Taking Your Car to Denmark (Harwich - Esbjerg) 

Bring your car onboard our ferry from Harwich to Esbjerg, and enjoy the freedom of the open road. You can explore all the attractions Denmark has to offer at your leisure, going where you want, when you want.


  • The comfort and convenience of having your own car on holiday
  • Easy motorway and ferry links to Sweden, Norway, Germany, and beyond
  • No luggage restrictions
  • Bring your pets (subject to our Pet Travel regulations)
  • Enjoy extensive onboard facilities during the crossing 

Your time onboard the ferry to Denmark

Enjoy the onboard facilities as you sail across the North Sea, from delicious food, to shopping and entertainment, you’re never short of something to do! 

Relax with a drink

The Columbus Lounge has a great selection of wines, beers, and spirits available in comfortable surroundings, so you can spend some quality time with friends or family. 

A choice of restaurants

There are so many great places to eat onboard you’ll be spoilt for choice. You could opt for the self-service buffet with its extensive range of hot and cold dishes, or you could treat yourself to a juicy steak cooked to perfection in the Explorer’s Steakhouse. If you want a sumptuous à la carte experience then head to the Blue Riband restaurant for a delicious gourmet menu.

Entertainment for everyone 

The Columbus Lounge features a live band playing a popular selection of music that everyone will enjoy. For the children there’s a dedicated play area featuring lots of great activities and fun things to do, including building Lego, and drawing the next Danish masterpiece! If you fancy a bit of shopping we have an extensive selection of fashion, fragrances, and cosmetics onboard, as well gifts and souvenirs.

Driving in Denmark

Denmark has excellent motorway networks between its islands and cities, so you can see many different attractions in a surprisingly short time. And if you fancy venturing a bit further, there are lots of exciting destinations in the surrounding countries within easy driving distance of Esbjerg. 

Driving Tips and Regulations

Driving distances from Esbjerg (Denmark):

Distance: Estimated time:
Odense 87 miles 1 hour 42 mins
Funen 102 miles 1 hour 50 mins
Arhus 103 miles 2 hours
Copenhagen 185 miles 3 hours 18 mins
Hamburg 191 miles 3 hours 8 mins
Gothenburg 263 miles 5 hours 47 mins
Oslo 515 miles 9 hours 50 mins
Warsaw 721 miles 12 hours 21 mins
Helsinki 880 miles 17 hours 35 mins

Please note distance and journey times taken from Google Maps.

Hotels in Denmark

Book a hotel in Denmark with DFDS Seaways and receive great discounts off the standard rates. With hotel partners across Denmark & Scandinavia, you're bound to find a bargain when booking with us.


Hotel Ansgar (3 Star) Scandic Olympic Hotel(3 Star)


Phoenix Hotel (4 Star) Radisson BLU Scandinavia (4 Star) Hotel Admiral (4 Star) Copenhagen Island (3 Star)


Prices are subject to availability.


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