Gedser
Rostock
Ferries to Germany
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Gedser to Rostock Ferry

The Gedser Rostock ferry route connects Denmark with Germany. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Scandlines. The crossing operates up to 56 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour 45 minutes.

Gedser Rostock sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Denmark to Germany page.
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Most popular questions

  • The approximate duration for ferries from Gedser to Rostock is 1h 45m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • Gedser to Rostock is approximately 170 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Gedser to Rostock and this is
    • Scandlines
  • Book Gedser to Rostock tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Gedser to Rostock with : Unfortunately no, only passengers with vehicles can take ferries from Gedser to Rostock.
  • Yes, you can travel with a car from Gedser to Rostock with the following operators
    • Scandlines
    : No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.
  • Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their dogs onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow dogs on their ferries
    • Scandlines
  • Gedser to Rostock is approximately 26 nautical miles distance apart.

Gedser Guide

Located at the southern end of the Danish island of Falster, in the Guldborgsund Municipality in Sjaelland region, the small town of Gedser is Denmark's southernmost town and has a population of around 760. As the town lies on the Baltic Sea coast, its port is very important in the area's economy. Infamously, Gedser was the first landing place of German troops during Germany's occupation of Denmark in 1940. A number of armoured cars and infantry troops hid in the ferry from Rostock and advanced into the harbour as soon as the ship docked, soon followed by another ferry.

The island on which Gedser is located, Falster Island, is in the south east of Denmark and forms part of the Sjaelland region and is administered by Guldborgsund Municipality. The island is home to Denmark's most southerly point, Gedser Odde, near Gedser.

A car ferry route has operated from Gedser to Rostock in Germany since 1995 and is operated by Scandlines. The crossing takes roughly 1 hour and 45 minutes.


Rostock Guide

The German city of Rostock is the largest city in the north German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and lies around 12 km from the Baltic Sea coast, on the banks of the Warnow River. Founded in 1419, the city's university, the University of Rostock, is one of the oldest in Germany that has been in continuous operation and is also one of the oldest universities in the world. The university's botanical garden, the Botanischer Garten Universitat Rostock, is open to the public and is a lovely place to visit. Drawing on the city's maritime connections, Rostock is also home to the annual Hanse Sail Festival which is where you will be able to see many large sailing ships and museum vessels taken out to sea. The festival is very popular and attracts around 1.5 million visitors each year. Also hosted by the city is the annual jazz festival called Ostee-Jazz (Baltic Sea Jazz) and is held every June.

The city's port is one of the most important ports in Europe and is Germany's largest. Ferry services operating from the port depart to Gedser in Denmark (2 hours), Trelleborg in Sweden (5 hours and 45 minutes, with a super fast ferry travelling to Hanko in Finland with a crossing time of 22 hours.


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