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Affordable travel to Texel by ferry

8 May 2018

Visiting Texel for a couple of days soon? What a wonderful prospect. And your holiday already begins on the ferry! Enjoy the stunning views through the large panoramic windows of the ferry as you watch Texel get closer and closer. Or take a look around on the outdoor deck and enjoy the sun and wind while seagulls circle the ferry.

How much does a ferry crossing to Texel cost?

A crossing to Texel is not that expensive. This year, a return ticket with car costs € 37.00. That is the price for vehicles up to 6.5 m long, including bike rack, and maximum 9 passengers. And motorbikes only pay € 11.00.

The ferry service is committed to affordable rates for its users. Therefore they haven’t increased their rates for several years.

You can make the crossing to Texel even more affordable with our three clever tips.

1. Choose off-peak travel
Ferry operator TESO (Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming) offers a lower price if you depart from Den Helder on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. On these days, you pay € 25.00 for a return ticket. The price of the ticket is determined by the outward journey, you can make the return journey on whatever day you like.

2. Leave the car behind!
If you leave the car behind and make the crossing as a foot passenger, you pay € 2.50 per person. If you take your bicycle or motorbike, you pay an extra € 2.50.

3. Travel to Texel more than once
Are you planning on visiting Texel more than once (and let’s face it, who wouldn’t want to do just that)? Then how about a multiple-return ticket? This year, a 5-return ticket with car costs € 118.00. That is € 23.60 per return! There is also the even cheaper option of the 15-return ticket.

Haven’t booked your summer holiday yet? Take a look at these places that are still available.

For more information and current travel times check the website of TESO

 

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