Hook of Holland to Harwich Ferry

The Hook of Holland Harwich ferry route connects Holland with England. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Stena Line. The crossing operates up to 21 times each week with sailing durations from around 6 hours 30 minutes.

Hook of Holland Harwich 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

Hook of Holland to Harwich Ferry Alternatives

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

Hook of Holland - Harwich Ferry Operators

  • Stena Line
    • 3 Sailings Daily 6 hr 30 min
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Average Hook of Holland Harwich Prices

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

Hook of Holland Harwich Ferry reviews

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  • "Great alternative to other ports"

    We had a very comfortable overnight trip from Hook of Holland to Harwich, with a spacious and well appointed cabin. The journey was smooth and punctual and the price very competitive. Travelling from Switzerland to Gloucestershire we decided to avoid Calais in case there were delays and found the drive up through Germany was fast and easy, with no motorway tolls and with the added bonus of a couple of days stop on the Rhine valley. We're thinking it is a good way to visit the Netherlands instead of flying as well.

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

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  • "A superb crossing"

    My first crossing via Harwich and Holland was nothing more than quite superb. I honestly could not complain about anything whatsoever. I took this crossing to avoid Calais, which has been my chosen way to cross for a number of years. I will do so again.

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

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  • "Boat trip"

    Fantastic boat with superb dinner.Only let down by average breakfast

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

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  • "Overnight Harwich to Hook of Holland"

    Brilliant. Booking web site simple to follow. Number plate recognition speeds up check in which was just a couple of minutes. Comfort cabin was surprisingly good - large, well fitted out, full size shower and great beds. Breakfast quick and good. disembarkation smooth. And the return was the same. A great option to avoid the mess at Calais.

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

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Hook of Holland Guide

The Hook of Holland, sometimes called De Hoek, is a town located in the west of The Netherlands. The town's name is a reference to its location in the south west corner of Holland, at the mouth of the Nieuwe Waterweg ship canal that eventually flows to the North Sea. There are many historical buildings in the town and walking tours are available which are a great way to explore the town and learn about its history. Starting at an information panel on the Blinkplein, there are signposts that guide visitors along the route. Notable attractions along the route are the 19th century light house, an 18th century farm and a 16th century mill. A popular visitor attraction in the town is the Coastal Defence Museum at Fort aan den Hoek Van Holland which was built in the late 19th century to defend the newly excavated Nieuwe Waterweg against attack from the sea.

The town's ferry terminal has a few passenger facilities that includes a convenience store, and a cafe and bar. ferries using the harbour depart to Harwich in England. All ferries on this route have a shop, foreign exchange services and a casino on board.

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.