Odense Denmark


Odense is a city in Denmark.

Official language is Danish. Denmark uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time.

Sockets & plugs

Denmark uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type E, Type F and Type K.

Type C
Type E
Type F
Type K


Odense has an average temperature of 12.0°C. Warmest month is September with 20°C and coldest January with 2°C.



Denmark uses the Danish krone (symbol: kr), code DKK.

Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100 and 50 kroner. Krone is subdivided into 100 øres. Coins come in denominations of 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 kroner and 50 øres.

Credit & debit cards

Widely accepted

Credit cards are widely accepted within Denmark (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Maestro, MasterCard and Visa are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, RuPay and UnionPay are unknown.


Not expected, but can leave extra tip

Tipping is usually not expected in Denmark. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts always include a service charge.



Automatic teller machines are common in Denmark. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.

You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.



Internet speed in Denmark is on average 16.1 Mbps.


WiFi coverage in Denmark is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

Mobile phone

You can buy a SIM card for about 115.81 DKK, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: 3 (Tre), TDC, Telenor or Telia.

Mobile phones

Denmark uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.


If you don't want to buy SIM card in Denmark upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Dial code


To call Denmark, dial +, then 45 (the country code for Denmark), then the area code and the local number.

International call
+ 45 1234567
Local call

Health & safety


No vaccinations are required to enter this country

No vaccinations are required to enter the country, but it is recommended to perform routine immunizations for your protection and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

Routine immunizations

These apply only to select travelers or persons on work assignments.

Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B

Travel advisories

No country advisories
World-wide advisories

Advisories that are issued on a world-wide level (may not be related to Denmark).


Road rules

In Denmark you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Speed limits

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110-130 km/h (68-80 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas, 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways and 80-90 km/h (49-55 mph) on expressways.

Turn on red

Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it.


It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.05%.

On the road


Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called Blyfri (92/95) or blyfri. Petrol costs about 12.00 DKK per liter.

Diesel option is called Diesel. Diesel costs about 10.50 DKK per liter.

Petrol stations

Most popular petrol stations in Denmark are Circle K, Go'on, OK, Q8, Shell and Uno-X.

Traffic news

Road assistance is available at 70 10 20 30 (Falck) or 80 600 600 (Viking). For general news on Denmark's traffic use V-Traffic or Vejdirektoratets trafikkort.


Emergency numbers

Fire department