Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Copenhagen (CPH)

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Visiting from Melbourne to Copenhagen

Copenhagen waterfront

Copenhagen, the capital and most populous city of Denmark is a breathtakingly place to visit. Rumour has it that hygge (the Danish art of cosiness) explains why the Danes are some of the happiest people in the world. The buzzing capital mixes royal history, modern architecture, iconic buildings to world-famous furniture and loads of culture with sustainable living and a mouth-watering restaurant scene. History is everywhere in Copenhagen where cobblestone streets, palaces and royal artefacts make for a beautiful holiday. Be sure to visit Amalienborg Palace (home to the Royal family), the UNESCO listed Kronborg Castle, cycle along the many bike paths and bridges and enjoy the Danish cuisine. There's no question, Copenhagen is stunning place to explore.

Flight information

Fly Melbourne to Copenhagen (MEL to CPH)

The approximate time for a flight from Melbourne to Copenhagen is 26 hours and 45 minutes, including connection time.

When to visit

Denmark has four distinct seasons. The spring months, April to May, are the mildest, while the summer months of June, July and August are the hottest. Autumn, from September to November  tends to be rainy and more overcast. Winter runs from December to March and is normally cold, with frost and snow. February is the coldest month around 0˚C. The best time to visit Copenhagen is summer to enjoy the coastline, swimming and cycle along harbour. The sun rises at 4:30am and sets at 10pm, with plenty of hours of daylight. The temperatures average around 16˚C and it is still warm enough to swim.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup (CPH). It is the main international airport serving Copenhagen, Denmark. The airport is located on the island of Amager, 8 km south of Copenhagen city centre. 

Arriving in Copenhagen

When your flight arrives in Copenhagen, you’ll be welcomed by the staff the airport to get your visit off to the right start. 

Getting into Copenhagen from Copenhagen Airport  

Getting into Copenhagen is easy, with a range of transport options to suit your needs. Choose from bus, train, metro, taxi, hotel transfers or car rental. There are several bus lines to the centre of Copenhagen. Take the yellow and red Movia buses to get to the city centre and many more places throughout Copenhagen. The airport also provides a free terminal bus service, which runs between the terminals around the clock. The bus terminal is located outside terminal 2 and 3. By metro, the station is located at the end of terminal 3 and runs at regular intervals and is a fast way to get to the city. The M2 line (yellow line) takes just 15 minutes to Nørreport Station. Train is an efficient option, with trains leaving the airport every 10 minutes and the journey to Copenhagen Central Station takes approximately 20 minutes.  Taxi is a convenient option with a trip time of 20 minutes to the city, or you can take a taxi to Sweden. The taxi stand is located outside terminals 2 and 3. It's possible to rent a car from the airport, to explore more of the city.

Getting around Copenhagen

Getting around in Copenhagen is easy, with various handy transport options available. From public transport, taxis, bike rentals, e-scooters and cruises, you can get to anywhere you want to go. The public transport network of Copenhagen is very efficient, inexpensive, easy to use and reliable. You can pay per journey in cash at a machine in a metro or train station or in person on a bus. The Copenhagen Card gives you unlimited public transport in the capital region of Denmark plus free entry to over 80 museums and attractions or you can buy a city pass to use over 3 days. Copenhagen has four metro lines, the Circle Line (or “Cityringen” in Danish) connects the neighbourhoods of Vesterbro, Frederiksberg, Nørrebro, Østerbro and the city centre. The metros depart every 3 minutes making it easy to get to where to where you want to go. You can travel by train in Copenhagen and beyond to the rest of Denmark or to Sweden. The harbour bus boat runs in both directions from Teglholm in the south to Refshaleøen in the north. It is a great way to see the city from the water and an efficient way to get from Nyhavn to Reffen in the summer. Copenhagen's City Bike project, Bycyklen, is a network of electric bikes all over the city that you can rent from the street. Or you can rent a bike from a local bike shop. You can travel by coach with extensive routes, take a ferry or join a tour for a refreshing way to travel. It's possible to rent a car, though with excellent public transport, you may not need to. 

Departure information

Fly from Melbourne

Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.  

What is the main airport called? 

Melbourne Airport. Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.

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 Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

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Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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