Cheap Flights to Copenhagen

Copenhagen overview

A charming city, Copenhagen is located on the island of Sealand, looking across at Sweden. It may not be in the first tier of must-see European cities, but it should be. Travellers on cheap flights to Copenhagen will discover its beautiful harbour (with world-famous resident, The Little Mermaid), fantastic museums, cutting-edge designers, excellent shopping and delicious seafood. 

The city is a regular in the list of the world's most livable cities. It's clean, green, tolerant and safe. Copenhagen lays claim to having the longest pedestrian walkway of any European city. Stroget is the city's main thoroughfare, a car-free shopping heaven, bounded on the west by the City Hall Square and on the east by the King's New Square and along which are the city's most famous, and priciest, stores. To get a glimpse of Copenhagen in all its red-roofed medieval glory, visit the Round Tower, Europe's oldest observatory. For thrills and spills of another kind, the Tivoli Gardens has a ride called the Demon that soars and loops more than 20 metres. 

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Copenhagen climate

Travellers on cheap flights to Copenhagen can expect to find a city milder than it should be, given its latitude. The climate has four distinct seasons. July is generally the warmest month, with temperatures of about 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit). February is coolest; temperatures hover around freezing (32F).

When to fly to Copenhagen

Peak Season:
Spring and summer are peak, when most travellers arrive on cheap flights to Copenhagen.

Off Season:
Winter is generally off season, although this is the time when Copenhagen can be enjoyed at its wintry, snowy best.

Getting around Copenhagen

It’s easy to keep saving money after your cheap flight to Copenhagen. Borrow a bicycle with CityBikes, a free service that lets visitors pedal their way around the city. You will have to leave a small deposit that is fully refundable when you and your bike return. 

The next-cheapest way to get around is by buying a Klippekort, worth 10 trips on the metro or bus. To go beyond Copenhagen, you may want to purchase a ScanRail pass, which offers discounts on travel through Denmark and other Scandinavian countries.  

Copenhagen insider information

  • Copenhagen's canals are pristine. In good weather Danes head to the harbour basin at Islands Brygge to swim and dive. There is a swimming pool, diving pool and children's pool. The season runs from June 22 to August 31, 7am to 7pm, seven days a week. 
  • The Icebar at Hotel 27 has a temperature of about -5 degrees and everything is made of ice - walls, bars, tables, even your personal glass with a vodka cocktail. Capes and a free drink are included in the admission price. 
  • Amalienborg Palace is the winter home of the Danish royal couple. The Royal Guard is on duty for 24 hours, with the changing of the guard taking place every day at midday. 
  • Christiania, a district that's a mixture of anarchy and hippie ideals, was founded in 1971. About 1,000 people took over the area of military barracks and created a self-governing pocket with self-contained businesses and judiciary. It's an alternative society within society. Its citizens make and sell the family-friendly Christiania bikes. There are cafés, restaurants and stalls selling jewellery and other arts and crafts. 
  • After disembarking cheap flights to Copenhagen, get an injection of culture, free. The state-run museums such as the National Museum, Museum of Danish Resistance, Open Air Museum and National Gallery offer free entry all week to permanent exhibitions and special exhibitions. Other museums, that are free on Wednesdays, include the Hirschsprung Collection, the Geological Museum, Thorvaldsens Museum, Naval Museum and Hunting and Forestry Museum. The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is free on Sundays and the Copenhagen City Museum free on Fridays.

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How much do things cost in Copenhagen?

Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
C$ 150.46
Pair of Nike shoes
C$ 157.89
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
C$ 3.88
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
C$ 8.77
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
C$ 7.79
3 course meal for 2
C$ 116.88
Petrol (1 litre)
C$ 2.09
One-way ticket (local transport)
C$ 4.68
Taxi - fixed fee
C$ 7.79
1 hour taxi waiting fee
C$ 81.82
1 litre of milk
C$ 1.30
Large bottle of water
C$ 1.92
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
C$ 8.57
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
C$ 3.09
How much does an apartment cost in Copenhagen?
3 bedroom apartment downtown
C$ 2917
3 bedroom apartment in the suburbs
C$ 1984
1 bedroom apartment downtown
C$ 1563
1 bedroom apartment in the suburbs
C$ 1107

More information about Copenhagen

  • As the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is an excellent location for a city break steeped in history and culture.
  • Take a tour around the Amalienborg Palace that has been home to the country’s Royal family for over 200 years.
  • Even the water in the city’s inner harbour is clean enough to swim in; an excellent way to wake up in the morning.
  • Go and see the Little Mermaid sat on Copenhagen’s waterfront; the most famous statue in all of Denmark.
  • Relax on Copenhagen’s 3 surrounding sandy beaches that are all within a 30 minute bike ride.
  • To save money, hire a bicycle during your visit. It’s a popular way to get around in a very cycle-friendly city.
  • Journey up the city’s 115 foot high Round Tower, built in 1642, and get fantastic views out across the city.
  • Despite being one of the most densely populated in Europe, the city is ranked as one of the world's cleanest.
  • Why not search now for cheap last minute deals on flights to Copenhagen to make your holiday as cheap as possible?
  • Fly direct to Copenhagen Airport - the largest in Scandinavia, and only 8 kilometres south of the city centre.

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