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Trelleborg is a port city in Skåne, southern Sweden. The southernmost city in Sweden, it has a busy harbour with ferries from other Baltic ports arriving.

Get in[edit]

Map of Trelleborg

By boat[edit]

Three different shipping companies run ferry lines to Trelleborg. They mainly target trucks and car drivers, but it is possible to book tickets for pedestrians or cyclists.

TT Line runs ferry lines from Rostock and Travemünde in northern Germany, and from Świnoujście in northwestern Poland to Trelleborg. TT Line offers the cheapest fares when booking online. Bookings via phone, email and at the port counter has an additional charge of €14 [dead link]. There is an environmental protection surcharge of €2. The 09:00 and 13:45 departures from Rostock takes approximately six hours, an adult passenger fare one-way trip begin at €24 (incl. car €40). The 09:30 departure from Travemünde takes approximately ten hours, an adult passenger fare one-way trip begin at €34 (incl. car €106). The 07:30 and 16:00 departures from Świnoujście takes between six and seven hours, an adult passenger fare one-way trip begin at €30 (incl. car €80). Weekend fares are normally at a higher price. It is possible to pay with credit cards and PayPal.

Unity Line runs a ferry line from Świnoujście in northwestern Poland to Trelleborg. The 10:30 and 16:00 departures from Świnoujście takes approximately seven hours, an adult passenger fare one-way trip begin at 425 kr (including car 900 kr, additional passenger 215 kr). Bicycles can be taken on board for free[dead link]. Unity Line deducts a 5% discount when booking online. It is possible to pay with credit cards, Swedish kronor (SEK) and Polish złoty (PLN) in cash.

By train[edit]

Skånetrafiken runs Pågatåg commuter trains from Helsingborg via Malmö every 30 minutes. The railway station, 1 Trelleborg C is next to the port.

By car[edit]

Trelleborg is about 30 km south of Malmö along the motorway E6/E22, and a little further west of Ystad along highway 9. The latter passes Smygehuk, the southernmost point in Sweden.

Trelleborg sits at the southern end of E6 through Sweden and Norway, 600 km from Oslo and 3120 km from Kirkenes.

Get around[edit]

Public transport[edit]

Skånetrafiken is responsible for public transport in Trelleborg and all of Scania. The green buses (stadsbuss) all have routes within Trelleborg, the yellow buses are regional buses to other cities in Scania.

It is not possible to use cash as payment in buses and trains. Tickets or cards must by purchased in advance, either in vending machines, at Skånetrafiken customer centers (kundcenter), at service partners (serviceombud or ombud) or via a smartphone app called Stadsbiljetten [dead link]. Pre-paid JoJo-cards in denominations of 50 and 200 kr, in form of a contactless non personalised smart card, can be purchased at Pressbyrån, 7-Eleven and Coop. JoJo-cards can be topped-up at the previous mentioned vendors, but also online at the Skånetrafiken website, where you need to register the JoJo-card. The smartphone app also supports an English language version.

Both the physical ticket (from vending machines) and the electronic ticket (JoJo-card and smartphone app) is valid for one hour as single fare (enkelbiljett), which begins immediately when the ticket is printed, scanned or activated. Transfer between rides is unlimited within this one hour.


Axel Ebbes konsthall.
  • 1 Axel Ebbe's art gallery (Axel Ebbes Konsthall). Small museum dedicated to sculptor Axel Ebbe who lived in Trelleborg. He is the artist behind several prominent and beloved sculptures in Scania.
  • 2 Trelleborgs museum, Stortorget 1, +46 410-73 30 45. The city museum showcasing local history.







Go next[edit]

Routes through Trelleborg
MalmöVellinge  N  S  ENDS AT FERRY PORT
Travemünde Germany  SW Stena Line / TT-Line NE  END
Rostock Germany  SW Stena Line NE  END
END  N Stena Line S  Germany Sassnitz
END  NW TT-Line / Unity Line SE  Poland Świnoujście
END  W TT-Line E  Lithuania Klaipeda

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