Transportation

Ferry in Texel

Teso

Teso runs crossings from Den Helder to 't Horntje aboard huge ferries; journey time is 20 minutes. On some summer days there's a service every half-hour – check the timetable online. Services start half-hour to an h…
Ferry in Texel

De Vriendschap

Seasonal passenger ferry De Vriendschap runs from Texel's northern tip to car-free Vlieland in the Frisian Islands; one-way journey takes one hour, including transport to Het Posthuys. Due to space constraints, bicy…
Bicycle Hire in Texel

Rijwielverhuur Veerhaven

Situated at the ferry terminal, Rijwielverhuur Veerhaven hires standard and electric bikes as well as scooters, kids' bikes, tandems and child seats. There's a free breakdown service. Pick-up and drop-off is possibl…
Ferry in Zaanse Schans

Zaanferry

Launched in 2018, the Zaanferry service links Zaanse Schans with De Rijterkade, at the northwestern dock at Amsterdam Centraal Station. Journey time is two hours one way, with four stops en route. Prebook tickets on…
Ferry in Enkhuizen

Enkhuizen-Stavoren Ferry

The Enhuizen–Stavoren Ferry plies the IJsselmeer connecting North Holland with Stavoren, Friesland, which is on the train line to Leeuwarden via Sneek; journey time is 80 minutes one way. Boats dock near the tourist…
Bicycle Hire in Zaanse Schans

Fietsverhuur Zaanse Schans

On the eastern side of the Zaandijk Zaanse Schans train station, this convenient outlet hires bikes for a spin through Zaanse Schans and surrounding countryside.
Taxi in Texel

Taxi Botax

Takes you between the ferry terminal and any destination on the island, including Den Burg (€14), De Koog (€22.50) and De Cocksdorp (€35). Book in advance.
Boat in Zaanse Schans

Zaan River Boat

After visiting Zaanse Schans' windmills and village, take a five-minute boat trip across the Zaan river for an alternate route back to the train station.
Bicycle Hire in Hoorn

Fietspoint Ruiter

Hoorn is a popular Amsterdam commuter town and this bike garage/hire outlet at the station operates virtually around the clock.
Bicycle Hire in Haarlem

Rent a Bike Haarlem

Along with standard and electric bikes, this outfit also hires out tandems, trailers, kids' bikes, helmets and panniers.