Copenhagen City Guide - Useful tips & info

Things to do in Copenhagen


Originally a Viking village, Copenhagen has grown into the capital of Denmark and the most densely populated. Copenhagen has seen strong urban and cultural development lately, and is one of the coolest cities to visit.

Ready to experience Copenhagen? Start with our Free Tour of Copenhagen, which gives you an overview of the city’s history and main attractions.



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Public transportation

Tickets can be bought at the machines on all stations - using card or coins. You can also pay with DKK cash on buses. A two-zone ticket will suffice for most and costs 24DKK at the machines. If you are staying a bit longer you could get a 24-hour or 72-hour City Pass for unlimited travel on buses, trains and the metro in zones 1-4.

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Airport transfer

From the airport you can get to the city centre by Metro, bus, train or taxi. If you are heading to Kongens Nytorv or Nørreport station then the Metro is the fastest way and the normal train is your best option to get to the central station.

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In Denmark the average salary is comparatively high, so waiters and waitresses will not expect you to tip. However, if you are happy with the service, feel free to leave something!

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Copenhagen is one of the safest places in the world. Just be respectful and enjoy your time here!  

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Danish Krone. The airport has currency exchange shops, as well as ATMs.
Exchange rates: €1 ≈ 7.5DKK // $1 ≈ 6.2DKK // £1 ≈ 8.5DKK

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We offer an array of different walking tours and activities in Copenhagen; from the original free walking tour to a pub crawl – all led by expert, local guides. If you are looking for a fun, informative and unique way to discover Copenhagen and all its secrets, you can join us on any of the tours below.


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