Copenhagen, Denmark

A water front with typical colourful houses, renowned around the world for its design, the hippest fashion and plenty of high quality culinary fare. This is Copenhagen!

The hip city centre is just 30 minutes from Copenhagen’s airport. The most pleasant way to discover this compact city is by bicycle, boat or even kayak! There is plenty to see here. There is the oldest royal palace in the world, romantic parks, the Little Mermaid statue. Time for lunch during your sightseeing? A smørrebrød - a rye bread sandwich - is all part of a citytrip to Copenhagen!

Book your ticket to trendy Copenhagen

Strøget, the shopping street of Copenhagen, runs right through the city centre. Transavia brings you the best sights of the Capital City of Denmark! We’ve put together a list of attractions and sights in Copenhagen just for you. It is a shopaholic's paradise. Are you interested in interior design? Copenhagen is famous all over the world for its design. The city even has a museum with the most delightful and odd furniture: the Dansk Design Center. Are you a night owl and want to enjoy the night life? Try the Copenhagen Cocktail. This mix of Bols Genever, Cherry Heering liqueur and lime juice is delicious!

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Copenhagen Airport is located on the island Amager, about 8 kilometres from the city. You can travel to/from the airport bus taxi, bus, metro or train.
  • Taxi

    You can take a taxi to the centre of Copenhagen from Terminals 1 and 3. A tip and taxes are usually included in the fare.
  • Bus

    If you are looking for cheap transport to the centre of Copenhagen, you can take bus line 205S. Tickets can be bought from the bus driver. 
  • Metro

    From all available modes of transport, the metro runs to the city centre most frequently. You will find it at Terminal 3. It will take you to the heart of the city in just 14 minutes.
  • Train

    The railway station is located underneath Terminal 3. Tickets can be bought at the DSB ticket counter in the arrival hall.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Copenhagen:
  • Metro

    The fastest mode of transport in the city is the metro. The metro network consists of two lines, M1 and M2.
  • Bus

    The buses in Copenhagen are easy to recognize by their yellow colour and the same goes for the bus stops. The city buses can take you anywhere in the city and the harbour buses run between the Royal Library and the Little Mermaid.
  • Train

    There are various regional trains that run in the surroundings of Copenhagen. The S-tog train will take you to the smaller towns around Copenhagen.
  • Taxi

    In Copenhagen, you can hire a taxi at a taxi rank or hail one on the street. The sign on the taxis indicate whether a taxi is available. The taxi fares are roughly equivalent to those in the Netherlands.
Tip: The centre of Copenhagen is compact and many sights are within walking distance. Should the distances be too long for your liking, we recommend renting a bicycle!

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Copenhagen and the Netherlands.


The currency used in Copenhagen is the Danish Kroner (DDK).

Duration of flight

The flight to Copenhagen lasts approximately one and a half hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.