Directions from the terminal
From the lnternational Passenger Terminal, the North East of England is yours to enjoy. At approximately 9 miles from the heart of Newcastle, you can explore all the city has to offer and take transport links to the rest of the region.
Port of Tyne Shuttle Bus
A free shuttle bus is provided by the Port for cruise passengers and crew. This calls at Royal Quays Shopping Centre and stops at Tynemouth, voted the best seaside destination in Britain and home to Tynemouth Castle and Priory and Longsands beach. From Tynemouth, you can take the Metro to the rest of the region. Please check with your cruise holiday provider for more details.
Buses depart every 30 minutes from 1 hour after cruise ship arrival, with the last bus leaving Tynemouth for the ship at 5pm.
DFDS shuttle bus
This service is available whether you are a DFDS passenger or not and runs from the International Passenger Terminal to Bewick Street opposite Newcastle Central Station. The journey takes around 30 minutes, costs £3.80 per person each way and can be booked in advance or paid for when you board.
Percy Main Metro station is a 20 minute walk from the terminal, giving you access to all Metro network destinations. An all-zone day ticket is £5.10 and can be bought from ticket machines within the station.
You can get a taxi from the taxi rank outside the terminal. It takes about 30 minutes to get to Newcastle City Centre, costing around £15. Blueline Taxis offer a local taxi service and can be booked on arrival at the terminal. You can also book via the website or call +44 (0)191 262 6666.