Book Cheap International Flights to Copenhagen in Denmark
Explore one of northern Europe’s most loved cities with cheap international flights to Copenhagen, departing daily from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport.
Copenhagen is a city that is characterised by its laid-back contentment – also known as ‘Hygge’, a way of life the Danish are fiercely proud of. With its cobbled-stoned streets, sherbet-coloured houses, beautiful ancient waterfront, juxtaposed beside modern art, design and culinary delights, Copenhagen combines years of history with modern-day accessibility like very few European cities.
As if it couldn’t get any better, travelling through Copenhagen is as simple and convenient, with one of the best public transport systems in all of Europe.
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The Best Time to Book Cheap International Flights to Copenhagen
Arguably the best of times of year to visit Copenhagen has to be during the summer months from May – August when the city truly comes alive. With warm weather, endless summer days and events such as Distortion in June, the Copenhagen Jazz Festival in July and Strøm and Copenhagen Pride in August, the city is incredibly festive!
The spring and autumn months from May – June and August – September, are also pleasant times to visit, with mild weather and fewer crowds.
Cheapest Flights from Johannesburg to Copenhagen
|Route||Departure Date||Return Date||Airline||Price||Last Checked Date|
|Johannesburg (JNB) – Copenhagen (CPH)||29 Jan||12 Feb||Air Frace||R7 549||24 Oct 06:10|
|Johannesburg (JNB) – Copenhagen (CPH)||11 Feb||15 Mar||KLM||R7 809||4 Dec 12:01|
|Johannesburg (JNB) – Copenhagen (CPH)||17 May||29 May||Turkish Airlines||R8 029||4 Dec 12:01|
Book Cheap Flights from Copenhagen, with the Following Airlines
Despite Denmark playing host to a number of smaller domestic airports, the main international airport serving the country is Copenhagen International Airport, based in the capital city. As an important international travel hub within Scandinavia, Copenhagen Airport is served by some of the world’s best airlines, including the likes of:
- Aegean Airlines
- Air Berlin
- Air Cairo
- Air Canada
- Air Europa
- Air France
- Atlantic Airways
- British Airways
- Delta Air Lines
- Easy Jet
- Qatar Airways
- Scandinavian Airlines
- Singapore Airlines
- Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
- Turkish Airlines
International Airports in Copenhagen
Copenhagen International is one of Europe’s oldest international airports and is, without a doubt, the busiest in all of Scandinavia, and the third busiest in all of Northern Europe. The airport is also the main hub of three important Scandinavian airlines: Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines itself.
Getting To and From the Airport and Exploring Copenhagen
Passengers have the following transportation options from Copenhagen International:
Train: Departing every 10 minutes from Copenhagen International, connecting the airport with Copenhagen Central Station.
Taxi: There are plenty of taxi services available at the airport arrivals terminal, it is usually a 20-minute journey into the city centre
Metro rail: The M2 line operates 24-hours a day from Copenhagen airport to many outlaying neighbourhoods, but does not connect to Copenhagen Central Station.
By far, one of the best ways to explore Copenhagen is on foot, with many main sights and shopping centres no more than a 20-minute walk apart. The city is also home to an extensive public transport system consisting of the Metro rail, bus and ferry network.
Free Copenhagen city maps are available at all tourist offices and are useful when navigating train and bus routes. Bicycle hire is also readily available and is a fun and stress-free way to discover the city.
Top Tourist Attractions, Places of Interest and Events in the City
- Christiania – a free town commune with an ‘escapist’, creative way of life
- Denmark’s National Museum
- Denmark’s National Gallery
- The Royal Quarter and Nyhavn canal and waterfront
- Copenhagen Opera House
- The Little Mermaid
- Tivoli Gardens
- Noma restaurant
Food in Copenhagen
Copenhagen is truly a foodie’s haven, with a gastronomic scene to rival many a city in Europe! Head to the city’s most popular food market, Torvehallerne, and eat your way through the delights of the Danish. Some must-try dishes include:
- Grod – also simply known as porridge, but with a modern, Danish twist
- Hindbærsnitter – also known as a raspberry slice
- Danish coffee – visit the Coffee Collective on Jaegersborggade Street for some of the best in the city
- New Nordic Cuisine – it has put Copenhagen on the map as gastronomic capital within Europe, with Noma as one of Copenhagen’s top restaurants to sample this fresh, locally sourced cuisine.
Know What Visa You Need Before You Book Cheap Flights to Copenhagen
As a South African passport holder you will be required to apply for a Schengen Visa before entering Denmark. Applications must be lodged at the Royal Danish Embassy in Pretoria at least two/three months prior to the intended departure date. Generally, the visa allows for 90-days of travel throughout all Schengen countries in Europe.
Fun and Interesting Facts about Copenhagen
- Copenhagen’s harbour is clean enough for swimming
- Copenhagen features special traffic lights just for cyclists, with over half the population cycling to work on a daily basis
- The Stroget is Scandinavia’s longest car free shopping zone, and is a mile long pedestrian shopping street
- Nudism is perfectly acceptable on most of Copenhagen’s beaches
- Hans Christian Andersen wrote many of his fairy tales in Nyhavn, the famous 17th-century waterfront and canal of Copenhagen
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