The Island of Bornholm in the middle of The Baltic Sea is connected with Denmark through two ferry routes: One route from Køge south of Copenhagen and one route from the Swedish city Ystad to Bornholm. Both ferry routes are arriving in Rønne, the largest city on Bornholm.
The Køge-Rønne ferry departs the harbour of Køge every night at 0.30 am and is crossing The Baltic Sea during the night, before arriving in Bornholm next morning at 6.00 am. However is allowed to stay on the ferry until 7.15 am. Cabins are available on board again an extra fee, however is recommend but not required to purchase a cabin. In the other direction the ferry leaves Bornholm again every afternoon at 17.00 and arrives in Køge at 22.30.
The ferry on the Køge-Rønne route is the combined freight and passenger ferry M/S Hammerodde. The Køge-Rønne route is operated by the ferry company BornholmerFærgen, which also operates the other major ferry route to Bornholm, the route from Ystad in Sweden to Rønne.
Facts on Køge-Rønne ferry:
Ferry Company: BornholmerFærgen
Crossing time: 5 hours 30 minutes
Meeting time before departure: 1 hour for car travellers and 15 minutes for walking passengers
Address on the ferry terminal in Køge:
Baltic Kaj 1
Address on BornholmerFærgen in Rønne:
Reservation by phone:
(+45) 70 23 15 15
By Henrik Lange, Highways-Denmark.com