Interrail in Denmark

How to travel by Interrail in Denmark. Overview and information to travel routes, Danish train types, night trains and Interrail reservations.

The Interrail pass is NOT available for purchase in your selected country of residence (USA). You have to travel with an Eurail pass.


Interrail is valid in all trains of DSB (State Railways), Arriva and Oresundtag and on the Snabbtag trains from Copenhagen to Göteborg and Stockholm in Sweden operated by SJ as well as on IC Buses to Germany operated by DB.
50% discount in trains of Nordjyske Jernbaner.
Interrail is not valid on Regiontog and Midtjyske Jernbaner.
For more information about train companies in Denmark click here.

Reservation and supplement:

Day trains: Seat reservation is compulsory on the Snabbtag trains from Copenhagen to Stockholm and Göteborg and on international trains to Germany during the peak summer months. All other trains can be used without a reservation.
For more information about reservations in Denmark click here.

Night trains: There are no „real“ night trains in Denmark, but a number of Intercity trains operates during the night between Copenhagen, Arhus and Aalborg. These are regular IC trains with seats as you will find during the day, seat reservation is not compulsory.
For more information about night trains in Denmark click here.

Good to know:

Besides for trains of State Railway DSB, Interrail is also valid on the largest private railways, Arriva and Oresundtag, allowing you to travel on almost the entire network. On the main lines starting from Copenhagen, Intercity trains run at frequent intervals to major cities such as Aarhus, Alborg, Odense and Esbjerg, but you will also find frequent connections on the other lines in the country.

Timetables are available in our schedule planner or the Interrail app which include all trains and timings. You can also check on the national schedule planner.

There are several ferries connecting Denmark with other countries. Important routes run from Copenhagen and Fredrikshavn to Oslo, from Hirtshals to Larvik, Kristiansand, Stavanger and Bergen as well as from Fredrikshavn to Göteborg and from Helsingor to Helsingborg. Only the latter is included in your Interrail Pass. Moreover a new connection from Esbjerg to Newcastle has been announced for launch in 2016.
More information about ferries in Denmark can be found here.

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