Getting around in Copenhagen

- and to/from Copenhagen Airport

When it’s summer in Copenhagen people jump head first into the harbor’s clean waters and enjoy the many outdoor delish eating and drinking options during those white Nordic nights. All year around you can go on a canal tour or rent a small boat to tour the harbor. Visit the many museums, the Queens castles and enjoy the many green areas and parks and the amazing architecture. Copenhagen can also boast having the oldest and the 5th oldest amusement park in the world – Bakken and Tivoli. There are so many things to explore. You can take a city bike to explore, Copenhagen-style! – or easily use public transportation to get you to wherever you want to go.

Copenhagen and Copenhagen Airport to/from other Danish cities

If you need to travel from Copenhagen or Copenhagen Airport to other cities (or the other way around), eg. Aarhus, Aalborg or Odense, the train is an easy way to get there. And along the way you can enjoy the beautiful Danish countryside through the train window.
Have a look at recommended tickets and at how to buy your tickets.

The easy way to get around in Copenhagen, including to/from Copenhagen Airport

City Pass

Unlimited transportation in the Central Copenhagen area 
With a City Pass (24, 48, 72 or 120 hours) you can enjoy unlimited travel on buses, trains and the metro in central Copenhagen area (in zones 1-4) and to/from Copenhagen Airport. 24-hour City Pass is 80 kr., 48-hour City Pass is 160 kr., 72-hour City Pass is 200 kr. and 120-hour City Pass is 320 kr. and children under 16 pay half price.

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Transportation and admission to 73 museums and attractions
The card gives you free admission to 73 museums and sights, unlimited travel by bus, train and metro in the Greater Copenhagen area (zones 1-99) plus discounts on car hire, restaurants and attractions. The card is valid for 24, 48, 72 or 120 hours. A 24-hour CopenhagenCard is 379 kr.

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24-hour ticket

Unlimited transportation in Greater Copenhagen area
The 24-hour ticket is valid for unlimited travel by bus, train and metro in all zones in the Greater Copenhagen area (zones 1-99) for 24 hours. The 24-hour ticket is 130 kr. Children ages 12-15 pay half price.
You can buy the 24-hour ticket in the mobile app 'Mobilbilletter'.

'Mobilbilletter' for iPhone

'Mobilbilletter' for Android

Single trip tickets for the Copenhagen area and to/from Copenhagen Airport

If CityPass or CopenhagenCard is not the right ticket for you because you only need to use public transportation for one or two short local trips, then buy a single trip ticket.
You can purchase tickets at most train stations (in the ticket sale at Copenhagen Central Station/København H. and in 7-Eleven at the station) and from the metro ticket machines located in all metro stations. The machines accept Danish coins and all major credit cards. You can also buy a ticket on the bus, but you need to pay in Danish kroner.
Alternatively you can purchase a ticket by downloading DSB App for local tickets in and around Copenhagen. Choose English as the language in the app. The app is available for iPhone and Android:

DSB App for iPhone

DSB App for Android

Visit Louisiana Museum of Modern art, Kronborg Castle or M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark by train

Buy a combined Museum entrance and return ticket to Louisiana Museum of Modern art, Kronborg Castle or M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark by train. The ticket gives you access to one of the museums and includes the travel with DSB trains to and from the museum on a date specified by you.

Read more and buy your combined Museum & Return Ticket here

Exciting city break in Copenhagen – what to see

Explore the VisitDenmark website and find all you need to know about visiting the Copenhagen area – find out what to see, where to eat, where to stay and everything else.

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