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There are 5 ways to get from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI) by train, plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Train, fly  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Linkoping (LPI) HAM - LPI

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Bus, train  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Rostock, ZOB to Malmö central train station 032
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

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Bus  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Rostock, ZOB to Malmö central train station 032
  2. Take the bus from Malmö central train station to Linköping N602 / ...

Car ferry, train, bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the car ferry from Rostock to Trelleborg
  2. Take the train from Trelleborg Centralstation to Helsingborg Centralstation
  3. Take the bus from Helsingborg to Linköping 602

Drive  •  9h 56m

  1. Drive from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI) 1044.6 km
Germany → Sweden
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Sweden from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Linkoping Airport (LPI) is 11414.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Linkoping Airport (LPI) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Linkoping Airport (LPI) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11414.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Sweden.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI) is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI) is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €180 - €650 and takes 8h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI). However, there are services departing from Rostock, ZOB and arriving at Vetegatan via Malmö central train station and Linköping Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 56m.

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The distance between Rostock and Linkoping Airport (LPI) is 527 km. The road distance is 1044.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI) without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 33m and costs €35 - €70.

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI), including transfers.

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Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rostock, ZOB station.

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There is no direct flight from Hamburg Airport to Linkoping Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Linköping station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI) is 1045 km. It takes approximately 9h 56m to drive from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI).

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Map of how to get from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI).
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  • Distance: 526.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between Rostock, Germany and Linkoping Airport (LPI), Sweden?

You can take a bus from Rostock to Linkoping Airport (LPI) via Malmö central train station, Linköping, and Linköping Centralstation in around 12h 56m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Linkoping via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 5500 kr
Train operators
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 Rostock Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
430 kr - 600 kr
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 Rostock Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rostock Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
340 kr - 480 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Rostock Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
380 kr - 550 kr
Website
HVV
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
390 kr - 500 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
390 kr - 500 kr
2nd Class Ticket
390 kr - 480 kr
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
200 kr - 260 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
210 kr - 260 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Skånetrafiken
Phone
+46 77 177 77 77
Website
skanetrafiken.se
Train from Trelleborg Centralstation to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21 kr
Website
Skånetrafiken
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rostock, ZOB to Malmö central train station
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 kr - 180 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Malmö central train station to Linköping
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
220 kr - 270 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Helsingborg to Linköping
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
190 kr - 240 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
TT-Line
Phone
+49 180 6 666600
Email
info@ttline.com
Website
ttline.com
Car ferry from Rostock to Trelleborg
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
240 kr - 280 kr
Website
TT-Line

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Eurowings, Air France and KLM offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Linkoping Airport.

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