Contact & Arrival
Information on how to get to Neuwerk
Let’s go to Neuwerk – By wading car or ship, at low tide even on foot, that’s how you reach the island of Neuwerk. One thing is for sure, your rest begins with the arrival, I promise! Information on the various ways to get to Neuwerk can be foand below. Ask us, we will be happy to help and advise you and take care of the reservations if you wish!
Arrival to the departure points to the island Neuwerk
Arrival to the departure point by car
Neuwerk visitors who arrive by car and want to go by waders or on foot from Sahlenburg to the island, have the possibility to park on the municipal parking lot for Neuwerk visitors at Hans-Retzlaff-Straße 4 in 27476 Cuxhaven-Sahlenburg. Attention: The maximum vehicle height is 2.20 m.
For 4,- € (daily fee) you can park for 9 hours, from 9:00 to 18:00 (between 18:00 and 9:00 free of charge). At the parking ticket machine on the first parking lot (right on Hans-Retzlaff-Straße) it is possible to pay with EC card. The other machines accept only coins. The purchased parking tickets are valid for all three parking lots on Hans-Retzlaff-Straße. Tickets can be purchased for a maximum parking period of 10 days (40,- €). In case of longer stays on the island, the city of Cuxhaven offers the possibility to pay the parking fees in advance by bank transfer (from a parking duration of 4 days). For this purpose, the following form must be filled out and sent to the city administration approx. 14 days before the start of the trip: Application for long-term parking permit Neuwerk .
For more information about the parking lot for Neuwerk visitors on Hans-Retzlaff-Straße, please visit the pages of the city of Cuxhaven .
Those who would like to start the mudflat hike on foot from Duhnen will find parking facilities for cars and campers at the Duhnen beach parking lot, (Duhner Allee 2, 27476 Cuxhaven). The fees for cars are 7,00 € for 24 hours. Payment is made at the end of the parking time at the machine. Bills and coins are accepted.
You can find more information about the beach parking Duhnen here: www.strandparkplatz-duhnen.de .
For visitors arriving by car and coming to the island by ferry, the large parking lot “Am Alten Hafen”, Leuchtturmweg in 27472 Cuxhaven is available. The fees are 9,00 € for 24 hours. There are no height restrictions.
More information about the parking lot “Am Alten Hafen”: www.parkopedia.de .
Arrival to the departure point by bus
The buses of the KVG take you, depending on your desired journey to the island, from the Cuxhaven train station / ZOB to the ferry pier at the “Alte Liebe” or to the Wattwagen launch site Sahlenburg. If you want to walk to Neuwerk, this bus will also take you to the starting point of the mudflat hike Sahlenburg, which is right next to it. And you can also reach the starting point for the mudflat hike in Duhnen by bus from the ZOB.
Timetables, route network, prices and current bus connections can be foand on the KVG website: www.kvg-bus.de
Return from Neuwerk by ferry:
After arrival of the MS “Flipper” a shuttle bus of the KVG is available from the “Alte Liebe” back to Duhen / Sahlenburg (from a minimum number of 25 persons and subject to availability). Please note the announcements during the return journey of the ship from Neuwerk.
Arrival to the departure point by cab
Cuxhaven cab services will get you comfortably and quickly to your desired starting point for your trip to Neuwerk. The trip from the Cuxhaven train station / ZOB to the “Alte Liebe” the ferry dock for the crossing by ship, for example, takes only a few minutes and costs about 6 to 8 euros. You can calculate the exact prices for cab rides in Cuxhaven in advance with the cab calculator Cuxhaven .
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