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 14 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.

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
    • 14 Sailings Weekly 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

  • "A very comfortable trip"

    Even though I arrived at Hook of Holland too late to catch the ferry that I should have taken (I started from Sweden), the staff at the Stena Lines office helped me to rebook, and allocated me a cabin. The loading went smoothly and then I was able to go directly to the restaurant and have a relaxing dinner. Breakfast was also good and set me up for the next part of the journey to North Wales (another 350 miles). Very good service all round.

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

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  • "Comfortable, but a little expensive "

    The crossing was good and the ship is very comfortable but cannot understand why items in the shop and Restaurant has to be so expensive. When comparing costs with other Stena Line ferries....i.e. Travelumnde to Ventspils. Crew are really very friendly and so very helpful and approachable.

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

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  • "great"

    i am like all time use this stena line big thanks to all stuff

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

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  • "holiday"

    Great no problem

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

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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.