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Coronavirus / COVID-19: Information for travellers to and from Bornholm

Advice and information for travellers to and on Bornholm

Last updated January 18, 2022

Travels to Denmark and Bornholm

You can still travel to Bornholm on holiday, and we are happy to have you here.

Be aware that the same rules and restrictions apply to Bornholm as in the rest of Denmark. On this page, you can get a quick overview.

Useful links about entry into Denmark and Bornholm:

You can also contact the Arrivals Hotline of the Danish Police on the phone no. +45 7020 6044 and inquire about the latest information.

If you travel through Sweden to take the ferry from Ystad, you must comply with the applicable transit travel rules. If you do not want to travel through Sweden, you can fly from Copenhagen to Bornholm with DAT or take the ferry from Køge.

If you have been vaccinated, if you have been infected within the past six months or if you have tested negative for COVID-19, you can get a corona passport in the form of the corona passport app. Read more about Corona passport.

 

Travelling to Bornholm via Sweden

Remember your passport when travelling through Sweden towards/from Bornholm via Ystad.

Until 31 January 2022, entry is banned in Sweden from all countries except the Nordic countries and EU/EEA countries. Citizens of EU/EEA countries must present a valid corona passport.

All travellers from the age of 12 must present a negative test for covid-19, which is a maximum of 48 hours old, upon entry into Sweden. The test requirement applies regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or have been infected.

Note: Transit travellers to and from Bornholm / Zealand via Ystad are entirely exempt from the requirement for a negative test and corona pass. However, transit travellers must document that they are in transit (with ferry tickets or other documentation.)

You can read the official guidelines from the Swedish police here.

You can also travel domestically by plane from several Danish airports, take the ferry from the Danish harbour in Køge or the ferry from Sassnitz in Germany.

When travelling through Sweden, please notice that Sweden can be classified as a risk country by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Read more about travelling to Denmark here.

If you are vaccinated, you do not have to go into isolation after travelling through Sweden. If you are not vaccinated, you must take a test within 24 hours of arriving in Bornholm.

 

The rules for travel by ferry, bus and plane to Bornholm:

  • You must wear a face mask at Danish airports.
  • You must wear a face mask or visor in public transport – incl. ferries and planes to Bornholm.
  • You do not have to present a negative corona test on either the ferry or the flight to Bornholm (please check your carrier’s rules to be safe).
  • However, you must be able to present a corona passport when you travel with Kombardo Expressen and Bornholmerbussen.
  • You must present a passport at the Swedish border.

 

Questions concerning your travel to and from Bornholm?

  • Read more on the official Danish corona-website: coronasmitte.dk
  • Read the rules for entry through Sweden: polisen.se
  • Information from Bornholm’s municipality (Danish only): brk.dk

 

While on Bornholm

While you are visiting Bornholm, please help us keep the island covid-free by following these simple guidelines:

  • Keep an appropriate distance from other people.
  • Wash your hands regularly.
  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve – not your hands.
  • Please discard used maks in a waste bin. Otherwise, it may pollute the unique nature that we have here on Bornholm.

 

You can get tested for COVID-19 on Bornholm

While on Bornholm, you can get tested for COVID-19 in the following locations. To get a PCR-test while on Bornholm you need to register on covidresults.dk – please follow the instructions here. To get a quick test you must bring a health insurance card / ID card.

 

If you have Corona symptoms while on Bornholm

If you have symptoms or think you might have been infected with Corona while on Bornholm, contact a medical professional for advice. You can see the list of local doctors here. After 4 PM, the emergency hotline can be reached on phone no. +45 1813 (if you don’t have a Danish CPR number, wait for an operator to answer).

It is important that you limit the contact to the phone and do not visit the emergency room in person.

If you have mild symptoms on COVID-19, you do not need to contact a doctor, but you can book an appointment to get tested on the website coronaprover.dk.

 

Here is what you can do if you test positive on Bornholm

If you have been tested positive with Corona, it is a requirement that you go into isolation. You can contact the local municipality for help by calling the nurse’s office at phone no. +45 56 92 70 70 – Read additional information here (in Danish).

 

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