Waddentaxi Vlieland

In a hurry? Or missed the last Vlieland Ferry? Contact the Waddentaxi Vlieland. The Waddentaxi Vlieland brings you quick and safe from the mainland to the island. A maximum of twelve people can board De Zeehond (The Seal), so reservations are recommended. There is enough luggage space on the boat and coffee and tea are complimentary.

Waddentaxi Vlieland private and exclusive rental

It is also possible to rent the Waddentaxi Vlieland exclusively, based on your needs and wishes. The Waddentaxi also offers trips to the other Wadden islands; Texel, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog.

Travel time

The Waddentaxi sails a lot faster than the regular ferry to Vlieland. Within an hour you will be taken from Harlingen to Vlieland (or Terschelling). The trip between the two islands takes only half an hour.

Waddentaxi Vlieland costs

The prices below do not include tourist tax, but include VAT and transport (by taxi) from the marina on Vlieland to your final destination on the island.

  • A one way ticket from Harlingen to Vlieland (or vice versa) costs € 32,40, a return ticket is € 54,00.
  • A one way ticket from Harlingen to Terschelling (or vice versa) costs € 32,40, a return ticket is € 54,00.
  • A one way ticket from Vlieland to Terschelling (or vice versa) costs € 32,40, a return ticket is € 54,00.

Single ticket Waddentaxi Vlieland

In addition to the regular departure times, the Waddentaxi also has custom departures. The costs are € 34,56 per person. You can check departure times on Twitter.

The Waddentaxi Vlieland
Waddentaxi to Vlieland

Boarding location Waddentaxi

The boarding location for the Waddentaxi to Vlieland is the new Sassteiger, near the Sasbrug (bridge), in Harlingen. The final destination on Vlieland is the marina (Havenweg), where the boat arrives. It is possible to make arrangements for other boarding and arrival locations, just contact the Waddentaxi company for this.


Although there is enough room for luggage on the Waddentaxi Vlieland, there are some guidelines. Three pieces of luggage per person are allowed. You may also bring carry-on luggage on the boat. Every passenger can take a bicycle (+ bicycle trailer) with them.

Staff party, excursion or wedding on Vlieland

Renting the Waddentaxi exclusively is a perfect idea for staff parties, excursions or wedding parties. You can set your own departure times. A complete overview of all costs and possibilities can be found on the Waddentaxi website.

Bring your bicycle or dog to Vlieland

You can bring one bicycle per person on board, free or charge. Vlieland is a great island for a nice bike ride. Scooters, carts, etc. are not allowed on the boat. Dogs are allowed on the boat to Vlieland, also free of charge. You don’t have to buy a separate ticket for your pet.

Kids and people with disabilities

The maximum number of twelve people that can board the Waddentaxi includes babies and children. Due to limited facilities, the Waddentaxi is unfortunately not suitable for people with disabilities and wheelchair users. The Waddentaxi can be used for emergency or patient transport.