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
- By a direct ferry, for example Trelleborg Rostock, Malmo Travemunde, Ystad-Sassnitz Rostock-Stockholm or Gothenborg – Kiel
- Indirect ferry: from Sweden to Denmark and then by car to Germany
- By bridge: travelling via the Sontbridge and then via the Danish highways to Germany.
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Map with all travel / ferry routes to Germany
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
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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 Ystad, Gothenborg, Malmo, Trelleborg and Nynashamn (Stockholm) directly by ferry to Germany.
Sweden ⇔ Germany
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 highways to Germany.
Sweden ⇔ Denmark
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.