The Øresund Bridge is a combined railway and motorway bridge that is situated in Malmo, Sweden. The bridge stretches over part of the Oresund strait between Sweden and Denmark. The bridge runs for 5 miles from the Swedish coast to the island of Peberholm in the middle of the strait where it ends at the Drogden tunnel. The bridge is the longest rail and road bridge in Europe and connects Sweden to Denmark with the Drogden Tunnel. It was designed by Danish engineering firm COWI and was opened in July 2000.
The bridge is accessible from Malmo or Copenhagen via the Drogden Tunnel. You can travel across the bridge in a motorised road vehicle or by a train that is travelling from Sweden to Denmark or vice versa.
Opening Times and Admission
You can see the bridge from either Malmo or Copenhagen. Be aware that you cannot access the bridge on foot.