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Ferry to Sweden from Denmark

The best ferry routes to Sweden from 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

Ferries to Sweden from Denmark: these are your options

Traveling to Sweden from Denmark is possible via different routes. You can travel via ferry to Sweden from Denmark, using the Sontbridge between Sweden and Denmark or a combination.
 
If you want to travel to Sweden, Denmark and Germany are the most crucial ferry hubs to get to Sweden. The quickest ferries depart from Denmark to Sweden, a 5 km crossing in just 20 mins.
 

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.

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In just 20 mins to Sweden frpm 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 Sweden. 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 to Sweden from Denmark

Ferry crossings from Denmark to Sweden+ the Sontbridge

When traveling from Denmark to Sweden, there are three more common routes from Denmark by ferry. The following options you can consider if you want to go by ferry.

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 runs from Copenhagen to Malmö. With this connection by a bridge, you'll be from Sweden to Denmark in just 20 minutes.

Travelers from Germany often combine this Sontbridge with the ferry between Puttgarden and Rodby to get to the island of Copenhagen: Sjælland. Sjælland is connected to Denmark by the Storebæltsbroen or Great Belt Bridge and to Sweden by the Sontbridge / Oresundbridge.

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.

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 running to Gothenburg from Frederikshavn and between Grenaa and Halmstad.

Depending on where you depart from Sweden to Denmark, you can look into the possibilities below; the Ystad Ronne connection is probably the least relevant.
The bridge might also be a good alternative.

Denmark ⇔ Sweden

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 to Sweden from Denmark 

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

When traveling from Germany to Sweden, you have some suitable options. Most of these ferries are popular, especially during peak season. You have seven options if you travel to Sweden from one of the German port cities.

If you want to travel to Gothenburg, 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

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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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.

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 location of your 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 country to another, 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.

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