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Harwich Hook of Holland

Popular

From: 49.00

Duration

6h 30 mins.

Sailings

2 times per day

Cabin

Yes

Overnight

Optional

Crossing

UK ⇔ Holland

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The only ferry with destination Hook of Holland, a coastal town near Rotterdam, which departs from Harwich. This is the shortest crossing from the UK to the Netherlands, Hook of Holland is 10 minutes away from Rotterdam and about an hour from Amsterdam.

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Stena Britannica Hoek van Holland Harwich

Ferry from Harwich to The Netherlands (Hook of Holland near Rotterdam)

The only ferry with destination Hook of Holland, a coastal town near Rotterdam, departs from Harwich. You can choose between a ferry that sails during the daytime or at night. This is the shortest crossing from the UK to the Netherlands. An alternative is the ferry to Europoort harbour in Rotterdam, not far from Hook of Holland. It departs for the English coastal town of Hull.

Stena Britannica and Stena Hollandica, operated by Stena Line, are luxury ferries that offer a great many facilities. The Ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland will be an exciting adventure!

On this page you will find a lot of information and tips about this ferry service.

Book tickets at Stena

Tickets can be easily booked at Stena

Tickets for the ferries to Harwich and Hook of Holland

Stena Line provides the shortest and most affordable ferry connection from the Netherlands to the UK. Prices start at £36 per person. A welcome added benefit is that NS train tickets (in the Netherlands) and for Greater Anglia (UK) are included. These tickets are best booked online. For reservations made by telephone call the Stenaline Booking Service: 0844 770 7070.

Timetable Harwich – Hook of Holland

Every day two types of ships go back and forth between Harwich and Hoek van Holland resulting in you having the choice between two departure times.

Timetable Harwich – Hook of Holland

DayDepartureArrivalShip
Ma - Vr09:00
23:00
17:15
08:00
Stena Hollandica
Stena Britannica
Za09:00
23:00
16:45
08:00
Stena Hollandica
Stena Britannica
Zo09:00
23:00
18:00
08:00
Stena Hollandica
Stena Britannica

Timetable Hook of Holland – Harwich

DayDepartureArrivalShip
Ma - Za14:15
22:00
19:45
06:30
Stena Britannica
Stena Hollandica
Zo13:45
22:00
19:45
06:30
Stena Britannica
Stena Hollandica
Harwich – Hook of Holland is a popular ferry from the UK to the Netherlands. Make sure to be on time with your reservations and keep time difference on top of mind whilst travelling.

Route to Hook of Holland and Harwich

Departure, sailing time & arrival

How long in advance do you have to be present?
This differs per ferry company. In any case, make sure you are present well before the final check-in time. This is the time as can be seen in the timetables. For the ferry between Harwich and Hook of Holland the latest check in time is 45 minutes before departure, it is advised to be at the location well before this. You can check in 2 hours in advance and check-in closes no later than 45 minutes before departure. Boarding starts 1 h and 15 minutes in advance.

Departure Harwich
From Harwich, the ferry to Hook of Holland leaves from: Port of Harwich, Parkeston Quay, Parkeston, Harwich, CO12 4SR.

Harwich – Hook of Holland duration
The sailing time differs between the night and the day trip. On the day trip the sailing time is approx. 7 hours, on the night crossing sailing time is around 9 hours.

Arrival Hook of Holland
If you travel from Harwich to Hook of Holland you will arrive at the Stena Line docks in Hoek van Holland (Dutch name). The address there is Stationsweg 10, 3151 HS, Hoek van Holland, Nederland

Parking

The Harwich ferry terminal is at Port of Harwich, Parkeston Quay, Parkeston, Harwich, CO12 4SR. The terminal is easily reached by road. The parking lot charges different rates for long-term and short-term parking. Rates vary between free to £8.60 per day.


Public Transportation

You can take the Greater Anglia train from various parts of England (including London) to Harwich International Station, which is directly across from the ferry terminal.


On Arrival at Hook of Holland

The arrival train station is no longer operational, as it is in the process of being replaced by the underground. Please consult 9292ov.nl to determine which busses leave for Rotterdam, The Hague and Delft. Reservations for taxis can be made at the Stena Line information desk in Hook of Holland. We would simply advice you to travel towards Rotterdam and pick up your trip from there. by Car of course it's all much easier and just follow the signs towards either Rotterdam or Amsterdam.

Ferry to Harwich and Hook of Holland costs

Depending on how (with or without a car, caravan etc) and when (high or low season, day or night crossing) you make the crossing, costs associated with the crossing can vary. Below is an indication of the costs and prices of these crossings.

Rates one way crossing

  • Adults: €49
  • Adults + Bike: €49
  • Children under 3 years: Free
  • Car + 4 persons: €236 (€59 p.p.)

Generally, the earlier you book, the cheaper it is. In addition, there are sometimes offers that you can take advantage of. The booking module of Stena line makes it easy to find a good and competitive price. Rates are flexible at Stena Line so the prices above are an indication of prices we got when we tried to make a reservation.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are a number of questions that are frequently asked for the crossing between Hook of Holland and Harwich

How long does the crossing to Hook of Holland and Harwich take?

The crossing between Harwich and Hook of Holland normally takes up to 7 hours, when sailing by night the trip takes 9 hours.

Can I bring my pet on board?

Yes, if you travel with your own transport, you can bring your pet (dogs, cats and ferrets) with you. Kennels are available. There are rules for pets from the British government that must be followed.

Can you bring a bicycle on board the ferry?

Yes, you can easily select when booking that you want to take a bicycle on board the ferry. Bringing your bicycle on board at Stena Line is free.

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