Hip, urban, and charming, the Danish capital of Copenhagen offers a multitude of attractions to entice worldly travellers. A car hire from Copenhagen Airport will assure you have the opportunity to fully explore the burgeoning treasures of this quaint seaside town. Drive your car hire to Langelinie Cruise Harbor and pay homage to Copenhagen's famous Little Mermaid statue, which was presented to the city in 1913. It is said incoming sailors prayed to the mermaid to attain pre-emptive forgiveness for the sins they might commit while in port. Copenhagen is also renowned for its medieval architecture, museums, and parks, and cafes, and a car rental from Auto Europe will assure that you do not miss any of the highlights of this delightfully well-designed city. Low rates, convenient pick-up locations, and friendly customer service are the hallmarks of Auto Europe - book your rental car for Copenhagen online today using our easy 3-step process, or call us on +44 1233225114.
Copenhagen Airport (CPH)
Official Name: Copenhagen Airport (CPH)
Address: Lufthavnsboulevarden 6, 2770 Kastrup, Denmark
Location: Located just 5 miles south of Copenhagen, CPH is the major airport for Copenhagen, Denmark and Sweden, and is host to almost all of the major domestic and international airline carriers.
Airlines operating at Copenhagen Airport: CPH flies to over 130 destinations throughout the world and is open 24-hours a day. As a notable European hub, nearly 23 million passengers fly through CPH each year.
There are 3 major terminals at CPH. International flights arrive in Terminals 2 and 3, where they share a concourse as well as customs and baggage section, while Terminal 1 is the hub for all domestic flights. A fourth smaller terminal, CPH Go, handles budget airline carriers.
Car hire companies at Copenhagen Airport are located in Terminals 1 and 3. For details on your supplier, be sure to review your Terms and Conditions. The following suppliers offer car rentals in CPH:
|Sixt||Monday to Sunday 7:00 am to 8:00 pm|
|Hertz||Monday to Sunday 7:00 am to 11:30 pm|
|Europcar||Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday closed
|Avis||Monday to Saturday 7:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday 7:00 am to 11:00 pm
|Sixt||Monday to Sunday 7:00 am to 11:00 pm|
|Hertz||Monday to Sunday 7:00 am to 11:00 pm|
|Europcar||Monday to Sunday 7:00 am to 10:00 pm|
|Avis||Monday to Sunday 7:00 am to 11:00 pm|
Copenhagen Airport (CPH) is considered to be one of the finest European airports today because of the fine amenities it offers to travellers. Whether you care to dine, shop, or just relax, CPH offers the conveniences you would expect from a first-rate airport and much, much more. In addition to an extensive selection of cafes, bars, and restaurants, the CPH facilities include a wide array of duty-free shopping, including stores from some of the finest designers for men, women and children such as Burberry, Gucci, and Hermes. If you prefer to quietly relax between flights, you may register to spend time in the CPH Apartment Lounge, a modernly-decorated lounge that provides travellers a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the major terminals and step into a serene "apartment-style" area decorated with classical Swedish furnishings and includes a kitchen, living room, and study area, in addition to:
In addition to the lounge, fatigued travellers can refresh themselves at the airport shower or sauna. For the business traveller, CPH offers extensive conferencing facilities, including executive conference suites, a VIP reception room, as well as smaller meeting rooms. In addition, Danske Bank offers an extensive range of banking services to travellers with two branches located within the airport (Terminal 2 and the Transit Hall). Nordea offers counter exchange services and, of course, you will find ATM machines throughout the terminals. For your travel questions and concerns, CPH provides a number of airport information desks and service centres located throughout the airport. The two transfer centres are located in Terminal 3 and can handle re-bookings, missed flights and cancellations. The information desks are located in the Transit Hall and in Terminals 2 and 3 near the security check-in.
Copenhagen Airport (CPH) was built on the island of Amager in the township of Kastrup, approximately 5 miles south of Copenhagen city centre and is connected to the mainland via the Oresund Bridge. Off of the bridge you will find you may connect to many of the major Swedish highways. When driving your car hire to the airport, look for the signposts marked: 'Kobenhavns Lufthavne'. Although the Swedish roadway system is highly efficient, please allow adequate time for traffic congestion when travelling to CPH. Be aware that you must check-in at least two hours before your flight. If you care to venture outside of the city, you can visit the legendary Legoland theme park and other treasures in beautiful Billund, an ancient city situated just 2.5 hours away in the beautiful Danish countryside. Check out our Denmark driving information page for tips on getting around this country.
You will find several bus companies operating out of CPH that deliver passengers to various areas of the city and its suburbs. Grahundbus (Greyhound) buses include: Bus #12 from Islev and Viemosevej; Bus #30 from Vesterport street; 96N from Farum street and Slangerup Rutebilstation; 250S from Buddinge street; and 888 from Århus. In addition to Grahundbus, Eurolines, Swebusexpress and Safflebussen operate bus services to (CPH). There is also a free shuttle bus service (#38) that departs every 10 minutes from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm and connects the airport with downtown Copenhagen.
If you wish to venture into the city by taxi, you may secure a taxi at the taxi stand outside of Terminal 3. Taxis may deliver incoming passengers to all three terminals.
CPH has a train station outside of Terminal 3. You may purchase a ticket at counters located above the station. If you arrive at Terminal 1 or 2, you may take a free shuttle to the Terminal 3 station.
The modern and fully automatic metro station is located outside of Terminal 3 and operates every four to six minutes during the day and less frequently in the evening. Travel time from the airport on the M1 line to Copenhagen city centre is roughly 15 minutes.
Parking is notoriously expensive in Copenhagen. The city has three distinct parking zones divided into red, green and blue, which incorporate the city centre zone and inner bridge areas (brokvaterer). In these zones, you must pay to park from Monday 8:00 am to Saturday at 5:00 pm. As you might expect, parking is more expensive within the city centre. If you prefer to avoid street parking, there are many multi-storey car parks available throughout the city. Look for directional signs along the major roads.