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Bus

BUS – the A-buses are the primary buses in central Copenhagen. They drive every 3-7 minutes during rush hour (which is between 07:00-09:00 in the morning and 15:30-17:30 in the afternoon) and usually about every 10 minutes before and after rush hour. The A-buses serve at all hours.

The S-buses drive every 5-10 minutes during rush hour and every 20 minutes outside of rush hour. The S-buses are faster than the A-buses due to their making fewer stops. They usually serve between 06:00 in the morning and 01:00 at night.

Night buses are in service between 01:00 and 05:00 in the night. You can recognize the bus stops by the grey color of the bus stop signs. The night buses are all N buses, for an example 85N.  As with the Metro,


Metro

METRO — The S-trains run between 05:00 in the morning and 00:30 at night. Line F runs every 4-5 minutes, line A, B, C and E run every 10 minutes, and line H and Bx run every 20 minutes.  On Friday and Saturday the trains run once an hour between 01:00 and 05:00.  However, line F runs every half hour during these hours.

Copenhagen card:  With a Copenhagen card in hand, you can travel free of charge in the Copenhagen area (on that city’s metro and buses).  There is also free entry to over 80 museums and attractions, and discounts on restaurants, car hire, shops and sights. Read more at www.copenhagencard.com

Citypass:  the City Pass gives you unlimited access to Copenhagen’s public transportation (buses & metro) in zones 1 – 4, which includes the center of Copenhagen and to and from the airport.  The City Pass is valid for 24, 48, 72 or 120 hours.  You can buy your City Pass at the ticket vending machine at all stations and including at the airport, or online at:  www.citypass.dk

 

Copenhagen Metro Map (web link): http://intl.m.dk/#!/about+the+metro/travel+information/maps

 

 


Taxi

TAXI – All taxis in Copenhagen are metered and all accept international credit cards. Taxis are part of the public transport system and fares are subject to government regulations.  If you wish to pay by credit card, please make sure to advise the driver before you start the trip (a surcharge may apply if payment is made by credit card). Drivers are obliged to accept all trips – even short ones! Tips are included in the rate.

Taxi fares in Copenhagen are:

Times Starting Fare Per Km. Price after Boarding
Weekdays (4 am to 8 pm) 39 DKK 8.50 DKK
Weekdays from 8 pm to 4 am, Weekends & Holidays 49 DKK 13 DKK
Minivan (daytime weekdays) 69 DKK 12 DKK
Minivan Weekdays from 8 pm to 4 am, Weekends & Holidays 79 DKK 17 DKK

The following are taxi companies active in Copenhagen:

Taxa 4×35 : +45 35 35 35 35 Taxa 4×27:  +45 27 27 27 27Vognmandskontoret Taxa V/ole Christensen:  +45 35 82 10 04

 

Taxa 4×35: +45 35 35 35 35

Taxa 4×27: +45 27 27 27 27

Vognmandskontoret Taxa V / ole Christensen: +45 35 82 10 04

 

Car rental

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Copenhagen: Avis:  +45 70 24 77 02Budget:  +45 33 55 05 00Driveon:  +45 3393 0393Europcar:  +45 33 55 99 00Hertz:  +45 33 17 9020Sixt:  +45 32 46 29 32

 

Lyngby Storcenter

Lyngby Storcenter (2800 Kgs. Lyngby) – located just outside of Copenhagen, this shopping center has 125 retailers, such as Aldo, Benetton, Gant, H&M, Lacoste, Levi’s, Polo Club, Quicksilver, and many others.  There are also electronic, shoe, and fashion accessory stores, as well as restaurants, and wine shops.

Frederiksberg

Frederiksberg Center (Falkoner Allé 21, Frederiksberg) – located in the heart of the trendy residential Frederiksberg area (just 10 minutes from the heart of Copenhagen), is this shopping center, which has 65 retailers.  There is also a large supermarket and other amenities typically found at large shopping malls.

Fisketorvet Shopping

Fisketorvet Shopping Center (Havneholmen 5, Vesterbro, Copenhagen) – this four-story shopping center, formerly an old fish market (located near the canal) currently houses 100 shops, including major retail stores like H&M, Levi’s, and The Body Shop, as well as shoe shops (such as Ecco), and various jewelry, watch, and stereo retailers.  There are also fast food and regular restaurants, as well as a 10-screen movie theater.

Vega

Vega (Enghavevej 40, Copenhagen) – this is the rare nightspot that’s actually owned by a nonprofit foundation (Koncertvirksomhedens Fond – which promotes various musical events).  Annually around 300 concerts and events are held at VEGA, reflecting VEGA’s objective to find the right balance between new talent and more established names in rock, pop, soul, hip hop, electronic and world music as well as presenting the audience with various club concepts. VEGA’s own production of concerts and events each year is represented by approx. 170 concerts, clubbing events, showcases and special events.

 

VEGA has opened the doors to most of Scandinavia’s leading artists as well as several international stars like Prince, David Bowie, Björk, Suede, Kylie Minogue, Norah Jones, Moby, Foo Fighters, Blur and many others. Furthermore VEGA have had club parties with international star dj’s such as Fatboy Slim, Girl Talk, Erol Alkan, Skream & Benga, DJ Shadow and others. VEGA’s technical equipment, where particularly the sound system is of high quality, guarantee a perfect experience.

Valby Jazzklub

 

Valby Jazzklub (Urtehaven 55, 2500 Valby) – visitors passing through this nightspot (located in one of Copenhagen’s outlying areas) are likely to come across live jazz bands (both local and international).  Mature (30 and above) locals and tourists can enjoy hearing traditional jazz, swing, and rhythmic jazz sounds at this venue.

Sigurdsgade 39

Sigurdsgade 39 (Sigurdsgade 39 , Copenhagen) – this is another popular local hangout for the 20-something college crowd.  Special events and concerts are held every weekend, and hip hop, soul, jazz, and disco music are almost always on rotation. The place can hold over 500 guests and it has one of the best sound systems in town, so be prepared to stay out late.