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Destination(s) 🇩🇪 Germany, 🇩🇪 Helgoland
Duration 1h 18 mins.
Operated by Helgoline (FRS)
Sailings Up to 2 times per day
Distance 39 miles, 63 km
2p+Car+Return in our estimation € 130
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Take a trip across the Sea to reach the island of Helgoland. From there, you will be able to explore one of the most famous sea fortresses in Germany. This beautiful place is waiting for your visit! The Cuxhaven – Helgoland ferry crossing sails approximately up to 2 times per day.

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About Cuxhaven to Helgoland

These two places are connected by a ferry service that runs all year round. You can make the journey across on a daily basis with the Cuxhaven-Helgoland ferry.

  • The crossing takes around 80 minutes at most, and there is a frequent service with several departures each day.
  • This ferry is operated by the FRS Helgoline.

Helgoland – Germany’s most famous sea fortress

The island of Helgoland is an island and German Sea Fortress in the North Sea. Helgoland is located about 70 km from the coasts of Germany and the Netherlands. It was in use as a fortress from 1891 until the end of World War II in 1945.

The island was first discovered by the Vikings in the 11th century. It was later conquered by the Dutch in 1619. Finally, the island was taken over by Germany in 1890. Since then, Helgoland has remained a part of Germany. Today, the island is a popular tourist destination.

Booking your Tickets

As a general rule, the earlier you book your tickets, the lower the price will be. You can get your tickets for the Cuxhaven-Helgoland ferry online at FRS Helgoline. The price starts at 62 Euro for one ticket.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Cuxhaven and Helgoland is currently operated by: Helgoline (FRS).

How long does the Cuxhaven-Helgoland crossing take?

The travel time of the Cuxhaven-Helgoland ferry is around: 1h 18 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Cuxhaven-Helgoland ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Cuxhaven to Helgoland (or the ferry from Helgoland to Cuxhaven) Up to 2 Times p/day. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Cuxhaven and Helgoland?

The distance between Cuxhaven and Helgoland is approximately 39 miles or 63 km.