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Ferry to Germany from Sweden

Most booked ferries to Germany from Sweden

Trelleborg-Rostock

Germany ⇔ Sweden
6 Hours
Up to 3 times per day
From: 46,00

Kiel-Gothenburg

Germany ⇔ Sweden
15h 30 mins.
Once per day
From: 95,00

Travemünde-Malmö

Germany ⇔ Sweden
9 hours
Up to 3 times per day
From: 30,00
On hold
frs

Sassnitz-Trelleborg

Germany ⇔ Sweden
2h 30 mins.
Up to 2 times per day
From: 32,00

Travel to Germany by ferry or bridge from Sweden

If you want to travel to Germany from Sweden you have a couple of options. Depending on where you leave in Sweden to Germany you can decide to take a direct ferry from one of the Swedish cities to one of the Northern German ports. Or you can choose to travel via Malmö and the Sontbridge and drive further south via Denmark to Germany. 

Another option is to travel by ferry to Denmark from Sweden and then drive along to Germany, if you don't want to spend to much time on a boat this is an ideal option. Probably the fastest is driving the whole journey. This doesn't have the comfort of a ferry journey though.

So in short you can either travel from Sweden to Germany

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Changes on the Baltic Sea ferry routes

Over the past few months, there have been notable developments in the ferry services operating in the Baltic Sea. The ferry route from Sassnitz to Ystad has transitioned to Sassnitz Trelleborg. Unfortunately, the Skane Jet, operated by FRS Baltic on this route, had to conclude its ferry season prematurely this year due to challenges related to the availability of engine spare parts. ((Sassnitz Trelleborg ferry season ends early, FerryGoGo.com)Additionally, the ferry route from Rostock to Stockholm from Hansa Destinations is temporarily suspended, but there are plans to resume operations in 2024.

Map with all travel / ferry routes to Germany

The bright orange routes in the ferry map are active crossings from Sweden to Germany at the moment – the barely visible routes are currently on hold or just stopped working.

From Sweden there are several ways to travel to Germany. You can go directly by ferry from Sweden to Germany or you can go by ferry from Sweden to Denmark and then drive along to Germany.

Or you can travel via the Sontbridge from Sweden to Germany and then take on of the shorter ferry's to Germany or via the highways by car.

It is always possible by car since there are a lot of bridges. However, in a lot of cases the ferry is the better choice when it comes to entertainment and comfort and getting well-rested in Germany

Option 1: direct ferry to Germany from Sweden

Depending on where you leave for Germany, there are a couple of great options for your journey to Germany. Travelling by ferry is a comfortable way of travelling and onboard the ships is entertainment, restaurants, kids play centers and more to make your trip and enjoyable one. 

There is plenty of choice and you can travel from the cities Gothenborg, Malmo and Trelleborg directly by ferry to Germany. 

Sweden ⇔ Germany

Trelleborg-Travemünde

Germany ⇔ Sweden
7h 30mins.
Up to 4 times per day
From: 46,00

Trelleborg-Rostock

Germany ⇔ Sweden
6 Hours
Up to 3 times per day
From: 46,00

Travemünde-Malmö

Germany ⇔ Sweden
9 hours
Up to 3 times per day
From: 30,00
On hold
frs

Sassnitz-Trelleborg

Germany ⇔ Sweden
2h 30 mins.
Up to 2 times per day
From: 32,00

Kiel-Gothenburg

Germany ⇔ Sweden
15h 30 mins.
Once per day
From: 95,00
On hold
frs

Sassnitz-Ystad

Germany ⇔ Sweden
2h 30 mins.
Once per day
From: 30,00
On hold
Hansa destinations

Rostock-Stockholm

Germany ⇔ Sweden
18 Hours
Up to 3 times per week
From: 55,00

Travelling from Germany to Sweden via Denmark

Option 2 is to travel from Sweden via Denmark to Germany. You can choose to travel this route by ferry from Sweden to Denmark first and then drive through Denmark to Germany, or you can drive the whole trip by crossing the Sontbridge from Sweden to Denmark and then further via the Storebaelt bridge / Great Belt bridge and the highways to Germany. 

Sweden ⇔ Denmark

Popular
Forsea

Helsingor-Helsingborg

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
20 Minutes
continuous
From: 33,00

Oresund Bridge Copenhagen Malmo

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
19 minutes
continuous
From: 63,00

Ystad-Rønne

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
1h 20mins.
Up to 7 times per day
From: 13,00

Frederikshavn-Göteborg

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
3h 15 mins
Up to 7 times per day
From: 63,00

Grenaa-Halmstad

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
4h 30 mins.
Up to 2 times per day
From: 63,00

Option 3: by car from Sweden to Germany

It is even possible to travel from Sweden to Denmark by car (Sontbridge) and then take the ferry from Denmark to Germany: the Puttgarden Rodby or Rostock Gedser ferries. You can also drive via the Storebaelt bridge to Germany from Denmark without having to take a ferry.
1 Scandlines

Rostock-Gedser

If you’re looking for a swift and scenic way to sail from Germany to Denmark, hop on board the Scandlines ferry from Rostock to Gedser. In just two hours, you’ll glide across the Baltic Sea and arrive at your destination, ready to explore the wonders of Scandinavia.
From: 134,00
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Popular 2 Scandlines

Puttgarden-Rødby

The Puttgarden-Rodby connection, operated by Scandlines, offers the quickest crossing between Denmark and Germany, with a ferry ride lasting just 45 minutes.

From: 52,00
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