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

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Car ferry  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the car ferry from Sassnitz to Trelleborg

510 kr - 853 kr

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bergen auf Rügen to Greifswald 170 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greifswald to Rostock, Rostock central bus station 249
  3. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Copenhagen 032

255 kr - 324 kr

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Bergen Auf Ruegen to Rostock Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Copenhagen 032

342 kr - 626 kr

Train  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bergen Auf Ruegen to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

775 kr - 1162 kr

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 9m

  1. Drive from Bergen auf Rügen to Rostock
  2. Take the car ferry from Rostock to Trelleborg
  3. Drive from Trelleborg to Copenhagen

357 kr - 462 kr

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Rügen to Copenhagen is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Rügen to Copenhagen is to car ferry which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 5h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rügen to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Bergen auf Rügen and arriving at Copenhagen via Greifswald and Rostock, Rostock central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rügen to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Bergen Auf Ruegen and arriving at København H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 18m.

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The distance between Rügen and Copenhagen is 148 km.

The best way to get from Rügen to Copenhagen without a car is to car ferry which takes 5h 41m and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Rügen to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Rügen to Copenhagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bergen auf Rügen station.

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Rügen to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Bergen Auf Ruegen station.

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Map of how to get from Rügen to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 147.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 41m

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

You can take a train from Bergen auf Rügen to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 9h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bergen auf Rügen to Copenhagen via Greifswald and Rostock, Rostock central bus station in around 9h 40m.

Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bergen Auf Ruegen to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kr - 440 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bergen Auf Ruegen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
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 Bergen Auf Ruegen to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
190 kr - 270 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bergen Auf Ruegen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
430 kr - 600 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
340 kr - 470 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
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 Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
150 kr - 190 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bergen auf Rügen to Greifswald
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45 kr - 60 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Greifswald to Rostock, Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55 kr - 75 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Usedomer Bäderbahn - UBB
Phone
+49 38378 2710
Email
info@ubb-online.com
Website
ubb-online.com
Bus from Greifswald - Busbahnhof to Rostock ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ubb-online.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Sassnitz to Trelleborg
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 kr - 380 kr
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
121 kr
Small Car
372 kr
Car ferry from Rostock to Trelleborg
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
126 kr
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
126 kr
Small Car
693 kr
TT-Line
Phone
+49 180 6 666600
Email
info@ttline.com
Website
ttline.com
Car ferry from Rostock to Trelleborg
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
180 kr - 200 kr
Website
TT-Line

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The best way to get from Rügen to Copenhagen is to train which takes 9h 18m and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 40m.

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

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

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