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STUDY IN DENMARK - Getting to denmark


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By Air


National Airline

SAS Scandinavian Airlines



SAS Scandinavian Airlines Website

Approximate flight times: From Copenhagen to London is 1 hour 50 minutes (from Århus to London is 1 hour 40 minutes), to Los Angeles is 11 hours 15 minutes, to New York is 7 hours 40 minutes, to Singapore is 15 hours 5 minutes and to Sydney is 22 hours 50 minutes.

International Airports

Copenhagen Airport





Copenhagen Airport (CPH) (Kastrup) is 8km (5 miles) southeast of the city (travel time - 15-30 minutes). A new rail link between the airport and main railway station in Copenhagen has facilitated travel to the city (travel time - 12 minutes). There are also high-speed Intercity trains to Funen (travel time - 1 hour) and Jutland (travel time - 2 hours) with additional connections to Malmø (Sweden) on a 30-minute journey via the Øresund link. There are also regular bus services from the airport departing every 10-20 minutes (travel time - 20 minutes). Airport facilities include an outgoing duty-free shop (0600-2300), a wide range of car hire firms (Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Sixt), bank/bureau de change (0630-2200), and several restaurants and bars (0600-2200). Direct scheduled flights to Copenhagen operate from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Dublin, Manchester and Newcastle.

Århus (AAR) (Tirstrup) (website: is 44km (27 miles) from the city. Buses connect with flight arrivals; taxis are also available. Airport facilities include a duty-free shop (open when flights depart), a wide range of car hire firms, bank/bureau de change, a post office and a restaurant (open for arrival and departures of flights). Direct scheduled flights to Århus operate from London Heathrow.

Billund Airport (BLL) (Billund) (website: is approximately 2km (1.3 miles) from Legoland. Direct scheduled flights to Billund operate from London Gatwick and Manchester.

Departure Tax: None.

By Land

RAIL: Copenhagen is connected by rail to all other major European cities, and typical express journey times from Copenhagen are: to London 26 hours; to Hamburg 4 hours 30 minutes; to Berlin 11 hours 25 minutes. All international trains connect with ferries where applicable.

ROAD: All the major road networks of Europe connect with ferry services to Copenhagen; it is advisable to book ferries in advance. The completion of the new 18km (11 mile-long) toll Great Belt bridge and tunnel, linking Copenhagen (which is situated on the island of Sjælland) with the island of Funen, now provides the first seamless surface connection from the European continent to Copenhagen. It includes the world’s second longest suspension bridge at 6.5km (4 miles) long. A second bridge and tunnel, the Øresund connection, opened in July 2000, links Copenhagen with Malmø in Sweden. This consists of an 8km (5 mile) bridge and an 8km (5 mile) tunnel linked by an artificial island. Tolls are applicable for both bridges. Eurolines, departing from Victoria Coach Station in London, serves destinations in Denmark. For further information, contact Eurolines (4 Cardiff Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, L41 1PP; tel: (08705) 143 219; fax: (01582) 400 694; website: or

By Sea

Denmark’s major ports are Copenhagen, Esbjerg, Frederikshavn, Hirtshals and Hanstholm. There are regular ferries to and from the UK, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Germany. DFDS Seaways (website: sail from Harwich to Esbjerg three times a week all year round. They also operate services between Harwich and Cuxhaven, Copenhagen and Oslo and Copenhagen and Gdansk. The major ferry operators from Norway, Sweden and Germany are Scandlines, Flyvebådene, Color Line and Stena Line. North Jutland is connected to Iceland, the Faroes, Scotland and Norway during the summer by ferries sailing once a week. There are no departure taxes when leaving Denmark by sea.

Cruise lines calling at Copenhagen include Royal Viking, Lindblad Travel, Lauro, CTC and Norwegian

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