Danish travel restrictions due to coronavirus/covid-19
On the 8th January 2021, the Danish government presented new travel restrictions on travels to Denmark. Please check coronasmitte.dk to find out how the rules affect you as a resident in the region.
Special travel restrictions apply to residents of the border regions Skåne, Halland, Blekinge and Västra Götaland.
Danish citizen and Danish residents can still travel to Denmark without a negative covid-19 test, unless you are traveling by air.
If you are not a Danish citizen, and if you are not a resident in a border region, you need to provide proof of a worthy purpose to travel to Denmark. Examples of worthy purposes are, for for example, that you need to travel to Denmark for work, or that you are transiting through Denmark.
From the 9th of January 2021, you are also required to present a negative covid-19 test that has been taken less than 24 hours before entering the country.
Traffic between Sweden and Denmark
All passengers are required to wear a face mask or a visor when taking public transport in Denmark. This rule is also applicable for train and ferry traffic between Sweden and Denmark.
If you are traveling further within Denmark, you might be required to hold a seat reservation. Seat reservations can be obtained in the DSB app or the DSB ticket machines.
Information about air traffic to and from Copenhagen airport can be found at cph.dk. Please be aware that surgical masks are required to be worn by all travelers at all Danish airports.
Coronavirus/covid-19 in Denmark
Please be aware that it is the police that makes the final decisions at the border control. The police reserve the right to stop anyone who shows signs of illness such as a cough or a fever from travelling to Denmark.
If you have any questions regarding the travel restrictions, please phone the dedicated hotline (+45) 7020 0233.
Information is updated continuously.
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