Whether you are taking the kids to the home of Lego or yourselves off for a romantic short break, we can find you a cheap flight to Denmark...
Denmark is located in Northern Europe, where the cool vibes of Scandinavia infiltrate everyday life in the most delightful ways. It is the southernmost of the Nordic countries and it has long and ragged coastline as well as a huge collection of islands.
It’s easy to find cheap flights to Denmark, especially when you use the price-comparison knowhow of TravelSupermarket. Denmark can be an expensive place to sleep, eat, drink and get around, but fear not - you can use our guide to find out how to get to and from the airport and how to get the lowest rates on hotel rooms.
So where will you go? The obvious choice for many is Copenhagen, a capital city draped in history and oozing style. The Danish fairy-tale writer, Hans Christian Andersen, is celebrated here – see the statue of the Little Mermaid on the waterfront for starters. Talking of starters, save room for main course and dessert in Copenhagen as a local boom in gastronomic flair has put two of the city’s hippest eateries on a list of the world’s best restaurants.
You don’t have to go to Copenhagen when you fly to Denmark. Billund is a popular entrance point to the nation and the kids will squeal in delight as the multi-coloured bricks of LEGOLAND come into view.
Read on to discover more about Denmark flights, plus how to get to and from the airport and where to find the best hotels in Denmark. When you’ve learned everything you need to know, simply use the search tool on TravelSupermarket to compare prices on flights, hotels, car hire and a range of other travel extras.
Denmark has frequent flights from the UK, with most arriving in the nation’s capital of Copenhagen...
Flights take from one and a half to two hours to cross the North Sea from the UK and land in Denmark.
British Airways offer several services each day to Copenhagen from London Heathrow as do SAS, the Scandinavian carrier who also flies daily from Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh and Newcastle.
Copenhagen can also be reached with Norwegian, who fly from London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh to the city and Ryanair also offer low cost services from London Luton and the Scottish capital. easyJet jopines the fray with daily services from London Gatwick, Luton and Stansted in addition to flights from Bristol, Edinburgh and Manchester. Jet 2 have flights ideal for city breaks from Leeds Bradford and Newcastle.
Billund, home to Lego has flights from Stansted with Ryanair and also with British Airways from Manchester and London City airport.
Aalborg in the north of the country can be reached on flights with Ryanair from Stansted plus SAS from Heathrow.
Finally the coastal city of Esbjerg has direct flights from Aberdeen with bmi.
To reach any of the additional airports in Denmark or fly from other regional; UK airports you can fly via London or other Northern European hubs such as Paris, Amsterdam and Dusseldorf.
The plane has touched down so it’s time to get your adventure started. Thankfully, getting around in Denmark is quite straightforward...
Most travellers arrive at Copenhagen Airport (CPH), which is located just south of the city on the island of Zealand (the main peninsula of Denmark is called Jutland). Buses and trains run frequently into the city centre from the airport, while a taxi fare between the two will cost around 200 Danish krone (about £21).
The nation’s other major airports, all located in Jutland, are also served by taxis and public transport. These airports are Billund (BLL), Aarhus (AAR), Aalborg (AAL), and Karup (KRP).
Car hire is a great investment wherever you land. Confident drivers will have no issues getting around here, making car hire in Denmark a fantastic way to explore the country. You can rent a car from one of the airports and drive yourself to your destination, or pick up a rental in a downtown location. To make the biggest savings, pre-book car hire with TravelSupermarket now.
There are many accommodation options in Denmark, whether you are looking for a quirky stopover, a family hotel or a romantic hideaway...
It’s worth splashing out on central hotels in Copenhagen to stay within walking distance of the main attractions (including Tivoli Gardens and the harbour of Nyhavn). Hotels in Tivoli, which is at the heart of Copenhagen, are very popular and cater to a range of budgets. Other areas to look for hotels include the official city centre, Vesterbro, Nyhavn and Christianshavn.
Aarhus is the second-largest city in Denmark, and it too has a great mix of hotel types. The architecture in this striking city ranges from traditional to ultra-modern, so there is bound to be a hotel to suit your personal style.
Wherever you choose to base your break in Denmark, it pays to book hotels well in advance to secure a great rate. The summer months and the weeks leading up to Christmas (Denmark puts on some incredible festive markets) are very busy for hotels in Denmark, so it is particularly important to book in advance for a stay during these peak periods. If you can arrange a visit in spring or autumn, on the other hand, you should also book early to take advantage of keenly priced hotels in most destinations.
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