Sorry, the Esbjerg - Harwich service is no longer available.
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Ferries to Esbjerg - Harwich

The Esbjerg - Harwich service was operated by DFDS Seaways & DFDS Seaways Mini Cruise.

The Esbjerg - Harwich route is no longer running and there are currently no direct alternative ferry services between Denmark and England, North Sea Ferries, UK either. Please browse our route, port, destination or ferry company pages to see if there is an alternative option or follow the links on this page for further information.

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Route and port details

Esbjerg Guide

Located on the west coast of the Jutland Peninsular, in the south west of Denmark, Esbjerg is a city and port that is roughly 70 km to the west of Kolding and 165 km to the south west of Aarhus. It is Denmark's fifth largest city and the largest on the Jutland Peninsular. The city's harbour, the second largest in Denmark, has played an important role in the city's development and in addition to fishing and shipping the city and its surrounding area became an important hub for agricultural exports.

There are a number of museums and entertainment venues in the city for visitors to enjoy. The Esbjerg Art Museum was founded in 1910 and moved to a new building in the City Park. The museum's permanent collection includes Danish works from the beginning of the 20th century through to the present day. It also includes works by artists who have influenced Danish art. Since 1997, the museum has formed part of a complex which also contains the Esbjerg Performing Arts Centre which is a concert hall and theatre.

A single passenger ferry route operates from the Port of Esbjerg to Harwich in England. The service is operated by DFDS Seaways with an average of four sailings per week. The port is Denmark's western gateway and is a busy facility that provides passenger and cargo services.

Harwich Guide

The town and port of Harwich is located in the English county of Essex and is the United Kingdom's second busiest passenger ferry port. The town lies on the North Sea coast and on the estuaries of the River Orwell and the River Stour. There is more to Harwich than its port and there are many things for visitors to do and see. Popular attractions include the Ha'Penny Pier Visitor Centre on the Quay where there are guided walking tours throughout the summer that takes in sites including the Electric Palace Cinema, Redoubt Fort and a number of museums and lighthouses. Located a short distance to the north of Harwich is the town of Dovercourt which has been settled since prehistoric times, and has a popular Blue Flag beach.

From the town's port, ferries depart to Esbjerg in Denmark and to the Hook of Holland. Passenger facilities in the terminal have been upgraded recently and include waiting lounges, a bureau de change, cafes and restaurants. There is also an efficient and streamlined check-in system, significantly reducing waiting times for foot and vehicle passengers.