Gedser

View over Gedser with the ferry to Germany in the background

Gedser is a small port town on the island of Falster in Denmark's Zealand region, with just 832 souls living there, its main claim to fame is as the southernmost town in Denmark, and the ferry line to Germany.

Get in

By bus

The old train station in Gedser was closed in 2009, so use the Movia line 39 bus which connects Gedser with the regions main train station in Nykøbing Falster around once per hour on weekdays, down to 8 departures on Sundays. In summer another option is line 43, also connecting with Nykøbing Falster, but stopping at many of the regions popular beaches en route.

By ferry

The main reason to come to Gedser is the ferry to Rostock in Germany, the most direct route between Copenhagen and Berlin. The crossing takes 1 hour and 45 minutes and is operated by Scandlines. Departures every two hours between 7 and 23. Price is 650 DKK for a car including passengers, and 50 DKK for walking passengers.

Get around

Gedser is a small and comfortable enough city in which walking is the easiest and most practical means of transportation within the city limits.

See

Do

Buy

There is a single gallery, and a grocery store in town, near the ferry terminal

Eat

Drink

Nope, but you can buy a beer at the grocery store and hang out at the harbour

Sleep

Go next

Routes through Gedser

Copenhagen Nykøbing Falster  N  S  Rostock Berlin



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