Taking the ferry from Norway to Denmark: 5 options to consider.
On this page you'll find more information about these routes, and guidance on how to get from Norway to Denmark by ferry.
Furthermore you can find a handy ferry map overview and alternative routes you could consider.
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Map with routes from Norway to Denmark.
In this map you can find the ferry crossings from Norway to Denmark and vice versa in the blink of an eye and figure out the best route for your trip. You can zoom in and out on the map. Hirtshals is the most Northern port and therefore the closest to Norway.
Ferry crossings from Norway to Denmark
When travelling from Norway to Denmark there are 5 popular routes that are operated by different ferry companies. On these routes Fjordline, Color Line and DFDS all have their own crossings running.
Hirtshals is the most Northern port of arrival in Denmark, Copenhagen the most Southern.
Depending on where you depart in Norway you can look into the best options to travel to Denmark. Ferries are leaving Norway to Denmark from Bergen, Stavanger, Kristiansand, Larvik and Oslo.
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Ferry from Norway to Denmark
Don't want to spend to much time on the ferry? Then Larvik and Kristiansand are the best options, both are located more to the south with the shortest connections leaving from Kristiansand to Denmark.
Denmark ⇔ Norway
Alternatives for a ferry from Norway to Denmark
If you're travelling to the UK, Belgium, France of the Netherlands from Norway then you can also choose to sail to either Germany or the Netherlands to Norway or even combine these routes.
To the Netherlands the ferry from Eemshaven sails directly from Kristiansand.
Netherlands ⇔ Norway
From there you can drive to the the location of choice.
Next to the ferry from Norway to the Netherlands you can also take a direct ferry from Oslo to Kiel, if you don't mind spending a bit more time on the ferry and enjoy the start of your vacation on start of this Color Line vessel.
Germany ⇔ Norway
The further you are prepared to drive yourself from Norway to the South, the shorter and cheaper the crossing to Denmark will probably be. The shortest and quickest connections to Norway are those running from Kristiansand to Hirtshals (Color Line & Fjord Line)
Frequently asked questions ferry Norway to Denmark
On all the ferries departing from Norway to Denmark it is possible to bring you car, at least when you are in time to do so. The parking deck can fill up pretty quickly in peak season so be sure to book well in adnvace.
On the crossings from Norway to Denmark DFDS, Color Line and Fjord Line are the active shipping companies.
You can be in just 2 hours and 15 mins from Denmark to Norway by the fast-ferry on the route from Hirtshals to Kristiansand.
If you're travelling from Norway and travelling for other countries then Denmark it could also make sense to look into the connections to the Netherlands from Norway or the ferry from Germany to Norway.
This is highly depending on the route you're sailing. The cheapest route from Denmark to Norway is around €35,- these are most of the crossings from Hirtshals. Departing from Copenhagen? Then the trip will be a bit more expensive as this is a 19-hour crossing and you will need to book a cabin as well, if you bring a car as well then prices will be more in the range of €500,- for a return.