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Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) EDI - BER
  2. Take the train from S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf to Stralsund, Hauptbahnhof

€52 - €292

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Fly to Hamburg, train  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Hamburg (HAM) EDI - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf
  3. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Stralsund Hbf

€69 - €316

Fly to Rostock, train  •  11h 40m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rostock (RLG) EDI - RLG
  2. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Stralsund Hbf

€117 - €376

Train  •  18h 29m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Stralsund Hbf Ic / ...

€310 - €1095

Drive, car ferry  •  24h 53m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam IJmuiden
  3. Drive from Amsterdam IJmuiden to Stralsund

€197 - €422

Bus, bus and ferry  •  36h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin central bus station
  4. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Stralsund 125

€86 - €108

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17h 22m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Stralsund

€340 - €435

Edinburgh to Stralsund by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Stralsund is around 33h 15m and covers a distance of around 1950 km. The fastest train normally takes 31h 6m. Operated by LNER, Eurostar, Thalys and others, the Edinburgh to Stralsund train service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Stralsund Hbf. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
33h 15m
Fastest train time:
31h 6m
Train distance:
1950 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€310
Carbon emissions:
102 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:24
Last train departs at:
17:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Stralsund train schedules

United Kingdom → Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
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  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stralsund is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stralsund is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Stralsund is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Germany.

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Stralsund is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £70 - £95 and takes 36h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Stralsund is to fly and train which takes 8h 33m and costs £55 - £280.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Stralsund. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Stralsund via London, Lille and Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Stralsund. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Stralsund Hbf via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 29m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Stralsund is 1048 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Stralsund without a car is to train which takes 18h 29m and costs £260 - £950.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Edinburgh to Stralsund, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Stralsund bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Stralsund train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Stralsund.
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  • Distance: 1048.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 54m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Stralsund, Germany?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Stralsund via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Koeln Hbf in around 18h 29m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €450
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rostock via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €470
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €470
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €470
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €65
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€26 - €120
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf to Stralsund, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rostock Hbf to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Rostock Hbf to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rostock Hbf to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Stralsund Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
HVV
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single
€200 - €280
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€310 - €450
Eurostar
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Stralsund
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €250
Website
dfds.co.uk
4-bed inside cabin
€100 - €240
2-bed inside cabin
€80 - €250
2-bed sea view cabin
€120 - €240
4 berth commodore cabin
€240 - €320
3-bed Commodore De Luxe double bed
€300 - €380
Standard Car (extra fee)
€130

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Edinburgh to Stralsund bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stralsund station.

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Stralsund is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 12:44 AM in Edinburgh and 1:44 AM in Stralsund.

Edinburgh to Stralsund train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Stralsund Hbf station.

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Ryanair, Edelweiss Air, Swiss and six other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Stralsund. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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