Types of tickets for Copenhagen

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Tickets and travel cards in the Copenhagen area

You can choose between different types of tickets and travel cards which are all valid for buses, trains and the Metro in the Greater Copenhagen area. Your choice depends on how much and how you wish to travel during your stay.

Single tickets

You can buy single tickets that are valid for a certain period of time and for a specific number of zones, depending on how far you are going. Single tickets are the obvious choice if you prefer walking as your main form of transportation, occasionally supplemented with a bus ride. See example of zone map here.

Children – tickets and discount cards

Two children under the age of 12 (inclusive) can travel free of charge when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Children travelling alone pay a child fare until they reach the age of 16. Two children under the age of 16 can travel together on one adult ticket. 

To/from Copenhagen Airport and city centre

If you enjoy spending your holiday in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, be aware of the great benefits and savings you can get from traveling with DSB. The large railway network in Copenhagen and in the areas around makes it perfect for traveling with train. Whether you are planning to travel within the capital, between cities or other regions of Denmark, DSB will be happy to welcome you onboard! 
If you need to travel from Copenhagen Airport to city centre or the other way around, have a look at the tickets and prices here.

Make the best of your stay

Copenhagen has a lot to offer when it comes to attractions, museums, theme parks and great foods. Besides the most known and visited places, such as the Queens castle Amalienborg, Copenhagen is a city that has its own pulse and feel to it. The European capital is worth a visit for many reasons. Copenhagen has a distinct Nordic feel, a friendly street-life and a unique café culture that will make you want to return time and time again. The city is perfect for wandering through at your leisure or hop on a bike, like many locals prefer for transportation.

Are you looking for inspiration for your next trip to Denmark? Have a look at VisitDenmark.

Copenhagen is a city that invites you to try many different activities – which makes travel time and transportation essential, if you want to explore it all. As a tourist in Copenhagen and the areas around, there are lots of great offers, when it comes to transportation during your city break. Take a look at them below and choose the one that works for you and your holiday!

Unlimited travel with a City Pass

Copenhagen’s public transportation network is one of the best in the world! You can easily and inexpensively get access with a City Pass. With a City Pass you get unlimited travel in the central of Copenhagen. Enjoy travels on busses, trains and on the metro for 24, 48, 72 or 120 hours. The City Pass is usable in zones 1 – 4 and to/from Copenhagen Airport and the city centre.

If your city break is already planned out and you know that most days will be spend in the centre of Copenhagen, a City Pass is the ticket for you. You can buy the 24 and 72 hours City Pass tickets in the DSB ticket machines at the train stations, in DSB Salg & Service at Copenhagen Central Train Station, on the website dinoffentligetransport.dk or through the DOT mobile app called “Mobilbilletter”. You can buy the 48 and 120 hours City Pass tickets in the ticket machines at the metro stations. Get more information on City Pass here.

Copenhagen Card for fun and travel

With a Copenhagen Card in your hand you can visit more than 70 museums and attractions for free and easily use the public transportation system for free as well. You don’t have to worry about tickets, distances and prices when traveling with a Copenhagen Card. Combine your travel plans with exiting discoveries around the city of Copenhagen. A Copenhagen Card can be purchased with a validity period for 24, 48, 72 or 120 hours. Within these hours busses, metros and trains are free of any charge, as long as the journey stays in zone 1 – 99.

Whether you wish to spend your holiday in the cultural centre of Copenhagen, in Tivoli’s fun rides or explore the Nordic kitchens – a Copenhagen Card will get you from A to B easily, comfortable and convenient. Purchase the card on stations in the capital, both for children and adults. Do you want more information? Read all about Copenhagen Card here!

Visiting Copenhagen for 24 hours?

Are you visiting Copenhagen for just one day? DSB 24-hour ticket gives you unlimited access to busses, trains and the metro for 24 hours in all zones (1 - 99). With a ticket like this, there is no need to worry about prices and distances when traveling in the city of Copenhagen. This is a great solution if you need to travel through the city centre during the day – for business meetings, family visits or maybe something third. The DSB 24-hour ticket is for both children and adults. Buy it as a SMS-ticket, in the ticket machines at the DSB train stations, in a DSB Salg & Service or in a 7-Eleven shop at the DSB train stations. Lastly, you also have the opportunity to buy the ticket in the DOT mobile app called “Mobilbilletter” – for iPhone and Android.

Where to buy your tickets or travel cards

You can buy your tickets or travel cards at most stations, in a number of kiosks and on dinoffentligetransport.dk. You can also buy your tickets or travel cards via your mobile phone. You can buy the Copenhagen Card on copenhagencard.com.

Furthermore, you can buy single tickets from bus drivers.

Prices and further information

See prices and fares for tickets and travel cards here.
Read more about transport possibilities for tourists here.

See more tourist information about Copenhagen.


If you are in doubt about which solution that best suits your needs, ask for advice at the ticket counter or at the place where you buy your tickets or travel cards. You may also call:

Movia Customer Service

+45 3613 1415
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December 24th: 8:00 am - 17:00 pm
January 1st: 10:00 am - 21:30 pm


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Metro Customer Service

+45 7015 1615 (Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 16:00 pm)