Enjoy on Terschelling and Vlieland, with a Wadden return from Rederij Doeksen and Arriva ofcourse. The islands have never been so close. Take a breath of fresh air on the beach, experience the forests and the dunes, cycle over the island or enjoy lunch and dinner in one of the many restaurants.

By booking a Wadden Return at Rederij Doeksen, you opt for an advantageous 'train-boat ticket'. Travel from Leeuwarden, Groningen or Sneek by train to Harlingen Haven and board the ferry to Terschelling or Vlieland.


The Waddenreturn is a cheap train-boat package including a train return from Leeuwarden to Harlingen.

39,50 per person

The Waddenreturn is a cheap train-boat package including a train return from Groningen to Harlingen.

57,00 per person

The Waddenreturn is a cheap train-boat package including a train return from Sneek to Harlingen.

47,00 per person

Leeuwarden -


Groningen -


Sneek -


Adult 39,50 57,00 47,00
65+ 37,50 54,50 44,50
4 - 11 years Terschelling 19,25 28,00 22,50
4 - 11 years Vlieland 21,00 29,50 24,25

Mentioned prices are per person. The fare (return ticket ferry service) includes the tourist tax, but no fast service surcharge of € 7,65 each way.

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Important to know

  • The Wadden return is only bookable for return journeys.
  • Upon confirmation of the Wadden return, you will receive two train tickets in addition to the boat tickets. You can use one for the outward journey and one for the return journey.
  • On the train you can be asked for a valid proof of identity.
  • Bicycle not included. It is possible to book a bike, do not forget to buy a bike ticket from Arriva.
  • The round trip does not have to be on the same day.

Terms and Conditions

  • You can easily cancel your booking before the train journey and the booked departure have taken place. You can cancel via the website, by telephone and at the desk. Cancellations received by e-mail will not be processed.
  • The Wadden return is valid only on the railway line from Leeuwarden / Groningen / Sneek to Harlingen.
  • The Wadden return is not valid in combination with other discount promotions and / or discount programs.

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The Wadden return is a collaboration between Rederij Doeksen and Arriva. Rederij Doeksen hopes to encourage more passengers to use public transport by offering the Wadden return service. This limits, among other things, CO2 emissions and this fits in with the green goals of the company.

Passengers who want to make their shipping climate-neutral book a voluntary surcharge of € 0.50. This amount will be used exclusively for the FairClimateFund projects.