The bridge over Als sund is connected to the highway

Transportation options

You can easily reach our lovely municipality - either by car, ferry or plane.

By land

The island Als and Sønderborg are connected to the mainland with two bridges - Christian the X's bridge (small bridge) and Alssundbroen (large bridge).

26 km of motorway connects Sønderborg with the Danish and European net of motorways and is the fastest way to the island of Als. The Sønderborg Motorway (8) starts at the Kliplev junction and ends at either Sønderborg V, which leads you into the city center, or Alssundbroen. 

If you want to travel by public transport, the quickest way to Germany is by bus. Sønderborg - Flensburg takes approx. 1 hour, departing every hour. You will find an updated timetable for the bus to Germany and other rutes including the X-Bus (express busses) at Sydtrafik. The trip between Sønderborg and Copenhagen is also possible by bus. You can travel with the company Rødbillet, who offer bustrips at low rates. You can always find your route by public transportation by using www.rejseplanen.dk.

Train stations are found in Gråsten and Sønderborg with direct connections to Odense and Copenhagen every two hours. For timetables and prices click here.

Car rental or taxi

If you wish to be more flexible and drive by yourself, you can find a list of car and bus rental companies here. Dantaxa manages the taxis in Sønderborg - reach them by calling +45 74 42 18 18.

By ferry

If you are coming from the North you can sail with the little car-ferry ”Bitten Clausen” from Ballebro to Hardeshøj on Als - a 10 min. sailing trip crossing the Als Fjord.

You can also sail to Als from Ærø (Søby-  Fynshav) and Fyn (Bøjden-Fynshav), which takes approx. 50 minutes.

By air

There are several daily flights to Copenhagen from Sønderborg airport. The flight takes approx. 40 min., giving you ample time to visit the capital and see Tivoli and The Little Mermaid. For timetables and prices see Alsie Express.

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