Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions with answers regarding the ferry to Texel. Questions about parking, rates, schedule, reservations, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions ferry Texel

Is the price for my car including occupants?

All occupants must be in the vehicle when the vehicle passes the counter. The price for the car includes a maximum of 9 passengers. An additional payment must be made for a trailer, caravan or bicycle carrier. There is no need to pay for bicycles on a roof rack.

Are the Texel ferry costs for a single trip?

All mentioned rates are for a return ticket. You can’t buy a one way ticket.

Can I book a reservation for a passenger ferry ticket?

Reserving a spot on the ferry to Texel is not possible. Extra capacity and crossings are used during busy periods. During the high season and during school holidays, a short waiting period may occasionally arise.

Can I get a group discount?

No, TESO does not offer a group rate. Based on its sustainability philosophy, TESO strives for an attractive rate for all pedestrians and cyclists, regardless of whether this is a group of travelers.

How much does parking cost?

In Den Helder can be parked for free at the ferry terminal of Den Helder (right next to the terminal).

What time should I at the terminal?

It is advisable to be at the terminal at least half an hour before departure of the ferry.

How do I get to my destination on Texel?

Buses and taxis are available on Texel. You can also rent bikes on Texel.

How long does the crossing take?

The crossing takes about 20 minutes.

What is the maximum vehicle height?

The maximum vehicle height on the ferry to Texel is 4.20 meters.

Is there free WIFI available on the boat to Texel?

Yes, free wireless internet (WIFI) is available in the salons of the ferries and at the terminal.

What is a TESO pass?

The TESO pass is a reloadable chip card that you can use for traveling on the ferry to Texel.