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Find informations about Ballen

From Ballen with the SamsøFærgen to Kalundborg

At Ballen ferry terminal you can park your car, buy tickets and stretch your legs while you wait for the ferry, and continue your journey by bus or Teletaxi which operates in connection with the ferry arrival/departure.

From Ballen on Samsø, the ferry takes foot passengers, cars, motorcycles, mopeds and bicycles to Kalundborg on Zealand. The crossing time with SamsøFærgen is 1 hour and 20 minutes. Sailing timetables and fares are listed under the menu item ‘Services’.

Find check-in in Ballen

Vehicle and passenger check-in

At Ballen Harbour you will find check-in for walking passengers and all type of vehicles, such as cars, trucks, bicycles, motorcycles and mopeds

Address: Nørreskiftevej 19, 8305 Samsø.

Harbour facilities

At the harbour in Ballen there is a small waiting room with ticket vending machines where pedestrians are able to purchase tickets for departures with SamsøFærgen on the Ballen-Kalundborg route. It is possible to pay with a Dankort or credit card, as well as with notes and coins in the ticket machines. There are toilets adjoining the waiting room.

Local buses and tele taxis

Lokale busser

Buss timetables and fares etc. are listed on the Samsø Rederis website.


To and from Ballen habour on Samsø, it is possible to book a teletaxi on telephone +45 72 10 80 10 in certain periods. The tele taxi is an alternative to buses, for example on Samsø where there are sometimes insufficient passengers to warrant regular bus operations.

Parking in Ballen

If you want to park your car at the ferry terminal in Ballen, there are some long stay parking spaces north from the terminal building.

Tourist information

Samsø Tourist Office

Samsø Tourist Office has brochures and lots of useful information about the island. The tourist office is located at Anton Rosens Plads 3, Tranebjerg. Take a look at their website, where you will find a wealth of inspiration!

Finding your way around Samsø

On Samsø, there are information stands that show the way to the island’s activities, shops, restaurants and places to stay. Information stands can also be found on the ferry, enabling you to get an overview of essential information during the crossing. However, you can start at home by looking at the information available on the website.

Cycling holidays

If you want a cycling holiday on Samsø, you will find information about the island via the above links while the link below has details of bike rental outlets on the island.

visitsamsoe.dk – Bicycle Rental

At Samsø Bicycle Rental, you can rent bikes and have them delivered to your summer cottage, the ferry terminal etc. Samsø Bicycle Rental also rents out bicycles for groups and school camps. Read more on the Samsø Bicycle Rental website.

Samsø Bicycle Rental

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