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To and from the airport

In Copenhagen it only takes less than 15 minutes to go from Copenhagen Airport to the city centre by train or metro. Both metro and train run from terminal 3. You will need a ticket for three zones, which costs DKK 38.


If you want to go to central stations like Kongens Nytorv or Nørreport, you should get on the metro. 

Read more about the metro here


If you want to go to Copenhagen Central Station, the train is your best option.

Read more about the train here.  


Bus 5A will take you directly to Copenhagen Central Station, City Hall Square, Nørreport and other stations. It takes about 30-35 minutes from the airport to the Central Station.

Read more about the bus here.  


Taxis can pick up passengers outside terminal 1 and 3 and will get you to downtown Copenhagen in about 20 minutes depending on traffic. It will cost approximately DKK 250-300.

Copenhagen Card

Copenhagen Card gives you unlimited public transportation in the entire Capital Region of Denmark incl. public transportation to/from Copenhagen Airport. Additionally, you get free admission to over 80 attractions and museums.

Read more about the Copenhagen Card here


With a City Pass you can enjoy unlimited travel on buses, trains and the metro in Copenhagen in zones 1-4, from the moment you arrive in Copenhagen via the airport. 

Read more about the Citypass here

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Copenhagen Airport is located in zone 4, which means that metro, trains and buses all require a valid 3 zone ticket to get to inner Copenhagen.

Choosing the right transportation

What type of transportation you need to take from the airport depends on your destination:

If you are going to Nørreport, we recommend you taking metro or train.

If you are going to the central station Hovedbanegården, we recommend you taking train. 

Copenhagen Card

With a Copenhagen Card you you get unlimited travel on trains, busses, metro and harbour busses throughout the entire capital region, including to and from the airport.

Order your Copenhagen Card here

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