Hundested [ hunəsdɛð ] is a Danish town in the Region Hovedstaden on Sjælland.

On 1 January 2013, the population was 8632 persons.

The economic structure is dominated by agricultural industry, fishing and trade. There is also a small trading port.

One of the tourist attractions is the home of polar explorer Knud Rasmussen and the village Kikhavn with its historical center.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Mikkeline Kierkgaard, Danish figure skater