Car hires in Denmark: practical information
Where to rent a car in Denmark
Home of the vikings, excellent liquorice and Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark is an essential destination if you want to experience Scandinavia. If you're arriving to Denmark via Copenhagen, pick up your car hire Denmark at the airport. Choose from Europcar, Hertz, Avis, Budget or Sixt Rent A Car. You'll also find a car hire companies in Denmark's other main airports like Billund, Aalborg, Aarhus and Malmö-Sturup.
Car rental companies in city centres are also easy to find and there are usually many to choose from, especially in the larger urban areas like Copenhagen and Aarhus and Odense. Car hires tend to be more expensive in Denmark which is why many visitors may choose to get their rent car from Sweden and drive it over, via Malmö.
Driving in Denmark: parking and other tips
Driving in Denmark is a breeze. The country's highways and roads are well-maintained and well-signed. There are no toll routes except when crossing the two main bridges: Storebæltsbroen (which connects Zealand and Funen) and Øresundsbron (between Copenhagen and Malmö). Driving inside the cities however can be tricky if you've just arrived for holidays in Denmark. We suggest parking your Denmark rent car and using public transportation in cities like Copenhagen.
Road trips in Denmark: what to do, what to see
The Danish capital is full of surprises, starting with Christiania, a self-governed and alternative neighbourhood with excellent art galleries and cafes. For art head to the Danish National Gallery and the Arken Museum of Modern Art. For local history, head to Niels Bohr's Study Room. For royal sights, head to the Rosenborg Palace, Amalienborg and the King's Garden. For Danish design, the Danish Design Centre will have exactly what you're looking for.
Denmark's second largest city can be found on Jutland, the mainland of Denmark. It's a pleasant mix of small-town charm and a cosmopolitan city. Thanks to so many students calling Aarhus home, this city has the youngest population in Europe. Arts hail all here, so when you're visiting check out the concerts and theatre clubs. There is also quite a few museums in the city centre to visit.
Denmark has more than 400 islands but only 72 of which are inhabited. Most visitors will head to Bornholm but why not do something different? Head to the Kattegat sea to visit Læsø and Anholt. This park of Denmark sees far less rainfall than elsewhere so it's a perfect place for a beach escape. The islands are also known for their laid-back atmosphere, what more could you ask for?