Travel to Denmark
Flying to Denmark
The main carrier is Scandinavian Airlines or SAS (www.flysas.com).
Copenhagen Airport is located 8km (5 miles) southeast of Copenhagen.Telephone
+45 3231 3231Address
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The airport is 44km (27 miles) from the city.TelephoneAddress
The airport is located 2km (1.2 miles) northeast of central Billund.Telephone
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From London to Copenhagen - 1 hour 45 minutes; New York to Copenhagen - 7 hours 35 minutes.
Travelling to Denmark by Rail
Copenhagen is connected by rail to all other major European cities. Typical express journey times to Copenhagen are: from London - 15 hours (including changes); Hamburg - 5 hours; Berlin - 7 hours 30 minutes. All international trains connect with ferries where applicable.
The national rail company is Danish State Railways (DSB) (www.dsb.dk).
InterRail: offers unlimited first- or second-class travel in up to 31 European countries for European residents of over six months with two pass options. The Global Pass allows travel for three days in a month, five days in a month, seven days in a month, 10 days in two months, 15 days in two months, one month and two months across all countries. The One-Country Pass offers travel for three, four, six or eight days in one month in any of the countries except Bosnia & Herzegovina, Lithuania, North Macedonia and Montenegro.
Reductions are available for travellers under 27 and over 60. Children under 12 are free when travelling with an adult using an Adult Pass. Supplements are required for some high-speed services, seat reservations and couchettes. Discounts are offered on some ferry routes. Interrail passes are available for European residents only.
Eurailpass: offers unlimited train travel in up to 31 European countries. Tickets are valid for three days in a month, five days in a month, seven days in a month, 10 days in two months, 15 days in two months, one month and two months across all participating countries. Reductions are available for travellers under 27 and over 60. Available from Eurail (www.eurail.com).
Driving to Denmark
Getting to Denmark by boat
Denmark is the world's seventh-biggest seafaring nation and with its archipelago geography it comes as no surprise that there are plenty of ports and harbours along the Danish coast. Copenhagen (www.cmport.com), Aarhus (www.aarhushavn.dk), Esbjerg (www.port-of-esbjerg.dk), Frederikshavn (www.frederikshavn.dk), Hanstholm (www.hanstholmhavn.dk) and Hirtshals (www.portofhirtshals.com).
Several major cruise lines call at Copenhagen.
Smyril Line (www.smyrilline.com) operates the ferry route from Denmark to Iceland via the Faroe Islands.
In summer Polferries also (www.polferries.com) connects Świnoujście in Poland with Roenne on the island of Bornholm.