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Car hire at Copenhagen Airport

Car hire at Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport (CPH) is the main international airport serving the city of Copenhagen, in Denmark. It also serves wider Danish regions, including the entire Zealand and Oresund regions, as well a significant part of neighbouring Sweden. It is accessible via the E20 European Route and is just 8km away from downtown Copenhagen.

What I need to know

You can get a great deal when you compare car hire through our site. We won’t charge cancellation or amendment fees so you don’t have to worry if your plans change. We can help make Copenhagen Airport car hire a simple process. We compare over 1,500 car rental companies to find you the best deal.

Where to pick up my car

Once you’ve compared car rental companies and found the right vehicle for you, you can find most of the desks in the arrivals terminal at Copenhagen Airport. Some desks are also located slightly away from the main building, but it’s simple to find them as a free shuttle bus will get you there.

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  • “The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
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Where to go

After picking up your car, you can explore what Copenhagen has to offer. As one of Europe’s capital cities, there is plenty to do in this vibrant and exciting place. From arts and culture to sightseeing, you won’t run out of options. Copenhagen is a seaside city so visiting the promenades is a must.

Nearby Copenhagen Airport

You can use your rental car to drive along one of the most famous bridges in the world, the Oresund Bridge, which connects Denmark to Sweden. It’ll take you just over half an hour to drive the 30km to Malmo, in Sweden, from Copenhagen Airport. The road does feature tolls.

Longer drives

If you’d like to explore a little more of Denmark, you can drive up to Lake Esrum, which is 70km north on the E47 and E55 European routes. It’s the largest lake in Denmark, where you can relax away from the major cities. You can also drive to the northern town of Tisvilde and visit the beach.

Eating and drinking

After landing at Copenhagen Airport, you can venture out and try some of the Scandinavian food available. The country’s national dish is crispy pork with parsley sauce, which is found at many restaurants around Copenhagen. There are also plenty of sophisticated bars and fun nightclubs in the city that you can spend your evenings in.

Things to do

The Tivoli Gardens are an alternative to most theme parks, with the abundance of beautiful flowers and plants and the old-fashioned rides offered. You can also visit Rosenborg Castle. The 400-year-old building is found in downtown Copenhagen park the King's Garden. It was was built by Christian IV, one of the most famous Scandinavian kings.


You can’t visit Copenhagen without taking a trip to the Little Mermaid statue, found by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade. The statue is based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen and is one of the city’s biggest attractions. Nyhavn is also a lovely little area that you should see. The colourful waterside buildings have so much history that you’ll find them enchanting.