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Travel info Terschelling

To Harlingen


Harlingen is located on the A7 motorway Antwerp-Breda-Rotterdam-The Hague-Amsterdam-Afsluitdijk-HARLINGEN-Leeuwarden-Groningen. The Harlingen bypass is indicated on the ANWB signs for the exit ‘Harlingen-Havens’. On Vlieland no cars are allowed. You need to park your car in Harlingen. For information about parking in Harlingen on

Public transport

There are direct bus routes to Harlingen-Haven from Alkmaar, Leeuwarden and Heerenveen. Not all services connected to the departure of the boats. By train you travel to Leeuwarden CS, here you have to go to Harlingen-Haven. For more information on travel and departure times, please call: 0900-9292 or go or

Quiet start to your trip? Or missed the boat?

Within 20 minutes we can take you from our WestCord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden to Harlingen Harbor. Book our special rates for overnight. Ask about the possibilities on 058-233 49 00 or by e-mail:


The crossing to Terschelling

There are two companies that provide crossings to and from Terschelling:

Rederij Doeksen

Rederij Doeksen provides the ferry crossing with boat ‘MS Friesland’, ‘MS Midsland or by quick boat’ MS Koegelwieck’. We recommend to book your boat ticket in advance. This can be done by calling telephone number 0900-3635736 (€0,10 per minute) or online via It is also possible to buy boat tickets at the counter.


EVT is another option for a ferry to Terschelling. You can book your tickets through the website: Tickets at the counter is possible, but only for a single trip. We advise you to be on time in Harlingen. If you don’t want to take the car to the island, it should be reserved early, because the number of cars that can limit it.

Or hop exclusive to and from the island, with WestCord’s own ship, the WestCord Seat Islander.

Sailing to Terschelling

It is also possible to make the crossing to Terschelling with the sailing boat ‘El Galante’. The travel time will be longer, but you will experience a unique trip! For more information:


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