Rail and Sail Timetables

Please note: The timetable below is the standard rail timetable and was correct at the time of publishing.

 


Weekend Engineering Works - Hook of Holland to Schiedam Central Station Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th March 2017

Rail services between Hook of Holland and Schiedam Central Station will be affected by engineering works on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th March 2017.

 

A replacement coach service will be provided between Hook of Holland and Schiedam Station, and will serve all stations on this route. Passengers travelling to / from Amsterdam are advised to change at Schiedam Central Station. Coaches will depart every 15 minutes from outside the main terminal building at the Hook of Holland port and from outside Schiedam Central Station entrance. Dutch Railways Staff will be available to answer question and help. Please allow an extra 15 - 30 minutes travel time to / from the port. There will be a non-stop coach-service to Schiedam connecting all departure and arrival times. Passengers travelling to / from Amsterdam are advised to change at Schiedam, while passengers travelling to Rotterdam or further can travel by train from Schiedam as usual.

 

There will be a non-stop coach service from Hook of Holland Port to Schiedam Central station arriving at 08.30 and 18.30 and non-stop coach service will run from Schiedam Station at 12.10 which will connect with the 12.45 departure and at 20.25 which will connect with the 21.00 departure.  

 

Coaches leave Hoek van Holland from in front of the Terminal, just speak to a member of Dutch Railways staff for directions if needed.

 

You can reach the Operational Manager of NS Railways on; 030-7112420 or 088-6718708.

 

Revised Time Table March 2017

During March 2017, it will only be possible to travel from Harwich to London Liverpool St. by coach at weekends.

 

Please be advised, passengers arriving in Harwich should take the 07.20hrs coach for the 22.00hrs sailing and the 20.45hrs coach for the 13.45hrs sailing.

 

When travelling from London Liverpool Street, we advise passengers to take the 07:55 hrs. coach to Harwich for the 10.00 hrs sailing. If you decide to take a later coach, you will not arrive at the port on time. Passengers booked onto the 23.00hrs sailing should take the 19.32 coach.

 

Coach drop off in London is at Bishopsgate and coach pick up in Harwich is on the roadway adjacent to platform 1 and platform 10 at London Liverpool Station.

 

Please allow extra time for travel.

 

Hook of Holland to Schiedam Centrum Route Changes

From 1st April to September a replacement bus service will be provided between Hook of Holland Haven and Schiedam Centrum. Two services will run between Hook of Holland and Schiedam Centrum, a direct bus service and one which will stop at all intermediate railway stations en route. 

 

Please allow extra time for travel.

 

Coach 711: Direct bus service Hoek van Holland Haven – Station Schiedam Centrum (+/- 30 min)

  • Direct bus service: departs 4 times an hour between  7.00 – 9.00 and 16.00 – 18.00h
  • Other hours: 3 times an hour  
  • In the weekend and evenings: 2 times an hour

 

Coach 713: Stops at all railway stations between Hoek van Holland Haven – Station Schiedam Centrum (+/- 70 min)

  • 2 times an hour 

 

For more information about Coach 711 / 713 timetables please see;

Coach 711

Coach 713

 

More information about the Hoekse Lijn:

RET.NL
NS.NL

 

Customized Transport

  • Wheelchair: 1 wheelchair per coach is allowed. When you travel with a scoot mobile u need to arrange special transport.
  • Walkers and buggies may be taken with you if they can be folded
  • Bicycles: It is not allowed to take your bicycle.