Travel by ferry between England and Holland in luxury and in style on the Stena Britannica and Stena Hollandica Superferries. Harwich to the Hook of Holland is the most direct route to the Netherlands and Germany from the south of England. Choose from 4 daily sailings with a crossing time from only 6 hours 30 minutes. Whether you’re travelling on our day or overnight sailings, our private ensuite cabins offer a great private space for you to relax and unwind. Choose from a variety of places to eat and drink onboard our Superferries with menus to suit everyone, upgrade to the exclusive Stena Plus Lounge or take in a movie in our Movie Lounge. Don’t forget to pick up a bargain in our Duty Free Shop! Sit back, relax and enjoy sailing direct between Holland and the UK.
Travelling to the Hook of Holland by ferry allows you to reach the major cities of Holland, with Rotterdam nearby and Amsterdam and The Hague within an easy drive. There are great transport links to the rest of Europe too allowing you to take a car-cation even further afield if you so desire.
Just under a 40 minute drive from the Hook of Holland and travellers hit the historiccity of The Hague on Holland’s West Coast. Travelling just little further afield than The Hague and you will reach the medieval Dutch city of Utrecht. The city takes visitors to new heights with its beautiful Dom Tower which boasts the oldest and tallest bell tower in The Netherlands. In just over a four hour drive north-east from the Hook of Holland, drivers will find themselves at the heart of Hanover, Germany, an elegant city steeped in history.
Taking the ferry to Harwich allows you to explore the beautiful South Coast of England with its picturesque villages and stunning views. Of course, London is just waiting to be explored with all it has to offer in terms of culture, history, food and entertainment and is within a couple of hours drive or a short train journey. If you plan on going a little further afield you could explore the sights of Wales and magic of Ireland – the Emerald Isle.
Enjoy exploring the sunny South Coast by car with the cities of Cambridge, Norwich, Oxford and London all easy to reach. Stop off in the many quaint villages along the way, take a swim in one of the Blue Flag beaches and feel the sand between your toes, take in the many UNESCO World Heritage sites, cathedrals, churches, palaces, castles and more. Take it all in on a short break or main holiday – you’ll be sure to enjoy.
With no baggage charges, pack up all you need for your trip and take a car-cation with Stena Line.
New! Duty Free shopping at the port
If you’re travelling by car, not only can you look forward to great savings onboard but you can also buy in bulk in our Duty Free port shops in Harwich and Hook of Holland! Find special bulk deals only available in these shops – simply park your car, buy your Duty Free allowance and let your car do the heavy work. Happy shopping!
Our International Port in Harwich is located 85 miles north-east of London on the Essex coast. It is easily accessed by car, via the the A12 & A120, and by rail.
Visit our Duty Free Shop at the port
If you’re travelling by car, not only can you look forward to great savings onboard but you can also buy in bulk in our Duty Free port shops! Located in Holyhead, Fishguard and Harwich, you can find special bulk deals that are exclusively available at the ports.
Simply park your car, buy your Duty Free allowance and let your car do the heavy work so you don’t have to! Our Duty Free port shops are always open for passengers.
View Duty Free allowances here or ask a member of staff who will be happy to help.
Our port in the Hook of Holland is located on the Dutch west coast, an easy drive from Rotterdam (30 km), The Hague (20 km) and Amsterdam (85 km).