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Travelling with your Vehicle - Baltics

Travelling with your Vehicle - Baltics

Vehicle Transport on the Baltic Ferries

Find out more about the categories of vehicles we carry, check-in and boarding at our Baltics ferry terminals in Kiel, Klaipeda, Karlshamn, Stockholm and Tallinn. The same information applies to all ports.

Ticketing

Please note that only one vehicle per booking is allowed. If you wish to book several vehicles, please make a separate booking for each vehicle and the persons traveling with it.

Check in

The check-in at the harbor is signposted. (Please note that there is no car check-in counter in Kiel.) Check-in takes place in the terminal First, pull a number on the machine - you will be contacted by us when it is your turn.) Hold Your booking confirmation, your vehicle documents as well as your identity card or passport and possibly your visa ready. Passengers with vehicles must be checked in at least 1.5 hours before departure. In case of later arrival, we reserve the carriage. We ask our needy passengers 48 hours before departure to confirm their appearance.

Please note: Your current information can be found on your booking confirmation. Please check before your arrival to the port our current information about short-term departure changes.

boarding

Passengers can get off at the terminal or only when the vehicle is in the car deck. If you want to get off at the terminal, please remember to bring your luggage with you. For the foot passengers the way aboard is also signposted.

If you go on the ferry, our staff will instruct you and ensure that you place your vehicle correctly on the car deck. Before leaving your vehicle, remember to stop the engine and apply the handbrake. Our local colleagues will gladly help you with any questions. Please note that all passengers of our ships in Baltics must have booked a cabin or a recliner and camping on the ship is not allowed on all routes.

vehicle types

In order to get you and all vehicles safely and quickly on board, we need the exact details of your vehicle. To ensure a smooth check-in and boarding process, please include your vehicle type and registration number when booking.

Vehicle transport Baltic States

Car

All standard cars, including limousines, estate cars and SUVs, with or without a roof box or luggage rack. A maximum of 9 passengers may travel with this vehicle type.

Categories: up to 1.85 m in height and up to 5 m in length up to 2.20 m in height and up to 6 m in length up to 2.70 m in height and up to 7 m in length

Important information: Optional bookable: caravan or trailer (up to 4.0 m high and up to 8 m long).

Caravan / trailer

By definition, a caravan does not have its own driver and does not require gasoline, so a caravan must be used as a trailer on a motor vehicle to move it to the destination. The driver area and the living area are clearly separated in a caravan.

Caravans: up to 4.0 m in height and up to 5 m in length up to 4.0 m in height and up to 8 m in length

Trailer: up to 2.0 m in height and up to 2.35 m in length up to 4.0 m in height and up to 5 m in length up to 4.0 m in height and up to 8 m in length

Important information: Booking or driving only possible in combination with a motor vehicle. For safety reasons, there is no electricity for caravans on board. For each caravan trailer, two gas cylinders with a maximum weight of 12 kg each are allowed, which must be secured and not connected. The transport of gas cylinders must always be stated at check-in. The price of a trailer is calculated per meter. No cargo may be carried in the trailer.

Camper

In a motorhome, the driving and living areas merge directly into each other. Vehicle and living area can not be separated. A maximum of 9 passengers may travel with this vehicle type.

Categories: up to 2.35 m in height and up to 7 m in length up to 4.0 m in height and up to 10 m in length

Important information: Optional bookable: Trailer (up to 4.0 m high and up to 8 m long). For safety reasons, there is no electricity for campers on board. There are two gas bottles per motorhome with a maximum weight of 12 kg each allowed, both of which may be secured and not connected. The transport of gas cylinders must always be stated at check-in. Converted to RV trucks are to book through the freight website.

Motorcycle

A maximum of 2 passengers are allowed to travel with this type of vehicle. Scooters, mopeds, mopeds and e-bikes (with an engine power of 500 watts and a maximum speed of 20 km / h apply, they are considered moped, former light moped, an insurance license is required) please book under this category.

Motorcycle with sidecar: maximum 4 passengers; 2 passengers on the motorcycle and 2 passengers in the sidecar are allowed to travel with this type of vehicle.

Important Information: On-board straps are provided to attach the motorcycles. We recommend you to use your own clean straps if necessary. The attachment is made by the motorcyclists themselves. Our staff are on request to help and control the proper attachment. A liability for possible damages can not be accepted.

Bicycle

A maximum of one bicycle per passenger may be taken on the ferry. So-called pedelecs (which support the driver with an electric motor up to a maximum of 250 watts, while pedaling and only up to a speed of 25 km / h) can be booked as bicycles. E-bikes are considered a moped and must be booked as a motorcycle.

Note: In the Baltic countries, wearing a yellow safety vest as a cyclist is mandatory. For your own safety, also observe the rules of the StVO by bicycle.

Important information: Bicycles are to be kept safe on the vehicle deck and must not be taken into public areas.

Contact the Freight Department

Kiel DFDS Seaways Baltic GmbH Ostuferhafen 15 24149 Kiel Germany

Tel: +49 431 20976 556 Fax: +49 431 20976 555 Email: sales.kiel@dfds.com

Klaipeda Tel: +370 46 395077 Fax: +370 46 395045 Email: sales.lt@dfds.com

Karlshamn Tel: +46 4543 3690 Fax: +46 4543 3689 Email: sales.kan@dfds.com