The closest airports are Rostock, Hamburg and Berlin.
- Rostock-Laage Airport is 28 km distant from the city center.
The Airport Shuttle (bus number 127, operated by Rebus) provides transport from the airport to the main bus station (ZOB) in Rostock.
- Hamburg Airport is approximately 180 km distant from Rostock. Local train S11 (S-Bahn) provides transport from the airport to the main train station in Hamburg (Hauptbahnhof), as well as to the main bus station (ZOB) which is situated next to it. From the main stations, a train or a bus can be taken directly to Rostock.
- Berlin Tegel Airport is approximately 220 km distant from Rostock. TXL JetExpressBus provides transport from the airport to the main train station (Hauptbanhof). From the main station, a direct train to Rostock can be taken.
ZOB (Central bus station) in Berlin can be reached by local transport from the main train station. From there, a direct bus can be taken to Rostock.