Ferry to Denmark from Sweden
The best ferry routes from Sweden to Denmark
Ferry from Sweden to Denmark: best options.
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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Ferry from Sweden to Denmark
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.
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
Sweden ⇔ Poland
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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