By train: This journey is an experience.
From Berlin you can reach Greifswald by IC / EC / ICE in about 2.5 hours, with the regional train in about 3 hours. The UBB railway connects the island of Usedom and Fischland-Darss-Zingst. In Stralsund, the rail network meets from all directions.
By car: be mobile.
Since the motorway A20 is finished, the journey has shortened dramatically. In just two and a half hours to the North: For example, from Berlin via the A11 to Prenzlau and then the A20 to the Hanseatic city of Greifswald in about 2.5 hours. From Hamburg to Lübeck on the A1 and then the A20 to the Hanseatic city of Greifswald also in about 2.5 hours.
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By bus: relaxing and cheap travelling
There are many opportunities to come to Western Pomerania by bus. The newer Intercity Busses (Flixbus, Postbus, Berlinienbus, UBB Fernbus, Intercity Bus…) are coming from many different cities in Germany like Berlin, Dresden, Hamburg, Bremen, Hannover, Düsseldorf, Köln, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, München etc. to this region. Stops are possible in Greifswald, Lubmin, Wolgast, Anklam Stralsund and Grimmen.
Here you can find some more information about the busservices to Western Pomerania:
Meinfernbus Flixbus - UBB Fernbus - Berlin Linien Bus
By plane: Flying and landing in the nature paradise.
The flights to Heringsdorf and Rostock-Laage make it possible. In most cases it takes not even one and a half hours to bring you to the idyllic North by Airberlin Airlines, helvetic, German Wings, Lufthansa and the East Frisian Air Transport GmbH (OLT): Cologne / Bonn – Rostock 1:10 hours; Munich – Rostock 1:25 hours; Stuttgart – Rostock 1:20 hours; Frankfurt – Rostock 1:10 hours.
By ferry: Experience the maritime flair.
In Western Pomerania there are the Sassnitz ferry services to and from Trelleborg in southern Sweden, Ronne on Bornholm, to Klaipeda in Lithuania as well as to St. Petersburg in Russia. Smaller ferries exist as between: Ueckermuende – Kamminke (Usedom); Freest – Peenemünde (Usedom); Lassan – Rankwitz (Usedom); Greifswald – Mönchgut (Rügen); Stahlbrode – Glewitz (Rügen).
By bike: The journey is the destination.
Along the Baltic Coast Route by bicycle or across the country through the Lake District to Rügen. Cycling on cycle routes or day trips on round courses: Enjoy cycling holiday in Western Pomerania and Mecklenburg. Click here for our cycling tour offers >>