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Motorhoming in Denmark: everything you need to know

Nyhavn in Copenhagen
Nyhavn in Copenhagen

Denmark belongs to one of the happiest countries in the world. Wondering why? Take a motorhome trip through Denmark and find out for yourself! Drive your motorhome to the beautiful beaches of Jutland, the colourful Nyhavn in Copenhagen, and along the 7000 kilometre-long coastline. You can already guess, Denmark is an incredibly versatile country. Plus, it's wrapped in beautiful natural surroundings. What are you waiting for? Time for a motorhome trip to Denmark!

Want to know what the rules are when travelling through Denmark with your motorhome? Then keep reading.

Den Gamlet

Den Gamlet

The mermaid in Copenhagen

The mermaid in Copenhagen

Spending the night with a motor home in Denmark

Travelling by motorhome and looking for a nice place to spend the night? Search for a motorhome site or campsite through Campercontact. Free camping is not allowed in Denmark. Some campsites require a camping pass, so keep that in mind.

Denmark's emergency number

Ambulance, police, fire brigade: 112

Mandatory to bring to Denmark

In Denmark, it is mandatory as a motorhome owner to always carry a warning triangle in your motorhome.

For the latest travel information check the central government website.

Roads and traffic in Denmark

Speed limits in Denmark

  • Within built-up area ≤ 3.5 tonnes: 50 km/h
  • Inside built-up area > 3.5 tonnes: 50 km/h
  • Urban ≤ 3.5 tonnes: 80 km/h
  • Outside built-up area > 3.5 tonnes: 70 km/h
  • Motorway ≤ 3.5 t: 130 km/h
  • Motorway > 3.5 t: 80 km per hour 
  • Fine indication up to 20% speeding: €67. 


Toll in Denmark
There are a number of bridges in Denmark where you have to pay toll. You can check the tariffs on this website. You also have the option of driving with an On Board Unit or 'Tag' from Brobizz. This allows you to pay automatically.

Winter motorhoming in Denmark

In Denmark, it is not mandatory to drive with winter tyres under your motorhome. However, it is recommended during the winter period. In addition, you are allowed to drive with snow chains if necessary. The minimum profile depth of summer and winter tyres should be 1.6 mm.

Environmental regulations in Denmark

Is your motorhome (<3500 kg) registered as a passenger car? Then no environmental zones apply to you. Does your motorhome belong to vehicle category N1, N2, or N3? Then some environmental zones may apply to you. Check here for more information. 

Reporting changes? 

The information on this page is checked regularly. Nevertheless, it is possible that something has changed in the regulations in the meantime. All information on this page is therefore under reserve of possible changes. Have you discovered an error? Please let us know via our contact form and, if necessary we will adjust it as soon as possible.