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Denmark Getting Around

On this page you will find everything about renting a car in Denmark, its airports and ferries. We explain the age requirements to rent a car in Denmark and the deposit requirements, and inform you on the ferry paying options and sailing times.

Ferry services from Denmark

Ferry services from Denmark, Germany and Sweden

Route  Sailing time Shipping company
Køge (Denmark) – Rønne (Bornholm)  ± 5.30 hours Bornholmslinjen
Puttgarden (Germany) – Rødby  ± 0.45 hours Scandlines
Rostock (Germany) – Gedser  ± 1.45 hours Scandlines
Sassnitz (Germany) – Rønne (Bornholm) ± 3.15 hours Bornholmslinjen
Ystad (Sweden) – Rønne (Bornholm) ± 1.15 hours Bornholmslinjen

Ferry service from Poland

Route Sailing time Shipping company
Swinoujscie – Rønne (Bornholm) ± 6 hours Polferries

Ferry Prices Denmark

  • The prices depend, among other things, on the occupancy, the time of booking and the travel period.

Pay with EasyGo

  • For travellers who would like to pay for toll roads, bridges and ferries in several Scandinavian countries in an easy way, EasyGo can be a useful system. EasyGo can be used for payment at most bridges and toll roads of various companies in Denmark, Sweden and Norway. EasyGo can also be used for ferry services between Denmark and Germany. In addition, certain discounts apply.
  • For detailed information about EasyGo, see our topic on Toll ».

Information and tickets for Ferries Denmark

  • Bornholmslinjen: bornholmslinjen.com.
  • Polferries: polferries.com.
  • Scandlines: scandlines.de.
  • TT-Line: ttline.com.

Particularities

  • Note: If you want to phone or use the internet on a ferry, keep a close eye on your calling costs. Usually you will receive a text message when you cannot be connected to a local EU network and information about the (high!) Rates for a maritime satellite connection. On land (or close to the coast) the rates from your EU bundle apply.

Car hire in Denmark

Rental locations

  • Cars can be rented everywhere, including airports and cities.

Book a rental car

  • The rates can vary greatly per season and per provider. Booking in advance can be cheaper.
  • It is also possible to rent an all-inclusive car in Denmark here ».

Requirements

Drivers license

  • Often the driver must have held the driving license for at least 2 years.

Age

  • The driver must often be at least 20 or 21 years old.
  • Sometimes the age limit is lower or higher depending on the rental company or the type of vehicle.
  • Drivers under the age of 26 often have to pay a young driver surcharge.

Guarantee

  • A car can only be rented with a credit card (with pin code) in the name of the main driver. Cash is rarely accepted as a deposit.
  • Debit cards (debit cards, debit cards), prepaid cards, rechargeable or virtual credit cards or other payment cards that do not have the numbers and letters stamped (tactile embossing) are usually not accepted.

Airports and plane information Denmark

Major airports

  • Copenhagen: cph.dk.
  • Billund: bll.dk.
  • Aalborg: aal.dk.
  • Aarhus: aar.dk.

National airline

  • Scandinavian Airlines: flysas.com.

Particularities

  • In case of cancellation, overbooking, delay or luggage problems, you can rely on European Regulation 261/2004.