Ferries to Sweden from Denmark: these are your options
On this page you'll find more information about these routes, and guidance on how to get to Sweden via Denmark by ferry, or via the Sontbridge.
Furthermore you can find a handy ferry map overview and alternative routes you could consider if you want to travel to Sweden.
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Map with routes from Sweden to Denmark.
You can find the crossings from Denmark to Sweden on this ferry map. A simple overview that can help you figure out what would be the best / most accessible route for your trip.
When you zoom in you can see several ferry connections, an alternative on the crossing from Sweden to Denmark is the Sontbridge crossing.
Ferry crossings from Denmark to Sweden+ the Sontbridge
When traveling from Denmark to Sweden there are 3 more common routes from Denmark by ferry. The options you can consider if you want to go by ferry are the following.
In some parts, Sweden and Denmark are located very close to each other, on the crossing from Helsingor to Helsingborg the two countries are only separated by a 5 km crossing, which is only 20 minutes by ferry.
About the same time as another popular alternative:
the relatively new Sontbridge which runs from Copenhagen to Malmö. With this connection by a bridge, you'll be from Sweden to Denmark in just 20 minutes.
The Sontbridge is often combined by travelers from Germany with the ferry between Puttgarden and Rodby to get to the island where Copenhagen is located: Sjælland. Sjælland is connected to Denmark by the Storebæltsbroen or Great Belt Bridge and to Sweden by the Oresundbridge.
Depending on where you depart in Denmark you can look into the best options to travel to Sweden. The bridge might also be a good alternative.
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Ferry to Sweden from Denmark
There are several popular ferry routes to Sweden from Denmark. The quickest is the ferry Helsingor to Helsingborg or vice versa, a 20-minute crossing over a 5 km route between Sweden and Denmark.
Denmark ⇔ Sweden
Alternatives for a ferry to Sweden from Denmark
If your final destination isn't Denmark then you can look into some other ferry connections as well that depart from Sweden to Europe. Some ferries that would make sense are the ferries from Germany to Sweden and the ferries from Poland to Sweden.
When traveling from Germany to Sweden you have some relevant options. Most of these ferries are popular, especially during peak season. You have 7 options to choose from if you travel to Sweden from one of the German port cities.
If you want to travel to Gothenburg then we recommend the Kiel-Gothenburg connection. A night crossing from Stena Line that takes you across in about 15 hours and is a comfortable start to your trip
Germany ⇔ Sweden
Poland ⇔ Sweden
Next to Germany and Denmark, sailing from Poland to Sweden is possible. There are some pretty good connections being operated between Poland and Sweden. From Karlskrona, there is a ferry to Gdynia and a ferry from Swinoujscie to Trelleborg.
From there you can drive to the the location of choice.
As mentioned before when you travel from Denmark to Sweden 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 to Sweden from Denmark
On all the ferries departing from Denmark to Sweden you can take your car. When booking your ticket you have to make a reservation for your car.
On the crossings between Sweden & Denmark there are ferries from Stena Line, Bornholmslinjen, ForSea and Scandlines.
In only 20 minutes you can be from Denmark to Sweden and vice verse. This is either via the Helsingor-Helsingborg route (ferry) and via the Copenhagen-Malmo bridge by carr. From Halmstad to Grenaa is a bit longer but still only 4 hours and 30 mins. The crossing from Frederikshavn to Gothenburg is around 3 hours and 15 mins.
If you're travelling to Sweden and travelling from other countries then Denmark it could also make sense to look into the connections to Sweden from Germany or the ferry to Sweden from Poland
This is highly depending on the route you're sailing. The cheapest route from Denmark to Sweden is from Helsingor to Helsingborg: ticket prices are around €33,- for this crossing. This is also the shortest route with a total distance of only 5 km.
If you take the ferry from Frederikshavn to Gothenburg or from Grenaa to Halmstad and bring your car in peak season, return tickets will quickly rise to around €150 – 180 for 2 persons + a car.