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Ferry to Norway from Denmark

The best ferry routes from Denmark to Norway

Hirtshals-Bergen

Denmark ā‡” Norway
16h 30 mins.
Once per day
From: 72,00

Hirtshals-Kristiansand

Denmark ā‡” Norway
2h 15 mins.
Up to 2 times per day
From: 34,00

Copenhagen-Oslo

Denmark ā‡” Norway
19 Hours
Up to 5 times per week
From: 39,00

Frederikshavn-Oslo

Denmark ā‡” Norway
9 hours
Up to 5 times per week
From: 49,00

These are the ferries to Norway from Denmark

Norway is a popular holiday destination easily accessible by ferry from Denmark. You have a wide range of routes from Denmark to Norway you can choose from. 

On this page, you'll find more guidance on how to get to Norway from Denmark by ferry. Furthermore, you can find a ferry map overview and alternative routes to Norway.

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Map with ferry routes from Denmark to Norway

In this map you can find the ferry crossings from Denmark to Norway in the blink of an eye and figure out the best route for your trip. You can zoom in and out on the map.

Routes from Denmark to Norway by ferry

When travelling from Denmark to Norway you have five ferry crossings to choose from:

Hirtshals is the most Northern port of departure, and Copenhagen is the most Southern. Departing from Copenhagen? Then you first sail to Frederikshavn before heading for Oslo. Most of the ferries leave from Hirtshals. Depending on where you need to be in Norway and where you depart from Denmark, you can find the most suitable connection for your trip.

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Travel tip: Hirtshals - Kristiansand is only 2 hours

Hirtshals is a good port of departure for the crossing from Denmark to Norway. It also houses the fastest connection by ferry to Norway, as the ferry from Hirtshals to Kristiansand is only 2 hours and 15 mins. Want to start your vacation as early as possible and live in the Southern parts of Denmark? Then we recommend boarding in Copenhagen, ready to enjoy a comfortable sailing to Norway.

Ferry from Denmark to Norway

You can travel via various routes from Denmark to Norway. You can choose a ferry with a night crossing to enjoy a comfortable mini-cruise from Denmark to Norway on the routes From Hirtshals to Bergen, Copenhagen to Oslo, and Frederikshaven to Oslo.Ā 
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Which ferry to choose is highly dependent on where you need to be in Norway. Suppose you're going on a road trip to Norway. In that case, you can sail from Copenhagen to Oslo, drive from Oslo to either Larvik, Kristiansand, Stavanger, or Bergen and sail back from any of these destinations to Denmark again.

Denmark ā‡” Norway

Hirtshals-Bergen

Denmark ā‡” Norway
16h 30 mins.
Once per day
From: 72,00

Hirtshals-Kristiansand

Denmark ā‡” Norway
2h 15 mins.
Up to 2 times per day
From: 34,00

Copenhagen-Oslo

Denmark ā‡” Norway
19 Hours
Up to 5 times per week
From: 39,00

Frederikshavn-Oslo

Denmark ā‡” Norway
9 hours
Up to 5 times per week
From: 49,00

Hirtshals-Larvik

Denmark ā‡” Norway
2h 15 mins.
Up to 2 times per day
From: 34,00

Hirtshals-Langesund

Denmark ā‡” Norway
4 Hours
Up to 3 times per week
From: 29,00

Alternatives for the ferry to Norway from Denmark

Suppose you're living in the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, or any other more Southern European country. You can also choose to sail from Germany or the Netherlands to Norway or combine these routes.Ā 

From the Netherlands, the ferry from Eemshaven sailed directly to Kristiansand, this ferry has now been replaced by the ferry from Emden to Kristiansand.Ā As Emden is just across the border in Germany this still is a very good crossing for Dutch tourists to Norway. A great alternative is the crossing from Kiel to Oslo.

Netherlands via Germany to Norway

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Emden-Kristiansand

This ferry started in June 2023, but the ferry company HNL went bankrupt in September 2023. This route connected Northwestern Germany with Kristiansand directly. A good alternative is the ferry to Kiel and Oslo.

From: 225,00
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Kiel-Oslo

The ferry from Kiel to Oslo connects Germany with Norway. The crossing is operated by Color Line and takes about 20 hours. The ferry offers a range of facilities and activities for a comfortable and enjoyable journey. The price of a ticket may vary depending on the season and the type of package.

From: 132,00
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From there you can drive to Oslo for example where there is a ferry back to Kiel in Germany. This is also an alternative for the ferry to Norway from Denmark. The ferry from Germany to Norway: Kiel-Oslo, next to this popular ferry there is now the new route from Emden to Kristiansand.

Germany ā‡” Norway

On hold 1 holland norway lines

Emden-Kristiansand

This ferry started in June 2023, but the ferry company HNL went bankrupt in September 2023. This route connected Northwestern Germany with Kristiansand directly. A good alternative is the ferry to Kiel and Oslo.

From: 225,00
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Kiel-Oslo

The ferry from Kiel to Oslo connects Germany with Norway. The crossing is operated by Color Line and takes about 20 hours. The ferry offers a range of facilities and activities for a comfortable and enjoyable journey. The price of a ticket may vary depending on the season and the type of package.

From: 132,00
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The further you are prepared to drive yourself, the shorter and cheaper the crossing to Norway will probably be.Ā 

Frequently asked questions ferry Denmark to Norway

On all ferries leaving from Denmark to Norway you can bring your car. Make sure to book well in advance to be sure to secure a place on the parking deck

On the routes from Denmark to Norway there are several active ferry companies. DFDS, Color Line and Fjord Line for example

You can be in just 2 hours and 15 mins from Denmark to Norway by ferry on the route from Hirtshals to Kristiansand

If you're travelling to Norway and departing from other countries than Denmark it could also make sense to look into the connection from the Netherlands to 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 ā‚¬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.

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