Contact and location

De Maritime Institute is located on the island Terschelling. You can reach the island by ferry.

More information about Terschelling

Public transport

You can travel fast, comfortable and convenient by train and bus. The Netherlands has a modern network and fast trains connect the cities with each other several times per hour. For the departure times of buses and trains, please visit consult 9292ov.


You may also travel to Harlingen harbour by taxi. For combined transport, you can arrange a taxi at Schiphol Traveltaxi. Telephone from Holland 0900 - 8876, or from abroad +31 38 339 4768. A single journey costs about €95. A return journey about €166. You will need to book 24 hours before your arrival time. To successfully complete your booking, the transport company will need the address in Harlingen: Waddenpromenade 5, 8861 NT Harlingen. And your flight details. Payment is in cash.

If you prefer a private taxi or in case of questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Parking in Harlingen

More information about parking in Harlingen.


Shipping company Rederij Doeksen carries out the ferry service between Harlingen and Terschelling. The large regular ferry makes its way to the island in about an hour and 45 minutes, allowing also for the transportation of bikes and cars. The crossing to Terschelling by fast ferry will take approximately 45 minutes. We advise you to book your ferry ticket(s) well in advance. The check-in with your e-ticket is quick and simple. The address of the ferry terminal in Harlingen is: Waddenpromenade 5, 8861 NT, Harlingen.

Arrival Terschelling

Transport is well organised on the island of Terschelling. Buses and taxis always following up on arrival and departure of the boats. The walk distance from the ferry terminal to the Maritime Institute is about 15 minutes.

Address and contact

NHLStenden Hogeschool
Maritiem Instituut Willem Barentsz
Dellewal 8
8881 EG West -Terschelling
+31 (0)562 446 600