Disabled in Copenhagen

Copenhagen for disabled

In Copenhagen, it is easy to get around, also for people who have limp impairments or need the service of a wheelchair.

How to get around with public transportation?

METRO 
All metro stations are easy accessible and are all equipped with either elevators or lifts.

S-TRAIN
All S-train stations either have an elevator or are accessible without stairs. If assistance is needed to get on and off the S-trains, please present yourself at the front carriage, from where a loose slope is available. Signal to the train driver that you wish assistance and tell at which station you wish to get off. The driver will then help you get on and off the train. 

REGIONAL TRAIN
If you are traveling with the regional train, including back/forth from Copenhagen Airport, you may need assistance to get on and off the train. Such assistance can be booked by contacting below. Please note that you must book the necessary assistance two days in advance, at:

DSB Handicap Service
Phone: (+45) 70 13 14 19
Open every day 08.00 - 15.00 (8am - 3pm)

Most, but unfortunately not all stations have an elevator/lift or are accessible without stairs. Please contact DSB (+45) 70 13 14 15 to make sure the station you are travelling to or from is accessible for wheelchair users. If you have an identity card, you can get a discount on the train ticket, whether you travel alone or with a helper.

BUS
Most buses have a collapsible slope by the middle doors. You will find a special call button on the right outside by the doors. Push this button in order to get the driver to unfold the slope. Please observe that the driver will not provide personal assistance with getting on and off the bus. 

TAXI
All taxis accept collapsible wheelchairs. 

MINIBUS SERVICE
If you use a non-collapsible wheelchair, please call (+45) 43 55 00 29 for a special minibus, designed to help wheelchair users. They can be booked for several days if you wish to have a permanent transportation during your stay. 

BUS RENTAL
If you would like to rent a coach for a longer period or you need transfer to and from the airport, this can be arranged by the company "Handicap Befordring". Write them your request at kontakt@hbbus.dk.

ACCOMODATION
Most hotels in Copenhagen have facilities for disabled persons, including elevators and lifts. Following is a list of some of the hotels, which encompasses rooms suitable for wheelchair users. Please call the hotel prior to your booking and request for these specific rooms:
-        AC Hotel Bella Sky Copenhagen
-        Copenhagen Marriott Hotel
-        Hotel d’Angleterre
-        Radisson Blu Royal hotel
-        Scandic Copenhagen
-        Tivoli Hotel (Arp-Hansen Hotel Group)
-        WakeUp Copenhagen Borgergade (Arp-Hansen Hotel Group)

ATTRACTIONS
Most museums and attractions around the city are accessible for wheelchair users. Following is a list of some of the attractions with facilities for disabled persons, but please note that this is only a short selection:
-        Amalienborg Palace
-        Christiansborg Palace
-        Kronborg Castle
-        Louisiana – Museum of Modern Art
-        Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
-        The Blue Planet
-        The National Gallery of Denmark
-        Tivoli Gardens
-        Visit Carlsberg

COPENHAGEN CARD
Copenhagen Card allow persons with disabilities to bring an attendant free of charge. Read more about Copenhagen Card at www.copenhagencard.com

BIKES
Disability bikes are available for rent from www.rentyourbikehere.dk along with guided tours.

FURTHER INFORMATION
We can recommend the following website, www.godadgang.dk/gb/main.asp. Here you can search for hotels, attractions etc. and find information about which facility in Copenhagen is suited for the different impairments. Please note that you need to write the city name in Danish when you search for Copenhagen = København.  

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