Ferries to Holland

Ferries to Holland

If your considering taking the car over to Holland via ferry then you currently have three options. Ferries run from Newcastle to Amsterdam, Hull to Rotterdam and Harwich to Hook of Holland.

Each route is operated by three separate ferry companies and each have something different to offer.

Ferries to Holland

Car & 4 passengers from £138
2 sailings per day       Sailing time: 7 hours
Car & 4 passengers from £233
1 sailings per day       Sailing time: 11 hours
Car & 4 passengers from £230
1 sailings per day       Sailing time: 15 hours

The Dutch ferry connections from the North England. The Newcastle to Amsterdam ferry and the Hull to Rotterdam ferry both operate a daily service to Holland. They both depart in the evening and sail overnight to Holland and arrive first thing in the morning.

The DFDS Seaways ferry from Newcastle to Amsterdam is the longest crossing at 15 hours 30 minutes. It offers you a great on-board experience, with en-suite cabins, three amazing restaurants, cafes and a number of bars. As well as that each crossing as an extensive program of excellent live entertainment.

For those in the south of England, the Harwich to Hook of Holland ferry crossing is you likely choice. This ferry is the shortest of the three crossings and is unique in that it offers two daily sailings with one of them being in the day and one of them being overnight. The overnight crossing is more expensive than the day crossing because you require a cabin for the overnight sailing.


If your taking your dog or small pet with you on your travels, then you are in luck because all three ferries allow you to travel with dogs and small animals. Each operator will have there own policy and usually offer Kennels for dogs, with smaller animals remaining in your vehicle during the crossing. You pets are allowed to travel to Holland under the Defra PETS Pet Travel Scheme. You will need to sort a “pet passport” out before you travel and can take a few months to get sorted if you have not started the application process yet.

Destination Guides

If you are looking for some inspiration for place to go and see in Holland. Why not check out our Holland Destination Guide for some hints and tips. We have lots of ideas of things to see and do in Holland.


We here at Ferry To Europe have teamed up with the amazing Booking.com to help with your hotel and accommodation needs. So whether you just want to stop for one night before or after your ferry crossing, or whether you want to book your entire stays accommodation, We are here to help!

Booking.com allows you to find deals on hotels, homes and much more…

From cosy country homes to funky city flats, we (and Booking.com) have all your needs covered!

To make life even easier for you, we have already done the hard work and split up all the accommodation by ports, so all you have to decide is where you want to stay.


Hook of Holland


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