Trains are widely available to Copenhagen from around the local area, throughout Denmark, and many other European countries. All trains within Denmark are operated by DSB. Trains offer a fast, affordable, and efficient way of traveling to Copenhagen from around Denmark and Europe.
Copenhagen Central Station, or Københavns Hovedbanegård, is the main station in the city. Trains from all over Denmark and the rest of Europe travel to this station. S-Trains from destinations around the city, including Copenhagen International Airport, also stop at the train station. The station has over 30 shops and restaurants to satisfy the needs of every traveler.
DSB is the national rail operator in Denmark, which is owned by the Ministry of Transport. The company operates trains throughout Denmark and Europe. Transporting 195 million passengers per year, DSB has an extensive network of train routes. Nettbuss, SL, and Deutsche Bahn are among the train operators that travel to Copenhagen from other countries.
If traveling to Copenhagen from the US by plane, the train is an excellent choice for a fast transfer into the city. Trains leave the airport station underneath Terminal 3 every ten minutes during the day and every 20-60 minutes at night. The journey takes 13 minutes. Various routes from other Danish and European cities make traveling by train ideal for a tour of several locations.
Purchase a Copenhagen card for discounts at restaurants and sightseeing tours around the city and free entry into over 80 attractions. The Experimentarium is a fun science destination for the whole family. The large Botanical Garden displays over 13,000 plant species, has a butterfly house, and 27 historic glass houses. Copenhagen hosts a number of festivals and events throughout the year. These include the famous Roskilde music festival, a photo festival, a Shakespeare festival, and a jazz festival.
Copenhagen has an excellent public transport system with very frequent Metros, trains, buses, and water buses. Finding your way around the city is easy and transport options run 24/7. Riding bikes is very popular in Copenhagen and they are widely available to rent. The city has extensive bike routes, including around eight miles of waterside paths along the harbor.