Types of tickets for Copenhagen
Buy your local tickets for Copenhagen with your phone
Download our mobile app 'Mobilbilletter' for local tickets in and around Copenhagen. Choose English as the language in the app.
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.
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.
With the FlexCard you have unlimited access to journeys by bus, train and the Metro for seven days in the number of zones you pay for. One adult can bring along two children under the age of 12 (inclusive) free of charge. Two children under the age of 16 can travel together on a FlexCard. The FlexCard is not personal and can therefore be shared by several people travelling at different times.
The City Pass gives you unlimited travel by bus, train and the Metro in Copenhagen in zones 1-4. With your City Pass, two children under 12 years af age can travel with you free of charge. The City Pass is valid for either 24 or 72 hours. You can buy your City Pass on citypass.dk.
The City Pass is also offered for either 48 or 120 hours. These can only be bought in the ticket vending machines at the Metro stations.
The Copenhagen Card is what you need, if you are planning to visit several museums and sights during your stay. The card gives you free admission to 75 museums and sights, unlimited travel by bus, train and the Metro in the Greater Copenhagen area (zones 1-99) plus discounts on car hire, resturants and sights. The card is valid for either 24, 48, 72 or 120 hours for both adults and children.
The 24-hour ticket is valid for unlimited travel by bus, train and the Metro in all zones (zones 1-99) in the Greater Copenhagen area for 24 hours. Children ages 12-15 pay half price. You can buy the 24-hour ticket in our mobile app "Mobilbilletter".
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
Monday to Friday: 7:00 am - 21:30 pm
Weekends and holidays:. 8:00 am - 21:30 pm
December 24th: 8:00 am - 17:00 pm
January 1st: 10:00 am - 21:30 pm
+45 7013 1415 (Daily 7:00 am - 22:00 pm)
Metro Customer Service
+45 7015 1615 (Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 16:00 pm)