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Arriving by car
By car drive directly to the Cruise Terminal on Stockholmer Straß

Just follow these instructions:

Approaching from the west via the A20:

  • Leave the Autobahn at the junction Wismar Mitte (8) and procced towards Wismar (B208).
  • Take the second exit at the roundabout towards Wismar Zentrum
  • Continue along the B208/Schweriner Straße to the fourth set of traffic lights.
  • Turn left into Dahlmannstraße and follow the signs for “Hafen”.
  • Take the second excit at the roundabout.
  • At the second traffic lights turn left into Kopenhagener Straße.
  • Take the first left into Stockholmer Straße and the Cruise Terminal is clearly visible on your left.

Approaching from the east via the A20

  • Leave the Autobahn at the Autobahn intersection Wismar (9) and continue on the A14 towards Wismar.
  • Leave the Autobahn and go right onto the B 105 towards Wismar.
  • At the roundabout take the first exit towards Wismar.
    At the traffic lights after the bridge turn right towards “Bahnhof/Hafen”.
  • At the second traffic lights turn right into Kopenhagener Straße.

Take the first left into Stockholmer Straße and the Cruise Terminal is clearly visible on your left.

Arriving by train
Getting here by train is easy and convenient. Just follow the signs from the railway station to the Cruise Terminal (Kreuzfahrtterminal). From the station you can already see the check-in building, which is only a few minutes walk away.

Please do not leave the station via the main building. Follow the platform instead past the bicycle hire centre and into Poeler Straße.
Cross Poeler Straße and go past the bus terminus until you reach Kopenhagener Straße.
Cross Kopenhagener Straße and go straight ahead into Stockholmer Straße. You can not miss the Cruise Terminal on your left.
Our instructions will help you to find the terminal quickly and easily. We are looking forward to your visit.

Cash machines can be found at many locations in the city and in the terminal building.

Bicycle hire
Bicycles can be hired directly from the station at “Wismar Rad” on platform 2C. Further information available on:
+49 170-5871395 or at


Car rental

Avis Autovermietung Wismar
Kanalstraße 16
23966 Wismar
Tel.: +49 3841/206222

Europcar Autovermietung Wismar
Kanalstraße 28
23966 Wismar
Tel.: +49 3841 200290

Sixt Autovermietung Wismar
Flinkerskoppel 3
23966 Wismar
Tel.: +49 1805 252525

Check-in progress
The check-in counters are in the Cruise Terminal.

Customs inspections may take place in the CCCW. German Customs Regulations will apply.

Insel Poel:
Landeshauptstadt Schwerin:
Karl´s Erlebnishof:
Darwineum, Rostock:
Ozeaneum, Stralsund:
Müritzeum, Waren:

For further information, please visit: or

Disabled passengers
see “Mobility challenged passengers”.

Distances by land (car or taxi)

  • Wismar center: 2 minutes
  • Wismar central station: 1 minute
  • Airport Rostock Laage: 60 minutes
  • Airport Lübeck Blankensee: 45 minutes

Hamburg (city center, Airport, central station): 90 minutes

Distances by sea

  • Helsinki: 611 seamiles
  • Kopenhagen: 139 seamiles
  • Oslo: 389 seamiles
  • Stockholm: 485 seamiles
  • St. Petersburg: 751 seamiles
  • Tallinn: 590 seamiles

Guests of the Columbus Cruise Center who are not intending to join a cruise are of course welcome anywhere outside the security zone.

Hotel recommendation
This is just a small selection:

Steigenberger Hotel Stadt Hamburg
Am Markt 24
23966 Wismar
Tel. +49 3841 239-0

Hotel New Orleans
Runde Grube 3
23966 Wismar
Tel. +49 3841 26860

Stadthotel Stern
Lübsche Straße 9
23966 Wismar
Tel. +49 3841 25774-0

Hotel Wismar
Breite Straße 10
23966 Wismar
Tel. +49 3841 227340

Hotel Alter Speicher
Bohrstraße 12 + 12a
23966 Wismar
Tel. +49 3841 21 17 46

Limited mobility
see “Mobility challenged passengers”

Mobility challenged passengers
Assistance for mobility challenged guests can be requested from the cruise operator, who will then coordinate with the Cruise Terminal all the necessary requirements for the whole check-in and boarding procedure as well as organising assistance on board. To comply with legal requirements, this assistance can also be requested directly from the Cruise Terminal (Tel. +49 3841/452-470 or by E-Mail to To ensure that these needs are met comprehensively, the request must be made no later than 24 hours before arrival or departure. However, we recommend that the request is made via the tour operator as CCCW is not authorised to provide any kind of assistance on board the ship. Copies of the legislation concerned can be sent on request by CCCW or the cruise operator.

Or follow the link:

Nautical data
Geographical Location: N 53° 54´ E011° 27´

Max. draft: 8,40 meters ( up to 8,70 meters with special permission)

Passengers rights
see “Mobility challenged passengers”.

Public Parking
Parking lots:
Kopenhagener Straße/Stockholmer Straße

The full implementation of the regulations of the ISPS codes with the aim of safety for ship, passengers, crew and port facilities will be guaranteed by appropriate technical facilities and the use of qualified personnel.

You receive tips, tickets, reservations and accommodations centrally via the “Tourismuszentrale Wismar”.

Am Markt 11
23966 Wismar
Tel.: +49 3841 19433

Smoking areas
Our terminal is a smoke-free facility. Please refer to the specially marked smoking areas outside the terminal.

A taxi rank is located 3 minutes walk away from the cruise terminal.

Technical Data
800m quay with 2 berths