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Ferry to Denmark from Sweden

The best ferry routes from Sweden to Denmark

Popular
Forsea

Helsingor-Helsingborg

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
20 Minutes
continuous
From: 33,00

Oresund Bridge Copenhagen Malmo

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
19 minutes
continuous
From: 63,00

Frederikshavn-Göteborg

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
3h 15 mins
Up to 7 times per day
From: 63,00

Ystad-Rønne

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
1h 20mins.
Up to 7 times per day
From: 13,00

Ferry from Sweden to Denmark: best options.

Denmark is a vital ferry hub if you want to travel from Sweden and the other Nordic countries to Denmark and the rest of Europe. 
 
If you travel from Sweden to Denmark, you have a couple of good options to consider.

On this page, you'll find more information about these routes and guidance on how to get from Sweden to Denmark by ferry and via the Sontbridge.

Furthermore, you can find a handy ferry map overview and alternative routes you could consider.

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Map with routes from Sweden to Denmark.

This map shows you all the ferry routes between Sweden and Denmark and helps you choose the best one for your journey. You can adjust the map by zooming in and out. As you zoom in, you will see more details about the different ferry connections.

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In just 20 mins from Sweden to Denmark via 2 options

Sweden and Denmark have borders that are located pretty close to each other. If you take the ferry from Helsingor to Helsingborg it will take you only 20 minutes to get from Sweden to Denmark. Also via the Sontbridge / Oresundbridge it is only a 20 minutes drive to get from Denmark to Sweden and vice versa.Don't care to be somewhat longer on the ferry? Then you have more options to look for.

Ferry from Sweden to Denmark

There are a couple of direct ferries between Sweden and Denmark. One of the most popular is the ferry from Helsingor to Helsingborg, a 20-minute crossing over a 5 km route between Sweden and Denmark. 
You can also travel via the Sontbridge, a bridge between Copenhagen and Malmo, which is relatively new and takes around 20 minutes from one country to another. Stena Line also has ferries from Gothenburg to Frederikshavn and Halmstad to Grenaa.
 

Ferry crossings from Sweden to Denmark

When traveling from Sweden to Denmark, there are three popular routes from Sweden to ‘mainland' Denmark by ferry. The following options you can consider if you want to go by ferry.

You can also travel from Sweden to Denmark by the relatively new Sontbridge, which runs close to Copenhagen to Malmö. And also, the ferry between Helsingor and Helsingborg is just 5 km or 3.5 miles. With this ferry, you'll be from Sweden to Denmark in just 20 minutes.

The Sontbridge is often combined with the ferry between Puttgarden and Rodby to travel further inwards Europe.

Depending on where you depart from Sweden to Denmark, you can look into the possibilities below.

Sweden ⇔ Denmark

Popular
Forsea

Helsingor-Helsingborg

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
20 Minutes
continuous
From: 33,00

Oresund Bridge Copenhagen Malmo

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
19 minutes
continuous
From: 63,00

Frederikshavn-Göteborg

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
3h 15 mins
Up to 7 times per day
From: 63,00

Ystad-Rønne

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
1h 20mins.
Up to 7 times per day
From: 13,00

Grenaa-Halmstad

Denmark ⇔ Sweden
4h 30 mins.
Up to 2 times per day
From: 63,00
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Alternatives for a ferry from Sweden to Denmark 

If your final destination isn't Denmark, you can look into other ferry connections that also depart from Sweden to Europe. Some ferries that would make sense are those from Sweden to Germany and Sweden to Poland. 

When traveling to Germany, you have many options from Sweden. Most of these ferries are popular, especially during peak season. You have seven options if you travel from Sweden to Germany.

A good choice from Gothenborg is the direct ferry to Kiel in Germany.

Sweden ⇔ Germany

On hold
frs

Sassnitz-Ystad

Germany ⇔ Sweden
2h 30 mins.
Once per day
From: 30,00
On hold
Hansa destinations

Rostock-Stockholm

Germany ⇔ Sweden
18 Hours
Up to 3 times per week
From: 55,00

Kiel-Gothenburg

Germany ⇔ Sweden
15h 30 mins.
Once per day
From: 95,00
Fast Ferry
frs

Sassnitz-Trelleborg

Germany ⇔ Sweden
2h 30 mins.
Up to 2 times per day
From: 32,00
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Sweden ⇔ Poland

There are also ferries between Sweden and Poland. From Karlskrona, there is a ferry to Gdynia., and a ferry from Swinoujscie to Trelleborg.

1

Gdansk-Nynashamn

Polferries sails 7 times per week on an 18 hour crossing between Sweden and Poland on the route from Gdansk to Nynashamn.
From: 120,00
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2 stenaline ferry

Karlskrona-Gdynia

Looking for a ferry to Sweden or Poland? There is a direct connection between Gdynia and Karlskrona. On this route you'll be sailing with Stena Line from Northern Poland to Sweden. The duration of your sailing is approximately 10,5 hours.
From: 70,00
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3 TT-line

Świnoujście-Trelleborg

This TT line ferry takes you from Poland to Sweden in just 6,5 hours. The Świnoujście-Trelleborg crossing is operated by TT line with 10 weekly crossings over 177 km.
From: 105,00
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4

Świnoujście-Ystad

Travel to Sweden from Poland and vice versa with the ferries sailing from Świnoujście to Ystad, and Ystad to Świnoujście. With up to 33 sailings per week and tickets starting at €34 this is a popular crossing over the Baltic sea.

From: 34,00
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From there you can drive to the the location of choice.

When traveling from Sweden to Denmark there is also the option for the Sontbridge. For the Sontbridge you do need a ticket as well. This route is the fastest from one to the other country together with the Helsingor Helsingborg connection.

Frequently asked questions ferry Sweden to Denmark

On all the ferries departing from Sweden to Denmark you can take your car. When booking your ticket you have to choose to bring your car.

On the crossings from Sweden to Denmark there are ferries from Stena Line, Bornholmslinjen, ForSea and Scandlines. 

In only 20 minutes you can be from Sweden to Denmark. This is via the Helsingor-Helsingborg route and via the Copenhagen-Malmo bridge. From Halmstad to Grenaa is a bit longer but still only 4 hours and 30 mins. Frederikshavn-Gothenburg is around 3 hours and 15 mins.

If you're travelling from Sweden and travelling for other countries then Denmark it could also make sense to look into the connections to Sweden from Germany or the ferry from Sweden to Poland. 

This is highly depending on the route you're sailing. The cheapest route from Sweden to Denmark is from Helsingor to Helsingborg (without Ystad to Ronne) this is also the shortest route with a total distance of only 5 km, A ticket on this route is around €33,- 

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