Travel cheaply in Denmark - Free Ferries and Orange Tickets

Travel cheaply in Denmark - Free Ferries and Orange Tickets

The Corona crisis has put an end to many Danes' summer plans. Both holidays abroad and festivals have been canceled, which can quickly make a good summer gray and sad. Because many now have to sit at home in the cottage rather than in Gran Canaria, the government has taken a number of measures so that the Danes can now travel cheaper round this summer . We give you good advice on how to get a good and cheap holiday in the Danish country.  

Take advantage of the free ferries

In July 2020, 53 ferries uter around in Denmark free for cyclists and pedestrians. This means that you can now go to islands like Ærø, Samsø and Fanø without having to pull the purse for the boat trip.   


The South Funen archipelago is a gold mine, and Ærø is just one of the beautiful islands. The island, which is a 75 minute boat trip from Svendborg, offers stunning na trip and exciting free activities in summer. You can bring your bike and stay overnight in e t of the island's many shelters, after taking a dip in the sea and experience the scenic surroundings.  


If you sail 90 minutes from Kalundborg you come to the island of Samsø. An island perfect for cycling holidays or pure relaxation. If you want to enjoy a week's rest, you can go on a yoga retreat where you can get your mind off a stressful everyday life. If you want a week of pure action, you can visit Samsø Outdoor Life, where you can try everything from kayaking to climbing.  


Beach, beach and beach you will find on Fanø, the pearl of the Wadden Sea. That's why Fanø is perfect for those who want to try out beach sports like surfing or SUP board. At the end of July, the annual dragon festival is held, which attracts both islanders and tourists. It is the world's largest kite meeting, with 5000 kites flying around on Fanø's beaches.  

Cheap train tickets

Although DSB's famed travel pass is sold out this year , DSB has chosen to sell a million Orange tickets for max. 99 DKK. There is thus ample opportunity to experience culture and nature in Denmark or just to visitGive your friend in Copenhagen you haven't seen in months.  


  • If you have always wanted to go to the Louisiana Museum in Humlebæk, you can get an Orange ticket to Humlebæk Station here during the summer and 50% off admission when you buy a ticket at the museum. As a student, you always get a discount on Louisiana .  
  • The spectacular rainbow at the top of the ARoS in Aarhus can now be seen for half the price in the summer months. A great museum that you can read our review of .  


  • If you take the train to Copenhagen, you can try an extraordinary spa experience with CopenHot . Here you can sail around the harbor in a spa boat or have pure relaxation in a heated barrel spa with the most beautiful view of Copenhagen.  
  • One of Denmark's fantastic hiking routes is the 175 km long Camønoen , located on Møn.