1-day return ticket

1-day tickets are for those who are departing and returning home the same day.

  • Reserved space on the booked departure
  • Valid for all available departures on the day
  • Rebooking possible for a fee
  • Price is valid for up to 9 persons in a car
  • Check in at the harbour at least 15 minutes before departure
  • Online price

    • Online price low season from 109 €

    • Online price high season from 88 €
      You pay 138 € and get a voucher worth 50 € when you check in at Gedser on the same day as departing from Rostock.
      On your return you will receive a cashback voucher at check-in during the high season, which you can use immediately on board or exchange for cash.

    The online price applies to purchases via the website, in the app or via customer services.

    Harbour price

    • Harbour price low season from 115 €

    • Harbour price high season from 95 €
      You pay 145 € and get a voucher worth 50 € when you check in at Gedser on the same day as departing from Rostock.
      On your return you will receive a cashback voucher at check-in during the high season, which you can use immediately on board or exchange for cash.

    The harbour price applies to purchases at the harbour.

    See price calendar.


    The voucher can be paid in cash on the ferry in all shops and restaurants or used on board on the return journey on the same day it is issued.

    Buy on scandlines.com, in the Scandlines' app 2 hours before departure or via customer services or at the harbour in the Yellow or Blue lane until 15 minutes before departure.

    Tickets purchased in the Yellow lane at the harbour or via customer services incur a handling fee from 13 €.

    Tickets can be used daily from 6 am. Return trip no earlier than 4 hours after arrival of the outward journey for motor vehicles. Does not apply for pedestrian passengers.

    See terms.

    All prices are in EUR.

    • Check-in at the harbour up to 15 minutes prior to departure
    • Only valid for the day of issue and for the same vehicle on the outbound and return journey
    • Tickets can be used daily from 6 am
    • Return trip no earlier than 4 hours after arrival of the outward journey for motor vehicles. Does not apply for pedestrian passengers
    • For tax reasons, the 1-Day ticket cannot be used by business customers whose main purpose of travel is the transport of goods or persons
    • The 1-Day tariff is only valid, when out- and homebound trip are done with the same vehicle (same category and registration)
    • During high season you will receive a cashback voucher on your return journey when checking in that can then be used on board or exchanged into cash. If you use the voucher for payment at one of our cashier on board and the billing amount is less than the value of the voucher, the difference will be paid out in cash (in EUR)
    • Rebooking is possible for a fee from 30 € plus any applicable price difference
    • You can rebook directly at the harbour or by calling the Scandlines Service Centre on +49 (0) 381 – 77 88 77 66 no later than 2 hours prior to the booked departure
    • Cancellation with refund is only possible if your booking includes the Ticket Refund Service
    • Once you have booked your ticket, you have a 24-hour right of withdrawal
    • Read more about rebooking or cancelling your ticket
  • The price is valid for cars up to 6 m in length.

  • There is always something good to eat on the Rostock-Gedser crossing.

    • Scandlines Kitchen Buffet serves breakfast, lunch and evening buffets
    • Scandlines Food Express serves classic cafeteria dishes
    • Scandlines Coffee serves coffee

    Book the Scandlines Kitchen Buffet online with your ferry ticket.

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