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Amsterdam is connected with Newcastle (England). The ferry routes beetween Amsterdam and the destinations with departure from Amsterdam are covered by Dfds only who have 7 weekly sailings available with travel times not exceeding 16 hr 45 min with evening boarding.

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The port of Amsterdam is one of the largest in Europe, located between Lake Ij and the North Sea channel. The passenger ferry is located in an area called IJmuiden, near the neighbouring lake. It was opened in the 13th century and used as one of the main ports for the Dutch East India Company.

Today, it is an important passenger port but also for cargo such as oil and coal. The port of Amsterdam covers a vast area connected by roads, railways, quays and green spaces. It is state-of-the-art, so it has attracted many companies that have invested in the innovative "green" solutions here.

The passenger terminal, IJmuiden is just minutes from the city center and allows transit passengers to reach the city's major attractions easily, there are also hotels and restaurants in the vicinity of the terminal.

How to reach the port of Amsterdam

The passenger terminal can be reached by car via the A10 motorway on the ring road, follow in the direction of Zaanstad until the S114 Zeeburg exit; from here, follow the signs for the port. If you need to reach the port from Schiphol airport by car, take the A4 towards Amsterdam and then merge onto the A10 to take the ring road following the Zeeburg signs and from there follow it into the center.

If you need to leave your car in a car park, the Amsterdam terminal is served by the Valet Parking company and spaces are bookable online.  The Piet Heingarage car park is also directly in front of the terminal and allows you to leave your car under the terminal, it is not reserved, but accepts cards and cash and has reductions for cruise passengers. Ten minutes walk from the terminal is the Centrum Oosterdok Carpark, which is guarded 24 hours a day, but advanced reservations are not available.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is just under 25 kilometers away, and is connected by tram number 382 which leaves every half hour. The fastest journey by public transport takes about an hour, from the airport walk to the Kastrupstraat tram stop, from there board the number 382 tram and get off at IJmuiden Scheldestraat, then take tram number 3 to IJmuiden , Rotonde Stadspark and within a couple of minutes walk you reach the passenger terminal.

To reach the passenger terminal of the Amsterdam port from the central train station, you can get a public bus number 26, the first stop leaves you near the terminal. Or you can take the number 25 bus from the Arriva bus station, get off at the last stop and walk for about 15 minutes to the terminal. To get to there take the north exit and turn right, follow the path that runs along the sea and immediately after the bridge, on the left, you will find the passenger terminal.

Directions: Google Map @ Amsterdam, port


7 weekly sailings

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Do you want to find out more about your journey from AMSTERDAM?

Which ports are connected to AMSTERDAM?

AMSTERDAM is connected to Newcastle (England).

Which ferry companies operate from AMSTERDAM?

The routes from AMSTERDAM are operated by Dfds.


How do I get to AMSTERDAM port?

AMSTERDAM port is located on PIET HEINKADE 27, 1019 BR AMSTERDAM. Directions to the port can be found here Google Map @ Amsterdam, port.

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