Denmark destination information

All you need to know before visiting Denmark

Denmark summary

Denmark is a small country with around 6M Danish. Official language is Danish. Denmark uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Denmark is Danish Krone (DKK).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 80
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 16

ATMs in Denmark are Common. Internet speed in Denmark is on average 16.1 Mbps. In Denmark you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Copenhagen
🗣️ Danish
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6M ☀️ ~8 °C 🌧 ~56 mm 👍 Developed 🚩 43k km2 (17k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
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🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Denmark uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type E, Type F and Type K.

Languages 🗣️

  • Danish


Currency 💱

1 DKK = 0.14 USD

Denmark uses the Danish krone (symbol: kr), code DKK.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100 and 50 kroner. Krone is subdivided into 100 øres. Coins come in denominations of 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 kroner and 50 øres.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Denmark. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Not expected, but can leave extra tip

Tipping is usually not expected in Denmark. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts always include a service charge.

Card 💳

Widely accepted

Credit cards are widely accepted within Denmark (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.


Mobile Phone 📱

Denmark uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Denmark upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Denmark, dial +, then 45 (the country code for Denmark), then the area code and the local number.


international: + 45 1234567
calling local: 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Denmark is on average 16.1 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Denmark is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 111.94 DKK, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: 3 (Tre), TDC, Telenor or Telia.


Rules 🚗

In Denmark you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110-130 km/h (68-80 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas, 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways and 80-90 km/h (49-55 mph) on expressways.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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