Start your cruise in one of the UK’s most innovated and efficient deep sea ports, the northern crown jewel that is Newcastle – also known as the Port of Tyne. With destinations on offer like Norway’s fantastic Fjords and the Baltic treasures of Russia, Denmark, Finland and Sweden, these picturesque places can be reached without ever stepping foot on a plane. Enjoy a famous North East welcome and setting sail on the cruise of a lifetime!
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Marella Explorer takes things up a notch with first-rate amenities and her famed All Inclusive. With hoards of dining and entertainment options, she really knows how to impress - and she's pretty stylish, too.View Ship
Marella Explorer 2 is the latest addition to the Marella Cruises fleet – and boy oh boy is she set to impress! Sailing from Summer 2019, she’s the sister ship to Marella Explorer – but with one big difference. She’s adult only!View Ship
Seating up to 700 people and accommodating up to 2,000 cruise passengers, cruises from Newcastle only have you in mind. Renowned as one of the best port terminals, you’ll find trained and trusted information colleagues on hand to ensure your holiday starts off stress-free.
Recently refurbished, the facilities at the Port of Tyne are second to none, with everything you need right at your fingertips. There’s shops, a café, a bar serving a fresh pre-cruise pint or tasty meal, ATM machines and internet access!
Not to mention the Royal Quays shopping outlet is only moments away, providing you access to numerous restaurants and shops, and Newcastle City Centre is just nine miles from the port – making those pre-boarding hours an absolute pleasure.
It doesn’t matter how you choose to start your cruise from Newcastle, with easy access routes by road, rail or air – sailing away to dream destinations couldn’t be easier.
For those choosing to travel by car, follow directions for Coble Dene, North Shields, Tyne & Wear or simply use the postcode NE29 6EE and pop it into your Sat Nav. This will take you directly to the International Passenger Terminal, where a secure car park awaits.
The car park is open from 7am to 8pm every day of the week and is a matter of feet from the terminal doors. You’ll pay for your parking upon your return via the pay stations inside the terminal or at the entrance of the car park.
It’s only a 20-minute drive from the East Coast Mainline railway station, 35 minutes from Newcastle International Airport as well as being close to the Metro light rail system. Or of course there’s always bus and taxi services – the options are never-ending.