Foreign travel advice

Denmark

Summary

Information and advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe, following the result of the EU referendum.

There’s been considerable disruption to rail, road and ferry transport between Denmark and Germany. If you’re travelling by road, train or ferry, allow additional time, be vigilant and follow the instructions of local authorities. Check with local media, your carrier, ferry operator Scanlines and Danish State Railways (DSB) for more information.

On 4 January 2016, the Danish authorities increased border controls at the land border with Germany. If you’re travelling to Denmark from Germany using the land border, you should make sure you have your passport with you.

There is a general threat from terrorism. Attacks could be indiscriminate including in places frequented by foreigners. See Terrorism

There may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds. You should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities.

Around 150,000 British tourists visit Denmark every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

If you need to contact the emergency services call 112.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.