If you want to go to central stations like Kongens Nytorv or Nørreport, you should get on the metro. The metro is located right above terminal 3.
All the trains go in the same direction from the airport (M2 to Vanløse Station), so you do not have to worry about getting on the wrong train.
The trains run with 4-6 minutes intervals during the day and evening. During the night the train runs every 15-20 minutes. It will take you 13 minutes to get to Nørreport Station (hub in city centre) from the airport.
Tickets can be bought at the metro station and at the DSB ticket sales counter in terminal 3. Please note that the machines only accept coins and all major credit cards, not notes.
If you want to go to Copenhagen Central Station, the train is your best option.The train station is located by terminal 3. You can take a free shuttle bus from terminal 1 to terminal 3, which will take 5 minutes.
The trains run every 10 minutes during the day and will get you to Copenhagen Central Station in about 13 minutes. During the night the trains run 1-3 times an hour.
Citypass tickets can be bought at the ticket machines in terminal 3 just above the railway, and at the DSB ticket sales counter, also located in terminal 3. Please note that the machines only accept coins and all major credit cards, not notes.
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.
The bus runs every 10 minutes at day. The bus runs all night as well, but not as often.
Tickets can be bought at the ticket machines in terminal 3, or you can buy a ticket on the bus. Please note that the bus drivers only accept coins.
Taxis can pick up passengers at terminal 1 and 3 and will get you to downtown Copenhagen in about 20 minutes depending on traffic.
Taxis are usually waiting outside each terminal.
It will cost approximately DKK 250-300.
Copenhagen Card gives you unlimited public transportation in the entire Capital Region of Denmark incl. public transportation to/from Copenhagen Airport. In addition, you get free entrance to more than 80 attractions and museums as well as discounts on several restaurants, sights, rentals and more.
You can preorder online via www.copenhagencard.com and pick up your Copenhagen Card in the service information in Copenhagen Airport, terminal 3. Then you can start using your Copenhagen Card right away on e.g. the Metro to the city center.
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.
You can buy the tickets upon arrival in the airport or in advance so you can travel easily from and to the airport without having to think about where to purchase tickets, the types of tickets available or travel zones. With your City Pass, two children under 12 years of age can travel with you free of charge.
24 hours City Pass (Adult: 80 DKK – Child: 40 DKK)
72 hours City Pass (Adult: 200 DKK – Child: 100 DKK)
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.