Copenhagen Kastrup Airport

Copenhagen, DK


Getting into Copenhagen

Take the Metro any time

You can take a metro, train, taxi or bus into the city. However, the Metro is the easiest and cheapest, and runs 24 hours a day.


The sleek, driverless Metro will take you to Nørreport Station in the city centre in just 14 minutes. Trains leave every 4-6 minutes during the day and every 15-20 minutes at night. Take the M2 train towards Vanløse.

Cost: DKK 36 for a three-zone journey, or DKK 80 for a 24-hour city pass for all zones  
Buying tickets: Order online, at the metro station (machines take coins or cards only, no notes) or DSB ticket counters
Above Terminal 3


You can also take a regional train every 10 minutes from platform 2 during the day, and every 20-60 minutes at night. You'll get to Copenhagen Central Station in about 13 minutes.


A taxi will take you into the city centre in about 20 minutes.

Cost: Around DKK 250-300
Location: Outside Terminals 1 and 3 

Going to Malmö?

You can take a direct train every 20 minutes to Malmö Central Station in Sweden, across the Öresund Bridge. Journey time is only 24 minutes.

Cost: Around EUR 14 one-way

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Joe and the Juice

Healthy drinks

Joe and the Juice café chain won 'Airport Coffee Shop of the Year 2014' for its freshly pressed drinks along with pumping techno music and comfortable sofas.

The 'Pick Me Up' is made with strawberry, banana and apple and a another popular favorite is the 'Sex Me Up' made from passion fruit, apple and ginger.

Terminal 2, after security, in the middle of the transit area
Terminal 3, after security, in the middle of the transit area 
Opening hours: 05:00–22:00 daily

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Relax or work

CPH Lounge

Open to all passengers, regardless of the airline. Cost: DKK 169 including free WiFi, hot and cold drinks, wines and spirits, snacks, use of computers, charging and printing facilities.

Terminal 2, after security
Opening hours: 5:00-20:00

Aspire Lounge

A comfortable lounge with complimentary Danish, Swedish, Norwegian and English newspapers. Free drinks, snacks and continental breakfast. This lounge is open to the public and can be booked for EUR 25 for 3 hours.

Terminal 2, after security
Opening hours: 6:00-20:00

Aviator Lounge

A tranquil place with free WiFi, snacks, drinks. 

Terminal 2, after security

SAS Lounge and SAS Gold Lounge

A wonderful place to relax with fresh salats and new wines. Fast internet connection as well as smart office spaces are available. 

Terminal 3, after security, Pier C

Regus Express business lounge

A very modern and work-focused lounge that offers workspace, meeting rooms, showers and breakfast. Open to the public starting around DKK 80 per hour.

Terminal 3, before security
Opening hours: 06:00-18:00 Mon-Fri, Closed Sat-Sun

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Getting around the airport


Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup (as opposed to Copenhagen Airport, Roskilde) has two terminals: Terminal 2 and 3 (Terminal 1 stopped operation in march 2015). Both terminals share an airside passenger concourse and arrivals hall located in Terminal 3.

- Terminal 2 contains boarding gates A and B.
- Terminal 3 contains boarding gates C, D and F.
The CPH Go area is dedicated to low-cost carriers (easyJet, Ryanair and Transavia) and can be accessed from Terminal 3.  

Both terminal buildings are connected and are just a short walk apart.

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Power outlets

Are rare at Copenhagen airport

Power outlets are rare at Copenhagen airport.

Some tips are:
- Terminal 2, before security, near the benches close to the 7-Eleven
- Terminal 3, after security, near gate C, between Yam Yam and the panorama window
- Terminal 3, after security, at the bench near gate D103
- Terminal 3, after security, seating area near gate C10

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Play area for all ages

iPads, foosball, strollers

In the international transfer area, you’ll find a large play area for children up to age 10, with iPads, foosball, cartoons and complimentary strollers you can use as well as a nursery room with baby changing stations and a microwave for heating bottles and baby food.

Most restrooms at the airport have changing tables. Small play areas are located throughout the airport.

Terminal 2, after security, close to Gates 110 and 111

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Illums Bolighus

Best Scandinavian design

This is the place to find that great minimalistic Scandinavian and international design. From kitchen and dining accessoires to all needs of interior decoration and furniture. Need a present for your stylish loved ones? You will definitely find something in their large selection.

Consider the Pick-Up-On-Return option of Copenhagen Airport if you want to get larger items.

Two locations in terminal 2 and terminal 3, airside 
Hours: 07:00-21:00 Sun-Fri, 07:00-20:00 Sat

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Original patterns and strong colors

Find a wide range of clothing, interior decoration items, bags and accessories in Marimekko’s characteristic prints and colours. 

Finnish-based Marimekko is famous worldwide for its original patterns and strong colours that have characterised the brand since its inception in 1951. The poppy-patterned Unikko print is one of the most widely known hallmarks of the brand.

Terminal 2, after security 
Hours: 07:00-21:00 Sun-Fri, 07:00 - 20:00 Sat

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Pick Up on Return

Free service

Pick up you purchases from Kastrup airport upon return. No heavy extra luggage on your return flight. Ask for the Pick-Up-on-Return service when paying for your purchases.The sales assistant will ask for your time of return, and then give you a receipt. On your return to Copenhagen Airport, you pick up your shopping at the Tax Free Arrival Shop in the baggage reclaim area.   
These shops take part in the service:
Dixons Travel, Ecco, Georg Jensen, Gucci, Burberry, Mulberry, Hermés, Ralph Lauren, Ecco, Hugo Boss, Gant, Illums Bolighus, Illums Bolighus – Art & Craft, AK Kaufmann og Tax Free (the service is only available for EU travellers in Tax Free) 

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No public showers

There are no public showers at Copenhagen airport available. These two options are available though:

Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport, which is a short walk away from the airport.
Location: Ellehammersvej 20, Kastrup, 2770, Denmark

Regus Express business lounge
Open to the public starting around DKK 80 per hour.

Terminal 3, before security
Opening hours: 06:00-18:00 Mon-Fri, closed Sat-Sun

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Transfer between terminals

Take the free shuttle

All terminals and piers are interlinked and accessible by foot, but there is also a free shuttle bus between the terminals. The CPH Go pier, which serves low-cost carrier easyJet, is linked to Terminal 3.

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Save on Your Car Rental

Lowest Price Guaranteed

All major rental companies are centrally located in Terminal 1.

  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Budget
  • Avis
  • Sixt
  • Enterprise

Terminal 3, level 0, landside, corridor between terminal 2 and terminal 3

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Prime location

Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport

A favourite of transfer passengers, the Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport is an easy two-minute walk via a covered walkway from Terminal 3. The hotel has 382 recently renovated Scandinavian-style rooms – some with sea views – two restaurants, a spa with a pool and golden egg meditation pod (said to cure jet lag), and a relaxed check out time of 12:00. Very comfy beds and a kettle to prepare yourself a hot beverage in the room. And if you have more time to spare it is only a 15 minutes ride into the city.

Doubles from DKK 1,295 room only.

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Layover option

Experience Copenhagen’s culture

Copenhagen airport is just 8km south of the capital. With a short rail connection of 12 minutes, travellers with at least four hours stopover have plenty of time to explore.

Stroll along the Frederiksholms canal in the heart of the city to the National Museum on Ny Vestergade for a crash course in Danish history and culture. From the main train station, you can reach the museum by foot within 15 minutes. It's open Tue-Sat 10:00-17:00 and offers free admission and wifi.

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Caviar House & Prunier

Fresh food you will love

Caviar House & Prunier specialises in caviar and smoked salmon, with three different food venues under one roof - sushi and sashimi, open sandwiches (salmon tartare, lobster and crayfish tails) and a seafood bar.

Terminal 3, after security, international departures
Hours: 05:30 – 23:00 Sun-Fri, 10:00 – 20:00 Sat 

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Free yourself from luggage in Copenhagen

Store your luggage with a local Hero in Copenhagen for only 1€/hour. We let you place your luggage in a certified local shop for a few hours or days, making luggage storage easier, cheap and insured for up to 1700€. Pick up your luggage anytime and pay only for the hours used. 

Find your LuggageHero near:

Luggage storage Central Station
Luggage storage Nørreport station
Luggage storage Kongens Nytorv
More luggage storage places in Copenhagen

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