From England you can travel to Holland by ferry. There are three direct ferries from England to Holland. Alternatively there are direct ferries from England to Belgium and France. From Belgium and France you drive to Holland in a couple of hours.
Direct ferries England to Holland:
- Harwich – Hook of Holland with StenaLine. Click here for ferry times. Duration: 6 to 9 hours, depending on if you travel by day or night. Hook of Holland has a train station. Hook of Holland to Rotterdam Central is 40 minutes by train.
- Hull – Rotterdam with P&O / POferries. Duration: 11 – 12 hours. From ferry to Rotterdam city centre by public transport takes very long. Better is to take a taxi or go by car.
Direct ferries England to France:
Direct ferries England to Belgium:
- Hull – Zeebrugge with P&O / POferries. Duration: 14 hours. Zeebrugge to Amsterdam is 3 hours by car.
- Ramsgate – Ostend with TransEuropa. Duration: 4 hours. Ostend to Amsterdam is 2 hours 50 minutes by car.
With this website you can plan your journey by public transport in Holland.
Zoom in and click the icons for more information about how to get to harbours and cities in Holland: