Transportation to and from Copenhagen Airport


What is the distance from Copenhagen Airport to the centre of Copenhagen?

Copenhagen Airport is located just outside Copenhagen. This means it takes little time to get from the airport into the city centre. The distance between the two places is 10 kilometres / 6.2 miles, travel time by car is 15 to 20 minutes.

From CPH Airport to Copenhagen City centre by Car
10 km
20 min

Public transport

Metro and train to Copenhagen

You can travel by train and metro to the centre of Copenhagen, the prices are the same for both modes of transport. However, metro M2 (yellow) runs more frequently, every 4 to 6 minutes during daytime. The metro station at the airport (Lufthavnen) is located in extension of Terminal 3. The journey time to metro station Kongens Nytorv in the centre of the city is 13 minutes. The stop before is metro station Christianshavn (12 minutes), the following stop is metro station Nørreport (15 minutes). At Nørreport Station you have the possibility to change to six different S-Tog lines. Travelling by metro in Copenhagen is a great experience, because all subways are fully automated and driverless. In total there are four metro lines in Copenhagen, namely M1, M2, M3 (City Circle Line) and M4 (Harbour Line).

A ticket for 3 zones costs 36 DKK and is available at the ticket vending machines or from the ticket counter. If you have a Rejsekort, the price is only 20.50 DKK. You can also purchase a City Pass Small (zone 1-4) for public transport in Copenhagen, for example for 24 hours (80 DKK) or 72 hours (200 DKK). Children under 12 years travel free of charge in the metropolitan area, if accompanied by a paying adult. If you want to go to Copenhagen Central Station, it is better to take the train. The main railway station in Copenhagen (København H) can be reached by train from platform 2 in just under 15 minutes. By bus, you can get to Copenhagen Airport with city buses 5A, 35 and 36 and FlixBus, Gråhundbus and Nettbuss. Please consult to and from Copenhagen Airport and website Copenhagen Metro for more information.

Buy tickets for the world famous Tivoli Gardens before departure or purchase the Copenhagen Card which includes free admission (including Tivoli Gardens, Carlsberg Exbeerience and boat trip) and discounts to many attractions in the capital of Denmark. Besides, public transport by bus, metro and train in and around Copenhagen is included in the Copenhagen Card!


Copenhagen City Card (including transportation)

DKK 399

See the sights of Copenhagen at your own pace and enjoy free or discount entrance at more than 80 museums and attractions. Choose a card with validity suitable to you (24 to 120 hours), and save time and money in the Danish capital.

Copenhagen: Red Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off Bus and Boat

DKK 229

Discover the highlights of Copenhagen by land and sea with your ticket to this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. A 1-hour boat cruise is optional. Explore areas of the city that interest you most with your ticket that’s valid for 48 hours.

Copenhagen Tivoli Gardens Fast-Track Ticket & Optional Rides

DKK 130

Discover Copenhagen’s world-famous Tivoli Gardens, the world's second-oldest amusement park. Enjoy fast-track access with your skip-the-line admission ticket. Explore the park, enjoy the beautiful gardens and flowers, and stop for refreshments at a café.


Copenhagen: 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Ved Stranden or Nyhavn

DKK 95

See the sights of Copenhagen on a 1-hour boat tour along the main harbor and adjoining canals. Depart from Ved Stranden or Nyhavn and see lovely houses, ancient castles, and beautiful churches along the way.

Copenhagen Pub Crawl - Carlsberg, Pubs, Nightclubs, & More

DKK 130

Experience Copenhagen’s vibrant nightlife on this evening tour of the city’s trendy pubs, bars, and nightclubs. Party on until the early hours of the morning and enjoy the fun and entertaining nightlife Copenhagen has to offer.

Copenhagen: 1 or 2-Hour Segway Tour

DKK 358

What better way to kick off your Copenhagen trip than to explore the city’s most beautiful destinations by Segway with your very own local guide? Begin your tour along the water in a no-car zone: a great way to start while still cruising by iconic sights.

Tours and transport

Copenhagen: 72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Classic Copenhagen Route

DKK 206

See all that Copenhagen has to offer on a hop-on hop-off 72-hour sightseeing tour. You will visit many of Copenhagen’s sights, like the Amalienborg Palace and the Little Mermaid statue, and have time to explore the city on your own.

Copenhagen Highlights: 3-Hour Bike Tour

DKK 350

Enjoy a 3-hour bike tour of Copenhagen, one of the world's best cycling cities. See all of the top attractions and learn about the city's history.

Copenhagen free 2.5-hour Sightseeing Tour

Local expert guides will take you on a complimentary 2.5-hour walking tour through 6000 years of Copenhagen’s history and you’ll find out why the Danes are some of the happiest people in the world!


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