It's a good idea to learn a few Danish phrases or words before taking off on your holiday or stay in Denmark, the Danes will appreciate it and it will make your stay more enjoyable.
Most people in Denmark do speak English and quite a few can also master languages like German and French. However if you are driving into a smaller village somewhere in the country you may be caught out in the local shop and a couple of Danish words or phrases could get you a long way.
If you are looking for translations from English to Danish regarding food shopping you can find a comprehensive list here .
On this page we will concentrate on Danish words and phrases you will use when you are travelling / driving around or staying in a holiday house or at a camping ground.
Useful Danish Phrases.
Can you please help me? - Vil du være venlig at hjælpe mig?
Where can I find a service station / petrol station? - Hvor er der en Service station / Benzintank?
Where is the Post Office? - Hvor er Posthuset?
Where is the tourist information? - Hvor er turist bureauet?
Where is the bus station? - Hvor er busstationen?
Where is the train station? - Hvor er banegården?
Where is the hospital? - Hvor er hospitalet / sygehuset?
Credit or Cash? - Dankort/Kreditkort eller kontant?
How much does it cost? - Hvad koster det?