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Transport in Copenhagen and Denmark, as well as car rental

How to get to Copenhagen airport

Copenhagen Kastrup Airport is located 8 km from the city center. Ways to get to the airport and prices:

By public transport

  • By train or metro, ride 15 minutes, the station is in Terminal 2 (you can get from Terminal 3 by using the free shuttle bus)
  • By Bus, go 30 minutes

A single ticket for any city transport. The airport is located in the third transport zone. Ticket price to Copenhagen city center from the airport 5,1 USD = 36. DKK Learn more at dinoffentligetransport.dk

By taxi

  • Taxi fare from the airport 35,6 - 42,8 USD = 250 - 300 DKK
  • Taxi transfer with a meeting will cost about 106,1 USD = 100 EUR

You can view prices and book a ride to the airport with the international online service KiwiTaxi

Taxi cost in Copenhagen

Uber does not work in Denmark. Rates for a regular city taxi:

  • Jump in a taxi 5 - 6,4 USD = 35 - 45 DKK
  • Payment per kilometer 2,1 - 2,9 USD = 15 - 20 DKK
  • Waiting in a traffic jam 1 - 1,14 USD = 7 - 8 DKK per minute
  • Thus, a trip around the city can cost about 21,4 - 28,5 USD = 150 - 200 DKK

Copenhagen City Transport Tariffs

The city's public transport is represented by the metro, commuter trains and buses. The tickets are the same for any transport and can be bought in advance at vending machines and kiosks, as well as through a mobile application. The price depends on the tariff zone. For a tourist, zone 1-2 is relevant - this is the city center. The airport is in zone 3.

The ticket has a validity period (from 60 minutes to 120 minutes, depending on the ticket) During this time, you can change to another transport, for example, from the metro to the bus.

To save on transportation costs, travel tickets and a Rejsekort plastic card will help you. Examples of ticket prices:

Single tickets

  • Travel within 1-2 zones (Minimum fare) 3,4 USD = 24 DKK
  • Travel within 1-3 Zones (Including airport) 5,1 USD = 36 DKK

City Pass

Minimum coverage of tariff zones 1-4. There are other options

  • for 1 day 11,4 USD = 80 DKK
  • for 2 days 21,4 USD = 150 DKK
  • for 3 days 28,5 USD = 200 DKK
  • for 4 days 35,6 USD = 250 DKK
  • for 5 days 42,8 USD = 300 DKK

Commuter Pass

Travel pass for 1 month. The price depends on the coverage area, for example
  • Zones 1-2 56,3 USD = 395 DKK
  • Zones 2-3 74,9 USD = 525 DKK

Children's tickets

There is a general rule for all tickets - child fare (up to 15 years old) is 2 times cheaper, and children under 12 years old ride for free.

For detailed information on tariffs, see the official website dinoffentligetransport.dk

Compare with prices in Ireland

Rejsekort plastic card

There is an electronic plastic transport card. There are different cards for children or adults. Can be anonymous, price 11,4 USD = 80. DKK or individual, price 7,1 USD = 50. DKK Using the card, travel is cheaper. You can buy it at transport points. Examples of prices:

  • Travel within 1-2 zones (minimum fare) 2,3 USD = 16 DKK
  • Travel within 1-3 Zones 2,9 USD = 20.5 DKK

Attention! The minimum balance on the card for travel must be 10 USD = 70. DKK Carefully read all the conditions on the site rejsekort.dk

Bike rental in Copenhagen

The city is well suited for cycling. Various bike rentals are popular. 2 examples:

Bycyklen

There are many popular automatic e-bike rental points in the city Bycyklen. The bicycles are equipped with convenient navigators. Estimated price 4,3 - 5,7 USD = 30 - 40 DKK per hour

One way bike tours

Various rental options are offered by bike rental Onewaybiketours. For example, you can rent your bike in another city or country. Good selection of bicycles. The price depends on the type of bike. Examples of prices:

  • Rent for 8 hours 21,4 - 42,8 USD = 150 - 300 DKK
  • Day 35,6 - 64,2 USD = 250 - 450 DKK
  • Week 99,8 - 156,8 USD = 700 - 1100 DKK

Copenhagen Tourist Card

Free admission to major museums and attractions (All popular castles, zoo, aquarium, amusement park) and public transport pass.

  • Price per day 60,5 USD = 57 EUR
  • Price 2 days 88,1 USD = 83 EUR
  • Three days 108,2 USD = 102 EUR
  • 5 days 143,2 USD = 135 EUR
  • For children 2 times cheaper

Learn more copenhagencard.com

Car rental in Copenhagen and Denmark

Car rental cost

Examples of prices from international car rental companies when booking 1 month in advance for a period of 10 days.

  • Opel corsa, MT 15,9 USD = 15 EUR per day
  • Volkswagen Golf AT 21,2 USD = 20 EUR per day

For full insurance without deductible, surcharge 12,7 USD = 12 EUR per day

Compare car rental prices at various rental companies and book a car with the world’s largest international service Rentalcars

Toll roads and bridges

There are no toll roads in Denmark, but there are 2 toll bridges:

  • The Great Belt Bridge for passenger cars costs 18,5 USD = 130 DKK one way
  • Øresund Bridge in the direction of Copenhagen - Malmö (Sweden) for passenger cars costs 55,6 USD = 390 DKK one way

Gasoline prices

  • Gasoline costs 1,5 - 1,6 USD = 10.5 - 11.5 DKK per 1 liter
  • Diesel fuel 1,3 USD = 9 DKK per 1 liter

Parking

Copenhagen has a complex system for calculating the cost of street parking. The price of an hour of parking depends on the time of day, day of the week and distance from the city center (parking zone). Some examples:

  • City center (red and green zones) during working hours on weekdays 3,1 - 5,4 USD = 22 - 38 DKK per hour
  • In the evening in the city center (red and green zones) on weekdays 2,1 USD = 15 DKK per hour
  • Overnight parking from 23 to 8 am in any zone 0,71 USD = 5 DKK per hour
  • On Sunday and holidays parking is free everywhere

You can pay with a bank card at the machines, but it is more convenient to pay for parking through a mobile application. Find out more at parkeringsinfo.dk There are also private underground garages with a price 5 - 7,1 USD = 35 - 50 DKK per hour for the center of Copenhagen.

Car fines

  • Fines for various traffic violations 142,6 - 285,1 USD = 1000 - 2 000 DKK
  • The fine for speeding starts from 142,6 USD = 1000 DKK for exceeding by more than 10 km / h
  • Violation of parking rules 142,6 USD = 1000 DKK + vehicles can be evacuated at the expense of the owner

Danish Intercity Transport

Trains

Trains are generally more expensive than buses, but much faster. Examples of prices for train tickets from Copenhagen from Deutsche Bahn

  • Copenhagen - Hamburg 42,4 - 63,7 USD = 40 - 60 EUR on the way 4.5-7.5 hours
  • Copenhagen - Berlin 63,7 - 95,5 USD = 60 - 90 EUR on the way 6-8 hours
  • Copenhagen - Stockholm 63,7 - 535,8 USD = 60 - 505 EUR hours on the way

You have an opportunity to see all possible options for traveling between European cities by bus or by train with the popular service Omio.com

Buses

Traveling by bus, the cheapest way to travel around Europe. As usual, the lowest price is offered when booking in advance. Examples of ticket prices:

  • Copenhagen - Hamburg 15,9 - 21,2 USD = 15 - 20 EUR
  • Copenhagen - Berlin 21,2 - 26,5 USD = 20 - 25 EUR
  • Copenhagen - Stockholm 21,2 - 26,5 USD = 20 - 25 EUR

Read my review of useful websites to choose the right means of transport for your travel

Airfare to Denmark

Many European airlines fly to Copenhagen, including low-cost carriers. Offers vary in price, time and place of departure.

All flight options from your departure city on OneTwoTrip

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    19.01.2021

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    Jesper M 2022-02-08
    Prices for home purchases are completely false. Central Copenhagen goes for 50’000 DKK per Sq m. or 7’000 EUR. So 10x your estimate. In the best street of Copenhagen center (Amaliegade) expect to pay more than the double so >14’000 EUR for the flats in the nicest buildings.

    [Reply]
    Hayden 2021-01-27
    Cheap? We don't know them here

    -Denmark foods

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    Cool 2020-06-08
    First comment Yay

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