How to pay for parking

There are different ways of paying for parking:

  • Card: Use the pay stations placed in the streets. Important: You need to enter your license plate
  • Mobile payment: Download an app from one of the following providers: Easypark, WayToParkParkman, ParkOne or Parkpark
  • Scratch cards can be used as an alternative to paying with card or mobile. Scratch cards are purchased online via
  • Time interval cards: Buy a time interval card that is valid for a minimum of 5 weekdays (min. 1 day for business use) at 
  • Resident’s or commercial parking license: Different types of parking licenses are available to permanent residents and businesses with a company address within the pay zone or in an area with time restricted parking. For more information and prices visit

Free parking on Sundays and public holidays

Parking is free during weekends from Saturday at 5 pm until Monday at 8 am as well as on Constitution Day (5 June), Christmas Eve (24 December) and the following public holidays:

  • New Year's Day (1 January)
  • Maundy Thursday
  • Good Friday
  • Second day of Easter
  • Great Prayer Day
  • Ascension Day
  • Whit Monday
  • Christmas Day (25 December)
  • Second day of Christmas (26 December)

Time restricted parking

Where a time restriction is indicated under a P-sign, you need to use your parking disc. Set the pointer to indicate your time of arrival.

Frederiksberg has different parking rules

Though placed inside the municipality of Copenhagen, the municipality of Frederiksberg is not a part of the City of Copenhagen, and different parking rules and prices apply. Therefore, it is very important to pay attention to the signs in the street. They will tell you the precise rules in force at the location where you want to park your car. Read more about parking in Frederiksberg.