Weekend in Copenhagen

City break to Copenhagen by train

  • Sustainable and comfortable travel to Copenhagen
  • Without the stress of checking in at an airport and without traffic jams
  • Travel time Amsterdam - Copenhagen from 11:35 hours

Tips for a city trip to Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. It offers a mix of historic charm and modern flair, and is famous for its bike-friendliness and colorful harbors. Grab a bike and explore the city: from architectural wonders to street art and green parks to innovative restaurants.

Rent a bike

With more than 400 kilometers of bike paths, renting a bike is not only a practical, but also a highly enjoyable way to explore the city. Bike rental companies can be found all over the city and offer various rental options and types of bikes. Some hotels offer free bikes for their guests. It is a wonderful opportunity to see and visit the city's sights at your own pace.


Tivoli is a historic amusement park in the heart of Copenhagen. A magical destination for visitors of all ages. It opened in 1843 and combines the charm of an old-fashioned fairground with modern rides and beautiful landscaped gardens. During the day you can enjoy the nostalgic rides and sprawling gardens. At night, the park transforms into a fairytale landscape illuminated by thousands of colorful lights. Tivoli also hosts numerous concerts, theater performances and seasonal festivals.

Free City of Christiana

Christiania, a unique enclave in Copenhagen, is known for its alternative lifestyle and colorful street art. This self-proclaimed free city combines community living with a mix of handmade houses, green spaces and art galleries. You are not allowed to take photos everywhere here.

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Design museum

The Design Museum Danmark is an ode to Danish design culture, from furniture and fashion to graphic design and industrial design. You will find work by famous designers such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans Wegner. Housed in a historic 18th-century hospital, the museum not only offers fascinating exhibits but is itself an architectural gem.

Weekend accommodation in Copenhagen

Copenhagen offers a wide range of accommodation options: from luxury hotels in the city center to cozy hostels and apartments. The city offers comfortable options for every budget, close to the main attractions

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Do you want to and can you book far in advance? Then choose the ticket with the lowest fare. The best rate for the price-conscious travellers.

General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

  • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
  • Travelling in the evening is often cheaper.
  • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
  • Book online to avoid booking fee.

Tips to get the best rates

Copenhagen by train

You can buy a one-way ticket for your weekend trip to Copenhagen from € 57. The same holds true here: the earlier you book, the lower the price. If you go by train to Copenhagen you have to change trains twice: in Osnabrück and Hamburg or in Duisburg and Hamburg. Travel time, depending on the route, is from <!-- [tijd_amsterdam-kopenhagen]--> hours.

Weekend getaway Copenhagen