There are 9 ways to get from Warsaw to Rostock by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Szczecin Glowny Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Güstrow, Bahnhof Re4

$59 - $104

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Fly to Szczecin, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Szczecin (SZZ) WAW - SZZ
  2. Take the train from Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow to Szczecin Glowny
  3. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Güstrow, Bahnhof

$57 - $190

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Train via Poznan Gl.  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Poznan Gl. Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Szczecin Glowny R / ...
  3. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Güstrow, Bahnhof Re4

$63 - $109

Bus  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw Central to Berlin ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Rostock, Rostock central bus station 047 / ...

$69 - $98

Train #2  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Berlin Hbf (tief) En
  2. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Rostock, Hauptbahnhof Re5 / ...

$111 - $171

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Rostock 494.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Rostock  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Rostock (RLG) WAW - RLG

$181 - $633

Fly to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Hamburg (HAM) WAW - HAM
  2. Take the train from Bergedorf to Rostock Hbf

$74 - $281

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) WAW - TXL
  2. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Rostock, Hauptbahnhof

$108 - $295

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Rostock station. However, there are services departing from Warsaw Central and arriving at Rostock, Rostock central bus station via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Rostock. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Rostock, Hauptbahnhof via Szczecin, Glowny and Güstrow, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Rostock is 626 km. The road distance is 790.8 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Rostock without a car is to train which takes 11 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 12 min to get from Warsaw to Rostock, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Rostock bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Warsaw Central station.

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Warsaw to Rostock train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Rostock is to train which takes 11 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 44 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 10 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Warsaw Airport to Rostock Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Warsaw to Rostock bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rostock, Rostock central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Rostock.
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  • Distance: 391.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 12 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Rostock, Germany?

You can take a train from Warsaw to Rostock via Szczecin Glowny, Szczecin, Glowny, and Güstrow, Bahnhof in around 11 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Rostock via Berlin ZOB and Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 12 h 44 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Rostock via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Rostock via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Warsaw to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Warsaw to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Warsaw to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Warsaw to Berlin Tegel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Warsaw to Rostock via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Warsaw to Rostock via Zurich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Warsaw to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8 - $110
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$14 - $22
Train from Poznan Gl. to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Szczecin, Glowny to Güstrow, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Rostock, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bergedorf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Warsaw Central to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Rostock, Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Warsaw to Rostock train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Güstrow, Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Rostock is 791 km. It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to drive from Warsaw to Rostock.

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Swiss, LOT, Lufthansa and BMI Regional offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Rostock Airport.

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There are 854+ hotels available in Rostock. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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