Harwich to Hook of Holland Ferry

The Harwich Hook of Holland ferry route connects England with Holland. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Stena Line. The crossing operates up to 14 times each week with sailing durations from around 7 hours.

Harwich Hook of Holland sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Route and port details

Harwich to Hook of Holland Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from England to Holland page.

Harwich - Hook of Holland Ferry Operators

  • Stena Line
    • 14 Sailings Weekly 7 hr
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Average Harwich Hook of Holland Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Harwich Hook of Holland route is a car and 2 passengers.

Harwich Hook of Holland Ferry reviews

  • "Ferry crossing"

    Ship clean and tidy ,Staff efficient helpful and friendly.Cabins clean and tidy and well equipped.

    'David needham' travelled Harwich Hook of Holland with Stena Line on Stena Hollandica

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  • "very easy and pleasant!"

    this was our first time taking the car ferry. it was better than we even expected! everything was on time and very simple. we slept well and were thankful for this easy way to not only sleep, but travel as well, as we made our way to the netherlands.

    'John' travelled Harwich Hook of Holland with Stena Line on Stena Hollandica

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  • "regular cabin "

    Hi All, the cabine was really nice event if it was not like the picture I could see. The bed was bigger than expected. All the bedding and cabin was cean. Also the shower was really nice, warm water and enough pressure. Better than in my house. The crew was really nice as well. For the car, the facility in UK (traveling from UL to NL) is alright. Toilet in the parking area was really cold (it was winter also). The facility in NL (traveling from NL to UK) was just ok. Toilets has been better than in UK. A small bar is also close (I did not comment as I did not try). Town is really close in NL. The load and unload of the car in the shift is really easy, professional people will guide you to this. I do suffer from motion sickness but the trip on the boat was really pleasent. I did not get sick even if I could feel some small movements. It is quite stable. I give a middle ratting for general facility and quality of catering as I did not use the cinema room and the self service (food). The food did look alright and the rpice was not over expensive. They sell some perfumes cheaper...

    'David' travelled Harwich Hook of Holland with Stena Line on Stena Britannica

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  • "A great crossing"

    Lovely ship with excellent staff/crew. Our cabin was very comfortable. The only criticism....... It was a very short crossing. We'd have liked to spend more time on the ship.

    'Susanne' travelled Harwich Hook of Holland with Stena Line on Stena Hollandica

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Harwich Guide

Located in the English county of Essex, the town and port of Harwich lies on the North Sea coast, on the estuaries of the River Stour and River Orwell. Its proximity to the sea has resulted in the town having a well established, long history with both the military and merchant navy. In 1652 the town became a naval base and was heavily fortified with Harwich Redoubt, Beacon Hill Battery and Bath Side Battery. Containing many historic buildings, Harwich's old town has been declared a conservation area.

Harwich has also been home to some notable residents including Christopher Jones, the master and part owner of the Mayflower, the diarist Samuel Pepys was an MP for the town and Christopher Newport who founded Jamestown, Virginia, came from Harwich.

Ferry services from Harwich depart to Esbjerg in Denmark and also to the Hook of Holland. Terminal facilities include waiting lounges, shops, a bureau de change, cafes and restaurants. There are also local water taxi and ferry services from Harwich to Shotley and Felixstowe. The Port of Harwich also accommodates cruise ships that continue on to destinations in the Mediterranean, the Baltic Sea and beyond.

Hook of Holland Guide

The Hook of Holland is a town located in the west of The Netherlands and lies at the mouth of the Nieuwe Waterweg Ship Canal that flows to the north sea. The town, which derives its name from its geographical location in the south western corner of Holland, is of significant historical significance. Its location meant that it was used by the Germans for its strategies that required the use of a harbour. However, aside from this it is a beautiful town to visit and has some lovely beaches with one sandy beach stretching from the town to Scheveningen, almost 18 km away. Along this beach visitors will find sand dunes and some designated cycle routes which makes the area perfect to be explored by bicycle. Visitors should be warned though as one section of the beach is used by naturists!

The ferry terminal in the town is operated by Stena Line who operate a ferry service to Harwich, Essex in England. The terminal facilities include a convenience store and a cafe and bar. All ferries have a shop, currency exchange services, an information desk, video lounge and casino onboard.