Transport and infrastructure in Denmark

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Denmark with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 74,558 km. Theoretically, this is 12.81 meter for each of the 6 millions inhabitants of the country. Denmark hereby ranks 38th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.60 meters of railway tracks per person Denmark come 29th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 7,314 km long coastline.

Airports in Denmark

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 74,600 km12,813.84 km1,737.14 m 6,708,300 km11,141.55 km1,111.61 m
Railroads 3,500 km597.40 km80.99 m 273,500 km454.23 km45.32 m
Waterways 400 km68.75 km9.32 m 53,100 km88.25 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 682117.210.016 15,03624.970.002
Airports 8013.751.864 3,7376.210.001