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With non-stop flights from more than 165 international destinations, Copenhagen Airport is easy to access from every continent and all major European cities are within a one to two hour flight.

From its award-winning airport to its highly effective public transportation systems, Copenhagen offers punctual and easy access. It makes airport to city center transfers faster than any other european capital city.

A functional and accessible airport

With non-stop flights from 165 international destinations and more than 4,000 weekly departures and arrivals, Copenhagen Airport is Scandinavia’s largest airport and is accessible from anywhere in the world. Travelers have voted it ‘Europe’s best airport’ numerous times. The airport’s efficiency, punctuality, and well-connected flight routes make it easy to travel to Copenhagen. And with a Metro and train station located above and beneath the arrival hall, fast transport to the heart of the city is simple.

Airport to city centre in a flash

Copenhagen Airport is situated very close to the city centre, and you can get from the airport to the centre in about 13 minutes by metro. There are also trains and buses going to and from the city centre to the airport. Copenhagen Airport does not operate a shuttle service to and from the airport, but the Danish public transport system is very efficient and offers the quickest way from the airport to the centre. A full fare ticket costs only between €3.50-€5.

The home for Scandinavian airlines

CPH is the main hub for Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). SAS is renowned for its Scandinavian-style efficiency and world-class punctuality (according to FligtStats) and was the world’s first airline to receive IATA Fast Travel Award platinum status in 2013 and again in 2014. SAS offers a carbon offset program, and holds a number of international eco-certificates including ISO 14001.  

Arrival by land 

If keeping on the ground, Copenhagen is well-connected to the rest of Europe by both the European highway network and railway system. And the Oresund Bridge gives easy road access to Sweden.

Quick facts

  • Main int’l hub of Scandinavia

  • More than 4,000 weekly flights

  • Non-stop flights from 165 destinations

  • 36 intercontinental routes

  • 20% of seat capacity is low-cost

  • Serviced by 82 airlines

  • 29 million passengers annually

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