The northernmost municipality in Germany offers endless sandy beaches and protected nature. The landscape is characterized by heath, salt marshes and shifting sand dunes, List is known for its “elbow”. A busy harbor and two lighthouses provide maritime flair. After bathing, surfing, hiking and cycling, carefree vacation days can be relaxed with a good meal.
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Ferry connections from & to List
Here you see an overview of all ferry routes which currently call at the port of List:
|Country of origin & country of destination
|Number & Duration
|Ferry Havneby – List
|up to 16 times a day
approx. 40 minutes
|Ferry List – Havneby
|up to 16 times a day
approx. 40 minutes
Brief information harbour List
|Europe/Berlin, CET (Central European Time)
Addresses & Arrival
To make your journey to List easier, you will find all the important addresses in the ferry port of List here.
Address ferry harbour List
|Am Hafen 20
|Postcode & city:
|25992 List (Sylt)
Ferry terminals & other addresses
|FRS Sylt ferry
FRS Sylt ferry
At the ferry terminal 3
25992 List (Sylt)
GPS: 55.016690, 8.438176
Travel by car to the List ferry port on Sylt
Drive north on the main road L24, which stretches across the entire island, until you reach List. Follow the signs to the ferry port.
Arrival by bus and train
- By bus: Use the local bus lines that connect various places on Sylt with List. Check the current timetable for the line to the ferry port.
- By train: The nearest train station is in Westerland. From there you can take a bus or cab to the ferry port in List.
Arrival by plane
Sylt Airport in Westerland offers flights to various German cities. From the airport, you can take a cab or public transport to the List ferry port.
Karte vom Fährhafen List
There are ferry connections to island of Sylt all year round to route from
to Danish island of Rømø to
. The connection is offered up to 32 times a day depending on to season, duration for the crossing: about 40 minutes. From the end of April to the end of October, passengers (without a vehicle) also have the option of taking the catamaran several times a week in about two and a half hours from
to Hörnum to island of Sylt.
Vacation to Sylt
The island of Sylt fascinates its visitors with the finest sandy beaches, blooming heath landscapes and characteristic lighthouses in red and white. Its rugged nature can be discovered on foot, by bike or to horseback. The contrasts are particularly fascinating, ranging from campgrounds, surfboards and beach bars to luxury hotels, golf courses and celebrity hotspots.
TOP destinations to Sylt
A stroll along the spa promenade of the island’s capital Westerland is undoubtedly one of the highlights of a stay to Sylt. The architecture of the spa is characterized by the style of the 60s, numerous pubs invite you to relax and enjoy.
You can experience the original Sylt in the captain’s village Keitum. Here the roofs are thatched and many small galleries, boutiques and tea rooms provide a cozy ambience. The church of St. Severin is also beautiful; it dates from the 13th century and reminds us with door handles in the shape of sperm whales that seafarers once attended services here.
Hilly dune landscapes can be experienced particularly intensively to Sylt at the Uwe dune. From the vantage point at a height of 52 meters, there is a magnificent panoramic view of the entire island. From here a walk leads to the Red Cliff, which is bathed in magnificent colors by the light of the evening sun.
In the very north of the island is the Lister Elbow. If you are looking for peace and quiet and want to experience nature, this is exactly the right place. Due to the strong current, swimming is prohibited, so undisturbed walks on the beach are possible.
In the south of Sylt awaits the Hörnum lighthouse, one of the most beautiful lighthouses on the island. It is the only one of five lighthouses that can be visited. A hike around the Hörnum Odde is one of the most popular activities. Here it becomes clear how much the island is struggling with land loss.
- Elbow: This picturesque headland offers spectacular views and is a paradise for nature lovers.
- Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten Sylt: Discover exciting insights into the forces of nature and the island’s maritime history.
- Lister Hafen: Enjoy the maritime flair with its traditional fish restaurants and charming stores.
- Boundary stone 1855: Visit the historic landmark that marks the former border between Germany and Denmark.
- Mudflat hiking: Explore the Wadden Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site on a guided mudflat hike.
- Cycling and hiking: Take advantage of the numerous cycling and hiking trails to discover the natural beauty of the island.
- Sailing and surfing: Experience water sports in one of the best regions in northern Germany.
Alternative ways to get to Sylt
The journey to Sylt is possible with passenger and car trains comfortably over the Hindenburgdamm. Alternatively, Sylt can also be reached by plane, and there are even direct connections from many German airports.
Eating, drinking and shopping
Excellent dining options await you in List, especially fresh seafood and local specialties. The city also offers a wide range of shopping opportunities, from regional products to boutique stores.
The island of Sylt is well connected by buses that run regularly between List, Kampen and other places on the island of Sylt.
List offers a wide range of accommodation, from cozy vacation apartments and guesthouses to luxurious hotels.