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The modern port of Helsingor is a gateway from Denmark to Sweden and is well connected to the rest of Denmark by rail, road and bus including frequent connections to the capital of Copenhagen. You can use AFerry to instantly and securely book tickets for this very popular ferry route.
Ferries to and from Helsingborg
Scandlines offers ferries on this popular crossing. The company has a fleet of 14 ships making Scandlines the largest ferry company in the Southern part of the Baltic. All their ships are fitted and equipped to the highest modern standards and typically offer a variety of bars and restaurants on board.
Book your ferry to and from the beautiful island of Zealand simply and securely with AFerry.
Helsingor Ferry Port lies on the Coast of Zealand Island in Eastern Denmark 28 miles north of the Danish capital Copenhagen. Oresund sound (a narrow strait of water) separates Helsingor from the Swedish city of Helsingborg.
The modern port of Helsingor is a gateway from Denmark to Sweden and is well connected to the rest of Denmark by rail, road and bus including frequent connections to the capital of Copenhagen. Helsingor Ferry Port developed gradually over the years because of the increasing ferry traffic between Helsingor and Helsingborg and now caters for even large cruise ships.
Helsingor Port Facilities
Helsingor Ferry Port is a short away from the city centre and so most of the amenities are very accessible from the ferry terminal.
Helsingor ferry terminal has services such as tourist information desk and customs facilities along with other basic facilities such as toilets, a cafe and a shop.
Getting to Helsingor
Helsingor is easily reached by the E55 motorway.
Helsingor train station comprises two terminals: the DFDS terminal for national trains and the smaller HHBG terminal for private railway that runs along the north coast. Trains to Copenhagen run about 3 times per hour in the day.
You will find there are bus services to Gilleleje, Hillerod, Helsinge and Lyngby and other local destinations.
Helsingor (also known as Elsinore) is a gateway from Denmark to Sweden but is also worth visiting in its own right. Situated in the island of Zealand in Denmark, it has about 50,000 residents. There are plenty of hotels, bars and restaurants to choose from if staying a few days. The town dates from the middle ages. Shakespeare fans will know Helsingor from Hamlet and should head to the large and majestic Kronborg Castle. In Hamlet, Shakespeare called Kronborg Castle Elsinore, however, whether he visited is not known.
Opposite the castle you will find the Culture Harbour of Kronborg where you can find a marine museum and an exhibition dedicated to ship-building.
Nordhavnsvej 13, 3000 Helsingor, Denmark
13 Aug 2014A Pleasant Experience
Only a 20 min crossing but a well appointed boat with good on- board facilities including a shop and food.
Review by Greg R
14 Jul 2014A slick operation
A quick and slick operation - hardly time to drink a cup of coffee - and great if you're visiting the castle at Elsinore. However, it's expensive for a 20 minute trip.
Review by Morris Oxford
21 Nov 2012Getting back to Denmark
Booked as alternative to using the bridge between Malmo and Copenhagen. Easy quick ferry trip
Review by Anon
05 Sep 2012Wonderfull ferry service
Very nice ferry service, we were able to pick the ferry service before the actual departure time in one of the earlier ferries, which was very nice of them.Onboard facilities were quite nice.
Review by Himanshu, UK
25 Aug 2011The short trip to Denmark
great trip if all you want to do is get from Sweden to Denmark quickly.Very efficient all the way round
Review by Peter Cain