Getting to &
around the island

How to get here

By ferry

Mukran Port offers a high-speed catamaran connection from Sassnitz to the charming town of Ystad in southern Sweden in only 2,5 hours. The ferry to Rønne, Danish island of Bornholm, takes 3 hours and 20 minutes.

By road

The Rugia Bridge (“Rügenbrücke”) and the Rugia Causeway (“Rügendamm”) cross the two-miles-long Strelasund and connect the island with the mainland around Stralsund.

By train

The Deutsche Bahn (German Railway) makes use of several long-distance trains to bring guests to Rügen. The train ride from Berlin/Hamburg takes a little less than 4,5 hours.

By plane

The closest international airports are Berlin and Hamburg – 320 km / 200 mi.
Rostock-Laage is the closest airport to Rügen, but with limited flight connections – 160 km / 99 mi.

Getting around

Tour ferries

Tour ferries depart from the Sassnitz City Harbour and invite you on a sea voyage along the magnificent chalk coast, to Cape Arkona or to the piers of the Baltic seaside resorts Binz, Sellin and Göhren.


You can easily explore Rügen by bus. The bus stops are marked with „H”.


Taxi drivers serve the entire island and have fixed taxi ranks at the cruise and ferry terminal.