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

Harwich - Hook of Holland Ferry Operators

  • Stena Line
    • 14 Sailings Weekly 7 hr 0 min
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Harwich Hook of Holland Average 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

  • "Good trip"

    We always travel by boat to Holland because the staff are always so very helpful especially as I have a disability and travel with two little dogs. The only downside is the coming into the Britian whilst I fully understand about security it is always very slow where as the Dutch size is always much quicker. On board the boat though I can not fault it or boardding from the uk that is always fine also. I shall continue to travel to visit my family by boat.

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

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  • "Excellent. little more needs to be said than that in the title. ."

    I highly recommend this service both for the quality of the staff and the vessel provided. Nothing needed to be improved upon.

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

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  • "a sound nights sleep."

    I travelled from Harwich to the Hook on Hollandica and returned on the Britannica, the return trip became a personal nightmare as the cabin that we were in (501) became very noisy at around 5 in the morning, I was woken by a shuddering noise which appeared to reverberate throughout the cabin, it was particularly bad for me as I was in the top bunk and it rattled on through to the call for breakfast, I reported this to your "information" desk and in fairness they sent an engineer to inspect the cabin, the problem for me is that the whole reason for booking an overnight ferry, is to get a good nights sleep in preparation for a long car journey back up to Birmingham. We were given a form to complete to register our complaint which I have sent to your office over a week ago and not had any response so I am hoping that this will register with someone and that you will contact me. regards Peter Brannan

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

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  • "Beautiful ferries"

    An amazing trip to Holland on a very quiet boat - had the cinema to ourselves for 2 films. Very well furnished ferry - a great experience! Like a floating hotel!

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

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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.