Amsterdam Airport (Schiphol) to Texel

From the train station at Amsterdam airport (Schiphol) a train brings you in 10 minutes to Amsterdam Sloterdijk. From here a direct train runs to Den Helder every 30 min departing at one minute after the full and half hours. The total journey takes about 1.5 hours. For detailed information and updates on the train schedule, you may want check:

At Den Helder station you need to transfer to bus number 33to the ferry port. You can buy a ‘Texelhopper ticket’ for this bus for € 3.00 from the Connexxion desk in Den Helder. Alternatively, you could buy one from the bus driver when you get on the bus.

You can buy a return ticket for the ferry at the TESO desk at the ferry port in Den Helder. To avoid a possible row, it’s also possible to buy a ticket for the ferry online. The ferry to Texel departs every hour at the half hour. For more information and online ferry tickets, please check The ferry crossing takes about 20 minutes. 

When you arrive on Texel, you can take bus number 28 to travel from the ferry port to  De Koog. The venue is on the line 28 route.

The return trip is easy

Do you also want to return to the ferry terminal or station by bus? Line 28 takes the same route back. A bus ticket costs € 3.00. You will not need to buy a ticket for the ferry; the ticket you buy for the ferry service is always a return ticket and you will not be asked to show it when you leave the island. When you arrive at the ferry port in Den Helder, you will find that you are able to take the bus to the train station without showing a ticket; this trip is free. To use this service, take the exit on the right hand side of the ferry and walk to the bus stop, which you will find nearby. Because the bus needs to tie in with the departure times for the train, travelers are expected to walk to and board the bus quickly, using one of the three doors available.

Travel by car:

If you come by car, enter the address of the hotel in your favorite route planner or use google maps.

You can take your car on the ferry; tickets can be bought online via or at the harbor, although there may be a queue for the cash register. Costs for a car with two persons are around 40 euro.
Hotel Opduin has free parking.

Address venue:

Hotel Opduin
Ruijslaan 22
1796 AD De Koog
The Netherlands
T: +31 222-317 445