MULTIPLE DIRECT FLIGHTS TO COPENHAGEN THROUGHOUT THE DAY
Book one of the many SAS flights departing for Copenhagen throughout the day. SAS offers flights all day so that you may choose the flight best suited to your schedule and business or leisure requirements.
Fly with SAS to Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup – our central hub in Denmark. The airport is located just 8 km from Copenhagen city centre, with easy access to and from the city.
CHEAP PLANE TICKETS ON ALL FLIGHTS – BOOK EARLY
Plenty of cheap tickets to Copenhagen are on offer in the low fare calendar. Keep a keen eye on the SAS low fare calendar and get a bargain for the trip of your deams.
The SAS 24-hour money back guarantee is here to make sure that you get a full refund, if you or your travel companions find yourselves having to cancel. The only thing you have to do is cancel within the first 24 hours after booking
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DEPARTURES FROM LONDON TO COPENHAGEN ALL DAY
SAS offers several daily flights from London to Copenhagen. This enables you to book the flight that best suits your schedule. Included in your ticket are several perks to sweeten your voyage, when you travel with SAS.
Departing from the new Terminal 2 – the Queen’s Terminal in Heathrow. The light and spacious building was especially designed to make travel more comfortable and easy.
Whenever you choose to fly, SAS has will make sure your journey is easy, comfortable and relaxing.
FLIGHTS TO COPENHAGEN FROM ALL OVER THE UK
Fly to the beautiful Danish capital from airports all over the United Kingdom. This makes it fast and easy to get to your preferred destination in Denmark.
We want to make you feel as comfortable as possible, when you are in the air. All departures from the UK are direct flights.
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INCLUDED IN YOUR TICKET
An array of bonuses has been included in your ticket at no extra cost. Travelling with SAS should be as enjoyable as possible from the moment you book your ticket to the moment to the moment your holiday ends. Included in your tickets are:
UP TO 90 % DISCOUNT CHILDREN’S TICKETS
SAS offers generous discounts on children’s tickets of up to 90% depending on the child’s age. Children also earn EuroBonus points when they fly with SAS.
Children between 0-23 months enjoy a 90 % discount on their ticket, when they travel on their parent’s lap. If the child has its own seat, the discount is up to 25 %.
Children below the age of 12 get their own seat and enjoy a 25 % discount.
ENJOY AWARDS AND ADDITIONAL BENEFITS – JOIN EUROBONUS
Why not make your travel even more easy, comfortable and rewarding? EuroBonus is the premier SAS loyalty and frequent flyer program. It is completely free and you accumulate points when booking flights, hotels, car rentals and everyday purchases.
Redeem your points at SAS and our many partners to get new flight tickets, upgrades, hotel stays and much more.
As a EuroBonus member, you get more benefits the more you fly.
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TRAVEL LIGHT WITH SAS GO LIGHT OR RELAX IN OUR LOUNGES WITH SAS PLUS
People travel in many different ways, which is why SAS has created different flight tickets, so you can choose the one best suited to your needs:
- SAS Go Light – for you with just carry on, 1 x 8 kg
- SAS Go – bring 1 item x 23 kg
- SAS Plus – 2 items x 23 kg, access to SAS Lounge, Fast Track and premium bag drop
The different flight tickets let you choose how you want to fly with SAS in an easy way.
COPENHAGEN AIRPORT, KASTRUP
The airport is the largest in the Nordic and serves more than 26 million passengers each year. Copenhagen Airport serves most of Zealand and a large part of southern Sweden. It is by far the busiest airport in Scandinavia.
It is also one of the oldest airports in Europe. Copenhagen Airport is a modern airport and has been elected Europe’s best airport multiple times by ASQ. You can shop in its many shops or grab a bite to eat in the airports fine restaurants.
Copenhagen Airport is located just 8 km from the centre of Copenhagen – and 24 km from Malmö city centre. It is easy to get to and from the airport with public transportation, as well a by car.
COPENHAGEN – THE WORLD’S MOST LIVEABLE CITY
The city has long been famous for its biking culture. It has been voted “best city for cyclists” and it is the first Bike City in the world. Danes love to ride their bikes, when they commute as well as a leisure activity.
There are more than 390 km. of designated bike lanes in Copenhagen alone and it is a biking heaven, if you would like to ride around on a bicycle.
As if it wasn’t easy enough to get around Copenhagen on your bicycle, the city has introduced a cycling super highway. It is a combination of bicycle lanes that starts in Albertslund – 22 km outside Copenhagen city centre. The city even has an elevated cycling bridge that wiggles it way through parts of the city.
Copenhagen has been elected the most liveable city in the world by the magazine Monocle many a time. The magazine ranks cities based on culture, tolerance, snappy public transportation, green spaces, clever architecture and much more.
The history of Copenhagen
The capital city of Denmark has a rich and varied history. There has been a settlement in the Copenhagen area for more than 1000 years and it became the capital of Denmark in 1443.
Many of the early buildings of Copenhagen still remain. A lot of the old neighborhoods like Nyhavn are popular destinations for tourists, as they offer a historical and cultural setting with contemporary experiences.
THE WORLDS OLDEST AMUSEMENT PARK
Copenhagen has one of the world’s oldest amusement parks. Located approximately 10 km to the north of the city is Bakken, which is believed to be the oldest amusement park in the world.
Bakken opened for business more than 400 years ago. It still draws a large number of visitors each year with its main attractions being its rides and shows. It is filled with modern rides and services, and has as a wooden roller coaster from 1932.
Another old amusement park in Copenhagen is the Tivoli Garden amusement park. The big amusement park, right opposite the central station, in the middle of the city also has a rich history dating back to 1843.
THE HOME OF FAIRYTALES
Not many people know that the home of Hamlet, the fictional character from Shakespeare’s play, can be found at Kronborg Castle. The castle is located just outside Copenhagen and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
No one really knows if Shakespeare ever actually visited Kronborg. Hamlet’s castle is called Elsinore, which has become the English name for the city in which it is located – Helsingør.
You can also spot many of the famed fairy tales from Hans Christian Andersen in Copenhagen, where he resided for many years. The most obvious and well known is of course the Little Mermaid, and his universally loved character can be found in the form of a famous statue, at Langelinie.
SIGHTS AND ATTRACTIONS IN COPENHAGEN
Copenhagen is a city, that has won many awards over the years. It has been elected the world’s most liveable city and the best design city. It is a wonderful city to visit and explore with no shortage of things to do and places to see.
There are numerous sightseeing opportunities in Copenhagen. The city dates back to the 11th century, meaning it has a wide range of beautiful and historic old buildings. It is also a vibrant modern capital. Go exploring in Middelalderbyen (the Medieval City) or marvel at the ingenious modern creations such as the Copenhagen Concert Hall.
AMALIENBORG – VISIT THE ROYAL FAMILIY
Visit Amalienborg Palace in the center of Copenhagen and say hello to the royal Danish family that resides there. Amalienborg Palace was constructed in 1748 and currently houses the Queen of Denmark and her family.
In the middle of old and beautiful castles is a square heavily frequented by tourists and locals, to watch the changing of the Royal Guards at noon each day. The Royal Guard marches from Rosenborg Castle to Amalienborg Palace in relation to the guard change. The guard change is a popular sight, both with locals and tourists and is best viewed from Bredgade.
Nyhavn is just a short walk from Amalienborg. In the older days you would not want to visit Nyhavn, as it was a disreputable quarter of Copenhagen.
Nowadays Nyhavn is viewed as one of the prime symbols of Copenhagen’s cultural and historic spaces, in which to dine, have a cup of coffee with a great view or explore the old buildings. The brightly painted houses stand like they did many years ago and the street is filled with restaurants and cafés. It is a truly idyllic place in Copenhagen and situated right alongside the canals.
During the summer you will be able to spot many wooden ships in the canal. One of the permanent museum ships at Nyhavn is a lightship called Fyrskib that dates all the way back to 1885.
THE LITTLE MERMAID
She is one of the most recognisable sights of Copenhagen for many visitors. You cannot really visit Copenhagen without having laid your eyes on the Little Mermaid. Walk along the waterfront from Nyhavn to Kastellet – a short walk – and you will easily spot her.
The Little Mermaid is the official emblem of Copenhagen and Edvard Eriksen created her in 1913. The beautiful bronze sculpture is based on a character from one of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales.
SHOPPING IN COPENHAGEN
Scandinavia is famous for its rich design culture. Therefore, it is no surprise that Copenhagen is one of Europe’s leading cities for lovers of art and design. You will find many haute couture shops in the city that caters to lovers of modern design.
There are numerous streets and districts in Copenhagen, where you can find interesting, quaint and cosy shops. There is something for everyone and every budget.
THE SHOPPING DISTRICTS
You can find almost everything in the many shops of Copenhagen. They are scattered around the city, meaning you may have to do some walking to visit them all – or you could just use the metro.
- Kongens Nytorv – cutting-edge Danish fashion brands and interior design shops
- The Latin Quarter – a hub for the up-and-coming labels
- Fiolstræde – many antique bookshops and a relaxing environment
- Frederiksberg – many small boutiques and the Royal Copenhagen factory outlet shop
- Vesterbro – one of the most happening places in Copenhagen with many quirky shops
- Bredgade – filled with shops that displays the finest antique art and Danish furniture classics
The busiest shopping district in Copenhagen is called Strøget. The long street starts from the Town Hall Square and ends at Kongens Nytorv. Here you will find everything from the top international brand names like Prada and Louis Vuitton to Zara and H&M. There are also numerous cafés and restaurants in the shopping area.
ART AND CULTURE IN COPENHAGEN
Copenhagen is a major cultural city in Scandinavia and Europe. The city is full of some of the best museums and parks in the world.
There are many must-sees in the city, so there is certainly no shortage of things to do during your visit to the Danish capital. In late January and early February, you can enjoy world-class jazz at the 10-day Winter Jazz Festival. The Copenhagen Fashion Festival in August is an extravaganza for fashionistas, who love to keep up with current trends.
IMPORTANT MUSEUMS IN COPENHAGEN
Many of the museums in Copenhagen set the bar to international standards and cover a vast part of both Danish and world history.
- The National Museum – the largest museum of cultural history and archaeology
- The National Gallery (Statens Museum for Kunst) – the national art museum of Denmark
- The Danish Resistance Museum – artefacts from the resistance of the Nazi occupation from 1940-1945
- Louisiana Museum of Modern Art – a fascinating array of sculptures, videos and paintings
- Danish Museum of Art and Design – collections of furniture, glass, textiles and other crafts
- Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek – many paintings from the Golden Age of Danish painters in the 19th century
- The Experimentarium – a hands-on science museum with many demonstrations and activities
PERFORMING ARTS IN COPENHAGEN
The Copenhagen Concert Hall is home to the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. There are four separate concerts halls in the Copenhagen Concert Hall. The largest of these can hold up to 1.800 people at any given moment.
Another famous concert hall in the city is the Tivoli Concert Hall, located in the Tivoli Gardens. Here you can enjoy mostly classical music.
The Copenhagen Opera House – “Operaen” in Danish – is Denmark’s national opera house and a beautiful piece of architecture. It is one of the most modern opera houses in the world.
If you want to experience world-class performing arts, you should most definitely acquire tickets to one of these magnificent performing arts centres.
DINING AND NIGHTLIFE IN COPENHAGEN
When you are done with exploring the wonderful city of Copenhagen, it is time for something nice to eat and a drink. Copenhagen actually has just as many or more Michelin stars as cities like Berlin, Madrid and Rome.
With a vast array of cosy bodegas, bars and exclusive clubs in Copenhagen, you will most certainly not get bored. There are also many beer bars all over the city. If you are looking for a place to dance, Rust and Penthouse are two favourites with locals and visitors alike.
Currency: Danish Krone
Time difference: +1
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