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Fjord Line operates a fleet of modern cruise ferries connecting Western Norway to Great Britain and the Continent sailings from Newcastle connect you to Bergen, Stavanger and Haugsesund.
Fjordline Ferries sailings are conveniently timed from Newcastle allowing easy access to and from the port, and with up to three sailings a week and a range of fares to suit all budgets, sailing to Norway with Fjordline Ferries is the perfect way to Western Norway gateway to the Fjords.
Taking your own car to Norway with Fjordline Ferries gives you the freedom and flexibility to go where you please to sample nature's diversity as well as the many and interesting man-made attractions. Book Fjordline Ferries with
About Fjordline Ferries
Fjordline Ferries has deep roots in passenger ferry services and following their acquisition of the Color Line service from Newcastle is proud to continue the historic link between Western Norway and Great Britain.
Fjordline Ferries is a major operator of passenger ferry services sailing from Norway.
Fjordline Ferries are committed to offering their guests value for money.
Fjordline Ferries have a range of value options according to the travel or holiday selected on all of the following routes that you may book online at www.ferryto.co.uk:-
Fjordline Ferry Route
Newcastle to Stavanger
Newcastle to Haugesund
Newcastle to Bergen
Haugesund to Bergen
Stavenger to Haugesund
Stavenger to Hanstholm
Fjord Line's new ship, the luxurious 'Fjord Norway', sails once a week in autumn & winter, twice a week from May to September, from Newcastle to Bergen and Stavanger in Norway.
Newcastle to Bergen & Stavanger Timetable
5 Jan-14 May & 7 Sept-17 Dec
18 May to 4 September
| Newcastle depart
|| 19:00 Sat
|| Newcastle depart
|| 13:30 Fri
|| 20:00 Sun
| Stavanger arrive
|| 14:30 Sun
|| Stavanger arrive
|| 08:45 Sat
|| 15:15 Mon
| Haugesund arrive
|| 17:00 Sun
|| Haugesund arrive
|| 11:15 Sat
|| 17:45 Mon
| Bergen arrive
|| 21:15 Sun*
|| Bergen arrive
|| 15:30 Sat
|| 22:00 Mon*
Bergen & Stavanger to Newcastle Timetable
|5 Jan-14 May & 7 Sept-17 Dec
18 May - 4 September
|| 17:00 Thurs
|| 17:30 Sat
|| 11:00 Thurs
|| 21:15 Thurs
|| 21:45 Sat
|| 15:15 Thurs
|| 23:45 Thurs
|| 23:55 Sat
|| 17:45 Thurs
|| 19:00 Fri*
|| 18:00 Sun
|| 11:30 Thurs
* Passengers may spend the night on board and disembark next morning if they prefer.
On Board MS Fjord Norway
Cabin Information - MS Fjord Norway offers cabins in a number of categories. All cabins are welcoming and comfortable with shower and toilet.
Size, interior and standard ranges from the more basic cabins to five-star accommodation with added comfort and luxury. Cabins especially equipped for the disabled are also available.
Please note upper berths are not suitable for young children.
Your cabin number is shown on your boarding card, staff will direct you to your cabin location.
All cabins have sh/wc.Towels and soap are provided. Electricity supply is 220v with a European two-pin socket. Keys are located inside the cabin. For any questions you may have with regard to your cabin, please contact the reception.
The available cabin classes are:-
Fjord Class Suite with doublebed and TV (FC)
De luxe 2 bedded window cabin(L2)
De luxe 3 & 4 berth window cabin (L3 & L4)
2 bedded window cabin (N2)
3 & 4 bedded window cabin (N3 & N4)
Doublebedded window cabin (P2)
2 bedded window cabin (F2)
2 berth window cabin (G2)
3 & 4 berth window cabin (F3 & F4)
4 berth window cabin (G4)
2 berth inside cabin (T2)
3 & 4 berth inside cabin below cardeck (B3 & B4)
2 bedded inside cabin below cardeck (B2)
2 bedded inside/outside cabin for disabled (HU2 & HI2)
If you would like to upgrade your cabin category you can do so for an additional charge.
Replacement of faulty or lost key cards is dealt with at the reception.
Ship’s Time - Ship’s time is the same as in Norway, which is 1 hour ahead of UK time.
Information Desk - Is on deck 6 and staffed 24 hours a day. A daily programme of events is displayed here, and there is also an exchange bureau, opening times are advertised.
Passenger Information Meeting - A meeting is held for passengers, providing details of on board activities, instructions for arrival, details of access to the ship for passengers with an overnight on board in Bergen, and return check-in details. Timings will be announced and shown on the daily programme of events.
Payment on Board - You may use Sterling, Norwegian Krone, credit cards, personal cheques, with a cheque guarantee card. Cash cannot be given against debit cards.
Restaurants - There are extensive dining options available on board, from a light snack to a gourmet meal. With 7 different restaurants, MS Fjord Norway has something to suit any taste and event. In Plaza Street, the restaurants are lined up one after another. Choose between the À la Carte Restaurant Bergensfjord, Italian-inspired Prego, and Chucks – a real Steak House.
The Buffet Restaurant Lehmkhul, has a large selection of hot and cold dishes on offer and if you’re only feeling peckish you are sure to find something tempting in our cafeteria Nautilus.
A discount is available for buffet meals prepaid in advance of travel. Prepaid meal vouchers are issued at check-in, to be presented to the restaurant on entering. Lost or unused vouchers cannot be replaced or refunded. Table reservations are to be made on board.
Tax Free Savings -
Duty free savings are still available on our sailings to and from Norway. Be sure to check out the latest offers from a wide selection of products available from our on board shop. Fjord Line has an extensive range of duty free products with international brands to tempt you with:
- FashionPerfume and aftershave
- Beer, wine and liquers
- Soft drinks
- Chocolate and other treats
- Meat Products
- Toys and Electrical Goods
Stay on Board Facility - A stay on board facility is available for scheduled late arrivals into port. This must be booked prior to travel. Vouchers will be issued at check-in, to be presented to the information desk before arrival in port.
Exchange Bureau and Currency -
At the reception, Norwegian and Danish Kroner can be exchanged.
You may use Sterling, Norwegian and Danish Kroner, as well as Euros, at all the ship’s outlets.
A cash point machine is available in the reception area. Withdrawals are Norwegian Kroner only.
The reception provides a VAT refund service for Tax Free Shopping Cheques.
A change machine is available in the reception area.
Over-the-counter remedies such as headache and travel-sickness tablets can be purchased from the reception.
For further medical assistance, a nurse is available on board at all times.
Magazines, Books, and Entertainment -
At the reception, you can purchase newspapers, magazines, paperbacks, soft drinks and coffee.
A selection of brochures with information on our destinations and collaboration partners are available in the reception area.
Cinema tickets are on sale at the reception desk. Slot Machines can be found in Down Under and Navigator on deck 8. Information about the on-board activities is displayed on TV monitors throughout the ship and will be announced over the speaker system.
Try your luck in our Casino, or dance to the rhythms of our live bands that play every night in Nautilus or sing along with our pianist in Down Under bar. The Cruise host will announce the days entertainment program.
Navigator is the ship’s main Show Lounge and nightclub. It features two bars a dance floor and a casino where you can enjoy live bands. Down Under on deck 8 is an Australian inspired bar where you are guaranteed 24-hour fun. Our pianist provides entertainment until the early hours.
During the day, you can enjoy sports events and music videos on Down Under’s TV screen.
Safety Lockers -
Fjord Norway has 80 safety lockers in a separate room next to the reception on deck 6. They are spacious and can hold a suitcase. The safety lockers only accept Norwegian coins, and cost of hire is NOK 20 (2 x NOK 10)
Baby Changing Facilities -
You’ll find baby changing facilities on deck 6, by the reception.
Play Area -
It is important to Fjord Line that our guests get that nice holiday feeling when they arrive on board, and for that to happen, activities for children are essential. Anyone travelling with Fjord Line during the school summer, autumn or winter holidays, will meet our mascot - the Parrot Ferendus Flax. He is a funny little character who is always up to something and loves having fun.
The ship’s play area is part of Bistro Nautilus on deck 6. Here, young children can play in a safe environment and enjoy activities such as ball pond, trike-rides, videos, etc. NB! Age restrictions apply.
Cots can be provided if cabin space permits. The cots are reserved for children under 12 months old.
Internet Café -
Next to Down Under, we have an Internet Café with 3 PCs at our guests’ disposal. 15, 30, 60, or 120 minutes access cards can be purchased from the reception desk.
Mini Cruise Passengers - Cabins will be serviced during your Mini Cruise. Should you require additional towels please inform the information desk.
Please ensure you take your passport and travel documents with you at all times as you will need these for check-in for the return sailing. Luggage and other personal items may be left in your cabins.
On arrival in Bergen all passengers must go ashore. Latest check-in for the return sailing to Newcastle is 15 minutes before departure time.
Inclusive Tour Passengers
Vouchers for stay on board should be presented to the information desk before arrival in Bergen.Vouchers for accommodation should be presented to the hotel or chalet upon arrival.
Transport vouchers for internal ferries, where included in the cost of an inclusive holiday, are issued at special rates and conditions are not transferable, vouchers are not refundable if you choose to vary your route.The vouchers should be presented at the relevant ferry.
Contact in Norway - Should you need to contact Fjord Line whilst in Norway contact numbers are: Bergen office 815 33500 (Norway only) or Newcastle office +44 870 143 9669.
Embarkation in Norway
Foot Passengers - Should present themselves to the Fjord Line check-in desk for check-in no later than 1 hour before the scheduled sailing time.
Car Passengers - Should present themselves to the Fjord Line vehicle check-in booths for check-in no later than 1 1/2 hours before the scheduled sailing time.
Arrival at Newcastle - Passengers without cars who wish to travel to Newcastle Central Station can take special buses, which leave shortly after the ship’s arrival.Taxicabs are also available.
Fjordline Norway Mini-Cruises
Fjordline Cruise Breaks start the moment you step on board. Whether you choose to make use of the excellent facilities available and dance the night away or relax and unwind in pleasant surroundings, we are sure you will enjoy the Fjord Line experience.
Discover the delights of Norway's fjord country! Sail away on a short break with a difference. A Fjord Line Cruise Break combines the experience of a North Sea cruise with time ashore in Bergen to discover the delights of Norway's Fjord Country. 3 days from only £69
The Coastal Cruise -
The Cruise Breaks include a scenic cruise along the stunning Norwegian coastline as you sail from Stavanger to Bergen. Considered by many to be the highlight of their sailing experience, the ship makes her way past the many islands and skerries along the coast. Be sure to take a stroll on deck and admire the stunning scenery all part of your Fjord Line Cruise Break experience.
Sail to the Heart of Bergen -
Our Fjord Line terminal in Bergen is located within sight of the city centre with the main attractions just a short stroll away. It's this central location that makes Bergen one of the best City destinations to visit by sea. There's much to see and do in Bergen with many activities through the year. More information on what's on in Bergen may be found by visiting the official Bergen website www.visitbergen.com
Fjordline Ferry Travel Q&A's
Please peruse this information at your leisure, we hope you find the details contained within helpful to your travel experience with our company.
If you have any queries please contact Fjord Line on 0870 143 9669.
Before you travel
All guests must check in prior to departure. Foot passengers are requested to present themselves for check-in at the departure terminal no later than 1 hour before scheduled sailing time.
Car passengers should present themselves for check-in at the vehicle check-in booths located on the quay, no later than 2 hours prior to departure time.
Please remember to bring your travel documents and any receipts showing fare paid.
For car passengers, it is highly advisable to pack a small overnight bag with essentials and thus avoid crowding on the car deck and carrying all your luggage through the public areas.
On the car deck, space between the vehicles is restricted, and we ask all our guests to show consideration when moving around the deck.
There is no access to car deck during the voyage as the deck will remain closed from shortly after departure until just before arrival. An announcement over the speaker system will let you know when the car deck reopens.
Travel Documents - Please check your travel documents carefully before you travel. All passengers must be in possession of a valid passport and/or any necessary visas.Visas are not necessary for holders of UK passports.
Insurance - All passengers must have adequate personal travel insurance. Fjord Line can arrange holiday insurance if required.
Disabled Passengers - Any passengers requiring assistance at the port should notify us before departure.
Pets - We do not carry pets.
Motorist Documents - Vehicle Registration Documents and full UK driving licence must be carried at all times. If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle you should have written authority.
Insurance - UK insurance provides minimum cover in Norway.To secure the fullest cover available you should obtain an insurance ‘Green Card’ from your insurer. It should be endorsed for a caravan or trailer if applicable.
Departure from Newcastle - International Ferry Terminal is situated approximately 8 miles east of Newcastle at North Shields. Passengers approaching Newcastle from the west should follow signs for the ‘city’ and then signs for the ‘coast’, which will lead them onto the A1058. Signs showing the direction to the quay are clearly marked with a when one approaches the city. Passengers arriving from the north or south should head for the Tyne Tunnel (A19) roundabout (north of the river) and follow the same signs as mentioned above.The Tyne Tunnel can be extremely busy and extra time should be allowed. A toll is payable.
Car Parking - There is secure car parking at the quay, payment is by cheque or cash only. Reservations are not necessary. Telephone 0191 293 6263 voice mail only.
Foot Passengers - The nearest British Rail Station is Newcastle Central Station from where bus number 327 departs 21/2 hours and 11/2 hours before sailing time.Taxicabs are also available.
Departure Enquiries - Urgent enquiries within two hours of departure - telephone 0191 2703210
Overnight Accommodation in the Newcastle Area - For passengers who require an overnight stay in the Newcastle area before departing, or after returning, please find details of accommodation that may be of interest.
Menzies Silverlink Hotel - Located less than 5 minutes drive from the quay.Telephone 0191 202 9955 www.bookmenzies.co.uk
Travel Inn - Offering a number of properties in the locality Telephone 0870 242 8000 www.travelinn.co.uk
Terminal Facilities - Currency exchange, café, newsagent, toilets and seating area.
Check in Procedures
Foot Passengers - Should present themselves to the Fjord Line check-in desk inside the International Ferry Terminal for check-in no later than 1 hour before the scheduled sailing time.
Car Passengers - Should present themselves to the Fjord Line vehicle check-in booths for check-in no later than 1 1/2 hours before the scheduled sailing time. Failure to report in time may result in vehicles being refused passage or being carried to an alternative port from booked.
It is imperative that vehicles do not exceed the booked height and length, which includes any items carried on the roof of vehicles and caravans with skylights and other attachments.
Cars are driven on/off.Accompanying passengers must remain in the car until arrival on board/ashore. Leave the vehicle in gear with the handbrake on.Take whatever luggage you require for the voyage, as there is no access to the car deck after the ship has sailed. Smoking is strictly forbidden on the car deck. Petrol tanks should be no more than 3/4 full.
Fuel containers are not permitted.
Calor gas may be taken in caravans. No more than two cylinders per caravan provided they are stored in the designated place by the caravan manufacturer and no more than 13kg total weight.The main inlet gas valve for caravans and dormobiles must be closed during voyage.
Oxygen cylinders used for diving must be empty.
Commercial vehicles and vehicles carrying commercial goods must contact our freight department on 0870 143 9679 for further information.
For all Passengers - Passport control takes place in the terminal ashore in all ports. Conveyance of baggage and personal effects is at owner’s risk, passengers are responsible for their own transfer of baggage in all ports.
All tickets are issued in accordance with our booking, cancellation and alteration terms.
All passengers leaving the ship are kindly requested to vacate their cabins 2 hours before arrival during the summer sailing period to allow for cleaning for the return sailing. Luggage may be left in your cabin at your own risk as cabin doors will be left open during cleaning.
Driving in Norway - An approved GB sticker must be displayed on the back of the vehicle, and black adhesive headlight stickers/beam reflectors are required, so as not to dazzle oncoming traffic.These can be purchased at check-in.
A red warning triangle is mandatory in case of breakdown. Seatbelts must be worn by the driver and all passengers.
Drink/Drive Laws in Norway are strict. If driving it is recommended that you abstain from alcohol altogether - the limit is no more than 0.2% alcohol.
Speed limits are in force throughout Norway, and penalties can be severe, so drivers are strongly recommended to comply with all traffic regulations.
It is recommended that suitable winter tyres or snow chains be used where necessary. Snow chains can be rented from Snowchains Europroducts
A toll is charged upon entry into Bergen city from your resort.
Your holiday in Norway's Fjord Country
Freedom of the fjords... Taking your own car to Norway with Fjord Line gives you the freedom and flexibility to go where you please - to sample nature's diversity as well as the many and interesting man-made attractions. With a population of just 4 million, the roads are virtually free from traffic, making Norway the ideal country for a motoring holiday.
Fjord Line operates a fleet of modern cruise ferries connecting Western Norway to Great Britain and the Continent offering transportation for passengers, cars and freight on sailings from Newcastle connect you to Bergen, Stavanger and Haugsesund.
Fjordline's sailings are conveniently timed from Newcastle allowing easy access to and from the port. With up to three sailings a week and a range of fares to suit all budgets, sailing to Norway with Fjord Line is the perfect way to Western Norway - gateway to the majestic Norwegian Fjords.
Book your Fjordline ferries tickets online in advance at Ferryto.co.uk and benefit from exclusive online discounts and mini cruise special offers.