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Cycling in Copenhagen

Cycling is one of the easiest, cheapest and greenest ways to get around the city.
  • Cycling in Copenhagen
    Photo: Ursula Bach

Bring your bike on the metro, train and harbour bus

You can bring your bicycle on all harbour buses when you buy a bike ticket.

You can bring your bike onboard S-trains for free. However, you are not allowed to get on or off the train with your bike at Nørreport Station during rush hours (Mondays to Fridays, 7:00-8:30 and 15:30-17:00).

During normal hours, you can bring your bike onboard the metro when you buy a bike ticket. Bikes are not allowed on the metro during rush hours (Mondays to Fridays, 7:00-9:00 and 15:30-17:30).

City of cylists

Copenhagen aims to be the best city in the world for cyclists. Read more about cycling facts and figures and Copenhagen's Bicycle Strategy 2011-2025.  

Cycling rules  

Follow these rules for safety reasons and to avoid getting a fine. 

Read about cycling rules in Copenhagen  

Explore the city

Cycling is a great way to experience the city of Copenhagen. Download the following maps to help you explore the city by bike:

Cycle map of Copenhagen 

Rent a bike

Renting a bike is a convenient and affordable option for both tourists and locals.  

Go to VisitCopenhagen for more ideas on where to rent a bike