The ferry from Eemshaven to Borkum is operated by AG-EMS. This ferry company operates three different types of boats: ordinary ferries, catamarans, and a water taxi. The taxi service is particularly convenient for people who commute to Borkum for their work, but can certainly also be used by tourists who prefer its departure times. 


? Travel time ± 50 mins.



⚓ Fast Ferry
? Travel time ± 25 mins. 



⚓ Water taxi
? Travel time ± 50 mins.
? Schedule


 ↩ From Borkum to Eemshaven

Travel information

Tickets can be purchased online, by telephone, at the window, or at a sales point. Children through 3 years old travel for free. A baby carriage/stroller may be taken free of charge if it is being used by a child. Dogs are also welcome on board, though they do require a ticket. Every passenger is allowed one suitcase and one item of carry-on luggage.

Follow the signs for Ferry Eemshaven Borkum to arrive at a parking lot with room for approximately 2000 cars. This lot is adjacent to the ferry departure terminal. The parking lot is open 45 minutes prior to the first boat until 30 minutes after the last boat. Parking reservations cannot be made. Fees are €4.50 per day for the outdoor parking lot, and €5.50 per day for the covered lot.

Public Transportation
Starting in March 2018, you can travel from Groningen to Eemshaven by train. Currently, travellers can take a train from Groningen to Roodeschool and follow with a 6-7 minute taxi ride (call 0595-412611 to order a taxi).

On Arrival
Borkum has a small train that rides from the port of arrival to the town. Your ferry ticket is also valid for train and bus transportation. A baggage wagon is located in the rear of the train for items such as wheelchairs and bicycles.

Ferry companies that sail to Borkum:

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The AG-EMS Borkum Line provides ferry services from Emden in Germany and Eemshaven in the Netherlands to the German island of Borkum. You will travel on specialised, modern ferries, and can also take your car. This round trip has been operational…