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From: $42.00

Sailings Up to 5 times per week
Distance 299 miles, 480 km
Destination(s) 🇩🇰 Denmark, 🇳🇴 Norway
Operated by
Duration 19 Hours
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The boat from Copenhagen to Oslo is a night trip from shipping company DFDS that makes a stopover in Frederikshavn. The type of ship falls under the category of cruise ferries, so there is a lot to do on board.

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Ferry crossing from Copenhagen to Oslo.

This crossing between the capitals of Denmark and Norway can be booked from €41 per person for a single journey. This daily connection departs from Copenhagen around 3 pm on most days and arrives in Oslo around 10 am the next morning. There are restaurants on board, the car can be taken on board, and several types of cabins are available. You sail on these crossings with the ferries of DFDS. This is a very popular crossing connecting Norway to Mainland Europe.

This means there is plenty to do on board, from swimming pools to shopping, children's entertainment, and restaurants. On this page, you will find a lot of information and tips about this ferry service.

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Route to Copenhagen and Oslo

The ferry to Copenhagen and Oslo is a popular ferry for both Norwegians heading southwards to Denmark and other Europeans travelling to Norway. If you travel from or through Germany, a good alternative would be the ferry from Kiel to Oslo.

And when you travel from Belgium, France or the UK, you'll probably have to cross the Netherlands. This ferry can be reached from the Netherlands in 9.5 hours (930 km from the centre of the Netherlands), with no intermediate stops.

Then you can board in the evening and be in Oslo the next day. This is a night crossing where you check in at 9.15 pm and depart at 11.45 pm.

Timetable Copenhagen – Oslo

The ferries of DFDS sail daily during the high season. The number of sailings is usually limited to about 5 per week in the winter months.

Departure, sailing time & arrival

How long in advance do you have to be present? Check-in closes 45 minutes before departure. From Frederikshavn to Oslo it is at 23:10. On the way back, check-in closes at least 15 minutes before departure. For a relaxed course of the crossing, we recommend that you build in some more space for this.
Departure: DFDS Copenhagen DFDS Seaways Terminal Dampfærgevej 32 2100 Copenhagen Denmark
Duration: Copenhagen-Oslo The ferry takes just over 10 hours to travel from Denemakerken to Norway. The vice versa trip takes around 10 hours.
Address DFDS terminal Oslo Oslo Terminal Akershusstranda 53, Skur 44 0150 Oslo Norway

Ferry Copenhagen-Oslo costs

At €41 per person, this crossing has a low starting price for a crossing by car. However, this rate only applies in the most ideal scenario and you will probably not be able to match it when you make a booking. You will have to take into account an amount of €550 or more for a returntri[ with a family, car and a cabin.

About Norway

Norway has much to offer: from the Northern lights to the midnight sun and from the Fjords to the mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, and national parks. Next to the various nature experiences, Norway also has a lot of vibrant cities where there is a lot to do and see. From Bergen to Oslo, and Tromso to the Lofoten, from road trips to culture, Norway is a must-see vacation destination.

Our blog will highlight the best places to visit and travel tips.

Frequently Asked Questions Copenhagen-Oslo

Several questions are often asked about this crossing:

Which ferry companies operate between Copenhagen and Oslo

Currently, this route is only sailed by the shipping company DFDS.

What are good alternatives for this crossing?

The easiest crossing to Norway is from Eemshaven to Kristiansand. A good alternative for this crossing to Oslo is the ferry between Kiel and Gothenburg. That crossing is faster, but from the Swedish city, it is also a bit of a journey to Norway.


From: $42.00