Ferry to Gehlsdorf

Across the water from the city to Gehlsdorf.

The shortest route to Gehlsdorf is by taking the ferry which connects the city’s port and Gehlsdorf. From Monday to Friday, the ferry sails between Gehlsdorf and Kabutzenhof (6.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. and on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays between Gehlsdorf and Schnickmannstraße located -    in the centre of the city’s port (10.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.).

Ferry Ticket

You need a ferry ticket for the crossing. Please use the ticket for taking bicycles on the ferry, should you wish to take a bicycle with you. If you already have another ticket (e.g. single/day ticket or a monthly season ticket), ferry crossings are included.

Tickets for ferry crossings can be bought on the ferry and at all stationary RSAG ticket machines.

Current Information

Please note, that there is no ticket sale on board at the moment. Please buy your ticket in beforehand, at the ticket machines or via Mobile Ticketing.


In Gehlsdorf the ferry docks at the end of Landreiterstraße. The Kabutzenhof pier can be reached via the tram stop of the same name. It is about a 5-minute walk from here in the direction of the city’s port.

At the weekends, ferries dock centrally in the city’s port. The Schnickmannstraße pier can be found near passenger shipping.

Operating Hours

Period of Time Ferry Gehlsdorf - Kabutzenhof Ferry Gehlsdorf - Schnickmannstraße
01.01. - 31.03.2020 monday till friday closed
01.04. - 03.10.2020 monday till friday saturday, sunday & holiday
04.10. - 31.12.2020 monday till friday saturday

Current Timetable

Download Timetable

Monday - Friday:
Valid all-year
PDF Timetable Gehlsdorf < > Kabutzenhof
Valid from 3 October 2020
PDF Timetable Gehlsdorf < > Schnickmannstraße
Substitute Timetable:
In case of storm, water level or events, the ferry operates on weekends between Kabutzenhof and Gehlsdorf, instead of pier Schnickmannstraße.
PDF Substitute Timetable Ferry


RSAG has commercial responsibility for ferry traffic on the Kabutzenhof/Schnickmannstraße – Gehlsdorf route (since 01.03.2015). Ferry operations themselves are carried out by Antaris GmbH, who have been granted a 10-year concession by the Ministry for Energy, Infrastructure and Regional Development in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
RSAG ensures the integration of ferry travel into the existing local public transport network offering and represents ferry travel in the VVW (Warnow transport association).

Information about Ferry Cancellations

For information on ferry travel

  • call +49 381 – 802 1900
  • see Twitter @rsag_rostock (German)
  • see the Traffic Messages on our Website