Oresund Bridge, Denmark (2024)
The distance to the middle of the Oresund bridge is 13 miles (21 km) from the center of the city Copenhagen. The length of the bridge is 5 miles (8 km). The Oreseund bridge connects two major cities of Denmark (Copenhagen) and Sweden (Malmo). Until 2019, the Oresund bridge was the longest bridge in Europe.
The construction of the Oresund bridge took 6 years from the year 1995 to 2000 and the construction cost was 4 billion euros. The bridge has two sections upper and lower deck. The upper deck is a four-lane street and the lower deck is meant for the train track. It takes 10 minutes to cross the Oresund bridge and 35 minutes to reach Malmo city center from Copenhagen.
Tourists can take a train to Malmo town from Copenhagen and the cost of traveling is about $ 15. The tourists do not need a visa to cross the border between Sweden and Denmark. But visitors must carry a valid identity.