Gedser
Rostock
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Ferry from Gedser to Rostock

There are usually 9 daily and 63 weekly sailings between Gedser and Rostock. This ferry route is operated by Scandlines. Gedser Rostock ferries cost between £73 and £236, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Gedser Rostock ferries.

Gedser Rostock Ferry Times

The earliest Gedser Rostock ferry sailings typically depart Gedser at around 01:45. The last ferry usually departs at 22:30.

How long is the ferry from Gedser to Rostock?

Gedser Rostock Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 1h 58m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 45m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Gedser Rostock Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 9 daily sailings and up to 63 weekly ferry sailings from Gedser to Rostock. These sailings are provided by Scandlines. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Gedser Rostock Ferry Prices

Gedser Rostock ferry prices typically range between £73* and £236*. The average price is typically £132*. The cheapest Gedser Rostock ferry prices start from £46*. The average price for a foot passenger is £227*. The average price for a car is £134*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Gedser to Rostock?

The distance between Gedser to Rostock is approximately 31.0 miles (49.9km) or 26.9 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Gedser Rostock ferry?

Yes, Scandlines allow cars on board ferries between Gedser and Rostock. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Gedser and Rostock.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Gedser to Rostock?

No ferry operators currently sailing between Gedser and Rostock sell foot passengers only tickets.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Gedser to Rostock?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Gedser to Rostock with Scandlines. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Denmark to Germany page.
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Gedser - Rostock Route summary
Departure Country Denmark
Destination Country Germany
No. of Operators 1
Operators Scandlines
Average Price £132*
Average Daily Sailings 9
Average Weekly Sailings 63
Average Sailing Duration 1h 58m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 45m
First Ferry 01:45
Last Ferry 22:30
Distance 26 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Gedser to Rostock?

The ferry crossing time from Gedser to Rostock is approximately 1h 45m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Gedser to Rostock?

Gedser to Rostock ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Gedser to Rostock is £147. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Gedser to Rostock?

There is 1 ferry operator for Gedser to Rostock and this is
  • Scandlines

How can I book ferry tickets from Gedser to Rostock?

Book ferries from Gedser to Rostock through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Gedser to Rostock?

No you can not travel as a foot passenger, currently you can only travel on the ferry with a vehicle.

Can you take your car on the ferry from Gedser to Rostock?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Gedser to Rostock with
  • Scandlines

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Gedser to Rostock?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Scandlines

How far is Rostock from Gedser?

The distance between Gedser to Rostock is approximately 26 nautical Miles.

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.


Gedser to Rostock Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Scandlines 01:45 03:45 2 hours Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Scandlines 02:00 04:00 2 hours Tue
Scandlines 03:00 05:00 2 hours Sun
Scandlines 03:40 05:40 2 hours Tue
Scandlines 07:00 08:45 1 hour 45 minutes Everyday
Scandlines 09:00 11:00 2 hours Everyday
Scandlines 11:15 13:15 2 hours Everyday
Scandlines 13:30 15:30 2 hours Everyday
Scandlines 15:45 17:45 2 hours Everyday
Scandlines 18:00 20:00 2 hours Everyday
Scandlines 20:15 22:15 2 hours Everyday
Scandlines 22:30 00:30 2 hours Everyday
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