Shields
Tyne & Wear
NE29 6EE
Great Britain
Phone: +44 871 522 9976


Getting from/to the Terminal

When travelling on a Mini cruise ( 2 nights) between Amsterdam - Newcastle - Transfer bus from terminal - city center is included in the price


By transfer bus

From North Shields Terminal, - Newcastle City Center (Newcastle central station)

Bus departures coincide with the ship arrival. You find the DFDS Seaways transfer bus on the parking lot outside the terminal arrival hall. Busses are marked DFDS Seaways. Bus journey to Newcastle City center (Newcastle Central Station) takes 20-30 min.


From Newcastle City Center (Central Station) - Terminal in North Shields

The transfer busses depart from Newcastle City Center, outside the Newcastle Central station, at 2:45 pm and 3:45 pm. Bus journey takes 20-30 min.

Price: EUR 5/Adult

Please buy your transfer bus ticket in the online booking (Offered in the end of booking flow) or bau a ticket when you board the bus


By car

From Newcastle City Centre: Take the A1 towards Morpeth and then the 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, take the second exit to the International Ferry Terminal, Royal Quays.

From the North: Head for the Tyne Tunnel via the A19, then follow the directions as above.

From the South: Approach via the 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.


By train

With regular train services from major cities across the UK, Newcastle is within easy reach. For train times and fares please visit:

From Newcastle centre to Ferry Terminal by Metro take the Tyne & Wear Metro to Percy Main; do not alight at North Shields as this is not the nearest station. For more information visit: