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DFDS Seaways

We provide a variety of freight services, from ferry transportation to intricate logistical solutions, to keep Europe moving. With 11,000 people on staff and DKK17 billion in sales, We provide logistics and ferry services that link over 20 countries. Since its founding in 1866, DFDS has established an unparalleled network of ferry routes linking European countries to one another and to Turkey. We also carry about 5 million passengers per year on these routes, although freight units make up the bulk of our traffic. On top of operating ferry routes, we also provide logistics services that are locally based. Complete cargoes can be transported from door to door, and more complex solutions can be provided for large manufacturing companies.

How many ships does DFDS have?

DFDS is a leading provider of shipping services in Europe, operating a fleet of over 80 ships. The company offers a wide range of routes, connecting ports in Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Norway, and the UK. In addition to passenger and freight services, DFDS also provides a number of value-added services, such as on-board accommodation and entertainment, warehousing and logistics, and marine consulting. With a strong focus on safety and environmental sustainability, DFDS is dedicated to providing an efficient and reliable service for its customers.

How fast does a DFDS ferry go?

DFDS ferries are designed to travel at high speeds, allowing them to quickly cover long distances. However, the exact speed of a DFDS ferry will depend on a number of factors, including the weather conditions and the size of the ship. In general, DFDS ferries can reach speeds of up to 25 knots, or approximately 46 km/h. This means that a DFDS ferry can cover a distance of approximately 115 km in just one hour. Thanks to their high speeds, DFDS ferries are able to provide passengers with a quick and comfortable journey.

Mini Cruise Breaks to the UK, Denmark, Norway and Holland

Denmark and Norway, as well as Holland and the United Kingdom, are two popular cruise routes in Europe. The expense of a flight and a hotel stay can be significantly reduced by opting instead for an interesting and affordable small cruise.

The two mini-cruise routes visit the vibrant and exciting city of Newcastle upon Tyne in addition to the Dutch and Norwegian capitals of Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Oslo.

Their Mini Cruises


A short cruise to Newcastle is a wonderful opportunity to get to know this vibrant city, which features a wonderful assortment of places of interest to see, stores to go to, as well as restaurants, cafes, and bars where one can have a meal or a drink.

Please be aware that the cost of your Mini Cruise already included bus transfers into the package. You will see the prices for each individual transfer; however, keep in mind that these are already accounted for in the total cost of your vacation package and will not be an additional cost to you.


Join us onboard our contemporary, comfortable, and well-equipped cruise ship as we sail from Copenhagen to Oslo, the bustling capital of Norway, and enjoy a pleasant short cruise along the way while taking in the breathtaking sights of the Swedish coastline.


Join us on our little cruise between Oslo and Copenhagen, which will last for two nights, and immerse yourself in the laid-back, stylish, and cool atmosphere of the Danish city, in addition to having a wonderful time onboard.


Our much-liked Amsterdam small cruise offers round-trip passage from Newcastle to the beautiful capital of the Netherlands, as well as up to five hours to spend discovering Amsterdam’s historic and modern city centre.

What’s the latest with that? With our Travel Guarantee, you can rebook your trip at no additional cost up until the 31st of December, 2021.


Why Choose DFDS Seaways?

Founded in 1866, DFDS is the world’s oldest continuously operating ferry operator. With over 130 years of experience, we have an unrivalled knowledge of the North Sea and a proven track record of providing a safe, reliable and comfortable service. We operate up to 40 sailings a day on a number of routes between Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our state-of-the-art vessels are equipped with all the latest facilities and our dedicated team of onboard staff are always on hand to ensure that your journey is enjoyable from start to finish. So why not choose DFDS Seaways for your next crossing? We’re sure you won’t be disappointed.




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