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    the city is very easy to get around
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  • Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen, Denmark
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    Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen, Denmark
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    One of the best

    by PierreZA Written Apr 20, 2008

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    Central Copenhagen

    This airport is definitely one of my favourite airports. It is easy to negotiate and has some great shopping. I flew with Lufthansa on both occasions visiting Copenhagen. I have to say that this German airline is extremely strict concerning luggage weight restrictions. On checking in at Copenhagen airport some of my fellow travellers were heavily fines for being 3kg overweight! I’m not sure if this is always the case though.

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    Copenhagen Airport

    by gordonilla Updated Mar 9, 2008

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    The airport is well designed and has a wide variety of shops and cafes.

    The facilities are exceptional and sitting in one of the cafes is always a good way to see the world pass through the airprort. I have to say that it does take time to walk from place to place to place especially if you are coming from a non Shengen country. There are long queues in the summer.

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    Flying in

    by sourbugger Written Jan 11, 2008

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    Copenhagen airport is used by a variety of low-cost airlines. Easyjet, Air Berlin and Sterling probably have the biggest presence. This means that Copenhagen is accessible from most Western European countries on the low-cost brigade. In addition several ‘frills’ airlines compete on price to fly to the rather smart and well-connected airport.

    The observant among you may have realised that Ryanair does not figure here. Interestingly, they used to advertise flights to Copenhagen, but actually flew to Malmo – which is in a different country altogether ! They were forced to stop that particular piece of Ryanair style creative advertising (not to say creative geography) in the end.

    With good Danish transport links, the other airports of Denmark (such as Billund or Arhus) can also be used to reach Copenhagen in a reasonably timeframe (and Malmo in Sweden, I suppose !)

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    Get to downtown Copenhagen from Kastrup Airport

    by OH_DK Updated Jul 10, 2007

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    When you fly in to Copenhagen Airport "Kastrup" it is very easy to get to down town. All international passengers arrive to Terminal 3, and from this terminal you can step right in to a local train that takes you to "Københavns Hovedbanegård" (Copenhagen Central Station).

    After the customs you just walk streight and you will then see the big "DSB" counter where you buy the train tickets. The train platform is down to the left.
    If you want to save money:
    Get a yellow 3-zone card or a blue 2-zone card - both with 10 stamps. Before getting in the train you stamp it with a date and time in the little yellow mashine, and every stamp is vallid one hour in both trains, S-train, Metro and busses for one person.
    For most distances in downtown you just need 2 zone stamps, but from the Airport to downtown there's 3 zones.
    If you're going to travel through 5 zones it's an advantage to have both a blue and a yellow card (one stamp on each).

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  • Sterling.Dk

    by Mariajoy Written Aug 27, 2006

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    We traveled to Copenhagen with the Danish budget airline Sterling. The service was as you would expect on any budget airline. Adequate. Food has to be paid for and really isn't worth it. We had a half hour delay leaving Gatwick but no problems on the way back.

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    An architectual delight - Copehagen Airport

    by jo104 Written Jul 26, 2006

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    Copenhagen airport is quite spectacular and it is fairly large so just when you thought you were almost by the exit it seems you are not. When you exit the plane you continue through to arrivals where you collect your luggage & exit.
    Bear in mind also that when flying back the train brings you into terminal 3 & it is a brisk walk to terminal 2 if you are flying Sterling like we were.
    Thank goodness for those little trolleys - we only bought hand luggage although strange it seems to get heavier the more you walk

    I flew sterling airlines from Gatwick which are a budget airline flying to Copenhagen.
    The flight was comfortable & the crew friendly. Food & drink can be bought in DKK or Euro

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    Easyjet

    by Marpessa Written Jan 3, 2006

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    I flew into Copenhagen from London (Stansted), the flight only took about an hour and fifty minutes and my trip was very comfortable. It is easy to find your way around the airport at Copenhagen. There are plenty of ATMs or Danske banks if you need to exchange your currency.

    Also, when taking a flight out from Copenhagen there are many shopping opportunities once you have gone through the security check point. There are many duty free shops selling: chocolate, wine, beer, beauty products and perfume. There are also many other stores selling items like: CDs, DVDs, magazines, books, clothing (mens, womens and children), lingerie, watches and jewellery. Plus there are a number of restaurants and cafes.

    Easyjet is a great airline to fly with. I have flown with them a couple of times and never had any problems with a delayed flight or anything like that. Their seats are comfortable, they have a great in-flight magazine (with articles you will actually want to read), and the staff are friendly and helpful. Although, like other budget airlines, it is still the same that if you want to eat or drink on the plane (and you have not bought your own), then there is a food/drink cart that you can buy things from.

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    Airlines flying to/from Copenhagen

    by sorenf Updated Dec 12, 2005

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    Sterling route map

    Here is a list of airlines flying to/from Copenhagen. List is under construction, but please let me know if I missed one.

    Scandinavian www.sas.dk
    Aberdeen, Alicante, Amsterdam, Arvidsjaur, Athen, Bangkok, Beijing, Beirut, Bergen, Berlin, Billund, Birmingham, Bologna, Bruxelles, Budapest, Cairo, Chicago, Cologne, Dublin, D?sseldorf, Frankfurt, Gdansk, Geneve, Gotenburg, Hamburg, Hannover, Helsinki, Istanbul, J?nk?ping, Krakow, Kristiansand, London Heathrow, London City Airport, Luxembourg , Lyon, Madrid, Malaga, Manchester, Milan LIN and MXP, Moscow, Munich, New York Newark, Newcastle, Nice, N?renberg, Oslo, Palanga, Palma di Mallorca, Paris, Poznan, Praha, Pristina, Rom, Sarajevo, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, Sct. Petersborg, Stavanger, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Tokyo, Venice, Vilnius, V?ster?s, Warszawa, Washington, Wienna, Zagreb, Z?rich, Aalborg, ?rhus

    Sterling www.sterlingticket.com
    Alicante, Amsterdam,Athens, Barcelona, Berlin - Tempelhof, Billund, Budapest, Cairo, Crete - Chania, Edinburgh, Faro/Algarve, Florence, Frankfurt, Geneva, Gothenburg, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Lisbon, London - Gatwick, Madrid, Majorca, Malaga, Milan - Malpensa, Montpellier, Munich, Nice, Oslo, Paris/Beauvais-Tille, Prague, Rome - Ciampino Airport, Salzburg, Stockholm - Arlanda, Tenerife south, Venice, Vienna

    Fly Nordic
    Stockholm, Gothenburg, Tallinn

    Easyjet www.easyjet.com
    Berlin, London

    SKYEurope www.skyeurope.com
    Bratislava, Budapest

    Blue1 www.blue1.com
    Helsinki, Oulu, Tampere

    Spanair www.spanair.com
    Barcelona, Madrid

    Virgin Express www.virgin-express.com
    Brussels

    Estonian Air www.estonian-air.com
    Tallinn

    Thai Airways www.thaiairways.com
    Bangkok

    Singapore Airlines www.singaporeair.com
    Singapore

    Swiss International www.swiss.com
    Z?rich

    Lufthansa www.lufthansa.com (codeshare with SAS)
    Berlin, Cologne, D?sseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Nuremberg.

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    The hub of Scandinavia

    by Sjalen Updated Oct 11, 2005

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    Copenhagen's Kastrup airport is the biggest Scandinavian airport so very often, you have good transatlantic and Asian connections and there are plenty of flights to all over Europe both by traditional and budget airlines. Of the latter, I can especially name EasyJet to Berlin and various English cities. The Danish budget airlines Maersk and Sterling have just joined forces so their itineraries might change but is so far quite extensive too. Of the more traditional airlines, SAS Scandinavian airlines is of course the best bet when it comes to itineraries since it has its world hub here and these days also sell its cheap Europe and Snowflake tickets. But as for prices, your own national carrier could be just as good.

    http://www.scandinavian.net/
    http://www.easyjet.com/
    http://www.sterlingticket.com/en/forside_en

    From inside Scandinavia, there are also the following from Stockholm and Oslo:

    http://www.flynordic.com/showIndexPage.do (also flies from Tallinn)
    http://www.norwegian.no/

    From Kastrup, it is easy (and quick) to get to the city centre by train as it has its own station.

    Finally, Malm? Sturup airport in Sweden is just across the bridge and definately an alternative if you fly Ryanair from London or Wizz Air from Polish cities or Budapest.

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    To Copenhagen by plane

    by HORSCHECK Written Apr 19, 2004

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    To Copenhagen by plane

    The airport of Copenhagen is located in Kastrup, a town on the Amager island which is only 8 km southeast of the city centre.
    It has an excellent train service to both Copenhagen and via the Oresund Bridge to the Swedish city of Malmo.

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    Airport

    by Gili_S Updated Mar 23, 2004

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    Copenhagen airport is one of the busiest in Europe and the busiest in Scandinavia. What I like the most in this airport is the nice facilities for children, so, at list they are not bored while waiting. The bad part is, shopping, everything is very expensive, so buy everything before or after leaving this place.

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    Fly

    by babar_1 Written Oct 23, 2003

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    Daily non-stop flights from all parts of the world, ferries and direct trains to major cities in Europe, makes it easy to get here from any part of the world.

    I preferred Swiss Air. It was very comfortable.

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    Getting there...

    by CandS Updated Aug 13, 2003

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    Our aeroplane...

    We took an aeroplane from Sydney to Copenhagen (via Singapore). It took almost 24 hours for the trip.

    I would recommend a stop over for a day or two somewhere to break up the trip a bit if you have the time.

    From Copenhagen we took a train to Oslo. It was an over night train that took around 7.5 hours. Luckily we got a couchette (six beds in a small room) from Malmo to make for a more comfortable trip...

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    From UK, Go airline are very...

    by bonio Written Aug 25, 2002

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    From UK, Go airline are very cheap look out for special offers on website
    Public transport is very good, links from Kastrup airport to the city excellent!

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    SCANDINAVIAN AIRLINES

    by balhannah Updated Aug 10, 2012

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    We flew with Scandinavian Airlines from Helsinki to Copenhagen. You can book online, which is what I did.
    Everything went smoothly, the flight and the price were both good.
    We would use them again.

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