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

Advice and information for travellers to and on Bornholm

Last update June 30, 2020 (9:35 AM CEST)

You can travel to Denmark and Bornholm under certain conditions

As a foreign citizen, you can travel to Denmark under certain conditions. The question of entry is at the discretion of the Danish police. Please see the website of the Danish Police for more information.

Information on foreign boats wishing to come to Bornholm

Foreign yachtsmen, who want to book accommodation in the municipal ports on Bornholm in advance, can do so. Read more here.

Do you have questions concerning your travel to Denmark?

You can also contact the Arrivals Hotline of the Danish Police at +45 7020 6044 (Mon-Fri 8 am – 4 pm and weekends and holidays 9 am – 2 pm).

You may travel to Bornholm via Sweden – but check your own national restrictions

As a Danish citizen you are allowed to travel via Sweden to Bornholm. Whether you may travel through Sweden or not as a foreign citizen travelling to Bornholm depends on your own country’s travel advice, directions and guidelines before you go. Remember to bring your passport.

The direct ferry service from Sassnitz/Germany to Bornholm will resume from June 15. Alternatively, you can travel with the night ferry service to Bornholm from Køge (south of Copenhagen), if you do not want to travel via Sweden. See all options here.

You could be put into quarantine upon your home-coming

Several countries have opened their borders to Denmark and vice versa, but the Corona-situation can change very quickly. Therefore you may be asked to stay at home in quarantine after your home-coming. We advise you to check your home country’s current directions and guidelines before and under your travel to Bornholm.

Keep your distance – also on Bornholm
The Danish guidelines and advice also apply to Bornholm. Please keep your distance to others, wash your hands and cough or sneeze into your sleeve – not your hands. Please follow the local authorities guidelines and restrictions. Read more → in this brochure.

 

Denmark has no common advice for wearing a protective face mask

In Denmark, there is no general advice for using protective masks in public areas. However, from June 15, passengers who are travelling by plane have to bear a mask from the point of entry of the departure airport until leaving the arrival airport.

Ferries, planes and trains have introduced security precautions to prevent the spreading of the Corona Virus.

Call a doctor, if you are on Bornholm and suspect that you are infected

If you are on Bornholm and need to get in contact with a doctor for advice, if you have been in contact with an infected person, or if you suspect that you are infected, you can contact the local doctors by phone. You can see the list of local doctors here. After 4 PM the doctors can be contacted on tel. 1813 (if you don’t have a Danish CPR number, just wait for an operator to answer).

It is essential that you do not contact the local doctor or the emergency room in person when suspecting infection. Contact the doctor by phone first.

You can get tested for COVID-19 on Bornholm

While being on Bornholm you can get tested for COVID-19 (virus or antibodies). The test center is located at the DGI sports arena at Porcelænsvej 3, 3700 Rønne – the ramp starts at Torneværksvej (see map here). Please make an appointment in advance, drop-in appearance is also possible, the test center is open daily between 9.45 am and 4.45 pm (but only if you do NOT show any symptoms of COVID-19).

Foreign citizens without any NemID can call Region Hovedstaden, +45 3066 8937 (daily between 10 am – 6 pm) for appointments. Read more under coronaprover.dk.

Danish citizens will get their results after 1-2 days via the platform sundhed.dk, while foreign citizens will be contacted by the health authorities if their test is positive.

The situation changes quickly – please keep your self updated

The situation regarding new infections in Denmark or other countries can change very quickly, which is why we provide the information on this page tentatively. Please also check your local authorities for further information.

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