Ferries to Denmark
Routes, Tickets & Timetables
Not only 400 islands belong to Denmark, but also the neighboring countries Sweden and Norway can only be reached by sea. Ferries are therefore a very important means of transport in Denmark. You can find all information about ferry routes to Denmark on this page.
Ferries from Germany to Denmark
From Germany there are several direct ferry routes across the Baltic Sea to Denmark. If you want to go to Copenhagen, you can also reach the Danish capital via Sweden: by ferry to Copenhagen.
The best known and shortest ferry route to Denmark is the so-called Vogelfluglinie: from the ferry port Puttgarden on the island of Fehmarn ferries of the shipping company Scandlines depart every 30 minutes. The crossing to Rødby on the Danish island of Lolland takes only 45 minutes. For the journey from Hamburg to Puttgarden you need about 90 minutes by car.
The route via Rostock is ideal if you want to get to Denmark from the east of Germany. The ferry port in Rostock-Warnemünde can be reached from Berlin in about 2.5 hours via the A24 and A19.
The island of Bornholm belongs to Denmark, but is much closer to Sweden. Ferries depart daily from Sassnitz on the island of Rügen to Rønne.
Other routes to Denmark
From Denmark there are also different routes to Sweden and Norway. These are especially interesting for vacationers who want to vacation further north in Scandinavia: