Copenhagen Card (adult)
Copenhagen Card (child)
Please note: Purchase of the Copenahgen Card is temporarily unavailable from June 27 – August 3 2020. Several museums and attractions offer 50% discount of the entry price during this period. Refer to the specific attraction’s website for ticket information.
Should I get the Copenhagen Card?
Well, that depends! The Copenhagen Card is a GOOD deal if:
- You are planning to visit multiple attractions and museums included in the card during their stay
- You plan to use public transport as opposed to bikes, taxis, or cars
- You are happy to go to restaurants based on the discounts offered by the card
- You have one child or more under 10 years old
- You want to see a lot and you don’t mind packing your day with activities
- You’re only in Copenhagen for a few days
- You’re a first-time visitor
- You plan to visit most of the expensive attractions
- Convenience! You want to skip the ticket lines at multiple attractions
Does that sound like you? Then get the Copenhagen Card!
Even if you’re planning to stay in Copenhagen for a week, why not get the Copenhagen Card for 48 or 72 hours and then fill up those days with tourist attractions, then spend the rest of your time on the off-the-beaten-track stuff? That way you get the most bang for your buck, while still feeling like you have flexibility.
The Copenhagen Card is NOT A GOOD deal if:
- You’re on a tight budget
- You’re in Copenhagen for a longer period, so you want to spread out the sightseeing
- You only want to see a few paid attractions
- You have a valid student ID or your under 25. Many museums have student prices but you’ll want to double-check
If you’re still not sure, check out the Copenhagen Card’s trip calculator, to see if you’ll save money based on the attractions you want to see.
Buy the Copenhagen Card here!
Is the Copenhagen Card good value for families?
Yes! The Copenhagen Card is ideal for families with children under 10 years old; for each card, the adult purchaser may include up to two children under 10 years old for free. For children aged 10 – 15, the Copenhagen Card is half price.
Many of the attractions that the card covers are fantastic for children: Tivoli, the zoo, aquarium, and Experimentarium, to name a few. Having the card will also help you structure and maximize your time; an excellent feature when you’re traveling with kids.
What is included in the Copenhagen Card?
The Copenhagen Card includes 87 attractions, a number of which are outside the city:
Attractions in Copenhagen
Canal Tour of Copenhagen
The Round Tower
The Palm House at the Botanical Gardens
Den Blå Planet (The Blue Planet Aquarium)
Museum of Natural History
Christiansborg Castle (includes several attractions within the castle, such as the Ruins, Kitchen, and Stable)
The National Museum
Arken Museum of Modern Art
Church of our Saviour
City Hall Tower
Copenhagen Train Tours
City Hall Tower
Danish Architecture Centre
Den Frie Centre of Copenhagen
|Guinness World Records
Kunstforeningen GL Strand
Open Air Museum
Alhambra – The Museum for Humor
Ripley’s Believe It or Not
Statens Museum for Kunst (The National Gallery)
Viking Ship Museum
Storm P. Museum
The Danish Jewish Museum
The Danish Museum of Science and Technology
The Danish Music Museum
Danish War Museum
Theatre Museum at the Court
The Victorian House
Tycho Brahe Planetarium
Attractions Outside Copenhagen
Esrum Abbey & Møllegård
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Baadfarten Boat Tour
H.C. Andersen Fairy Tale House
Helsingør City Museum
J.F. Willumsen Museum
Karen Blixen Museum
|KØS Museum of Art in Public Spaces
Lejre Land of Legends
Mosede Fort Danmark 1914-18
M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark
Museum of Contemporary Art
Rudolph Tegner Museum and Statue
Tadre Mølle (Tadre Watermill)
Where can I buy the Copenhagen Card?
|– Copenhagen Airport Service Information, Terminal 3 (turn left when you exit from arrivals)|
|– Copenhagen Central Station Information Desk|
|– Copenhagen Visitor Service, Vesterbrogade 4B|
|– Tivoli Box Office, Vesterbrogade 3|
It is possible to have the card sent to your home address before you leave; this options includes a small delivery fee.
How do I use the Copenhagen Card on public transport?
Simply make sure it is on your person when you ride any form of public transport. Transport officials come around throughout the journey to check, so be ready to show the card when asked. When getting on a bus, you will need to show your card (either physical or the app) to the driver as you enter.
Good to know about the Copenhagen Card
A few rules and things to keep in mind about the Copenhagen Card:
There is no limit to how many attractions you can visit per day
- You are only entitled to one visit per attraction
- If you have a physical card, you must “activate” it by writing a start time and date on the card. You must do this before you take public transport or enter an attraction
- The Copenhagen Card includes public transport from the airport: you can take the metro, train, or bus. Therefore, it’s not a bad idea to activate your card as soon as you arrive in Copenhagen
- The Copenhagen Card includes public transport to Roskilde and Elsinore but does not include public transport to Malmö
- The Copenhagen Card works on a 24 hour cycle. For example, if you buy a 24 hour card and activate it at 5:00 pm, it will be valid until 4:59 pm the next day
Buy the Copenhagen Card here!
Copenhagen travel app
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