​​​​​​​​​Klaipeda - Karlshamn

​​This route provides ​services between Lithuania and southern Sweden. The route is operated by two Ro-Pax vessels with daily sailings in each direction leaving Klaipeda at 21:00 and leaving Karlshamn at 19:00 and one third Ro-Pax vessel doing two round trips per week. See schedule below. 

The cargo mix on this route includes all kinds of Ro-Ro cargo with the service being particularly well suited for driver-accompanied vehicles, and on this route DFDS Seaways has specific expertise in the handling of paper reels.

Access from terminal: From Karlshamn in Southern Sweden there is quick access to many important industrial centers and from Klaipeda (in Lithuania) there is easy access to the Southern and Central Baltic States as well as Russia.  



See schedule here ​

From Klaipeda

Departures every day at 21.00 arrive in Karlshamn at 9.00 on the following day. 

Two trips per week in addition to the current daily departures:
Departures Tuesdays at 23.59 arrive in Karlshamn on Wednesdays at 14.00.
Departures Sundays at 15.00 arrive in Karlshamn on Mondays at 05.00.

From Karlshamn

Departures every day at 19.00 arrive in Klaipeda at 9.00 on the following day. 

Two trips per week in addition to the current daily departures:
Departures Mondays at 23.59 arrive in Karlshamn on Tuesdays at 16.00.
Departures Fridays at 23.59 arrive in Karlshamn on Saturdays at 16.00.




+370 46 395 022/33/88
Klaipeda - Central Klaipeda Terminal, Baltijos av.40,LT - 93239


+46 454 336 90
DFDS Seaways Karlshamn, Södra Stillerydsvägen 116, SE-37431 Karlshamn, Sweden

Or get in touch by email.​


Check-in time

General deadline/closing for check-in is always 2 hrs prior to departure

Hazardous cargo

Customers are required to contact local agency before shipment to make sure cargo can be handled in the port of Karlshamn / Klaipeda. Shipment of the IMO/IMDG classes is subject to prior approval from the line.

  • Latest booking time for hazardous cargo
    • 24 hours prior to departure
  • Latest presentation of Dangerous Goods Declaration (DGD) documents by Email/Fax
    • Karlshamn: 12.00 day of departure 
    • Klaipeda: 12.00 day of departure
  • Latest arrival time of unit
    • 3 hours before departure

Abnormal loads

  • For trailers longer than 14 metres,truck/trailers longer than 17 metres, containers/tank-containers/flats longer than 20', 30' or 40' additional rates are given on application.
  • For units exceeding 2.6 metres in width the following surcharges shall apply: (Excess width calculations must be done on total unit length.) Up to 2.60 m calculated as normal, 2.61 - 3.00 m  + 50% on sea freight, 3.01 - 3.50 m + 75% on sea freight, 3.51m and over + 100% on sea freight. 
  • For loads of abnormal height please contact your agent for maximum height information.
  • The gross weight for selfdrives/trailers/flats/containers marked on each unit must not be exceeded. This must also conform to current government road/rail regulations. If this is found not to be so, discharge will be at Shipper's expense.
  • Shipment of units exceeding 40 tons of weight is subject to prior approval and additional rates are given on application.