Ferry use in the VRM
Shortcut across the water with the VRM
There are six ferries in the VRM area which accept VRM tickets (exept ferries).
VRM tickets are available from bus and train companies, but not on the ferries themselves. For those wishing to only use the ferries, the ferry companies’ own tariffs remain applicable.
Rhine ferry Linz-Kripp
In Linz you can take line 170 from the “Rheinufer” stop, and Linz train station is only a ten-minute walk away. In Remagen-Kripp you can take the RegioBus 852 or line 836 from the “Rheinfähre” stop.
Passenger ferry Remagen-Erpel
For the Erpel-Remagen ferry, the “Fährgasse” stop is in the immediate vicinity of the ferry terminal, where lines 802, 827, 828, 841, 851, 852 and 853 go. Remagen train station is also a ten-minute walk away.
On the opposite side in Erpel, the lines 565 and 568 run at the stop “Rheinfähre”, Erpel train station can be reached on foot in about eight minutes.
Loreley Rhine ferry
From the “Fähre” (ferry) bus stop in St. Goar, you can access connections Oberwesel (the 682 and 651 buses) and Boppard (the 651 bus).
From the “Fähre” (ferry) bus stop in St. Goarshausen, you can travel to Nastätten on the 580 and 530 buses. You can also travel to Kaub on the train SE10 bus and to Dachsenhausen on the 545 bus.
Boppard Rhine ferry
It’s roughly a ten-minute walk from Boppard train station to the town’s ferry terminal. From Filsen train station, you can reach the ferry terminal in around 20 minutes by foot. The RB10 train goes from Braubach to St. Goarshausen via Osterspai, Filsen, Kamp-Bornhofen and Kestert.
On the left-hand side of the Rhine the Boppard Central Station is very close by. From there, you can access regional express and regional trains, as well as some InterCity departures (those travelling the left-hand Rhine route) and a connection to Emmelshausen on the Hunsrück train line.
Using a mini group ticket, daytrippers and walkers can conveniently travel from the Rheinsteig to the Rheinburgenweg trail.
Ehrenbreitstein Rhine Ferry
The Ehrenbreitstein ferry connects the centre of Koblenz with Ehrenbreitstein, on the right-hand side of the Rhine. For those who would rather avoid using the cable car, the ferry also offers a speedy connection between Ehrenbreitstein and the “Deutsches Eck” (German Corner), from where you can travel in comfort into the centre of town or to Central Station on the number 1 bus.
From Ehrenbreitstein station, you can travel to Immendorf on the number 9 bus, to Arzheim on the number 10 bus, to Asterstein and to Vallendar on the 358 bus. You also have the option of travelling to Montabaur on the 460 bus, to Neuwied and Mönchengladback on regional train RB27.
Ferry community Kaub
Below Gutenfels Castle, the Kaub ferry shuttles daily from the right to the left bank of the Rhine and back.
VRM tickets (except VRM guest ticket) are recognised on the ferry. VRM tickets are not sold on the ferry itself, the "normal" fare of the ferry operator remains unchanged.
Bus line 685 runs regularly between St. Goar station and the landing stage in Engelsburg from Monday to Friday.
At isolated departure times, a call to the service telephone number 0261/9846140 (6 am to 10 pm) is required up to 60 minutes before departure. Groups of 5 or more persons up to 2 working days before departure. Weekend journeys must always be booked at least 60 minutes before departure.