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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about visiting Copenhagen.

These are some of the most frequently asked questions from travellers going to Copenhagen or finding themselves with questions while in the city. If you have questions about Copenhagen Card specifically, go to our Copenhagen Card page. You might also want to check our article with general practical information.

The metro is located at the end of the airport arrival hall and will take you to Kongens Nytorv or Nørreport in Copenhagen city centre every four minutes. The journey takes less than 15 minutes.

The regular train is located on the lower level of the airport arrival hall and will take you to Copenhagen Central, Nørreport or Østerport in less than 15 minutes.

More details in tickets, zones, etc in this guide on getting from the airport to Copenhagen city center.

If you are travelling by bus, you can buy your ticket when boarding the bus. Always buy a ticket before boarding the train or metro though. See how in this guide on tickets to Copenhagen's buses, trains and metro.

You can take a train from Copenhagen Central Station to Malmö. It takes approximately 25 minutes to Malmö, and the train stops at Copenhagen Airport too. You need to buy a ticket before boarding the train. Read more.

The combination of a 12 minutes metro ride from the airport to the city centrr and a capital small enough to experience by foot means you can get a lot out of even a short stay. In one day you can see several neighbourhoods. On foot or by renting a bike. The Copenhagen Card can be purchased in a 24 hour edition, if you wish to see some attractions during your stay. It saves you money and includes free public transportation. For more inspiration check out our guides in our See and Do section. 

Oh! That was an easy one! The short answers is YES! It's no secret that Copenhagen is a top "gastropol" in Europe and home to many great restaurants, cafés, wine bars, etc. ready to serve you. Dive into our eat and drink in Copenhagen section.

You can collect a printed city map at the airport, at Copenhagen Visitor Service at Vesterbrogade 4A, the authorised tourist points and at most hotels. For an online map, we simply refer to www.google.com/maps.

Copenhagen is a kid-friendly city, and in our guide to travelling with kids in Copenhagen you'll find plenty of suggestions for fun activities for all ages.

The metro is located at the end of the airport arrival hall and will take you to Kongens Nytorv or Nørreport in Copenhagen city centre every four minutes. The journey takes less than 15 minutes.

The regular train is located on the lower level of the airport arrival hall and will take you to Copenhagen Central, Nørreport or Østerport in less than 15 minutes.

More details in tickets, zones, etc in this guide on getting from the airport to Copenhagen city center.

Bus 26 serves all terminals to and from several stops in the city center. If the bus is marked "Færgehavn Nord", it will take you to the Freeport or Ocean Quay. If the bus is marked "Langelinjekaj", it will take you to Langelinje Quay and Nordre Toldbod. More info on transport to and from the cruise terminals.

You will need a two-zone ticket, which costs DKK 24. You must buy the ticket at the station before entering train or metro. More on zones and tickets.

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