Hoek van Holland Haven railway station

Station Hoek van Holland Haven
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 51°58′41″N 4°7′42″E / 51.97806°N 4.12833°E / 51.97806; 4.12833Coordinates: 51°58′41″N 4°7′42″E / 51.97806°N 4.12833°E / 51.97806; 4.12833
Operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Line(s) Schiedam–Hoek van Holland railway
Platforms 6
Architect M.A. van Wadenoijen
Other information
Station code Hld
Opened 1 June 1893
Electrified 1935
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
TerminusNS Sprinter 4100
2x/hour; Before 8:30am and after 9:00pm during beach seasons and before 11:00am and after 4:00pm outside beach seasons
NS Sprinter 4100
2x/hour; Between 8:30am and 9:00pm during beach seasons and between 11:00am and 4:00pm outside beach seasons

Hoek van Holland Haven (Hook of Holland Harbour) is a railway station in the Netherlands. Trains connect with the Stena Line Dutchflyer boat service to Harwich International in England.

In the past, the station was of importance because it was close to the Hook of Holland Port. It offered many international services to Germany and beyond. The international train services ceased for some years, although Hoek van Holland Haven retains four 400 m (440 yd) platforms for such trains.

A commuter service from Rotterdam Centraal railway station operates every 30 minutes. The service continues to Hoek van Holland Strand railway station, 600 metres further on, during the summer season, reduced during the winter season to one train per hour and only between 11:00 and 16:00.

A single ticket machine is available at the far end of the platform from the ferry terminal exit.

The Boat Train service between Amsterdam and Hoek van Holland ended in December 2006.

From 2017 the station will no longer be served by Nederlandse Spoorwegen trains. Instead, the Rotterdam Metro will extend its line B to Hoek van Holland.

Train services

The following service calls at Hoek van Holland Haven:

Ferry services

Harwich International
via Stena Line
  Rotterdam Centraal
Harwich International   Stena Line
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