Set sail with the Fast Ferry and do a little seal-spotting along the way

Experience the Port of Rotterdam with the Fast Ferry from Hoek van Holland. Cruise past huge sea-going ships and do a little seal spotting along the way. Hop on your bike and pay a visit to Futureland, the beach at Maasvlakte 2 or stroll through the lovely nature conservation area on the Landtong peninsula.

Mooring locations for summer season

The Fast Ferry runs to the 'Scheurhaven Landtong' stop in Rozenburg during the summer only: not in the winter season.

Hoek van HollandBerghaven Hoek van Holland
Maasvlakte 2Antarcticaweg Maasvlakte
Maasvlakte 1Transferium Maasvlakte
EuropoortPistoolhaven Europoort
RozenburgScheurhaven Landtong



Departure times

The Fast Ferry travels from the Hoek van Holland to the Maasvlakte in approximately 20 minutes. An entire round trip that includes every stop takes around 60 minutes to complete. During the winter months (Monday, 28 October 2019 through Friday, 27 March 2020), the Fast Ferry runs according to a different timetable and moors at fewer stops than in the summer period. From November through the end of March, the Ferry does not run at the weekends.

Fares for 2019-2020

An OV-chipkaart is not valid for use on the Fast Ferry. It is possible to purchiase one-way or round-trip tickets on board the ferry; cash is accepted. A round-trip ticket is valid for one cicuit past all stops. Children aged under 4 years travel free. If you have a smartphone, you can also use the RET Barcode app to purchase a one-way ticket. More information on this is available here on this page.

House rules

Because the RET strives to provide a pleasant and comfortable ferry ride for all its passengers, the following house rules apply.

More information

If you have questions, please contact the RET Customer Service via klantenservice(at), +31 (0)900 500 6010 (usual costs from your provider apply), or by sending a WhatApp message to +31 (0)6 2889 2889.