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Copenhagen to Wismar or Lubeck - need advice

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Copenhagen to Wismar or Lubeck - need advice

Hi!

I'm looking to go from Copenhagen to either Wismar or Lubeck in July using public transportation. I plan to see both Wismar and Lubeck so I dont care which city I start with (since there are trains that go between them). So, I will start with whichever city has the easiest route from Copenhagen. I read somewhere about a train that goes on a ferry - I'm not sure I understand how that works, and going to raileurope.com doesn't help. Can you please advise me!

Thanks!

Jill :)

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1. Re: Copenhagen to Wismar or Lubeck - need advice

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pc8RIsuqM4

There are direct ICE trains from Copenhagen to Lübeck. Which do a part of the route on board of a ferry.

DB timetable

http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en

Start: Koebenhavn H

Destination: Lübeck Hbf

Destination: Wismar

The best deal from Copenhagen to Lübeck is to buy tickets in advance through the DB timetable. The best deal for Lübeck to Wismar is to use regional trains only (select as means of transport "only local transport") on a Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Ticket. This ticket can be bought on spot.

bahn.de/i/view/USA/en/prices/germany-regiona…

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2. Re: Copenhagen to Wismar or Lubeck - need advice

How does it work? Just like a car ferry... in fact it IS a car ferry, with a set of rails on the car deck.

Here is a picture (not mine, found by doing a bit of googling)

http://www.gg.gg/vogelfluglinie

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3. Re: Copenhagen to Wismar or Lubeck - need advice

>>I read somewhere about a train that goes on a ferry -

you just need one ticket - you will be on a ferry between Rodby and Puttgarden but not just the passengers but the whole train. At Rodby Port the train drives on the ferry, you then (can) leave the train during the crossing, have e.g. a coffee on deck and return to the train just before arrival in Puttgarden. Once the ferry arrives in Puttgarden, the train with passengers onboard leaves the ferry and continues its journey to Lübeck and onwards. I personally love that train journey.

Edited: 23 May 2013, 18:37
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4. Re: Copenhagen to Wismar or Lubeck - need advice

Cool, thanks all for the information!

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