The biggest airport in Scandinavia, Copenhagen International Airport (commonly referred to as Kastrup or Kastrup Airport) is located on the island of Amager, five miles (8km) south of downtown Copenhagen. The facility sees 21 million passengers each year, of which more than 90 percent come on international flights. Despite the high volume of traffic, Copenhagen International Airport is an efficient facility with plenty to see and do inside. Excellent restaurants serving international cuisine and a number of good duty-free and luxury brand shops provide entertainment for adults, while play areas keep the little ones occupied. There are also hot showers and saunas in the airport's Transfer Hotels, which are a great way to relax between long flights.
Copenhagen Airport is situated five miles (8km) southeast of Copenhagen city centre.
Getting to the city
Buses, trains and taxis provide transport to Copenhagen city centre. There are several local bus routes servicing the airport from the city centre; the journey takes approximately 45 minutes. Train and metro tickets are available from the ticket office above the railway station in Terminal 3. The metro is serviced every few minutes during the day and every 15 minutes at night. Taxis can be hired from outside the arrival areas and cost roughly DKK 250-300. Fares can be paid by credit card.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +45 3231 3231.
EuropeCar, Hertz, Budget and Avis are among the companies represented at the airport.
Taxis pick up passengers outside of Terminals 1 and 3. Fares can be paid for with cash or credit card.
Transfer between terminals
A free shuttle bus runs between Terminal 3 and Terminal 2 (International), and Terminal 1 (domestic).
All terminals have banks, bars, restaurants, and meeting rooms. There are a wide variety of shops in the Copenhagen Airport Shopping Centre.
There are eleven parking areas at Copenhagen International Airport, which charge higher fees the closer to the terminal they are located. Most offer 15 minutes' free parking, and all are connected to the terminal via a complimentary shuttle.
Flights to Copenhagen International Airport are available on Air France, Emirates, British Airways, Cimber Sterling, Singapore Airlines, easyJet, Norwegian Air Shuttle, and Scandinavian Airlines.
There is fast, free wifi available throughout Copenhagen International Airport for passengers who sign up for free to its CPH Advantage programme. Regular rates are at DKK 60 for an hour or DKK 80 for four hours.
The Hilton Busines Centre on the fourth level of Terminal 3 offers meeting and conference rooms for up to 50 people.
Copenhagen Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.