To and from Holwerd
Whichever means of transport you choose to come to Ameland, the island is always easily accessible.
The ferry to Ameland departs from the harbour of Holwerd (Friesland). By car, motorcycle, or bicycle you will reach Holwerd via Leeuwarden-Stiens or via Groningen-Dokkum.
To plan your car journey to Ameland, you may use the ANWB Routeplanner.
Do you have a navigation system? Please enter as your destination the ferry terminal address in Holwerd:
9151 AE Holwerd
Road works "Afsluitdijk"
Do you travel to Holwerd via the "Afsluitdijk", please do allow extra time for your journey. Road works will take place here through the end of 2025.
The bicycle path on the "Afsluitdijk" is completely closed till the end of 2025.