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Newhaven Ferry Port Directions

LD Lines ferry Terminal Address (Newhaven Ferry Port)

Newhaven Ferry Port,
Railway Approach,
Newhaven, East Sussex,
United Kingdom

By Car: 

Newhaven is situated 64 miles from London between Brighton and Eastbourne on the A259 coast road. Follow the directions along the A27 then head south at Beddingham along the A26. The passenger terminal is well sign-posted as you enter Newhaven.

By Coach:

South Coast Buses and Brighton and Hove buses operate regularly between Newhaven and Brighton, Peacehaven, Seaford, Bexhill, Folkestone, Dover, Rye and Hastings. Apart from these, National Express also operates a regular service to and from Newhaven.

By Rail:

Newhaven Town train station is a short walk from the passenger terminal. Trains operate directly to London, Brighton and Eastbourne.

Please do not disembark at Newhaven Harbour.


  • 12 km from Brighton
  • 100 km from London
Newhaven Ferry Port

Newhaven is the closest port to London and is easily accessible by car or train from anywhere in England. .

From Newhaven, LD Transmanche Ferries offers frequent passenger and freight ferry crossings to Dieppe in France.

LD Transmanche Ferries has renovated the Newhaven Ferry terminal area to provide passengers travelling through the Newhaven Ferry Port with more facilities. These include a clean and modern Cafeteria, Toilets and Drivers’ facilities.

Car Parking Facilities:

Short and Long term parking facilities are available at the port.

For further information regarding the car parking facilities, please call +44 (0) 844 576 8836.

Things to Do/Visit:

There are a number of interesting places to visit around the port: Newhaven Lighthouse, Newhaven Harbour and Marina, Newhaven Fort, Park Paradise and the Local Maritime Museum to name a few. In addition, the cosmopolitan seaside resort of Brighton is just 12 km down the road and offers visitors an enormous range of exciting activities.

Places to Eat and Drink:

Along the sea front you will find various bars, restaurants and pubs.

Places to Stay:

A wide range of B&Bs and hotels is available in and around Newhaven area whether you are looking for a short break or a longer stay. Visit our Good Deals section and enjoy exclusive restaurant, hotel and leisure deals for LD Lines passengers!