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Odense, Region Syddanmark, Denmark

How much does it cost to travel to Odense?

You should plan to spend around $160 (kr1,124) per day on your vacation in Odense. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $51 (kr357) on meals
  • $44 (kr306) on local transportation
  • $160 (kr1,120) on hotels

A one week trip to Odense for two people costs, on average, $2,246 (kr15,743). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Odense cost?

A one week trip to Odense usually costs around $1,123 (kr7,871) for one person and $2,246 (kr15,743) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Odense on average costs around $2,246 (kr15,743) for one person and $4,491 (kr31,486) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Odense will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Odense on average costs around $4,812 (kr33,735) for one person and $9,624 (kr67,470) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Odense has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Odense expensive to visit?

Prices in Odense are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Odense is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Albufeira or Marseille.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Odense Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Odense?

The average Odense trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Odense travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) kr1,120 ($160)
Local Transportation 1 kr306 ($44)
Food 2 kr357 ($51)
Entertainment 1 kr205 ($29)
Alcohol 2 kr76 - 229 ($11 - 33)
Accommodation Budget in Odense
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Odense is $80 (kr560). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Odense is $160 (kr1,120). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Odense

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Odense based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $99. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Odense
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Odense is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $44 (kr306) per person, per day, on local transportation in Odense.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Odense
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Rental Cars in Odense
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Food Budget in Odense
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Odense can vary, the average cost of food in Odense is $51 (kr357) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Odense should cost around $20 (kr143) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Odense is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Odense
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Odense typically cost an average of $29 (kr205) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Odense
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $22 (kr153) on alcoholic beverages in Odense per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Odense On a Budget
Odense Odense
Odense is the largest city on the island of Funen in Denmark. With a population of over 180,000, it is the third largest city in Denmark as a whole and sometimes is known as the unofficial capital. This city is the birthplace of the famous fairytale writer, Hans Christian Andersen.
Museums are plentiful in the city of Odense. The art center of Odense, Brandts Klædefabrik, is a sight not to miss. There are two museums in the center; The Danish Museum of Media and The Museum of Photographic Arts. The Carl Nielsen Museum honors the late classical music composer who is also the face of the Danish hundred-kroner note. Another museum is the Danish Railway Museum that contains many old trains and railroad parts. There is also an impressive large model train

The last of the main museums in town is the Hans Christian Andersen Museum. This museum highlights the life and accomplishments of the famous author. You can see his own drawings and paper clippings from his past as well as beautiful period furniture.

For those who aren't keen on visiting museums, there are other sights in the city. The Egeskov Castle is located in Odense and is said to be one of Europe's best-preserved water castles from the Renaissance era. This historic castle dates back to 1554 but has since been revamped with features such as a human maze, a toy museum, and a veteran auto museum.

The Odense Zoo is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Denmark, especially with its new addition, The Oceanium. Saint Knuds Kirke is a great sight and is free to visit. It was the cathedral of King Canute the Holy and his tomb is in the crypt below the church.
Odense is located on the island of Funen, which lies between Jutland and Zealand. It is part of the Southern Denmark region and some of the other large cities on the island are Kerteminde, Svendborg, and Nyborg. Kerteminde, in northern Funen, is known for the small statue of a fisher girl called Amanda. You can also visit the Johannes Larsen Museum, which is built around the home of the artist who was a catalyst in the Fynboerne artists' movement. Svendborg, located in southern Funen, is the home of A. P. Møller-Mærsk, the worlds largest shipping company. Nyborg is on the east coast of the island and is known as a bridge town. It is at the foot of the Great Belt Bridge connecting Funen and Zealand.

Take a tour boat along the Odense Aafart, which leaves from Munke Mose in the city center and stops at the Odense Zoo and in Fruens Boge. This is a great activity in the summer but is also very beautiful during the winter to see the trees sprinkled with snow. The Odense Golfklub is a fun, leisurely activity if the weather permits. For more of a thrill go to Odense Go-Kart-Hal and satisfy your need for speed.

There are usually events or festivals happening in Odense as well. Whether is the Flower Festival, International Film Festival, or Hans Christian Andersen Festival, there is something that is bound to be happening during your visit. Most of the aforementioned festivals happen during the spring and summer time, however, the Christmas markets that are put on in December are incredible to visit.
Food and Dining
There is a vast range of food options in Odense in regard to type of cuisine and budget. For a less expensive meal, China Box has delicious Chinese takeout food that is very affordable. Cafe du Nord is another affordable place with Danish cuisine. The best bistro in Denmark is located in Odense. It is called No. 61 and their cookbook is among seven other nominees for the best in the world. Sortebro Kro is more of an upscale restaurant but is recommended by many that visit Odense. It is located in an 18th century Inn and serves proper Danish cuisine.

Odense is the easiest to get to by train. It is about ninety minutes from Copenhagen, one hundred minutes from Aarhus and five hours from Hamburg, Germany. You can fly into the Copenhagen or Billund airport, which are the closest to Odense, and take a train or bus from there to the city center.

One in the city, you can reach many of the main attractions by foot. The exceptions are the Funen Village and the Zoo, which are about 30-45 minute walks from the city center. You can get around by taxi as well, but keep in mind they can be pretty expensive. There are public buses that can take you around and they cost eighteen DKK usually.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.