The small village of Puttgarden is a hamlet that ferry travelers are likely not to experience much of. Both the highway and the railway line end at the ferry port of Puttgarden.

Puttgarden offers some facilities for those who wish to make a short stopover. You can also spend some time in the BorderShop, a large store where you can purchase items at attractive prices. Overnight stays are also possible near the harbor.

The small village of Puttgarden is located on the German island of Fehmarn, which is connected to the German mainland by a bridge.

Puttgarden Port Information

Address of the harbor:
Fährhafenstrasse, 23769 Puttgarden, Germany

The port of Puttgarden is designed for efficiency, so when you arrive, everything is self-explanatory. You can expect the following facilities:

BorderShop Puttgarden

In the port of Puttgarden, you will also find a large store called BorderShop Puttgarden. It is a floating building where you can stock up on a wide range of products, including spirits and confectionery. For Scandinavians in particular, it can be advantageous to fill up a substantial shopping basket here. For British visitors, the prices are somewhat typical, but you can still find some great deals. Additionally, it’s enjoyable to take a look inside the store if you have some spare time.


Bordershop Puttgarden

Information for the return journey

Also, check out our information page about the port of Rødby for a seamless return journey!


If you want to plan a longer stay before or after your ferry journey, there are several things you can do on the island. There are beautiful beaches, a few museums, and it’s known for bird-watching opportunities. The website Fehmarn.de provides more information about tourist attractions and activities on the island.

If you have arrived by car, you can find a restroom at the starting point of the pedestrian walkways in the central building on the premises. When you are waiting in your car, it will be on your right-hand side.

Ferry Tickets

To obtain tickets at the most economical rate, it is recommended to purchase them in advance through Scandlines’ online service, rather than at the harbor, where an additional charge will be incurred.

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