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Ferries

Today numerous bridges span the Elbe to connect the city districts where fords once crossed the river to connect the various islands.

Fähren in Magdeburg © www.AndreasLander.de

However, ferries are still operated by the Magdeburger Verkehrsbetriebe, the public transport company. The ferries are an effective way to travel between the Buckau district and the scenic Rotehornpark as well as between the Westerhüsen district and the Kreuzhorst nature reserve.


Motorfähre Magdeburg-Buckau

(motor ferry from Buckau to Rotehornpark)

April to November
Tue-Sun 10am to 6pm
Admittance for persons and bicycles only

Westerhüsen

(rope ferry from  Westerhüsen to Kreuzhorst)
April to November
Tue-Sun 10am to 6pm
Admittance for persons, cars, lorries/vans up to 8 t only;