Ferry to Denmark from Germany
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By ferry or bridge to Denmark from Germany
If you want to travel from Germany to Denmark, in most the cases, you can make the trip easily by car or public transport. There are, however, some options when you have to take the ferry from Germany to Denmark.
So in short you can either travel to Denmark:
- By a direct ferry, for example, from Rostock to Gedser or Puttgarden to Rodby. Puttgarden-Rodby is the shortest route in time and kilometers.
- By car from Germany to Denmark, if this is the best way, depends on where you need to be in Denmark.
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Option 1: direct ferry to Denmark from Germany
You can choose two different ferries from Germany that sail directly to Denmark. You can sail via Rostock to Gedser (2 hours) or from Puttgarden to Rodby. Scandlines are operating both routes and specifically, Puttgarden to Rodby is cruising almost continuously. Both crossings are popular ways of traveling to Denmark.
As mentioned before, both ferries sail often. The Rodby to Puttgarden and the vice versa route is almost continuously operating while the Rostock to Gedser ferry is sailing ten times daily.
The fastest route is the route from Puttgarden to Rodby. This ferry is a 45 min crossing. Rostock to Gedser is about 2-hour sailing. Which connection works best depends on where you need to be in Denmark or Sjaelland / Seeland. For most of the other regions traveling by car makes more sense. You can also drive to Seeland in Denmark via the Great Belt Bridge.
Traveling to Denmark from Germany by car
FAQ: Denmark from Germany
There are 2 direct ferries connecting Denmark to Germany overseas. Both make sense to use when you're travelling to the Danish region Sjaelland / Seeland from Germany. This is the case when you travel to Copenhagen or further to Sweden from Germany for example.
The quickest ferry to Denmark from Germany is the ferry to Rodby from Puttgarden, this is just 45 mins sailing. The ferry takes you to the Danish Seeland coast from Germany
Yes it is possible to bring your car on the routes to Denmark from Germany. In the reservation process of Scandlines, the company operating these routes, you can select your type of car and make a reservation for your trip. You can aslo travel entirely by car from Germany to Denmark.
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