A nice weekend away with the Texel ferry to enjoy the sea, dunes and beach? On this website you can read all practical information regarding the Texel ferry. From the departure times, the costs to parking in Den Helder.
Texel is by its breathtaking nature, tranquility and space for many the most beautiful Wadden Island in the Netherlands. Every season has its own colors which you treat to varying landscapes. On Texel you spoil your senses with the most beautiful views, fresh sea air, delicious food and pleasant relaxation. Texel has several hotels, holiday homes and campsites and is therefore ideal for a wonderful holiday. With the Texel ferry you can get to Texel in about 20 minutes from Den Helder.
You can discover the island in different ways. By cycling on the 135 kilometers of cycle paths and walking or by taking part in excursions and boat trips explore the entire island. Visit the various museums and be surprised by the interesting history of the Wadden Island.
Crossing Texel Ferry and ferry times Texel
From Den Helder by boat to Texel? The crossing is about 20 minutes. View the ferry departure times, sailing times, sailings and prices for the Texel ferry.
The double-deck ferry to Texel leaves 1x per hour. The boat Doctor Wagemaker has a capacity of 300 cars and 1750 people. The Schulpengat ferry can carry a maximum of 242 passenger cars and 1320 passengers.
In the salons of the boats and on the docks free Wi-Fi (WIFI) is available.
How to get to the ferry terminal
You can reach Den Helder the fastest via the A7 highway and/or the N9 motorway. The route to the ferry terminal is indicated on the signs. On busy days, school holidays and in high season, take some delay to the ferry port. Plan your route to Den Helder by clicking here.
Parking for the ferry in Den Helder
Read all about Parking Den Helder. When you make the crossing to Texel, you can park for free at the ferry port of Den Helder. This can be done next to the terminal. Follow the route ‘P Texel’, ‘Pick up + Drop off’.
Parking on Texel
On Texel there is paid parking in all towns and at all beach strikes. Paid parking applies daily from 8 am to 8 pm in the evening. Do you want to park on Texel without any worries? This is possible with a so-called e-vignette, this is a digital parking card.