Hven Island

Join a scenic trip to the Swedish Island of Hven in the middle of the Sound...

Hven is the perfect day excursion and offers a splendid view of the Øresund, beautiful nature, artisans, a number of restaurants and cafés, a whiskey destillation and the historic Tycho Brahe museum.


The  characteristic steep slopes of Hven 'Backafall' rises majestically out of the sea as you approach the island. On Hven the local inhabitants welcome you with a range of activities, dining experiences and pure Swedish atmosphere. See visitHven for more information about the island.

M/V Jeppe departs from Havnegade outside no. 39 at 9.15am and returns at 4.30pm from Bäckviken harbour on Hven. Sailing time is 1½ hours. 


Sommer season 2018 commence 5th May 2018. Looking forward to welcoming you onboard.

At the beginning and end of the season we do not sail on daily basis. Feel free to contact us to check how a particular day looks like.

Book tickets online here or contact us for any package deals that we offer. Available / unclaimed tickets are sold on the quay at an additional DKK 20, - pr. ticket.



Nice to know

NB! Remember photo ID... only passport or driving license can be used!

NB! Please note that own food and drinks can not be enjoyed onboard. The kiosk onboard is open and sells buttered rolls, snacks, water / beer, coffee/tea etc. Preorder catering on board such as breakfast, coffee/cake etc.


• We reserve the right to cancel and change departures. We accept no liability for changes, errors, price increases and sold out products. By any cancellation made by us, we offer to move the trip for another day or return the amount paid.

• The currency on Hven is Swedish kroner. Danish kroner can be used on the island, - the currency exchange rate is DKK 1- SEK 1. Most major places take credit cards such as mastercard, visa, etc.

• Dogs are welcome on board in the entrance hall or on the sundeck. Dogs must have the necessary papers to go to Sweden.

• Baby prams/strollers are welcome on board. Please contact us for information on wheelchairs on board.


About Hven

Hven was once Danish, but was transferred to Sweden in 1658. Production of brickworks and agriculture were the main industries on the island for many years, but today the main industry on the island is tourism.

Today there are app. 400 permanent residents on the island. Hven measures app. 4.5 km x 7.5 km and rises out of the sea with impressive coastal slopes called 'Backafallen'.


Departure Copenhagen

M/V Jeppe departs from Havnegade outside no 39.

Nearest metro station is Kongens Nytorv.

Nearest available parking are the surrounding streets or the carpark Kvæsthusbroen, Sankt Annæ Pl.