Ferries from Harwich
There is now just 1 passenger ferry from Harwich, Stena Line operate a twice daily service from Harwich to the Hook of Holland.
The ferry from Harwich to the Hook of Holland is the shortest sailing to Holland from the UK and offers you the only day service (not an overnight crossing) to Holland from the UK.
The last Harwich ferry to close was the DFDS Seaways ferry to Esbjerg in Denmark. It was the only UK to Denmark passenger ferry in operation and in fact was the only UK to Scandinavia passenger ferry. It’s closure means that there is now no passenger ferry connection between the UK and Scandinavia.
Harwich ferries sailing to Hamburg and Cuxhaven in Germany were discontinued with the last ferry to Germany leaving in late 2005. This route closing meant there is no direct ferry to Germany your best alternative is a ferry to Holland or Belgium.
Harwich is situated in Essex and eaily reached from London, Cambridge, Norwich and other surrounding towns. Alternatives to ferries from Harwich could be ferries from Hull, ferries from Dover to France.