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Sailings Up to 3 times per week
Distance 330 miles, 530 km
Duration 18 Hours
Destination(s) 🇳🇱 Netherlands, 🇳🇴 Norway
Operated by Holland Norway Lines
2p+Car+Return in our estimation € 1500
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It is essential to know that this crossing from The Netherlands to Norway has moved to Emden from early 2023: Emden-Kristiansand, and then went bankrupt. One of the best alternatives is the ferry from Kiel to Oslo if you need to get to Norway by ferry.

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Update: For the remainder of 2023, the ferry from Eemshaven to Kristiansand was relocated to Emden, making it the Emden-Kristiansand crossing. However, as the ferry company operating the route, HNL went bankrupt, you should now look into other alternatives for a ferry to Norway or Germany.

Netherlands-Germany-Norway ferry HNL - MS Romantika

In our opinion, the #1 alternative is the ferry from Kiel to Oslo. However, for more guidance, you can also see our dedicated Norway and Germany country pages.

Ferry to Norway: Eemshaven Kristiansand

Ferry to Norway via the Netherlands

Kristiansand—Eemshaven was a new and popular ferry route between Holland and Norway. Few alternatives exist to this route; the most popular alternative is Kiel Oslo.

The cruise ferry from the Netherlands Eemshaven to Kristiansand crosses the North Sea six times a week. Three times from Eemshaven (Tue, Thu, Sat) to Kristiansand – and three times from Kristiansand to Eemshaven (Wed, Fri, Sun). Eemshaven is near Groningen, one of the bigger cities in the northern regions of The Netherlands.

On this page you will find a lot of information and tips about this ferry service from shipping company HLN and its connection from the Netherlands to Norway.

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