What are the distances from the cruise piers to various sights in Skagen?

  • Skagens Museum  - Art museum1.4 miles / 2,2 km
  • Anchers Hus1.5 miles / 2.5 km
  • Drachmanns Hus0.6 mile / 1.0 km
  • Grenen 3.1 miles / 5.0 km
  • The Buried Church2.7 miles / 4.4 km
  • Kystmuseet Skagen / Skagen’s Museum of Local History. 0.6 mile / 1.0 km
  • Skagen Odde Naturcenter2.9 miles / 4.7 km
  • Raabjerg Mile – Sand Dunes10.5 miles / 17 km
  • The Marina Area 1 mile / 1.6 km
  • Pedestrian Street/town centre 1 mile / 1.6 km

How do we get around in Skagen – busses, taxis, bike rental?

The Skagen City Bus runs from the town centre to e.g. Grenen and the Buried Church. Pick up a schedule and buy your ticket in the information at the cruise pier.

Bus schedule pdf 

Taxis are mostly available right at the cruise piers. If there are no one present at the piers you can either call this tel. number: Skagen Taxa +45 98 44 22 44 or you can ask the staff at the information to call one for you.

2019 prices for up to 4 persons: 

From the cruise pier to the town center EUR 15/ USD 20/ DKK 105
From the cruise pier to Grenen  EUR 25/USD 30/ DKK 175
1-hour round trip of SkagenEUR 100/USD 120/ DKK 700
From cruise ship to Aalborg AirportEUR 190/USD 220/ DKK 1330

You can rent bicycles right at the cruise pier next to the information building.

Drive the last stretch to the very tip of Grenen on the Sand Worm - a tractor driven bus. The Sand Worm drivers only accept payment in cash, but you can pay in foreign currencies.

Visit website

Do you have guest information at the cruise piers?

Yes, at both cruise piers you will find guest information, as well as restrooms. At Krydstogtkajen – the largest cruise pier – there are also souvenir shops and showroom.

What about free WIFI?

Port of Skagen offers free WIFI at both cruise piers. Visit the information at the cruise piers to find information on how to connect.

What are the opening hours for the shops in Skagen?

  • Super markets – Regular opening hours 8 am-10 PM
  • Other shops – Regular opening hours 10 am-5.30 pm
  • Please note that on cruise days many shops open at approx. 8 or 9 am.

Do shops accept credit cards, EUR and USD?
Credit cards are accepted everywhere – a few exceptions might occur though, e.g. the Sand Worm.
EUR and USD are accepted almost everywhere.
Local currency – Danish Kroner – DKK

Do you offer free city maps?
Yes, free Cruise Skagen city maps are handed out to all guests coming off ship by our welcome crew right next to the gangway. Download map

Currency exchange and ATMs
Currency exchange is offered at both cruise piers – at the guest information. Note that the currency exchange is only from foreign currency into Danish Kroner.

In the Cruise Skagen city map the locations of the ATMs in Skagen are shown. There are no ATMs at the cruise piers.