Arrival and departure
The cities of Flensburg, Eckernförde, Kiel, Oldenburg i.H., Großenbrode, Puttgarden, Lehnsahn, Sierksdorf, Haffkrug, Scharbeutz, Timmendorfer Strand and Lübeck/Travemünde are linked to the Deutsche Bahn railway network. Trains run every hour or every two hours and can accommodate bicycles.
Route conditions and degree of difficulty
- The Baltic Coast Cycle Route is largely asphalted, and leads across composite stone, slabs, sand and gravel. It is only suitable for racing bikes to a limited extent. On Fehmarn, some poor route sections are to be expected.
- The route leads largely through flat coastal area. Between Flensburg and Kappeln and Eckernförde and Kiel, there are gradients on some sections.
- The route is fully signposted. The blue logo of the Baltic Coast Cycle Route provides added signs to indicate the route.
- The route is easy to cycle and is very family-friendly. Changing winds and several gentle gradients are to be expected.
Rest stops and overnight accommodation
For a short rest stops, there are rest areas and protected huts along the way. You will pass by many stalls that offer fresh fish sandwiches promising maritime delights. Restaurants and cafés also invite you to take a breather. Depending on your preference, you can stay overnight in hotels, guest houses or youth hostels, or pitch your tent at one of the many camp sites. During peak season, we recommend booking your accommodation in advance. You can find further information and a list of accommodation facilities at www.ostseekuesten-radweg.de (in German) or www.bettundbike.de.
You can also find cycling accommodation on the Radroutenplaner (in German).