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Flights to Copenhagen

How to find cheap flights to Copenhagen

You can always find a cheap flight to Copenhagen on Skyscanner. You can search for your specific dates, or, if you'd like to get a good deal on your flights, search via the 'cheapest month to fly'. In the search menu for dates, select 'By Month', then select 'cheapest month', to highlight the cheapest possible dates to travel within the year.

January is the cheapest month to travel in Copenhagen, whereas July is the most expensive.

When to book

Book 13 weeks in advance to get the best possible deal on your flight to Copenhagen.  You can save up to 37% on your flight by booking in advance! The cheapest time to book always depend on when you'd like to travel – use our best time to book tool to figure out when the best time to book is.

If you know the date you'd like to fly (roughly), set up a Price Alert for the specific flight. This means that you will get notifications whenever the price changes – handy for getting a cheap deal on your flights!

Airports with direct flights from the UK to Copenhagen

You can fly direct to Copenhagen from London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Manchester, and Newcastle.

Flights to Copenhagen average 3 hours.

If you'd like to fly from elsewhere in the UK, you can grab a connecting flight from UK Airports such as Aberdeen Glasgow, Leeds, Bristol, Cardiff, Nottingham, Norwich and Exeter. See the full range of airports with connecting flights here.

Airlines that fly to Copenhagen from the UK

British Airways, SAS, Norwegian and Ryanair fly from the United Kingdom to Copenhagen. All of these airlines fly from London, however it's only SAS and easyjet that fly from Manchester.

See all airlines that fly to Copenhagen.

Airports in Copenhagen

Copenhagen has 2 airports, Copenhagen Airport and Copenhagen Roskilde Airport. Copenhagen Airport is the one you'll want to fly into if you're going to the city centre, as this has the best connections to Copenhagen and to Sweden. The airport is only 8km south of the city centre, and most forms of transport take as little as 15 minutes to get into the city centre.

How to get to Copenhagen from the airport

Copenhagen Airport is well linked to Copenhagen City via train, bus and road. Copenhagen Airport have their own train station, which you can reach Copenhagen with, or go further into Denmark or Sweden. If you're staying in the city centre, the metro is also a great way to get into the city centre fast, and you can easily jump onto any of the connecting lines once you're there. A taxi will set you back around 140 kroner, which is £14.50 at the time of writing.

Denmark is a fantastic country to explore by car, and you can always hire a car at Copenhagen Airport.

When to go to Copenhagen

Tivoli is one of the oldest theme parks in the world, and whilst it's treat to visit at any time of the year, Halloween and Christmas are particularly magical at the theme park. Copenhagen also has traditional Christmas Markets over December, and it's an incredible city for Christmas shopping – that is, if you can brave the cold.

Spring is a lovely time to visit the castles and gardens due to the flowers being in bloom, and there's also another very important event on: the Copenhagen Beer Festival takes place every May, and the Copenhagen Puppet Festival takes place every March.

Naturally, summer is high season for Copenhagen. Not only is the weather better, but there are more outdoor events on (like Copenhagen Jazz Festival), and it's the Little Mermaid's Birthday in August too!
What the weather’s like in Copenhagen

Summer averages around 17°Cin Copenhagen, which isn't exactly the Med, but you can certainly spend a few days in the park. Spring and autumn can still be very cold, and as you can tell, winter is extremely frosty up here (0°C average!). Copenhagen often sees minus temperatures all throughout winter, not to mention the snow or ice. This makes it perfect weather for bundling up into a cottage or a Danish pub, and filling up on Nordic cuisine!

Not sure where to stay in Copenhagen? Skyscanner compares hotels at every budget.

City guide: what to see and do

Brews and boards: You might of heard the expression 'smorgasbrod' before. It comes from the Danish dish of toast, or rye bread, covered in a selection of delicious things – whether it's cured meat, cheese or pickled herring. It goes very well with Copenhagen's plentiful craft beers!

Meet the real Little Mermaid: This statue is on the northern coast of Copenhagen, and it's often a stop off on the boat tours. Make sure to get a photo with her!

Take photos at Nyhavn: You can't avoid this picture perfect spot, it's the harbour that most tour boats will come into, and there are plenty of bars around the area too. The pastel coloured houses date back to the 17th and 18th century.

Further information

Copenhagen is notoriously expensive, but we've found out how to have fun on a budget. These free tours, museums and beers – yes, that's right, free beer – make it affordable and fun!

Money no issue? The 10 best things to do in Copenhagen are a great place to start.

Get a great deal on your hotel in Copenhagen.

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