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Mit dem Schiff durch Berlin
© visitBerlin, Foto: Philip Koschel

Arrival by boat

No, Berlin is not right on the sea, but from the ports on the German coast ship passengers still getting comfortable to Berlin. Especially Berlin visitors from Scandinavia and Northern Europe arrive on the waterway. But passengers of cruise ships are docking in Rostock, Kiel or Hamburg are going off the ship for a trip to the capital .

Travelling via Hamburg

  • Hamburg-Harwich (Great-Britain)
  • DFDS Scandinavian Seaways, up 4 x per week
  • Drive on to Berlin in 90 minutes by train from Hamburg-Hauptbahnhof or by car via A24.

Travelling via Kiel

  • Kiel-Göteborg (Sweden)
  • Stena Line, 1 x per day
  • Kiel-Oslo (Norway)
  • Color Line, 1 x per day
  • Drive on to Berlin by train from Kiel Hauptbahnhof or by car via A24.

Travelling via Rostock

  • Rostock-Gedser (Denmark)
  • Scandlines, 9 x per day
  • Rostock-Trelleborg (Sweden)
  • TT-Line, Scandlines, up to 9 x per day
  • Rostock-Tallinn (Estonia) - Helsinki (Finland)
  • Silja Line, up to 3 x per week
  • Rostock-Hanko (Finland)
  • Superfast Ferries (since 2002)
  • Rostock-Södertälje (Sweden)
  • Superfast Ferries (since 2002)
  • Drive on to Berlin by train from Rostock Hauptbahnhof or by car via E55 or A10/A24.

Travelling via Sassnitz

  • Sassnitz-Trelleborg (Sweden)
  • Scandlines, 5 times a day
  • Sassnitz-Rönne (Bornholm/Denmark)
  • Scandlines, Bornholms Trafikken, up to 2 times a day
  • Sassnitz-St. Petersburg (Russia)
  • TransRussiaExpress, 2 times a week
  • Sassnitz-Klaipeda (Lithuania)
  • Scandlines-Euroseabridge, LISCO, 3 times a week
  • Drive on to Berlin by train from Sassnitz Fährhafen or by car via E E22/55/A19.

Travelling via Travemünde

  • Travemünde-Trelleborg
  • TT-Line, up to 5 x per day
  • Drive on to Berlin by train from Travemünde-Skandinavienkai or by car via A24/E26