Eemshaven ferry port in Holland connects you with Kristiansand in Norway with a choice of up to 3 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Eemshaven to Kristiansand crossing is from 18 hours and the crossing is operated by Holland Norway Lines.
Eemshaven ferry port is situated in the Groningen region along the northern coast of Holland. This large port connects the Netherlands to Norway, with direct ferry links to Kristiansand across the North Sea. The main ferry operator departing from this port is Holland Norway Lines, providing up to 3 crossings every week of the year. This route to Norway takes approximately 18 hours and is responsible for transporting over 300,000 passengers every year.
What is Eemshaven known for?
Eemshaven is best known for being an energy port, with three large power plants operating in this area. It also marks the arrival point for a rapid fibre-optic cable, transmitting large volumes of data between the USA and Europe. As a result, the Dutch government have long since considered Eemshaven a key economic province since its opening in 1973.
What is there to do in Eemshaven?
Eemshaven has a wide variety of tourist attractions including Strand Paviljoen Delfzijl. Overlooking the Ems estuary, this beautiful beach is only a short drive from the port and features a pavilion where you can watch live events on the waterfront. There is also North Cape, a long walkway with incredible views of Wadden Sea.
The terminal is easily accessible by car and public transport. Passengers can take the number 41 bus route from Appingedam every hour and arrive within walking distance of the port in about 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can drive to Eemshaven port from most nearby towns via the Eemshavenweg road. There is also a car park with 2,000 spaces available, with priority bays for handicapped passengers.
The closest alternative port is Amsterdam, which is located 130 miles southwest of Eemshaven via the A7.
Borkumkade 7, 9909 TA Eemshaven, Netherlands
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