For those traveling from Puttgarden to Sweden, you have the option to choose between the Øresund Bridge or the Helsingborg-Helsingør ferry. The choice between the bridge and the Helsingborg ferry depends on your specific needs and preferences. If you value speed and convenience, the bridge may be the better option for you. If you wish to enjoy the scenery and have a more relaxed journey, the ferry may be more suitable. We also consider the price component to be very important!
Scandlines offers combination tickets for:
You can easily compare these at Scandlines by filling in your preferred mode of travel. This way, you can quickly see the costs involved.
About the Helsingør-Helsingborg ferry
If you choose the Puttgarden-Rødby + Helsingør-Helsingborg journey, you will travel via two quick crossings. The first one takes 45 minutes, and the second one only takes 20 minutes. Between the two ferries, you will travel approximately 200 kilometers by car in about 2 hours.
The Helsingborg-Helsingør ferry is one of the most popular ferries in the region. It operates daily between Helsingborg in Sweden and Helsingør in Denmark. The journey takes about 20 minutes, and there are multiple departure times throughout the day.
If you plan to travel on the Helsingborg-Helsingør ferry, it is advisable to book your tickets in advance to avoid queuing when boarding the ferry.
On board the Helsingborg-Helsingør ferry, there are various facilities available for passengers. There is a restaurant where you can enjoy a meal or a drink while enjoying the view of the Øresund. There are also toilets and free Wi-Fi available onboard.
If you want to enjoy the view of the Øresund, it is best to be outside on the deck. Be prepared for any weather conditions and dress accordingly.
The Puttgarden-Rødby + Øresund Bridge and the Helsingborg ferry offer different advantages and disadvantages depending on your specific needs and preferences.
If you want to travel to Malmö, in our opinion, the ferry is too far, but if you’re heading north, it becomes a good choice. However, in our calculations, the ferry takes a bit longer.
For example, if you’re travelling towards Ljunby, you can expect the following travel durations:
Ultimately, the choice between the Øresund Bridge and the Helsingborg ferry depends on your specific needs and preferences. The Bridge may be the better option if you value speed and convenience. If you want to enjoy the scenery and have a more relaxed journey, the ferry may be better for you.