Ferry from Puttgarden to Rodby

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are more than 40 daily ferry crossings from the port of Puttgarden, on the German island of Fehmarn, to the port of Rodby, on the island of Lolland in Denmark. Find the best travel tips on Ferryhopper and learn how to plan your trip from Puttgarden to Rodby.

Ferry schedules from Puttgarden to Rodby

Is there a ferry from Puttgarden to Rodby?

Yes, the Puttgarden - Rodby ferry route is available with up to 48 daily crossings, operated by the ferry company Scandlines.

What’s the ferry schedule from Puttgarden to Rodby?

Ferries depart to Rodby every half hour. The earliest ferry to Rodby from Puttgarden departs at 03:15, arriving in the small town of Lolland at 04:00. The last departure is scheduled for 02:45, with the ferry arriving in Rodby at 03:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Puttgarden to Rodby?

Usually, standard ferry tickets for the Puttgarden - Rodby route start at €51. The final ticket cost depends on vehicle selection, discounts and offers.


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Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Puttgarden to Rodby?

The ferry trip from Puttgarden to Rodby lasts around 45 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Puttgarden to Rodby?

The connections from Puttgarden to Rodby are usually operated by hybrid ferries. The fastest ferry to Rodby reaches the port in about 45 min.

What’s the distance between Puttgarden and Rodby?

The distance between Puttgarden and Rodby is about 11 nautical miles (around 20 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Rodby from Puttgarden

Take a look at some useful tips for your ferry trip to Rodby:

  • In the high season, we recommend arriving at the port of Puttgarden at least 15 minutes in advance to avoid delays. The same applies to ferry trips on weekends.
  • Puttgarden - Rodby is one of the fastest ferry crossings between Germany and Denmark. 
  • This important route is also known as the Vogelfluglinie and crosses the Fehmarnbelt strait.
  • To track your ferry in real time and to confirm your ferry’s departure time, you can download the Ferryhopper app!

Where to take the ferry from Puttgarden to Rodby

Ferries to Rodby depart regularly from the port of Puttgarden, one of the busiest and most important in the north of Germany. The train station is located just off the E47/207 road to the ferry port. 

Near the port area, you will find basic amenities, such as a cafe and a BorderShop, which is, in fact, one of the world’s largest floating border shops. 

Am I allowed to travel from Puttgarden to Rodby?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Puttgarden to Rodby. Before planning your trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Denmark, including all the documents required for your journey.

Can I travel on the ferry from Puttgarden to Rodby with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Puttgarden to Rodby have car decks, so you can embark your vehicle.

Important: you cannot travel as a foot passenger on the Puttgarden - Rodby route. Only vehicles are allowed onboard this ferry service.

Ferry luggage

There are no specific luggage policies when traveling with Scandlines. However, it is recommended to carry a maximum of 2 pieces of luggage weighing up to 20 kg.


Due to the short duration of the journey, there are no available cabins on the Puttgarden - Rodby ferries. Alternatively, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel 

You can bring along your little companions on the ferries of Scandlines. You can either book a pet kennel, transport them in a trailer or carry-on container or keep them inside your vehicle. Small animals may also be transported on a leash. Keep in mind that muzzles are obligatory for dogs. 

Make sure to carry along all the necessary pet documents, tickets and supplies for a smooth trip with your little companion!

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Puttgarden to Rodby?

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