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Transport from the cruise ports

Transportation to and from the cruise ports

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This guide provides you with information about how to get around in Copenhagen. If you are a cruise guest, please click here to get more information about public transportation, what to see and do in the city, and much more. 

 

There are three cruise ports in Copenhagen: Langelinie, Nordre Toldbod, and Ocean Quay. Please click here to find out which cruise port your client will arrive to. 

Use this link for quick and easy planning of public transportation in Copenhagen. Just fill out the start, and end destination and the online journey planner will figure out the fastest and easiest route for your client. 

To and from Ocean Quay

EXTRA: During summer 2022 there will be a free electric shuttle bus driving from Ocean Quay to Orientkaj metro stop. The bus will be driving at all turnaround calls. Read about the initiative here

Copenhagen Airport

  • Bus 25 and Metro: Take bus 25 from the bus stop Oceankaj towards Østerport Station. Get off at Orientkaj metro station and take the M4 line towards Kongens Nytorv. Change at Kongens Nytorv to the M2 line towards Copenhagen Airport.  The duration of the trip is approximately 40 minutes. You will need a valid 3-zone ticket, which costs 36 DKK.
  • Bus 164 and Metro: Take bus 164 (runs all year round) towards Ballerup St. Get off at Orientkaj metro station and take M4 towards Kongens Nytorv. Change at Kongens Nytorv to the M2 line towards Copenhagen Airport. The duration of the trip is approximately 40 minutes. You will need a valid 3-zone ticket, which costs 36 DKK.
  • Taxi: the trip will cost approximately 520 DKK during weekdays and around 600 DKK during and on bank holidays. The duration of the trip is about 40 minutes. 

Copenhagen Central Station

  • Bus 25 and Metro: Take bus 25 from the bus stop Oceankaj towards Østerport Station. Get off at Orientkaj metro station and take M4 towards Kongens Nytorv directly to Copenhagen Central Station (Københavns Hovedbanegård). The duration of the trip is approximately 30 minutes. You will need a valid 2-zone ticket. The price is 24 DKK.
  • Bus 164 and Metro: Take bus 164 (runs all year round) towards Ballerup St. Get off at Orientkaj metro station and take M4 towards Kongens Nytorv directly to Copenhagen Central Station (Københavns Hovedbanegård). The duration of the trip is approximately 30 minutes. You will need a valid 2-zone ticket. The price is 24 DKK.
  • Taxi: the trip will cost approximately 320 DKK on weekdays and about 360 DKK during weekends and on bank holidays. The duration of the journey is about 30 minutes. 

Copenhagen City Center

When going to Copenhagen City Center, you can either choose to go to Nørreport, Kongens Nytorv or Copenhagen Central Station (find directions above). 

Nørreport

  • Bus 25 and train: Nørreport can be reached in the summer period by taking bus number 25 from the bus stop at Ocean Quay towards Østerport station. Get off at Østerport Station and take the S-train in the direction Køge, Høje Taastrup, Frederikssund, Farum or Hillerød (lines A, B, C, E or H) and get off at Nørreport Station. You will need a valid 2-zone ticket. The price is 24 DKK.
  • Taxi: the trip will cost approx. 270 DKK on weekdays and about 300 DKK at the weekend and on bank holidays. The duration of the journey is about 20 minutes. 

Kongens Nytorv

  • Bus 25 and Metro: Take bus 25 from the bus stop Oceankaj towards Østerport Station. Get off at Orientkaj metro station and take M4 directly to Kongens Nytorv. The duration of the trip is approximately 20 minutes.
  • Bus 164 and Metro: Take bus 164 (runs all year round) towards Ballerup St. Get off at Orientkaj metro station and take M4 directly to Kongens Nytorv. The duration of the trip is approximately 20 minutes.
  • Taxi: the trip will cost approx. 270 DKK on weekdays and about 300 DKK at the weekend and on bank holidays. The duration of the journey is about 20 minutes. 

How to purchase tickets for public transportation: 

  • You can access the trains, Metro and buses (including water buses) with the same ticket - you simply need to find out how many zones you will pass on your journey. To find out how many zones your journey requires, please use the journeyplanner tool here
  • You can purchase tickets on the bus with Danish cash (preferably coins or smaller banknotes). Credit cards are not accepted.
  • Tickets can be purchased from a ticket machine at Ocean Quay. 
  • Alternatively, you can download the app DOT Tickets app - DOT (dinoffentligetransport.dk) and purchase local tickets for in and around Copenhagen. The app is available for iPhone and Android.

To and from Langelinie

Copenhagen Airport

  • Bus 27 and Metro: Take bus 27 from the bus stop Indiakaj and get off at Kongens Nytorv. Then take the Metro line M2 towards Copenhagen Airport. The duration of the trip is approximately 40 minutes. You will need a valid 3-zone ticket. The price is 36 DKK.
  • Taxi: the trip will cost approximately 450 DKK on weekdays and around 550 DKK at the weekend and on bank holidays. The duration of the trip is about 35 minutes.

Copenhagen Central station

  • Bus 27 and train: Take bus 27 from the bus stop Indiakaj and get off at Østerport Station. Then take the S-train in the direction Køge, Høje Taastrup, Frederikssund, Farum or Hillerød (lines A, B, C, E or H) and get off at København H. (Copenhagen Central Station). The duration of the trip is approximately 20 minutes. You will need a valid 2-zone ticket. The price is 24 DKK.
  • Bus 27 and metro:Take bus 27 from the bus stop Indiakaj and get off at Østerport Station. Then take the metroline M3 or M4 towards Kongens Nytorv and get off at Copenhagen Central Station (Københavns Hovedbanegård).The duration of the trip is approximately 20 minutes. You will need a valid 2-zone ticket. The price is 24 DKK.
  • Taxi: the trip will cost approximately 210 DKK and 225 DKK during weekends and on bank holidays. The duration of the trip is about 20 minutes. 

Copenhagen City Center

When going to Copenhagen City Center, you can either choose to go to Copenhagen Central Station (directions can be found above) Nørreport or Kongens Nytorv.

Nørreport

  • Bus 27 and train: Nørreport can be reached by taking bus 27 from Indiakaj to Østerport Station. Then take the S-train in the direction Køge, Høje Taastrup, Frederikssund, Farum or Hillerød (lines A, B, C, E or H) and get off at Nørreport Station. The duration of the trip is approximately 15 minutes. You will need a valid 2-zone ticket. The price is 24 DKK.

Kongens Nytorv

  • Bus 27 and metro: Kongens Nytorv kan be reached by taking bus 27 from Indiakaj to Østerport Station. Then take the metroline M3 or M4 to Kongens Nytorv.The duration of the trip is approximately 15 minutes. You will need a valid 2-zone ticket. The price is 24 DKK.
  • Taxi: the trip costs approximately 150 DKK on weekdays and 175 DKK in the weekends and on bank holidays. The duration of the journey is 15 minutes.
  • Hop on Hop Off: You can also choose to take a Hop on Hop off bus that stops at Langelinie. The Hop on Hop off bus stops at among others Nyhavn, Amalienborg Palace, Tivoli, etc. The price is 199 DKK and is valid in 72 hours. Read more about the Hop on Hop off bus here

Purchase tickets

  • You can access the trains, Metro and buses (including water buses) with the same ticket - you simply need to find out how many zones you will pass on your journey. To find out how many zones your journey requires, please use the tool here.
  • You can purchase tickets on the bus with Danish cash. Credit cards are not accepted.
  • Walk to Østerport Station and purchase your tickets at the ticket machines. Credit cards, as well as cash, are accepted.
  • Alternatively, you can download the app DOT Tickets app - DOT (dinoffentligetransport.dk) and purchase local tickets for in and around Copenhagen. The app is available for iPhone and Android.

To and from Nordre Toldbod

Copenhagen Airport

  • Walk and metro: Walk 14 minutes to Marmorkirken metro station and take the metroline M3 or M4 to Kongens Nytorv. Change at Kongens Nytorv and take the metroline M2 to Copenhagen Airport. The duration of the trip is approximately 35 minutes. You will need a valid 3-zone ticket. The price is 36 DKK.
  • Taxi: the trips cost approximately 375 DKK on weekdays and 450 DKK during weekends and on bank holidays. The duration of the journey is 30 minutes. 

Copenhagen Central Station

  • Metro: Walk 14 minutes to Marmorkirken metro station and take the metroline M3 or M4 towards Kongens Nytorv directly to Copenhagen Central Station (Københavns Hovedbanegård). You will need a valid 2-zone ticket. The price is 24 DKK.
  • Taxi: the trip costs approximately 170 DKK on weekdays and 200 DKK during weekends and on bank holidays. The duration of the journey is 20 minutes. 

Copenhagen City Center

You are close to the city center at Nordre Toldbod, but if you do not want to walk, you can choose one of the following options:

  • Metro to Nørreport: Walk 14 minutes to Marmorkirken metro station and take the metroline M3 or M4 towards Kongens Nytorv. Change at Kongens Nytorv to the M1 or M2 metroline towards Nørreport Station. The duration of the journey is 25 minutes. You will need a valid 2-zone ticket. The price is 24 DKK.
  • Hop On Hop Off: You can also walk to Langelinie and take a Hop on Hop off bus that among others stops at Nyhavn, Amalienborg Palace, Tivoli, etc. The price is 199 DKK. Read more about the Hop on Hop off bus here.
  • Taxi: You are already in the city center, but if you do not want to walk, a taxi to e.g., Nørreport will cost approx. 140 DKK on weekdays and 175 DKK during weekends and on bank holidays. The duration of the trip is approximately 10 minutes. 

Purchase tickets

  • You can access the trains, Metro and buses (including water buses) with the same ticket - you simply need to find out how many zones you will pass on your journey. To find out how many zones your journey requires, please use the tool here.
  • You can purchase tickets on the bus with Danish cash (preferably coins or small banknotes). Credit cards are not accepted.
  • Walk to Marmorkirken metro station and purchase your tickets at the ticket machines. Credit cards, as well as cash, are accepted.
  • Alternatively, you can download the app DOT Tickets app - DOT (dinoffentligetransport.dk) and purchase local tickets for in and around Copenhagen. The app is available for iPhone and Android.

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