Greenland travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Greenland with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Greenland.

Greenland travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Greenland with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Greenland - quick facts
Time difference UK -1 to -4 hours
Language(s) Greenlandic, Danish
Currency Danish Krone
Electricity C + E + F + K plug (230V)
Driving side Right

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Greenland weather

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Greenland travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Greenland from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Greenland.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Greenland travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Greenland with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Greenland, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Greenland covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Greenland with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Greenland travel features

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Greenland FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Greenland including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Greenland due to Covid-19?

Greenland is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Greenland.

Check out Board of Health, Greenland for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Greenland?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Greenland. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Greenland and the UK?

The time difference between Greenland and the UK is UK time-1 to UK time-4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Greenland?

The main languages spoken in Greenland are Greenlandic and Danish.

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What is the currency in Greenland?

The currency in Greenland is the Danish Krone (DKK).

Which plugs are used in Greenland?

Greenland uses electrical plug type C + E + F + K (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Greenland?

They drive on the right side of the road in Greenland.

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