Q&A: Transportation in Copenhagen

We have collected some of the most frequently asked questions about transport to and from the cruise terminals of Copenhagen, and linked some relevant websites you can use to plan your travelling in Copenhagen.

Taxis and minibuses:

Taxi 4x27 Amager-Øbro - Telephone number: +45 2727 2727.

4x48 TaxiNord - Telephone number: +45 4848 4848.

Cruiseshuttle (Shuttle bus from Ocean Quay to Copenhagen Central Station and to the Copenhagen Airport).

Using public transportation? Plan your trip with Journey Planner.

 

Q: We don't want to carry our luggage around while exploring Copenhagen. Where can we store our luggage?

A: Let Airluggage assist you! Airluggage offers the service of transporting your luggage from the cruise ship to your chosen destination in Copenhagen. Airluggage can also transport your luggage from the airport to the cruise ship - and from hotels and rented apartments in Copenhagen to the cruise ship. All luggage will be nametagged and followed in a track and trace system. Customers will receive a notification by phone and email when the luggage has been collected and again when it arrives at the Airluggage office. Airluggage is located in Copenhagen Airport, Terminal 2. Read more about Airluggage here.


Q: How far is the city centre from the cruise port? 

A: We have 3 cruise ports in Copenhagen: Ocean Quay, Langelinie and Nordre Toldbod.
Distance from Ocean Quay to the city centre: approx. 7 km / 4.3 miles 
Distance from Langelinie to the city centre: approx. 3 kilometers / 1.8 miles
Distance from Nordre Toldbod to the city centre: approx. 2 kilometers / 1.2 miles 

Uncertain of how to get from the cruise port to the city centre? Find our recommendations here

 

Q: How far is the cruise port from the airport?

A: We have 3 cruise ports in Copenhagen: Ocean Quay, Langelinie and Nordre Toldbod.
Distance from Ocean Quay to the airport: approx. 13 kilometers / 8.1 miles
Distance from Langelinie to the airport: approx. 11 kilometers / 6.7 miles
Distance from Nordre Toldbod to the airport: approx. 10 kilometers / 6.2 miles


Q: I am uncertain of what cruise port the cruise ship arrives at. Where do I find this information? 

A: You can check which port your ship is arriving at here. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you need help.


Q: Are there any public transportation available from the cruise port? 

A: Yes. You can read more about the public transportation to and from the three cruise ports here.


Q: Are there taxis always available at the cruise ports? 

A: Yes there are taxis available at the cruise ports. We recommend the following taxi companies Taxi 4x27 Amager-Øbro (+45 2727 2727) and 4x48 TaxiNord (+45 4848 4848). Normally there are taxis at the different cruise terminals but because of great activity at the quays, you must expect some waiting time.


Q: How much does a taxi cost from the cruise terminal to the city center and how long does it take?

A: From Ocean Quay, a taxi to Nyhavn costs approx. 150 DKK on week days and approx. 190 DKK during the weekend and on bank holidays. The duration of the trip is approx. 20 minutes. When you arrive at Langelinie, you will find yourself rather close to the city center. If you want to go by taxi you can reach Nyhavn in 10 minutes and the price of the trip will be approx. 90 DKK on week days and 110 DKK during the weekend and on bank holidays. When you arrive at Nordre Toldbod, you are already in the city center, where you will find lots of interesting sights and attractions within walking distance. Read more about how to get around in Copenhagen and estimated taxi prices from the cruise terminals to the airport and the central station here


Q: Can I walk from the cruise port to the City Center and the different attractions?

A: If you arrive at Langelinie or Nordre Toldbod, you are fairly close to the City Center and close to e.g. the Little Mermaid. If you arrive at Ocean Quay we would advise you to take a taxi, public transport or the Cruiseshuttle bus to the City Center, as Ocean Quay is located further North from the City. The distance from e.g. Ocean Quay to Nørreport Station (which is one of the most central train station in Copenhagen) is 7 kilometers / 4.3 miles and would take more than an hour to walk.

 

Q: I want to take the Hop on Hop off bus when I arrive to Copenhagen. Can I start the tour once I disembark to Copenhagen?

A: Yes, there is a stop at Langelinie port and another at the Little Mermaid, which is close to Nordre Toldbod. For prices, timetable and a map of the bus stops please read more here.

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