Departure times from Holwert (Holwerd) to Ameland - Tourist Information

Departure times Holwert (Holwerd) -> Ameland

What time does the ferry from Holwert (Holwerd) to Ameland leave? This page provides a complete overview of departure times. 

On busy days, Wagenborg Passenger Services operates extra departures outside the standard timetable.

Crossing time: approx. 50 minutes 
Time table valid from: 01-01-2024 through 31-12-2024

Mon - Friday 07:15 09:45 12:15 14:45 17:15 19:45*
Saturday 07:15
01.04 - 31.10
09:45 12:15 14:45 17:15 19:45
Sundays and holidays   09:45 12:15 14:45 17:15 19:45

Additional crossings

There will be additional crossings on busy days. Want a total overview of all crossings on a specific date? Then check the departure overview on the Wagenborg Passenger Services website.


  • As foot passengers, you buy your ticket online or at the ticket machine in the terminal. In doing so, you book a date and time for the outward and return journey. You can easily change or cancel the tickets online up to 1 hour before departure.
  • Tickets can be purchased via the Wagenborg Passagiersdiensten website.

Holidays are: New Year's Day, Easter Monday, Kingsday (27/4), Ascension Day, Whit Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day.


Taking a bicycle, motorbike, car or caravan to Ameland? Then a reservation must be made. Tip: do this well in advance due to the available space on the boat. Reservations can be made online or by calling 003188-1031000*. Please have your license plate number and dates of your outbound and return journey ready for the call. 

* If you call from the Netherlands, you can reach Wagenborg Passenger Services on 0900-9238.

Force Majeure excluded. Transfer is permitted if unchanged.


Source: Wagenborg Passenger Services.

* Not on 4 and 5 December 2024

Wagenborg Passagiersdiensten

Reeweg 4
9163 Gv, Nes

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