Newcastle is a great starting point for cruises to Scandinavia, Northern Europe and beyond, exploring the spectacular fjordland scenes, Iceland’s natural wonders as well as the charming Baltic cities. Below are our choice of cruises from Newcastle, but you may find further sailings to other destinations such as Portugal, Spain, the Canaries and other destinations here.
Newcastle and the Port of Tyne are well connected to the rest of Northern England, Scotland and beyond. You may find more information on how to get to Newcastle below.
GETTING TO NEWCASTLE
The nearest airport is Newcastle International Airport. Port of Tyne is approximately 35 minutes away by car. Newcastle airport is also served by flights from other airports in the UK. You may also reach the port by metro, located inside the airport.
Head for Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal, NE29 6EE. The car park is only a few minutes’ walk from the International Passenger Terminal. Parking is free for the first 4 hours, then costs £12 per every 24 hours.
You may pay for your parking ticket by cash or card before leaving the terminal. A lost tickets will cost £15 per day. The car park is open from 7am – 8pm daily. Parking facilities cannot be reversed.
The nearest train station is Newcastle Central Station, with intercity services serving London, Edinburgh and York. It is a 30-minute taxi ride which costs approximately £15. You may also opt to take the metro from Newcastle Central Station to any of the below stops.
The closest metro stops are Percy Main, North Shields and Northumberland Park. Percy Main is a 20 minute walk from Port of Tyne. All stops are also served by bus to the port. The Go North East no. 19 bus service stops at the Royal Quays Shopping Centre, which is only a few minutes’ walk to the passenger terminal.