Newcastle cruise port

The Port Of Tyne features a large ferry/cruise terminal seating up to 800 guests. It has a self service restaurant and small shop selling publications and essential travel items. Nearby there is also a ‘Factory Outlet’ type shopping centre with a hotel and eateries including a Premier Inn and Brewers Fayre restaurant.

A terminal to quayside Low-Liner coach service takes guests to & from the ship and is an approximate 2km journey.

The car park is within walking distance of the terminal and on disembarkation baggage is delivered to a reclaim point within this car park for those with parked cars.

The nearest metro station is Percy Main – approximately 10 minutes away.

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Travelling to Newcastle by Car

Satellite Navigation System Users

For satellite navigation purposes, the postcode for the International Passenger Terminal is NE29 6EE.


From A1/A1(M) Northbound:

  • Leave the A1/A1(M) for the A194(M).
  • Continue under the A184 onto the A194, at the junction with the A19 turn left towards the Tyne Tunnel.
  • At the next roundabout take the first exit into the Tyne Tunnel.
  • When you emerge pass through the toll and continue ahead at the roundabout onto the A187.
  • Take the first exit at the roundabout and second exit at the next roundabout (A187).
  • Continue ahead at the next roundabout and take the second exit at the next roundabout onto Coble Dene.
  • Continue ahead at the roundabout and take the second exit at the next roundabout.
  • The International Passenger Terminal is situated at the end of this road.

From A1 Southbound:

  • Follow the A1 southbound leaving at junction 80, at the end of the slip road turn left onto the A19.
  • Remain on the A19 over three roundabouts, then at the fourth roundabout (Tyne Tunnel) take the first exit onto the A187.
  • Take the first exit at next roundabout and second exit at the following roundabout (A187).
  • Continue ahead at the next roundabout and take the second exit at the next roundabout onto Coble Dene.
  • Continue ahead at the roundabout and take the second exit at the next roundabout.
  • The International Passenger Terminal is situated at the end of this road.

Click here to download details for getting to the International Passenger Terminal by car.

Car Parking at Newcastle Cruise Terminal

Secure parking at Newcastle is offered onsite with prices at £9.50 per night or part there of, please call our Admin Department on 01473 292444 to make a mandatory reservation.

Please note that car parking must be booked 48 hours prior to departure to receive these exclusive rates.

Travelling to Newcastle by Train

Guests travelling by rail on a cruise from Newcastle should alight at Newcastle Central Station.

Taxis are easily accessed just outside the station; or can be booked via Newcastle Airport Taxis on 0191 214 6969/0191 214 4308, or by emailing
It takes approximately 20 minutes to get from the Railway Station to the Port of Tyne in a Taxi.

Metro - The nearest Metro station is Percy Main, but it is a good 15 minutes walk away from the railway station. From Newcastle Central Station to Percy Main takes about 15 - 20 minutes with a further 20 minute walk to the terminal or take the R19 bus from there to Royal Quays. (Alight at Wet n’ Wild ) Tel: 0871 200 22 33 for further information.

Travelling to Newcastle by Coach

National Express

National Express and Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, working together in partnership, are able to offer an exclusive deal from any of over 1,000 pick up points on the National Express network.

For guests cruising from Dover or cruising from Southampton; or joining one of our fly-cruises from Gatwick, Heathrow or Manchester, return fares are just £37 per person from England and Wales and £45  from Scotland. In fact, travel by National Express to any of our other departure points and the same price applies*.

* For cruises from Liverpool and cruises from Newcastle; and for guests  travelling from England and Wales to Greenock, National Express scheduled services operate to coach stations in Liverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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Ports Direct

Ports Direct Limited are proud to be able to offer Fred. Olsen guests a range of Shared and Private door to door transfer options to/from the main UK cruise ports & airports including transfers to/from any hotel pre/post the cruise.

Services can be booked online at or by calling Ports Direct on either 0843 0843 003 or 01268 747317.

Nationwide transfers are carefully planned by Ports Direct in order to be as direct to/from the cruise port as possible, and the company guarantees that all services will be operated (irrespective of final passenger numbers booked)

For full details of this nationwide service please click here

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