There are 5 ways to get from Copenhagen to Rügen by car ferry, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Carferry  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the carferry from Trelleborg to Sassnitz Sassnitz

$70 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Rostock Hbf 32 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Greifswald 249
  3. Take the bus from Greifswald to Bergen auf Rügen 125 / ...

$20 - $36

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Bus, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Rostock Hbf 32 / ...
  2. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Bergen auf Rügen Ic

$39 - $60

Train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Lübeck Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof to Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof Re4
  3. Take the train from Bad Kleinen to Bergen auf Rügen Ic

$102 - $149

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Trelleborg
  2. Take the carferry from Trelleborg to Sassnitz Sassnitz

$30 - $77

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Rügen. However, there are services departing from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade and arriving at Bergen auf Rügen via Rostock, Rostock central bus station and Greifswald. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Rügen. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Bergen auf Rügen via Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof and Bad Kleinen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 57 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Rügen is 148 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Rügen without a car is to carferry which takes 7 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Copenhagen to Rügen, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Rügen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade station.

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Copenhagen to Rügen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Rügen is to train which takes 8 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 15 min.

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Copenhagen to Rügen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bergen auf Rügen station.

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Copenhagen to Rügen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bergen auf Rügen station.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Rügen.
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  • Distance: 92.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Rügen, Germany?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Bergen auf Rügen via Lübeck Hbf, Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof, Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof, and Bad Kleinen in around 8 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Bergen auf Rügen via Rostock Hbf, Rostock, Rostock central bus station, and Greifswald in around 9 h 15 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rostock Hbf to Bergen auf Rügen
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof to Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bad Kleinen to Bergen auf Rügen
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Greifswald to Bergen auf Rügen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Trelleborg to Sassnitz
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $60
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$19
Small Car
$59

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