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Copenhagen Airport

Booking Cheap Flights to Denmark’s Copenhagen Airport (CPH)

Copenhagen Airport is the hub of international travel in Denmark and the surrounding Scandinavian regions. The airport is located on the island of Amager, a mere 8 kilometres from the city centre of Copenhagen and 24km from the popular city of Malmö.

Despite being known merely as Copenhagen Airport, its official name is Copenhagen Airport Kastrup, in order to distinguish it from another important airport in the region, known as Copenhagen Airport Roskilde.

International Flying times from Copenhagen Airport

This popular airport handles approximately 60 international airlines, with much of its passengers being international travellers – 83% of which are travelling throughout Europe and 10% inter-continental passengers. As such, some of the most popular flying routes and their durations from Copenhagen Airport include:

  • Copenhagen to London: 1 hour 12 minutes
  • Copenhagen to Amsterdam: 50 minutes
  • Copenhagen to Paris: 1 hour 17 minutes
  • Copenhagen to Rome: 1 hours 54 minutes
  • Copenhagen to Barcelona: 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Copenhagen to New York: 7 hours 34 minutes
  • Copenhagen to Dubai: 6 hours
  • Copenhagen to Johannesburg: 11 hours 30 minutes

Getting to and from Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen as a city offers one of the best transport systems in all of Europe, ensuring you are able to easily navigate your way to and from the airport, as well as throughout the city and surrounds.

Metro rail
Running 24-hours a day, the Metro rail offers trains every 4 -20 minutes between the arrivals terminal and the eastern side of the city centre. However, it does not run to the Central Station (København H). The Metro Rail is handy if you’re looking to travel to or from the areas of Christianshavn and Nyhavn.

Numerous taxi services are available from the airport’s arrivals terminal and throughout the city. A standard taxi ride from the airport to the city centre is 20 minutes, and travellers can expect to pay between Dkr250 – Dkr300 (Danish Kroner) per ride.

The DSB train connects the airport with Copenhagen’s Central Station (København H), running every 12 minutes. Journey time is typically 14 minutes from the airport to the city centre.

Accommodation around Copenhagen Airport

With Copenhagen’s convenient location just 8km from the city centre, a selection of accommodation types abound to suit all tastes and budgets. Some of the most popular include:

  • Hilton Copenhagen Airport Hotel – Arrivals Terminal 3
  • Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport – 1.9km from airport
  • Zleep Hotel Copenhagen Airport –2.1km from airport
  • Quality Airport Hotel Dan – 2.6km from airport
  • Ocean Hotel & Conference – 2.6km from airport
  • Copenhagen Go Hotel – 3km from airport
  • Park Inn by Radisson Copenhagen Airport – 3.5km from airport

Airlines servicing Copenhagen Airport

As Scandinavia’s largest and busiest international airport, Copenhagen Airport is served by a selection of some of Europe’s finest airlines as well as many reputable inter-continental airlines, including:

  • Aegean Airlines
  • Air Berlin
  • Air Cairo
  • Air Canada
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Alitalia
  • Atlantic Airways
  • British Airways
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Easy Jet
  • Emirates
  • Finnair
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa
  • Qatar Airways
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
  • Turkish Airlines

Overview of Copenhagen Airport

One of the first things you will notice upon arriving at Copenhagen Airport is that it is a ‘silent airport’, free of boarding calls. Instead, travellers are encouraged to use the many monitor screens located throughout the terminal buildings to track their flights and boarding times.

As Scandinavia’s busiest hub, Copenhagen Airport offers flights to cities throughout Europe, Africa, North America, Asia and many Danish cities. The airport on a whole is well-known for its efficiency, good restaurants and ample shopping, and is the largest airport in the all the Nordic countries.

In 2016 the airport serviced 29 million passengers and has come to be known as the third-busiest airport in Northern Europe.

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