Ferry to Norway from Denmark
The best ferry routes from Denmark to Norway
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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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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Ferry from Denmark to Norway
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.
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.
From the Netherlands, the ferry from Eemshaven sailed directly to Kristiansand, this ferry has now been replaced by the ferry from Emden to Kristiansand. 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
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 ⇔ Norway
The further you are prepared to drive yourself, the shorter and cheaper the crossing to Norway will probably be.
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 €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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