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On most days, there is one scheduled ferry that travels from Oslo to Copenhagen. The ferry trip from Oslo to Copenhagen is usually about 18 hours and 39 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest DFDS Seaways ferry can get you there in as little as 17 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||300 mi (483 km)|
|Shortest duration||17h 30m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||DFDS Seaways|
Price trends for ferries from Oslo to Copenhagen
Monthly average prices
What ferry companies travel from Oslo to Copenhagen?
There is one ferry company that operates from Oslo to Copenhagen. DFDS Seaways is the only company to provide ferry transportation at the moment. It only operates one ferry trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
|Ferry||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DFDS Seaways||1||18h 39m||£120.50|
Book DFDS Seaways from Oslo to Copenhagen from £42. There are 1 DFDS Seaways schedules from Oslo to Copenhagen and you can expect on average to pay for a DFDS Seaways ticket to Copenhagen. In Oslo, DFDS Seaways departs to Copenhagen from Ferry Terminal and no other station. In Copenhagen, DFDS Seaways arrives at Ferry Terminal and no other station.
An average trip on DFDS Seaways from Oslo to Copenhagen takes 18 hours and 39 minutes , while the fastest available DFDS Seaways trip will get you to Copenhagen in 17 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, DFDS Seaways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Copenhagen.
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The ferry usually takes around 18 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 300 miles (483 kilometers) from Oslo to Copenhagen. However, the fastest ferry only takes 17 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the ferry. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Oslo to Copenhagen is on Thursday. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Wednesday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Wednesday is the way to go.
There is usually only one ferry per day from Oslo to Copenhagen. Therefore, the 15:00 ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.
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Copenhagen is the Danish capital, located on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand. Copenhagen is reputedly the happiest city in the world, so head to Scandinavia to get a taste of that happiness for yourself.
One of the most popular spots for visitors and locals alike is the Tivoli Gardens: one of the world's oldest and most-visited theme parks. With more than two dozen rides and a pleasure garden, you can easily spend the whole day wandering through this exciting village.
Take a tour through the Nyhavn, or "New Harbor," to discover Copenhagen's history. The brightly-coloured houses and old wooden ships moored there are delightfully Danish, and you will even be able to see the places where Denmark's most renowned author, Hans Christian Andersen, once lived. Fans of his work must also visit the Little Mermaid statue by Edvard Erikson, which has now become the unofficial symbol of the city. Is that "Part of Your World" we hear you singing?
Copenhagen is also home to a fantastic shopping culture. Take a walk along Strøget for both high-end and local independent boutiques, as well as some of Copenhagen's most important historical buildings. As one of the largest pedestrian-only shopping streets in Europe, you'll be sure to find all of the fashionable Scandi items you are looking for.
Copenhagen is one of Scandinavia's central travel hubs. The Copenhagen Airport Kastrup welcomes flights from all over the world, while the Öresund Bridge connects the city to Malmö in Sweden across the Kattegat strait. In addition, train service and coach services on carriers such as Nettbuss and FlixBus make it easy to reach Copenhagen from nearby European cities.
Where does the ferry leave from in Oslo?
Main departure station: Ferry Terminal
Most ferries depart from the main station in Oslo.
All ferry stations in Oslo:
Where does the ferry arrive in Copenhagen?
Main arrival station: Ferry Terminal
All ferries from Oslo arrive at one main station in Copenhagen.
Ferry stations in Copenhagen:
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