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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 Taxi
10 km
20 min
DKK 300.-

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 23 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!

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Copenhagen Card: Access 80+ Attractions and Transportation

See the sights of Copenhagen at your own pace and enjoy free entrance to 80+ attractions. Choose a card to suit your needs (24 to 120 hours) and save time and money while exploring the Danish capital.


Copenhagen: Tivoli Gardens Unlimited Ride Pass

Discover Copenhagen’s world-famous Tivoli Gardens. Enjoy unlimited rides and the park's beautiful gardens and stop for refreshments at a café.


Copenhagen: Tivoli Gardens Admission Ticket

Discover Copenhagen’s world-famous Tivoli Gardens, the world's second-oldest amusement park. Skip the ticket-purchasing line and start exploring.



Copenhagen: Canal Cruise from Nyhavn

See the sights of Copenhagen on a tour along the main harbor and adjoining canals. Depart from Nyhavn and see lovely houses, ancient castles, and beautiful churches along the way.


Copenhagen Bus and Boat Hop-On, Hop-Off 48-Hour Pass

Discover why they call it “Wonderful Copenhagen” with this 48-hour pass to the hop-on-and-off sightseeing bus. Explore sights, such as the Tivoli Gardens, Royal Palace and the new Opera House, and continue your journey by boat.


Copenhagen: Tivoli Gardens & Aquarium Skip-the-Line Ticket

Enjoy the ultimate day at Tivoli Gardens with skip the ticket line entrance, unlimited access to all of the Tivoli rides, and an included refreshment along the way.

Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Copenhagen: Roskilde, Frederiksborg & Kronborg Day Tour

Visit the royal castles of Frederiksborg and Kronborg, and Denmark’s old capital of Roskilde on an 8.5-hour minibus tour from Copenhagen. Enjoy the scenic landscape of North Sealand, and the history of the Vikings at the Viking Ship Museum.

Tour & transport

Lund & Malmö: Guided Tour of 2 Countries in One Day

Visit two countries in one day on a guided day trip from Copenhagen. Tour the city of Lund and Malmö, take a ferry trip over the Øresund, and visit Hamlet's castle and the Øresund Bridge.

Tour & transport

Copenhagen: 1 or 2-Hour Segway Tour

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.


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