Since March 28th 2018 a new fast ferry connection from Wagenborg has been in service, the m.s. Fostaborg. The crossing time of the m.s. Fostaborg is approximately twenty minutes. From Leeuwarden you will be able to take the new 166 bus service which connects to the fast ferry in Holwerd. As a result travellers can complete the journey from Ameland to Leeuwarden (or vice versa) in 1 hour.
Good to know:
Wagenborg Passenger Services charges an additional fee of € 7,50 for the m.s. Fostaborg. This is charged in addition to the return ticket for the regular ferry.
Passengers always need to reserve online. if you omit this step and the fast ferry is full, you will not be entitled to a seat even if you still have credits on your balance. Upon booking and payment of the online ticket, passengers will get a QR code, which allows the crew to validate the ticket.
The meeting point for passengers from Ameland can be found at the east side of the terminal and in Holwerd at the west side of the terminal. The crew will guide the passengers to and from the docking place of the m.s. Fostaborg.
Departure schedule 2020
From Holwerd to Ameland:
|Monday through Thursday||7 a.m.||8:30 a.m.||10:30 a.m.||1 p.m.||4:15 p.m.||5:30 p.m.||7 p.m.||-|
|Fridays||7 a.m.||8:30 a.m.||10:30 a.m.||1 p.m.||4:15 p.m.||5:30 p.m.||7 p.m.||8:30 p.m.|
|Sat, Sun, + holidays||-||8:30 a.m.||10:30 a.m.||1 p.m.||-||5:30 p.m.||7 p.m.||8:30 p.m.|
From Ameland to Holwerd:
|Monday through Thursday||6:30 a.m.||8 a.m.||9:30 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||15:45 p.m.||5 p.m.||6:30 p.m.||-|
|Fridays||6:30 a.m.||8 a.m.||9:30 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||15:45 p.m.||5 p.m.||6:30 p.m.||8 p.m.|
|Sat, Sun, + holidays||-||8 a.m.||9:30 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||-||5 p.m.||6:30 p.m.||8 p.m.|
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