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Taxis and car hire

Have you decided to leave your car on the mainland? Not a problem. Besides excellent public transport, Texel has taxis or you might decide to hire a car. We do recommend that you book in advance if you want to take a taxi from the ferry port to your destination on the island.

Taking a taxi on Texel

A number of taxi companies operate on Texel. They are usually available 24 hours a day and only employ reliable drivers. Taxi minibuses are available for bigger groups (consisting of a maximum of eight people). Several taxi companies are also able to provide bus and/or WMO transport (transport provided under the Dutch Social Support Act).

Waddentax Texel

Taxi service focusing on evening and night transport.
Tel. +31 (0)222-726072

Taxi Texel

Taxi for group transport.
Tel. +31 (0)222 - 315555

Limo & Taxi Texel

Besides regular taxi an exclusive limousine where many extras are possible.
Tel. +31 (0)6 - 30592603

Taxi Botax

Taxi transport to, from and on Texel, available for transport up to 8 people.
Tel. +31 (0)222 - 315888

TBO Texel

Regular taxi transport and special taxi transport for the disabled.
Tel. +31 (0)222 - 312000

Bus transport on Texel

If you want to travel on Texel with the Connexxion bus, leave the ferry on the right-hand side. From the bus station at the ferry port, you can travel to Den Burg (stop Elemert) or De Koog with Connexxion bus line 28.


For all other stops on the island you travel with the Texelhopper. The Texelhopper vans run from the first to the last ferry. So you can always travel with the Texelhopper to and from any regular ferry. On the so-called 'intermediate boats' (departures on the full hour from Den Helder), there is no bus on Texel. There are more than 130 recognisable boarding points on Texel. An overview of the stops can be found on texelhopper.nl. You can order the Texelhopper at least half an hour in advance via texelhopper.nl, the Texelhopper app or by phone (0222-784000).

TBO Texel

Bus transport for groups of 8 persons or more on the island and beyond.
Tel. 0222 - 312000

Hiring a car on Texel

Garage Rentenaar in Den Burg hires cars, station wagons, minibuses, removal vans and delivery vans. For more information, call +31 (0)222 - 318 000.

Garages on Texel

Have you travelled to Texel by car and it's broken down? Don't worry! Texel has a large number of garages all over the island; any of them will be pleased to help you. On Texel, roadside assistance is provided by the Dros (Eierland) and Grisnigt (Den Burg) garages and Schoenmaker Autoschade in Den Burg is a FOCWA-registered vehicle damage and recovery business: tel. +31 (0)222 - 313111.


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