Port of Rostock


Port and check-in information

The TT-Line ferry connection between Rostock and Trelleborg has been in existence since 9 January 1992. Since then, the port has continued to develop, so that today a separate ferry terminal has been created, which is equipped with its own waiting area, bistro, barrier-free access, parking spaces and a direct connection to public transport.

Boarding for vehicles

  • Upon arrival in the port area, you have the choice of either using our check-in desks or checking in at the port terminal. Here you will find instructions for self check-in.
  • If you want to save some time at the Self-Check in, you can check in online in advance. You can read how to do that here.
    Click here to go directly to the Online Check-in platform.
  • After you have passed the Check-in, follow the directions to your correct ferry port.
  • Your boarding pass will tell you which lane you should be in. Stick to it.
  • Boarding begins as soon as port personnel initiate it. Follow the instructions of our crew.
  • If you have parked your vehicle on the ferry, please take all your package with you and do not leave anything unattended. During the crossing, the vehicle decks are closed and not accessible!

Boarding for foot passengers

  • Please wait in the designated area in the port building for the
  • Outside opening hours, only use the Self-Check in vending machines.
  • Shuttle bus, which will take you to the ship well before departure.
  • Foot passengers can only be transported for departures and arrivals between 04:00 and 01:30 in the port of Rostock

If there are any changes, we will inform you at check-in. Watch for the loudspeaker announcements when the ship arrives. They will tell you which deck to disembark from.

Opening hours

Monday-Sunday 07:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Combi Ticket 

  • With the Combi ticket you can travel comfortably from Germany to Lithuania. Here you will have a stopover in Trelleborg (except for the departure from Rostock on Friday evenings). You can find more information about the ticket here.
  • Check in is in the respective terminal building in the port of departure. Here you will receive your travel documents (e.g. boarding passes and cabin keys) for your booked journey.
  • Please place the cards you have received in a clearly visible place behind the windscreen of your vehicle.
  • When you have to change the vessel in Trelleborg (Sweden), a vehicle will be waiting to guide you through the port to your connecting ferry.
  • You can leave the port in Trelleborg during your stopover. To do so, follow the signs to the port exit. Please be back in the loading lane at least 30 minutes before your onward journey.

Self Check in at the ticket machines is not possible for this ticket variant! Travelling without vehicles are not allowed on this route.

Check in Times

The Check in for crossings from Rostock to Sweden closes 30 minutes prior to depature and with Stena Line "Mecklenburg-Vorpommern" to Sweden 60 minutes prior to depature.

Important to know:

  • Generally Check in is open arround 2 hours prior to departure
  • On certain departures in low season, the boarding could start at a later time
  • The Check in for our group passengers closes 60 minutes prior to depature

Port of Rostock
Zum Fährterminal 1
18147 Rostock

54.15168, 12.10058 (TT-Line)

Arriving with vehicle

Coming from the direction of Hamburg, Lübeck, Wismar, take the A 20 to the Rostock interchange. Continue on the A 19 towards Rostock-Überseehafen.
Coming from Berlin, follow the A 24 to the Wittstock/ Dosse interchange. Continue on the A 19 towards Rostock-Überseehafen.

Arriving by public transportations

Take the Deutsche Bahn AG to Rostock main station. Change to the tram 2 or 3, go to Rostock-Dierkower Kreuz and continue by bus. Take the bus line 19 or 49 to Rostock-Seehafen Fähre.

Frequently asked questions

  • Where can I park my vehicle?

    In Rostock you have the possibility to leave your car on paid parking spaces at the harbour.

  • How can I pay for my booking?

    You can pay your booking with PayPal, Visa Card, American Express, Master Card and Diners Club International.

  • Is there a possibility to eat something at the harbour?

    In the Terminal, you will find the so called “Terminal Bistro”. Here you can eat breakfast and some hot meals. The "Terminal Bistro" is open from 05:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Next to it is a shop, that allows you to stock up your luggage with e.g. snacks, drinks or cosmetics, before heading into the harbor.

  • Are there bathrooms or showers at the harbour?

    You find toilets in front of the harbour terminal.

  • Do I need an ID Card or a passport to check in?

    When travelling with TT-Line, a valid passport or a valid National Identity Card including a picture (for EU citizens only) will have to be presented at the Check in or on board. Please note that children require a children's identity card. 

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