Hook of Holland Ferry Port
The Hook of Holland Ferry Port serves the route to and from Harwich, located directly opposite on the English coast.
Catch a crossing to Hook of Holland ferry terminal on these routes:
- Harwich to Hook of Holland (Stena Line)
Hook of Holland Ferry Terminal Map and Directions
Address: Stena Line BV(havennummer 911), Stationsweg 10, 3151 HS Hoek van Holland
About The Hook of Holland
The Hook of Holland (or Hoek van Holland in Dutch) is a small town in southern Holland. Its ferry port serves the route to and from Harwich, located directly opposite on the English coast.
Getting to Hook of Holland Ferry Port
From the direction of Rotterdam, follow the A20/N20. From Den Haag follow E19/E30. When you have arrived in Hook of Holland, follow the signs for 'Ferry to Harwich'.
If you'd like to take a taxi from the port, go to the information desk in the terminal where they will be happy to book for one for you.
The 'Hoek Van Holland Haven' is the nearest train station and is located next to the port. Local train services from Rotterdam and The Hague arrive here daily.
There are onward bus connections to The Hague and Delft. For more information, visit the 9292 bus service website for more information.
Hook of Holland Ferry Port Facilities
A cafeteria is located inside the terminal building and is open for day sailing departures. There are also vending machines selling hot drinks and confectionery.
Disable toilets are available at the ferry port terminal. Disabled assistance is also available should you require it. Please advise at the time of booking of any special requirements for your journey.
Parking at Hook of Holland Ferry Port
Long and short term parking is available next to the terminal building. Payment can be made at the pay stations by credit card. The first 30 minutes (of short stay parking) are free. 30mins - 1hr: 1€. Long stay parking is 7.50€ for 1 day, 15€ for 2 days and 5€ per day thereafter.
Port information is provided by Eurodrive for guidance only.
More About Hook of Holland
The Port of Hook of Holland's main purpose is to serve as an entry point into Holland and Europe. Hook of Holland is served by ferry sailings from Harwich and is the main port when travelling from the UK. Stena Line operates the ferry sailings between Harwich and Hook of Holland using Stena Line's flagship, HSS Discovery, the world's largest fast ferry or conventional ferry, Stena Line s Superferry. Hook of Holland is a small town with a population of less than 10,000 inhabitants, the majority of the working population being employed at the port.
Hook of Holland Attractions. Hoek van Holland, or Hook of Holland as it is known in English, literally means "Corner of Holland" and is situated on the Nieuwe Waterweg close to the North Sea coast. The area of Hook of Holland has everything to offer from a weekend break to a beach or activity holiday. The Hook of Holland has endless possibilities, whether on kilometres of beach, or cycling or walking through the countryside. Hook of Holland offers a large number of interesting museums and attractions: Fort aan den Hoek van Holland opened in 1889 as a defence from attack from the sea for the then newly excavated Nieuwe Waterweg, now a Coastal Defence Museum; Jan Lels Lifeboat Museum, gives a poignant impression of the rescue services; National Ferry Service Museum the history of ferry services; Coastal Lighting Museum in the 100 year old lighthouse which stands on the Nieuwe Waterweg; the Jan Knijnenburg Greenhouse Museum, situated in the middle of the polder, houses a unique collection of horticultural tools and equipment; EXPO-INFO Pavilion Waterway Centre is a striking building along the Nieuwe Waterweg, which houses two exhibitions: a changing exhibition of Hook of Holland and the exhibition "Rotterdam a safe port"; the Storm Surge Barrier, - the final element of a plan to protect the Netherlands from the sea, the construction being as big as the Eiffel Tower in Paris, but four times as heavy in weight. An exhibition with moving scale models, video presentations and animations.
Other activities in the Hook of Holland area include Boat trips, that pass by the Europoort docks, available May to September; Canoeing from the beach next to the Hoekse Watersportvereniging in the Rechtestraat; Scooter Safari with special scooters for adults and children offers dune scooter safari through the forest, over the dunes and along the beach; Rollerblading at an enjoyable 4 km long skating route through the woods and the dunes; Nature walks - Hook of Holland offers nature rambles through woodland and dunes to the beach and the sea including a long walk route, beach and pier route and wheelchair-friendly route; Bonnenpolder, an age-old polder landscape at the mouth of the Meuse, is an ideal area for cycling and walking; there is an open air Swimming pool, open May to September; Riding stables in the Hook of Holland; Petting zoo; Playground; Bicycle rental.
Hook of Holland Shopping Dining and Nightlife. The Hook of Holland area offers visitors a variety of restaurants, beach and outdoor cafés, pubs and discothèques.