Motorway toll Denmark 2023 → Price, how to pay, paid toll sections
- Cars and motorcycles do not need to pay to use Danish motorways.
- Tolls are only charged for crossing the Storebæltsbroen and Øresundsbroen bridges.
- Motorways are tolled for vehicles over 12 tonnes.
Toll rates in Denmark 2023
Motorways in Denmark are free for drivers of motorcycles, cars and other vehicles up to 12 tonnes. Tolls are paid only on The Great Belt – Storebælt and Øresund bridges between Sweden and Denmark. Charges for individual vehicles are based on the height, length and weight of the vehicle.
Tolls on The Great Belt – Storebælt 2023
The Storebælt bridge connects the islands of Sealand and Fyn and has one toll station. Euros, Danish, Swedish or Norwegian krona are accepted in cash. Credit cards such as MasterCard, Maestro, Visa and others are accepted for non-cash payments.
Motorcycles Vehicles with a trailer 3–6 m Vehicles with a trailer over 6 m Vans over 6 m / with height over 2.7 m Without BroBizz €18,80140 kr €36270 kr €36270 kr €81606 kr BroBizz €13,43100 kr €26192 kr €26192 kr €77575 kr
BroBizz electronic system
BroBizz is a small electronic device used for automatic toll payment. It is placed on the windscreen of the car and toll charges are deducted from a linked bank account. A deposit of €27200 kr is required at the time of purchase.
It is also possible to register your vehicle’s license plate online without purchasing an electronic device. You will also pay a deposit, but the toll will be deducted automatically based on the registered number plate.
BroBizz pays off on frequent journeys over Denmark’s toll bridges, for travelling on Scandlines ferries, for parking at some Danish airports and instead of electronic AutoPASS system in Norway.
Øresund bridge tolls 2023
Øresundsbron bridge connects Denmark and Sweden. The toll for crossing the bridge is paid at the Lernaken toll station on the Swedish side. Payment is possible in euros, Danish and Sweden krona, or by credit card. For drivers who plan to cross the bridge at least once back and forth, it is worth getting a BroPas.
Motorcycles Vehicles up to 6 m Vans 6–10 m Without Bropas €30 €57 €114 BroPas €12,00 €25 €50
Prices are for one ride, not round trip.
BroPas electronic system
BroPas system is an annual subscription. For an annual fee €46, the transfer fee is reduced by more than half.
Tolls for trucks over 12 tonnes
Vehicles over 12 tonnes pay tolls via the electronic Eurovignette system. The Eurovignette is valid for a limited period, similar to a vignette, i.e. one day, one week, one month or one year.
The amount of the fee depends on the emission class and the number of axles. Eurovignette is valid in all member countries of the Eurovignette system – in Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Sweden. You only need to buy one Eurovignette to pass through all countries.
Toll payment in Denmark 2023
The lanes at the toll booths are marked with different colours. There are yellow lanes for cash payment, blue lanes for credit cards and green lanes for users of the ProBizz electronic system.
Motorways in Denmark 2023
Motorways in Denmark do not have their own national number range, they are only marked with European road numbers.
Highway network in Denmark
- E20 Esbjerg – Odense – København – Sweden
- E39 Hirtshals – Aalborg
- E45 Frederikshavn – Aalborg – Aarhus – Germany
- E47 Rødby – Helsingør
- E55 Gedser – Køge
Map of motorways in Denmark
An overview map of Danish motorways is available on Wikipedia.
Speeding fines in Denmark 2023
In Denmark, the regulations are very strict and the fines are higher than average. As in almost all of Scandinavia, there are many radars and patrols that diligently monitor your speed.
In addition, there is a conditional revocation of the driving licence, where you have to commit another offence beforehand and you have to take the driving test again at the driving school. 500 crowns of the high fines are automatically sent to the state Victims’ Fund.
Speeding in residential area
- 1-5 km/h: €1341000 kr
- 6-8 km/h: €2011500 kr
- 9-11 km/h: €3362500 kr, 1 point
- 12-17 km/h: €4033000 kr, 1 point
- 18-20 km/h: €5374000 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- 21-23 km/h: €6044500 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- 24-26 km/h: €6715000 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- 27-29 km/h: €8066000 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- over 30 km/h: €8736500 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- over 70 km/h – unconditional revocation of license for up to 10 years
Speeding in urban areas
- 1-9 km/h: €1341000 kr
- 10-14 km/h: €2011500 kr
- 15-19 km/h: €3362500 kr, 1 point
- 20-29 km/h: €4033000 kr, 1 point
- 30-34 km/h: €5374000 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- 35-39 km/h: €6044500 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- 40-44 km/h: €6715000 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- 45-49 km/h: €8066000 kr, 1 point and over 100 km/h: €8736500 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- over 105 km/h- unconditional revocation of license for up to 10 years
Speeding in rural areas
- 1-15 km/h: €1341000 kr
- 16-23 km/h: €2011500 kr
- 24-31 km/h: €3362500 kr, 1 point
- 32-47 km/h: €4033000 kr, 1 point
- 48-55 km/h: €5374000 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- 56-63 km/h: €6044500 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- 64-71 km/h: €6715000 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- 72-79 km/h: €8066000 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- over 80 km/h: €8736500 kr, 1 point and conditional suspension of license
- over 100 km/h- unconditional revocation od license for up to 10 years
Speeding on motorways
- 1-25 km/h: €1341000 kr
- 26-38 km/h: €2011500 kr
- 39-51 km/h: €2692000 kr, 1 point
- 52-64 km/h: €3362500 kr, 1 point
- 65-77 km/h: €4703500 kr, 1 point and unconditional revocation of license for up to 10 years
- 78-90 km/h: €5374000 kr, 1 point and unconditional revocation of license for up to 10 years
- 91-103 km/h: €6715000 kr, 1 point and unconditional revocation of license for up to 10 years
- 104-116 km/h: €7385500 kr, 1 point and unconditional revocation of license for up to 10 years
- 117-129 km/h: €9407000 kr, 1 point and unconditional revocation of license for up to 10 years
- over 130 km/h: €1 0748000 kr, 1 point and unconditional revocation of license for up to 10 years
Motorways in Denmark: speed limit, fines…
The speed limit in Denmark
In Denmark, these are the general speed limits for vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes:
- In cities and built-up areas: 50 km/h
- In rural areas: 80 km/h
- On motorways: 130 km/h (adjusted to 110 km/h in some sections due to special conditions such as dangerous sections and heavy traffic around major cities)
Speed limits for semi-trailers, trucks and buses:
- In cities and built-up areas: 50 km/h
- In rural areas: 80 km/h
- On motorways: 80 km/h
Fines for motorway tolls
Any driver who fails to pay the toll on the Storebælt bridge must pay the full amount of the toll plus a fine €81600 kr.
Ferries to Denmark
Denmark has more than 400 islands, therefore ferries are an essential part of transportation. For a ferry from or to Denmark, it is worth booking your tickets well in advance. In general, the sooner a ticket is bought, the cheaper it is. The listed prices are only indicative, they include one passenger car with one person in Economy class.
Ferries Germany – Denmark
- Rostock – Gedser at Scandlines from €71
- Puttgarden – Rødby at Scandlines from €51
Ferries Denmark – Sweden
- Frederikshavn – Gothenburg at Stena Line from €65
- Grenaa – Halmstad at Stena Line from €59
Ferries Denmark – Norway
- Hirtshals – Kristiansand at Fjordline from €103
- Hirtshals – Langesund Oslo at Fjordline from €103
Driving fines in Denmark 2023
In Denmark, it is common to pay fines on the spot. Foreigners must pay the fines immediately. If the fine is not paid immediately on the spot, an accelerated procedure will follow.
Denmark has a system of penalty points for a number of serious traffic offences, which also applies to foreigners. If a driving ban is imposed under this system, it applies only in Denmark.
- Driving without light on – from €1341000 kr
- Red-light running – from €2692000 kr
- Crossing a single solid white line – from €67500 kr
- Violation of overtaking ban – from €2692000 kr
- Driving without seat belt fastened / child without child car seat – from €2011500 kr
- Using a mobile phone while driving – from €67500 kr
- Driving under the influence of alcohol – based on the amount of alcohol in the blood, either a fine based on monthly income or a driving ban of 3 to 10 years is imposed
Driving in Denmark 2023
Mandatory car equipment in Denmark
Always have a valid driver’s license, registration certificate and proof of insurance with you. In Denmark it is compulsory to have:
- Warning triangle
- Safety helmet – mandatory for motorcycle drivers
Fire extinguisher, first aid kit, reflective vest and spare headlight bulbs are recommended.
In Denmark, winter tires are not mandatory but are recommended in winter conditions.
The minimum tread depth must be 1.6 mm, but a minimum of 3 mm is recommended.
Studded tires are allowed from November 1 to April 15.
The use of seat belts is mandatory on all seats if equipped.
Kids in the car
Children under 135 cm must use an approved safety seating device (child seat or booster seat) adapted to their height and weight.
Children over 3 years of age but under 135 cm must sit in the rear seat.
Drinking and driving
The maximum blood alcohol limit in Denmark is 0,5 ‰.
In Denmark, it is not allowed to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The amount of fines for driving under the influence of alcohol depends on the measured amount of alcohol in the blood per mille:
- From 0,5 ‰ to 1,2 ‰: fine depends on monthly income and the blood alcohol level
- More than 2,0 ‰: one net monthly income and up to 20 days in prison
Depending on the amount of alcohol in the blood, a driving ban may be also be imposed for 3 to 10 years.
Daytime running lights
In Denmark, all vehicles and motorcyclists must use dipped headlights during the day.