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Cruises from Newcastle

Cruises from Newcastle are extremely convenient for those travelling from throughout northern England, as well as Scotland and even further afield. Not only does the city have fantastic transport connections, the Port of Tyne itself makes for a comfortable and efficient departure point. Opt for a cruise from Newcastle and choose from a wide variety of spectacular destinations. From Spanish islands and Portuguese cities to the Northern Lights and picture-perfect German waterways, the only challenge is deciding where to go.  

Whether you're considering a journey to the enchanting fjords of Norway or a one-night cruise closer to home, you'll make magical memories to treasure on board our cruises from Newcastle.

  • Enjoy one night of Fred. Olsen’s small ship cruising
  • Sample delicious food, entertainment and personal service
  • Relax and enjoy a taste of ocean cruising on Balmoral
  • 2 days from £109pp
  • was £159pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 26 June 2024
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  • Enjoy a taste of the Norwegain fjords in five nights
  • Sail the picturesque Nordfjord on board Balmoral
  • Learn how the Briksdal Glacier has changed over time
  • 6 days from £699pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 23 May 2024
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  • The perfect short break, this five-night escape provides a taste of fjordland exploration
  • You’ve chances to explore Bergen with a local, discover wonders surrounding Olden, and more
  • Experience scenic cruising of Nordfjord, and a sunset sail by Hornelen sea cliff
  • 6 days from £699pp
  • was £799pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 03 May 2024
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Dutch Waterways and Works of Art
  • Netherlands
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Explore the delights of the Netherlands in just five nights
  • Tour the tulip-filled  Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam
  • Uncover the works of Rembrandt and Van Gogh
  • 6 days from £749pp
  • Newcastle
  • Borealis
  • 02 May 2025
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  • Experience Norway as it turns from summer to autumn
  • In Ulvik, sample local fruit produce, such as apple juice and cider
  • Sail past Hornelen - Europe's highest sea cliff
  • 8 days from £799pp
  • was £899pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 03 October 2024
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Scandinavian Easter City Break
  • Norway, Sweden
  • Fred.Olsen
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  • Escape to Scandinavia and explore two captivating cities for a memorable Easter weekend
  • After sailing Oslofjord, take in the plentiful historic, artistic and cultural highlights of Oslo
  • Spend Easter Sunday strolling Gothenburg’s pretty streets, squares, parks and gardens
  • 6 days from £799pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 28 March 2024
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  • Experience the beauty of Norway in five nights
  • Explore the Hanseatic and historical city of Bergen
  • Marvel at the scenery of Sognefjord from the decks of Borealis
  • 6 days from £849pp
  • Newcastle
  • Borealis
  • 22 May 2025
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  • Experience scenic discoveries as Balmoral sails size-restricted fjords
  • Enjoy friluftsliv by embracing activities such as kayaking or hiking
  • Uncover Viking history in Stavanger, one of Norway’s oldest cities
  • 6 days from £849pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 30 April 2026
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  • Experience magnificent Norwegian fjordland scenery in five nights
  • Immerse yourself in pursuits such as hiking or kayaking in Olden
  • From Molde, experience the unique Atlantic Ocean Road coastal route
  • 6 days from £899pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 23 August 2025
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  • Experience the serene beauty of the Norwegian fjords in five nights
  • Witness waterfalls at their strongest and apple trees in full bloom
  • Explore impressive Voringfoss Waterfall and Nigardsbreen Glacier
  • 6 days from £899pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 23 May 2026
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  • Sail the picturesque Nordfjord on board Balmoral
  • Hike to Briksdal Glacier from Olden
  • Discover Norway's troll folklore on a tour to Trollveggan
  • 7 days from £899pp
  • was £999pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 23 August 2024
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  • Marvel at the nature of the Norwegian fjords as the seasons change
  • Experience local fruit produce in Ulvik
  • See the orchard-covered valleys of the Hardangerfjord from Balmoral
  • 8 days from £999pp
  • was £1099pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 07 September 2024
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Iceland's Whales, Waterfalls and Way of Life
  • Iceland, Faroe Islands
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Uncover remarkable landscapes, folkore and wildlife in Iceland
  • Discover more about the local way of life in remote Ísafjörður
  • Spot cetaceans from the decks of Balmoral with ORCA conservationists
  • 10 days from £999pp
  • was £1299pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 29 August 2024
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Springtime Gardens of Europe from Newcastle
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  • France, Netherlands, Belgium
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Experience the beauty of Monet’s Garden and Keukenhof Gardens
  • Explore Rotterdam on King's Day, and join in with local festivities
  • Sample Dutch treats such as stroopwaffels and Gouda cheese
  • 8 days from £999pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 23 April 2026
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Floral Amsterdam, Normandy and The Scilly Isles
  • Netherlands, Canada, France
  • Fred.Olsen
  • See horticultural highlights in three destinations
  • Meet a local tulip grower in Amsterdam
  • Explore the beautiful Abbey Gardens in Tresco, St. Mary's
  • 9 days from £1099pp
  • Newcastle
  • Borealis
  • 17 April 2025
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Scenic Isles of Scotland
  • United Kingdom, Scotland, British Isles
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Sail past the Small Isles and along Pentland Firth
  • Spot seabirds and whales from on board Borealis
  • Explore the isles of Orkney, Lewis and Skye
  • 8 days from £1099pp
  • Newcastle
  • Borealis
  • 07 May 2025
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The Life and Nature of Scotland's Scenic Isles
  • United Kingdom, Scotland, British Isles
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Discover natural wonders and wildlife close to home
  • Join ORCA to spot marine life from Balmoral's decks
  • Take a tour to Skara Brae from Kirkwall
  • 9 days from £1099pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 28 May 2024
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Natural Wonders of Iceland
  • Iceland
  • Fred.Olsen
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  • Witness Iceland’s geology and geothermal activity in natural wonders and scenic landscapes
  • You can watch geysers and waterfalls, go whale watching and even snorkel the Silfra Fissure
  • Enjoy scenic cruising by Grímsey Island at sunset, past Hornstrandir and more
  • 10 days from £1099pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 17 April 2024
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Springtime Norwegian Fjords
  • Norway
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Marvel at the magnificent Fureberg Waterfall, from Borealis' decks
  • Enjoy a hike at Mount Fløyen in the Hanseatic city of Bergen
  • Ride the world famous Flåm  Railway
  • 8 days from £1199pp
  • Newcastle
  • Borealis
  • 25 April 2025
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  • Experience the Hardangerford fruit harvest season at the very best time
  • From Eidfjord, enjoy apple harvesting and sampling seasonal drinks
  • Enjoy travel around the fjordland by rail, cable car and winding roads
  • 8 days from £1199pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 08 September 2025
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  • Enjoy a ride on the Loen Skylift or Rauma Railway for outstanding views
  • Experience a special diversion along Eresfjord aboard Balmoral
  • Immerse yourself in friluftsliv and embrace outdoor activities
  • 8 days from £1199pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 16 April 2026
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  • See the natural highlights of the Norwegian fjords in spring
  • Witness the power of the sprawling Fureberg Waterfall
  • Hike to the awe-inspiring Briksdal Glacier from Olden
  • 8 days from £1199pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 05 June 2024
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In Search of the Northern Lights
  • Norway, Canada
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Have the opportunity to see the magical Northern Lights in Alta
  • See remote coastal scenery as Balmoral sails the Tjeldsundet Strait
  • Visit a husky yard to learn about local cultures and traditions
  • 11 days from £1249pp
  • was £1399pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 30 October 2024
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In Search of the Northern Lights
  • Canada, Norway, Romania
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Have the chance to see the Northern Lights in Alta
  • Connect with the Sámi people and learn of their cultures
  • Sail through the Tjeldsundet Strait, accessible only to small ships
  • 11 days from £1249pp
  • was £1399pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 09 November 2024
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  • Visit Reykjavik for the chance to see puffins
  • Spot marine life from Borealis with ORCA conservationists
  • Cruise Eyjafjörður, home to many cetaceans and bird species
  • 9 days from £1299pp
  • Newcastle
  • Borealis
  • 14 May 2025
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In Search of the Northern Lights
  • Norway, Canada
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Search for the Northern Lights from the decks of Balmoral in Alta
  • Enjoy a scenic discovery of the Seven Sisters mountain range
  • Spend time with a Sámi community to learn about local traditions
  • 11 days from £1299pp
  • was £1399pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 10 October 2024
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In Search of the Northern Lights
  • Norway, Canada
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Have the opportunity to spot the elusive Northern Lights in Alta
  • Meet huskies on a tour and learn about traditional dog sledding
  • Capture the views from the top of Mount Storsteinen in Tromso
  • 11 days from £1299pp
  • was £1399pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 20 October 2024
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  • View Itinerary Map
  • Embark on a cruise created specifically for seeking out the Northern Lights
  • You’ve chances to witness Mother Nature’s light show from the comfort of Balmoral
  • Explore Arctic wilderness, go husky sledding and have a go at traditional ice fishing too
  • 10 days from £1299pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 19 March 2024
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Scenic Isles and Lochs of Scotland from Newcastle
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  • United Kingdom, Scotland, British Isles
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Marvel at the beauty of Scotland's highlands and islands
  • Embrace Gaelic culture with whisky, Ceilidh dancing and Orkney fudge
  • Witness marinelife such as whales, porpoises and seals
  • 9 days from £1349pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 15 August 2025
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In Search of the Northern Lights
  • Norway, Canada
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Have the chance to spot the Northern Lights in Alta and from Balmoral
  • Experience Crossing the Arctic Circle and the ceremony held on board
  • Spend time with a Sámi community and learn of local traditions
  • 11 days from £1399pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 19 November 2024
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Scenic Waterways and Cities of Scandinavia from Newcastle
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  • Norway, Denmark, Sweden
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Enjoy celebrations in Olso on Norway National Day
  • Embrace Sweden's fika and Denmark's hygge cultures
  • Experience scenic cruising of Oslofjord and Gothenburg
  • 10 days from £1399pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 14 May 2026
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  • Admire the Langfoss and Fureberg waterfalls
  • Enjoy fjordland scenery from the Rauma Railway
  • Tour to the Briksdal Glacier from Olden
  • 8 days from £1399pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 26 April 2024
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  • Take in some of the most memorable Arctic sights whilst spending just nine nights away
  • Your journey has been specifically designed to go in search of the Northern Lights
  • During time ashore, husky sled into Arctic wilderness and go ice fishing too
  • 10 days from £1399pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 10 March 2024
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  • Witness the Northern Lights from the decks of Borealis
  • Learn about life in the Arctic in Tromsø
  • Marvel at the views from Mount Aksla in Ålesund
  • 11 days from £1499pp
  • Newcastle
  • Borealis
  • 15 March 2025
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  • Witness the magical Northern Lights from Borealis
  • Learn about life in the Arctic in Tromsø
  • Climb the steps to the top of Mount Aksla in Alesund
  • 11 days from £1499pp
  • Newcastle
  • Borealis
  • 25 March 2025
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  • Witness the beauty of Iceland's mountains, geysers, and waterfalls
  • Embrace Icelandic traditions through hiking and bathing in hot springs
  • Join us on a tour to go whale watching from Akureyri
  • 10 days from £1499pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 05 May 2026
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  • Witness the surreal phenomenon of the Midnight Sun
  • See what life was like as a miner in remote Longyearbyen
  • Search for marine life from Balmoral's decks with OWE
  • 15 days from £1499pp
  • was £1899pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 12 June 2024
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  • Witness the Northern Lights from Balmoral and ashore
  • Experience the traditions of the local Sámi community
  • Uncover the scientific mysteries behind the Aurora Borealis
  • 11 days from £1499pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 03 March 2026
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  • Be in with a chance of witnessing the Northern Lights
  • Discover the Arctic way of life by spending time with Sámi people
  • Deepen your knowledge of the magical Aurora Borealis
  • 11 days from £1499pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 13 March 2026
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In Search of the Northern Lights from Newcastle
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  • Norway, Canada
  • Fred.Olsen
  • WItness the astronomical display of the Northern Lights from Balmoral
  • Embark on a husky sledding trip across snowy landscapes
  • Explore the science behind the celestial Aurora Borealis
  • 11 days from £1499pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 23 March 2026
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In Search of the Northern Lights from Southampton
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  • Norway, Romania
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Take the chance of spotting the Northern Lights from Balmoral
  • Experience the Arctic lifestyle by going husky sledding
  • Explore the science behind the ethereal Aurora Borealis
  • 11 days from £1599pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 21 February 2026
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  • View Itinerary Map
  • Seek-out the Northern Lights on a very special, shorter-than-usual Arctic exploration
  • With luck on your side, you’ll get to see the lights during nights spent on board Balmoral
  • Enjoy unique Arctic experiences, such as husky sledding and ice fishing, during time ashore
  • 10 days from £1599pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 01 March 2024
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Maritime Traditions of Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar, Spain, Portugal
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Join a flamenco lesson with a local bailaora in Cádiz
  • View historic sites from Borealis such as the Belém Tower
  • Explore the tunnels carved into the Rock of Gibraltar
  • 14 days from £1699pp
  • Newcastle
  • Borealis
  • 04 April 2025
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River Cities of France, Spain and Portugal
  • France, Portugal
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Enjoy a tour to discover the history of Bordeaux's wine
  • Sail past the Tower of Hercules, the world's oldest working lighthouse
  • Cruise along the serene River Seine en route to Rouen
  • 16 days from £1699pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 08 May 2024
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  • Enjoy scenic cruising of the Seine en route to Rouen and Bordeaux
  • Experience Parisian daily life on a tour to the capital, from Rouen
  • Visit the iconic tidal abbey of Mont St. Michel
  • 12 days from £1699pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 28 August 2025
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Springtime Canary Islands & Portugal
  • Portugal, Madeira, Spain, Canary Islands
  • Fred.Olsen
  • View Itinerary Map
  • Begin spring in style with an island-hopping adventure in the Canaries and Madeira
  • Explore volcanic landscapes and beautiful gardens, relax on sun-kissed beaches and more
  • Enjoy visits to the culture-rich Portuguese cities of Oporto and Lisbon too
  • 16 days from £1999pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 02 April 2024
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River Cities of France and Belgium from Newcastle
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  • France, Portugal
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Sail along the beautiful Tagus, Douro and Seine rivers
  • Discover the Portuguese delicacy of pastéis de nata
  • Uncover port and wine production in Oporto and Bordeaux
  • 15 days from £1999pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 02 April 2026
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Exploring The Islands of the Mediterranean
  • Gibraltar, Colombia, Spain, Balearic Islands, Malta … 
  • Fred.Olsen
  • Visit Valletta and Mahón, known for their impressive fortifications
  • Look for birds migrating south from Gibraltar, and meet the macaques
  • Delive into thousands of years of history in Cartagena
  • 20 days from £2399pp
  • was £2699pp
  • Newcastle
  • Balmoral
  • 14 September 2024
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Getting to Newcastle Cruise Terminal

If you're planning a cruise from Newcastle, you will be happy to discover that travelling to the Port of Tyne is simple and convenient. With great rail and road links, coaches, shuttle buses, and the metro, the city is easy to navigate.

By train: The closest train station to the port is Newcastle Central Station, with services to and from London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York, Leeds, Birmingham and Bristol among many others. The train station is a 30-minute taxi ride away from the port, and there is also the DFDS shuttle bus (open to passengers for all cruise lines) that runs from the opposite the train station. Alternatively, you can choose to take the Metro to Northumberland Park or Percy Main, and then get a bus or taxi (the Port is 20 minutes by foot).

By car: To reach the Port of Tyne by car, follow signage directing you northbound on the A19. Satnav users can use the postcode NE29 6EE to be directed to the port.

Facilities in the port of Newcastle

The cruise terminal is spacious and comfortable, with a capacity of up to 2,000 passengers. Inside the terminal you'll find a café and bar, a shop, toilets and an ATM. The Royal Quays shopping centre is also a few minutes by foot and offers a range of shops and eateries.

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