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Since you have the Copenhagen Card you can just use the public busses as a Ho/Ho bus.

 

 

But if I was you I would take the train into the central station, you find the hotel just on the back side of Tivoli.

 

The easiest thing (besides the taxi) is to take bus 5C from the town hall square towards Herlev Hospital and get off at Nørreport.

 

From here you can catch bus 25 directly to Oceankaj.

 

One example is if you take bus 5C at 12:23 you will then be at Nørreport 12:28.

 

Bus 25 then departs at 12:40 for a 12:55 arrival at the pier.

This gives you it plenty of time to find the bus at Nørreport as the bus stop is located 100 meters from each other.

 

If you look at the terminal map for Rådhuspladsen and Nørreport you can see where the bus stops.

 

At Nørreport the 25 bus stops at the same place as the busses to Forskerparken, Holte, Ballerup etc

 

 

 

https://dinoffentligetransport.dk/trafikinformation/trafikkort/her-holder-bussen/

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Here is a very informative guide to Copenhagen including transport, food etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you Danish Viking! Very good video making me even more excited for our trip. Thank you also for the recommendations for visiting Tivoli and Nyvahn earlier this week!

 

I think it would be fun for our roll call group to plan a dinner together in the city the night before the cruise, since almost everyone will be arriving at least 1 day ahead. Can you share recommendations for a good centrally located restaurant in the city centre? I think somewhere that takes reservations for large groups would be ideal, middle price range, and of course good food. Thank you in advance!

 

 

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We are staying at the Comfort Westerbro how do I get to the Pier? And From the pier when ship lands how is best to get to airport? Thank you

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Hello

 

Thank you for all of your information. I checked out a company that you recommended for transfers, as there are 12 of us - Copenhagen Coach . . . their quote came back to me very quickly and at a great price. I have tried to find reviews but unable to find anything. Could you please give me a little more info on them or a link to reviews.

 

Please and THANK YOU.

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I'm not available at the moment as I'm visiting a old friend in Nakskov in the southern end of Denmark.

 

But I will be back replying on Sunday or Monday.

 

But maybe I can do a Quick one during the weekend. :D

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I'm not available at the moment as I'm visiting a old friend in Nakskov in the southern end of Denmark.

 

But I will be back replying on Sunday or Monday.

 

But maybe I can do a Quick one during the weekend. :D

 

Thank you . . . I tried to do a search but the only thing I found was their website and no reviews on it or on any other site. Guessing I am just missing them but I thought that because you recommended them you would be able to give me some inside information. Much appreciated.

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Here is a very informative guide to Copenhagen including transport, food etc.

 

 

 

 

Great video! Thanks!!!

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Thank you . . . I tried to do a search but the only thing I found was their website and no reviews on it or on any other site. Guessing I am just missing them but I thought that because you recommended them you would be able to give me some inside information. Much appreciated.

 

Its the same company as Herfølge Turistfart (just their international name) and we use them for away trips with our supporter club (supporting our local soccer team)

 

So from my experience I can only say good things about them.

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Thank you Danish Viking! Very good video making me even more excited for our trip. Thank you also for the recommendations for visiting Tivoli and Nyvahn earlier this week!

 

I think it would be fun for our roll call group to plan a dinner together in the city the night before the cruise, since almost everyone will be arriving at least 1 day ahead. Can you share recommendations for a good centrally located restaurant in the city centre? I think somewhere that takes reservations for large groups would be ideal, middle price range, and of course good food. Thank you in advance!

 

 

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I had good experiences at Bøf og Ost at Gråbrødre Torv or Restaurant Jacosen or Italiano Pompei at Kultorvet.

 

http://restaurant-jacobsen.dk/index.html

 

http://www.ristorante-pompei.dk/

 

https://boef-ost.dk/english/

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We are staying at the Comfort Westerbro how do I get to the Pier? And From the pier when ship lands how is best to get to airport? Thank you ��

 

 

What ship and what dates are we talking about.

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We are arriving in Copenhagen pre-cruise May 19th 9:30am staying et the Kong Arthur Hotel. We will have two days till boarding our ship May 21, Regal Princess.

Will it be easy to take the train to this hotel or is a cab better?

Hop on hop off bus??

We have never been here and I have read its a walkable city. Does anyone have recommendations for these two days?

Thanks

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The hotel is located just behind Nørreport station so you can use both the airport train and the metro.

 

There is no difference but the metro can get really crowded in the rush hour (7 to 8 am and 3 to 5 pm)

 

When going to the port you can just take bus 25 from Nørreport and directly to Oceankaj.

 

The bus departs at 00, 20 and 40 past the hour, so one each 20th minute.

 

 

I would say that Tivoli, Glyptoteket, the national museum and a canal tour is one of the highlights.

 

Perhaps Rosenborg with the crown jewels is worth a c, visit and its very close to the hotel.

 

The same is Torvehallerne food hall or the round tower.

 

The zoo and blue planet Aquarium is also highly recommended.

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The hotel is located just behind Nørreport station so you can use both the airport train and the metro.

 

There is no difference but the metro can get really crowded in the rush hour (7 to 8 am and 3 to 5 pm)

 

When going to the port you can just take bus 25 from Nørreport and directly to Oceankaj.

 

The bus departs at 00, 20 and 40 past the hour, so one each 20th minute.

 

 

I would say that Tivoli, Glyptoteket, the national museum and a canal tour is one of the highlights.

 

Perhaps Rosenborg with the crown jewels is worth a c, visit and its very close to the hotel.

 

The same is Torvehallerne food hall or the round tower.

 

The zoo and blue planet Aquarium is also highly recommended.

We also stay at Kong Arthur pre cruise in August 2018. Google maps says total distance to Norreport station from Hotel is 650metres - 500m along one straight road then another 100m along Norre Sogade where King Arthur is.

 

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Thanks for the info. I am still a bit overwhelmed. Trying to study the maps to get a feel for the hotel and all the great spots to visit. I am excited to try the public transportation too

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Thanks for the info. I am still a bit overwhelmed. Trying to study the maps to get a feel for the hotel and all the great spots to visit. I am excited to try the public transportation too

 

 

1. The public transportation in Copenhagen is excellent and very user-friendly. We used it exclusively to get from airport to hotel to cruise ship to airport.

 

2. I highly recommend the Grand Tour offered by Copenhagen Free Walking Tours. It was one of the highlights of our entire trip for our Baltic cruise.

 

3. I also highly recommend Rick Steves’ “Northern European Cruiseports”. The segment on Copenhagen has a ton of useful information and step-by-step info for several self-guided tours. The self-guided tour info for Rosenberg Castle was invaluable as I found the signage there sorely lacking.

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Thanks for the info. I am still a bit overwhelmed. Trying to study the maps to get a feel for the hotel and all the great spots to visit. I am excited to try the public transportation too

Where have you found some good maps?

Thanks

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Where have you found some good maps?

I just Googled: Copenhagen city center map images

 

Then I looked at the images until I found a couple that met my needs. I copied the images into Word documents, so I could resize them and print them out as needed.

 

In this instance, "good" is a very subjective term. I was looking for maps that covered the areas I intended to visit, in sufficient detail, without including other areas or too many additional details.

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Its the same company as Herfølge Turistfart (just their international name) and we use them for away trips with our supporter club (supporting our local soccer team)

 

So from my experience I can only say good things about them.

 

Wonderful. Thank you for all of your help here, it's has been so helpful . . . much appreciated.

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I just Googled: Copenhagen city center map images

 

Then I looked at the images until I found a couple that met my needs. I copied the images into Word documents, so I could resize them and print them out as needed.

 

In this instance, "good" is a very subjective term. I was looking for maps that covered the areas I intended to visit, in sufficient detail, without including other areas or too many additional details.

Thanks. I have looked on google maps but need to learn how to resize them. Need to get Word as well!

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The other thread was closed for good reasons I might add.

 

 

But anyways, here are the most current infos for the 2018 season.

 

 

Pier Information

 

For pier location use this page, its updated closer to arrival with exact pier number and terminal.

http://www.cmport.com/ships-in-port/cruise-ships/copenhagen

C177 is Nordre Toldbod

https://www.google.dk/maps/place/Nordre+Toldbod,+1259+K%C3%B8benhavn/@55.6895207,12.5966499,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x46525320a33681fb:0x1e843a41bb9a159a!8m2!3d55.6895207!4d12.5988386

C190 to 199 is Langeliniekaj

https://www.google.dk/maps/place/Langeliniekaj,+2100+K%C3%B8benhavn/@55.6995038,12.5984453,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x465252dd08649a7d:0x4e7b478417fecaf!8m2!3d55.6995038!4d12.600634

C331 to 333 is Oceankaj

https://www.google.dk/maps/place/Oceankaj,+K%C3%B8benhavn/@55.7158931,12.6220538,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x465252b848542021:0x5125d6ae3b01baee!8m2!3d55.7158931!4d12.6242425

As last year, a few ships will dock at the freeport at C266 Levantkaj.

https://www.google.dk/maps/place/Levantkaj,+2150+K%C3%B8benhavn/@55.7135667,12.597013,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x465252eacddb06c5:0x621124f3aefb6833!8m2!3d55.7135667!4d12.5992017

Transport to the piers.

 

 

At Nordre Toldbod the nearest bus stop is on route 1A with Esplanaden (Grønningen) when coming from central Copenhagen and Esplanaden (Store Kongensgade) when going to central Copenhagen.

 

For Langelinie its the 26 bus, the bust will stop at nearby Indiakaj most of the time, some departures go all the way out on the pier but not all.

 

https://www.google.dk/maps/place/Indiakaj/@55.6951972,12.5956986,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x465252de6ee8856f:0xeb0e221fb2acd1be!8m2!3d55.6951972!4d12.5978873

 

At Østerport station it both stops at Østerport st. (Folke Bernadottes Allé) and Østerport st, just take bus 26 towards Indiakaj and not Færgeterminalen Søndre Frihavn or Ålholm Plads.

For Oceankaj its both bus 25 and 27

 

Bus 25 starts at Nørreport station, stops at Østerport st. (Folke Bernadottes Allé) and then continues to Oceankaj.

https://www.google.dk/maps/place/%C3%98sterport+St.+(Folke+Bernadottes+All%C3%A9)/@55.6920083,12.587282,16z/data=!4m13!1m7!3m6!1s0x465252eacddb06c5:0x621124f3aefb6833!2sLevantkaj,+2150+K%C3%B8benhavn!3b1!8m2!3d55.7135667!4d12.5992017!3m4!1s0x465252e1d3e04073:0x8224c989afea3609!8m2!3d55.6918819!4d12.5888917

Bus 27 departs from Østerport station and stops at all the bus stops towards Oceankaj so its 4 minutes longer compared to 25.

https://www.google.dk/maps/place/%C3%98sterport+St./@55.6920083,12.587282,16z/data=!4m13!1m7!3m6!1s0x465252eacddb06c5:0x621124f3aefb6833!2sLevantkaj,+2150+K%C3%B8benhavn!3b1!8m2!3d55.7135667!4d12.5992017!3m4!1s0x465252e0509b6503:0x67f1b40f512f1420!8m2!3d55.6935487!4d12.5912252

journeyplanner has all the timetables

http://journeyplanner.dk/

Prices are..

 

2 zone (piers to central Copenhagen) 24 kroner

3 zone (airport to central Copenhagen or pier) 36 kroner

 

At Oceankaj you buy the ticket at the town shop, the little hut between Terminal 1 and 2 on the other side of the road.

 

Else you can buy the citypass that is valid in zone 1 to 4 (including the airport)

 

24 hour ticket costs 80 kroner and 72 hour is 200 kroner.

 

http://www.citypass.dk/

 

 

Another option is the 24 hour transportation ticket that costs 130 Kroner and is valid in zone 1 to 99 so it covers Roskilde and the castles in Northern Zealand.

 

Taxi/Private Car

 

Dantaxi

http://www.dantaxi.dk/Koebenhavn

 

Taxi Nord

http://www.taxinord.dk/

 

4x27

http://amagerobrotaxi.dk/

 

 

 

Taxi Nord has a practical price calculater

 

http://www.taxinord.dk/calc

 

 

Takst 1 and 3 is normal hours.

 

Takst 2 and 4 is night after Friday and Saturday from 23:00 to 07:00 and public holidays.

 

A quick update of the taxi situation at Oceankaj.

 

In general they don´t accept prebooking at Oceankaj because in their experience people just takes the first available taxi instead of the one they booked.

but they say that there should be plenty of taxis all the time. (this info is per email with one of the companies so I haven´t made it up)

 

Private car or Minibus

 

cphlimo.dk

 

https://www.city-discovery.com/copen...FRbgGQodusQOPA

 

http://www.copenhagencoach.com/index...FRNfGQodUIQD4g

 

 

 

Tourist information.

 

http://www.visitcopenhagen.com/copenhagen-tourist

 

http://www.copenhagencard.com/whats-included

 

 

 

Come with the questions :cool:

 

Much appreciate all the info, DV...and thank you for all your hard work, we all benefit from it. You rock, Danish Viking!

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There is a pretty good city map in here: https://www.visitcopenhagen.com/cruisecopenhagen/copenhagen/download-facts-about-destinations-city-maps-and-other-marketing-materials

 

Similar printed maps are available in the airport, and perhaps also at the cruise terminal (not sure about that)

Thanks. Good to know you can get maps at the airport.

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Here is a very informative guide to Copenhagen including transport, food etc.

 

 

 

Thank you very much for the video! Very informative, indeed!

 

By the way, Danish Viking, what's up with the CruiseShuttle from the port? I read from the other threads that people have used them, and were happy with the service. I tried going to their website, provided my info, was hoping to purchase tickets ahead of time, but after a couple of followups, still no reply back from them? Are they still operational? Can we really buy tickets ahead? Or just at the port? Looking forward to your insights.

Thanks much.

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