There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Faroe Islands and Denmark operated by 1 ferry company – Smyril Line. The Torshavn to Hirtshals ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 33 hours.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this Faroe Islands Denmark crossing between Torshavn and Hirtshals.
The Faroe Islands are an archipelago and autonomous region of Denmark, situated between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, halfway between Norway and Iceland.
Although offering an unpredictable climate, the 18 Faroe Islands have a rugged beauty comprising steep cliffs, green mountains and areas of unspoilt nature, making them a hiker’s paradise. You can even dive in the crystal clear water, or, if you’re particularly adventurous, take advantage of the excellent surf breaks during the winter months.
There are also many fascinating museums giving a detailed insight into the Faroe’s exciting history, featuring various artefacts dating from the Viking Age to the 19th Century.
The main port can be found in the capital and largest city, Torshavn, where you can sail to the north Danish coast, making the Faroe Islands a useful gateway to mainland Europe.
Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe, directly south of Norway, bordering northern Germany.
Home to Renaissance castles, a riveting Viking history and highly-rated standards of living, Denmark offers a wealth of unforgettable experiences. It’s also widely regarded as one of the most liveable and happiest nations in the world thanks to its progressive politics, spellbinding landscapes and mix of contemporary and traditional architecture.
Innovative Nordic cuisine has flourished in the capital of Copenhagen, with the restaurant ‘Noma’ voted the best in the world in 2014. Or you can take your pick from the 14 other Michelin-starred establishments scattered throughout the city.
There are plenty of ferry routes to Denmark from the surrounding Scandinavian countries and within the country itself. With numerous ports spread across the Danish peninsulas and islands, travelling by ferry is a convenient way to reach this Nordic nation.