Oresund Bridge connects Sweden and Denmark and is the longest road and rail bridge in Europe. This bridge combined a bridge-tunnel railroad tracks twin and dual carriageway that crosses the Oresund strait. The great architecture of this bridge has been favorite sunset spot in Malmo.
The Oresund Bridge
1. The Artificial Island: Peberholm
With one Oresund Bridge ticket, you can also visit an artificial island, Peberholm. Peberholm was constructed from the material dredged from the Oresund seabed to accommodate the bridge piers and the tunnel. The tunnel was built by concrete elements cast on land and towed out and lowered into a dredged trench. This island linking the bridge and tunnel, where the railway and motorway run The link parallel to each other. In this island also have flora and fauna that been allowed to develop freely and undisturbed.
2. Turning Torso
During Oresund Bridge Tour, in the afternoon you can enjoy the beautiful views of Oresund bridge from floor 53 – 54 Turning Torso. Turning Torso is the tallest building in Malmo, Sweden and located in the side of Oresund strait. Many birds fly, make the scenery of Oresund bridge more beautiful.
3. The Oresund Strait
Its width is only 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) at the narrowest point between Elsinore , Denmark, and Helsingborg , Sweden. The strait also has the same name as Øresund Region with 3.7 million residents in Denmark and Sweden. From this strait, you will be able to see the amazing architeture of Oresund bridge, and its more beautiful view when sunset moments with many bird flies, perfecting your Oresund tour.
How to Get Tickets?
If you want to do an Oresund Bridge tour, you can purchase a toll ticket. The toll booths are placed on the Swedish part of the bridge and you have to pay Oresund Bridge ticket in order to cross the bridge. More information about the prices you can access from the official oresund bridge site. There are some ticket packages to Oresund bridge tour.
How To Get Around?
Mostly, the people travelling across Oresund bridge tour are using train with the journey between Copenhagen and Malmo that takes about 35 minutes. Another option is you can go there by bus. Departure point is Kobenhavn Ingerslevsgade bus station with average prices of €8 for 55-60 minutes driving.
What Should I Wear?
Best Time to Visit
Oresund bridge is a transportation route that every day connects many activities between Sweden and Denmark. You can do Oresund bridge tour at anytime of the year.
Will I Need a Guide?
Many informations about Oresund tour and tickets can be read online. You don't need a tour guide service. Your Oresund ticket package will drive you around the bridge.
How To Get There?
From Copenhegen airport you can take a bus or online transportation, for around 25 – 40 minute to Kobenhavn Ingerslevsgade bus station. From the bus station in around 35 minute you will be able to across the Oresund bridge. From Malmo, you can take a bus first in Mamlo central station. From this station it just takes 35 minutes driving to cross the bridge.
If you go to the Oresund Bridge tour from Malmo (Sweden), there is a custom checkpoint at the toll gate entering, but not to Denmark.