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Distance 17 Miles, 28 km
Duration 1 Hour
Sailings Up to 35 times per week
Destination(s) 🇩🇪 Germany
Operated by Elbferry
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Seen from the mouth of the River Elbe, the first bridge is about 83 km inland (near Hamburg). So you can imagine that a ferry across the Elbe is important for many tourists. The Cuxhaven-Brunsbüttel ferry was therefore a popular route that unfortunately no longer sails due to Circumstances. Fortunately, there is an alternative available.

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Ferry from Cuxhaven to Brunsbuttel

Niedersachsen ⇔ Schleswig Holstein > Travel this ferry line with the vessel(s) from Elbferry. It is also possible to bring a car on this route towards Brunsbuttel.

Cuxhaven-Brunsbuttel ferry schedule and tickets

The ferry connection (Cuxhaven-Brunsbuttel) departs 0 times per week. The minimal price you could expect in local currency is about ~0. However, ferry prices rise as the boat fills up, so it is best to book early and compare prices for different departures.


The distance between Cuxhaven and Brunsbuttel is 28 km or 17 miles. The fastest ferry on this crossing is able to sail this distance in approximately 1 Hour. It is worth noting that travel time may vary due to weather conditions or different vessel(s) being active on this connection.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Cuxhaven and Brunsbuttel is currently operated by: Elbferry.

How long does the Cuxhaven-Brunsbuttel crossing take?

The travel time of the Cuxhaven-Brunsbuttel ferry is around: 1 Hour. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Cuxhaven-Brunsbuttel ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Cuxhaven to Brunsbuttel (or the ferry from Brunsbuttel to Cuxhaven) 0 times per week. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Cuxhaven and Brunsbuttel?

The distance between Cuxhaven and Brunsbuttel is approximately 17 miles or 28 km.