Port of Tyne

Ferries and Ferry Companies Operating
(Newcastle, Northumberland, England, UK)

DFDS Seaways and Fjord Line ferry companies serve the Port of Newcastle.

Their vessels offer crossings to Amsterdam and several Scandinavian destinations such as Gothenburg, Bergen and Haugesund.

DFDS Seaways Company

DFDS Seaways carries 1.8 million passengers annually on a fleet of six modern passenger ferries. The company was founded in 1866 and is one of the principal ferry operators in Denmark.

The operating vessels provide a wide range of onboard amenities and business facilities. Their reputation is one of a first-class passenger service. The route from Newcastle to Amsterdam is operated by the MS Queen of Scandinavia, and the newest vessel of the DFDS Seaways fleet, the MS King of Scandinavia. Journey time is 16 hours. The route Newcastle-Kristiansand-Gothenburg is served by the MS Princess of Scandinavia, which reaches a speed up to 26 knots.

The crossing to Kristiansand takes 17 hours while the voyage to Gothenburg, via Kristiansand, takes approximately 26 hours.

Fjord Line Company

Fjord Line has a fleet of three modern cruise vessels connecting Newcastle with Bergen, Stavanger and Haugesund. Their ships transport passengers, vehicles and cargo.

The Bergen crossing takes about 26 hours. To sail to Stavanger takes 18 hours, 30 minutes and the journey to Haugesund takes 21 hours, 30 minutes. The crossings take place three times a week.

Their service offers a range of fares to suit all budgets. Each of the ships has excellent passenger facilities, with convenient lounges complete with a cinema showing the latest releases. Each vessel also has a bar serving alcoholic drinks, snacks and food.

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