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Fast Ferry

Fast Ferry

Fast Ferry navigates the shipping lane from Rotterdam harbour. It offers a fast connection across the Nieuwe Waterweg and sails every half an hour to de Maasvlakte in the mornings and afternoons. It also moored during the day at de Landtong (Rozenburg) and de Pistoolhaven. The capacity: 130 passengers and 50 bicycles. The Fast Ferry sails at a speed of 40 kph. Check Google Maps for stops and routes.

Tickets for the Fast Ferry

  • single trip
  • day-return
  • trip ticket
  • combi ticket

To travel on the Fast Ferry you must, however, buy a special ticket because other travel passes are not valid. This includes the OV-chipkaart and the nationwide OV-jaarkaart.

Ideal for holidaymakers
The Fast Ferry is ideal for holidaymakers who want to experience the harbour area. Bicycles can be accompanied free of charge and the ferry offers good links to walking and cycling routes. You might consider buying a ‘combi’ ticket (or combikaart in Dutch) which includes:

  • Map with cycling routes.
  • Day-ticket for the Fast Ferry.
  • Ticket for the ferry crossing from Maassluis to Rozenburg.
  • Cup of tea or coffee together with a snack in the Torpedoloods restaurant (located in Hoek van Holland).

You can also extend this package, providing additional benefits, by hiring an OV bicycle.

RET Fast Ferry - One-way trip

  • Single ticket (one trip).
  • To all destinations between Hoek van Holland and the Maasvlakte (Landtong and Pistoolhaven).
  • Available at full price or with a discount (for children and pensioners).
  • Tickets can be bought on board.
  • Bicycles may be taken free of charge.

RET Fast Ferry - Day-return

  • Return (two trips). To all destinations between Hoek van Holland and the Maasvlakte.
  • Only valid on the day your ticket was stamped.
  • Available at full price or with a discount (for children and pensioners).
  • Tickets can be bought on board.
  • Bicycles may be taken free of charge.

RET Fast Ferry - 20-trip ticket

  • 20 trips.
  • To all destinations between Hoek van Holland and the Maasvlakte.
  • Available at full price or with a discount (for children and pensioners).
  • Tickets can be bought on board.
  • Bicycles may be taken free of charge.

What does it cost?
Refer to the overview of RET travel passes, tickets and fares.

RET Fast Ferry - The ‘combikaart’
For a day out, RET offers two options for bicycles: you can bring your own or you can hire one.

Arrangement with own bicycle
This costs € 9.50 and includes the following:

  • Map with cycling routes.
  • RET Fast Ferry day-return.Ferry crossing from Maassluis to Rozenburg
  • A complimentary cup of tea of coffee with a snack: Valid in De Torpedoloods Restaurant / Grand Pub in Hoek van Holland.

Arrangement with OV-bicycle hire
This costs € 12.50 and includes the following:

  • Map with cycling routes.
  • RET Fast Ferry day-retur.
  • Ferry crossing from Maassluis to Rozenburg.
  • A complimentary cup of tea of coffee with a snack: Valid in De Torpedoloods Restaurant / Grand Pub in Hoek van Holland.
  • An OV-bicycle
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