TRAINS, INTERCIY BUSES AND AIRPORTS
Copenhagen Copenhagen card | Railway - Buses
Copenhagen - Malmö (Hydrofoil):Passage time 45 minutes,
Info and reservation Phone no. +45 33 12 80 88.
Copenhagen - Rønne (ferry):Passage time 6-7 hours,
Phone +45 56 95 18 66/+45 33 13 18 66,
Copenhagen - Oslo (ferry):Passage time 16 hours,
Phone +45 33 42 30 00,
Copenhagen - Swinoujscie (ferry): Passage time 10 hours,
Phone +45 33 11 46 45,
Copenhagen - Sønderborg (Airline):Phone no. +45 74 42 22 77,
A joint zone fare system embraces all HT/Copenhagen Transport buses and DSB/State Railway & S-trains in Metropolitan Copenhagen and North Zealand as well as some privately-operated railway routes in the area (within an approximately 40 km radius of Copenhagen.You are here: Europe Today - Denmark - Public transportation (1)
It is thus possible to interchange between train and bus routes on the same ticket.
Rail stations can supply you with timetables and a brochure explaining the joint zone rail & bus rebate fare system in English and German.
A two or three-zone Basic or Flatrate ticket entitles you to one hour`s travel and unlimited transfers within the zone you started your journey in as well as adjacent zones (i.e. up to six zones).
The price of the Basic/Flatfare ticket - applicable on both HT-buses and S-trains - is Dkk 10.
Beyond th two zones an additional Dkk 5 per zone is charged. Maximum fare Dkk 35. Zone numbers are indicated at bus stops/rail stations.
Clip cards entitling the holder to 10 rides within 2-3 zones (costing Dkk 70-100) are also available for train and bus journeys taken within an hour. Special 24- hour ticket available in all zones: Dkk 65. Tourist should note that Clip cards are stamped face up in automatic machines at the front door of buses, in yellow automats on rail station platforms.
First buses start at 5am weekdays and 6am Sundays. After 12.30am buses run at reduced frequency and on a limited network until 4.30pm. Children under 12 years travel half price, children under 7 years of age travel free. Tickets can be bought from the bus driver, please always have money, tickets ready on boarding by front entrance and tell the driver where you want to go. Further information: Phone +45 36 45 45 45 (7am-11pm).
An electrified metropolitan S-train railway network connects the city centre with the outskirts at intervals of 10 to 20 minutes - timetables available at all stations.
Tickets can be bought at stations and must be timestamped or nicked in automatic machines on the platform before boarding trains. Return tickets to and from stations outside the central traffic area must be stamped again before returning. Passengers without valid stamped tickets run risk of fines of Dkk 500 in trains and in buses.
S-trains run from 5am (weekdays), 6am (sun) to around 12.30am.
Frequent departures from Copenhagen Main Station to major surrounding cities. The Coast Line serves stations along the Danish Riviera as far as Helsingør (Elsinore) three times an hour - at 10-30-50 mins past the hour from Central Station.
Inter-City TrainsAnd other express trains (IC-trains) run every hour at 52 mins past the hour from Mon-Sat: 5.52am-7.52pm, Sun; 6.52am-8.52pm on most major routes to Funen and Jutland. Seat reservation obligatory on trains crossing the Great Belt. Also night trains with sleeping car & couchettes.
Copenhagen Card (for more info click here)
Copenhagen Card is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours, costing Dkk 140-230-295 depending on duration, half prices for children under of the age of 12. Explanatory brochure in English, German and Danish available.
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