Driving routes and how to reach the Port of Amsterdam. Map
of Amsterdam port. Ferry companies sailing from Amsterdam.
Driving directions to Amsterdam
Ferry companies operating from Amsterdam
The DFDS Seaways ferry service to Amsterdam actually docks in the port of Ijmuiden. The
nearest motorway, the A22, is just a few kilometres away. This runs through a tunnel
and enables you to reach the northern side of the river.
Most drivers are likely to be heading towards Amsterdam itself or beyond to the
rest of Europe. So head for the A9, following signs for Amsterdam. Once on the A9
just follow signs towards your destination. Amsterdam is less than 40 km, about
45 minutes drive, although traffic can be heavy.
is first and foremost a busy commercial port. Passenger facilities at the terminal
are pretty basic, limited to a convenience store, a gift shop and newsagents, with
vending machines offering a range of hot and cold snacks.
If you have already booked your crossing all you need to do is make sure you
have the booking reference then follow the signs to the embarkation area for your
directions to Ijmuiden:
From Amsterdam and all points to the south east, take the A9 towards Den
Haag, Haarlem and take exit IJmuiden/Beverwijk on to the A22. Leave at the
exit for IJmuiden. Follow the "Noordzeecanal" and then follow
the signs to the ferry terminal.
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