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Destination(s) 🇳🇱 Netherlands, 🇳🇱 Wadden Islands
Operated by
Sailings Up to 3 times per week
Distance 12 miles, 20 km
Duration 2h 30 mins.

Do you want to make a day trip from Terschelling to Ameland? Or spend a day island-hopping? During peak season, you can go back and forth between the two islands in the early morning and late afternoon.

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Ferry from Terschelling to Ameland

It is not easy to find a crossing between Ameland and Terschelling. The crossing can only be made in peak season and at high water. You can book this crossing via two tour boats. Both passenger ship the m.s. Seal as m.s. Ameland. sometimes sail this route. Often as a day trip to the other island, but these crossings can also be booked as a single journey.

From Terschelling to Ameland with the m.s. Zeehond

Sailing company de Zeehond is a family business run by Mario and Adinda. You sail in about 2.5 hours from Ameland to Terschelling (or vice versa).

Departure/arrival is from West-Terschelling and Nes. It is possible to bring a bicycle, e-bike or cart. Dogs are also allowed

The website is only available in Dutch so we advise to give them a call or to translate the website yourself.

From Terschelling to Ameland with the m.s. Ameland

The m.s. Ameland, also known as the Robbenboot, was specially made for sailing on the mudflats and is actually a tour boat. The reason that the boat is mentioned on this ferry website is because the Robbenboot also makes crossings between Ameland, Terschelling and Schiermonnikoog. This is therefore ideal for those who want to go island hopping on the Wadden Sea.

Tickets can be bought at: “De Noorman” at Volharding nr 2a opposite the KNRM building, near beach pole 33 in De Cocksdorp. This is also the place where the jetty is where you get on the boat. Tickets are also easy to order online.

Again, this website is only available in Dutch, so it's probably best to contact them yourself.

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Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Terschelling and Ameland is currently operated by: Doeksen.

How long does the Terschelling-Ameland crossing take?

The travel time of the Terschelling-Ameland ferry is around: 2h 30 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 Terschelling-Ameland ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Terschelling to Ameland (or the ferry from Ameland to Terschelling) Up to 5 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 Terschelling and Ameland?

The distance between Terschelling and Ameland is approximately 12 miles or 20 km.

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