Kystbanen Copenhagen – Coastal train ride

arts&culture
Art & culture

Need a change from the city? Then you should consider jumping on Kystbanen, which runs from Central Station up to Helsingør (Elsinore).

Need a change from the city? Then you should consider jumping on Kystbanen, which runs from Central Station (sometimes even the airport or Malmø) up to Helsingør (Elsinore). Sit on the right side of the train for lovely sea views here and there.

Along the line, there are a few places I’d suggest getting off.

Klampenborg – take a hike among the Elks in the UNESCO forest, visit the old amusement park Bakken, and finish with a dip in the ocean.

Skodsborg – an awesome nature playground right next to the station with covered spots for BBQs. It’s on the edge of a beautiful forest, so you might opt for a hike as well.

Humlebæk – visit one of my favorite museums, Louisiana, and walk through the forest to Krogerup Avlsgaard where you can stock up on organic produce.

Elsinore – you’ve probably already read about Hamlet’s Kronborg, but do you know about the M/S Maritime Museum? Walk the narrow alleys of the city center, visit the architecturally marvellous Kulturvæftet or jump on the ferry to Sweden. You might even decide to spend the night at the seaside hotel Marienlyst or at least visit for a half-day spa pass.

The entire stretch is only an hour’ish (not all trains stop at every station), so if you’re pressed for time, it’s possible to do a limited selection of my mentioned options and be back in the city for dinner.

Be sure to buy your ticket before getting on the train to avoid a fine.

About this spot

Banegårdspladsen 7

Sun - Thu 04:45 - 00:45, Fri - Sat 24h

Return adult:

DKK

98

70131415

There’s so much more to discover

Discover more in Copenhagen

Lersøparken – Plenty of space

What's especially great about this patch of nature is the huge grass lawn. A lot of people come here to play soccer, frisbee or to walk their dogs.

relaxing
Relaxing

By

Charlotte

Westenholz

Amagergade – Street of nostalgia

"Amagergade" is a narrow street in Copenhagen close to Christianshavn famous from the '70s TV series. It has small houses and an intimate, cozy atmosphere.

arts&culture
Art & culture

By

William

Nordmark Nielsen

Gourmandiet – Eat steak in the butcher shop

"Gourmandiet" Copenhagen is small butcher shop on a quiet side street in Østerbro. A delicious little shop with only the best quality butcher goods...

restaurants
Restaurants
shopping
Shopping
snacks
Snacks

By

David

Brandt

Zeppelin Rock Bar – Live or recorded - either way

"Zeppelin Rock bar" Copenhagen is a a bar I love for its soft rock, heavy rock, metal or anything in between music. It's just a perfect place to hang out.

bars
Bars
music
Music

By

Stefan

Hedegaard

Loppen – A versatile music venue

"Loppen" in Christiania (since 1973) is one of my favorite Copenhagen live music venues. They throw concerts with everything: surf, neo folk, dubstep...

bars
Bars
music
Music

By

Cindy

Fonvig

Grand Fromage – All about cheese

"Grand Fromage" is a small cheese shop in Copenhagen. Apart from cheese (my favorite being the Epoisses de Bourgogne), prepare for a good story as well!

shopping
Shopping

By

David

Brandt

Mojo Blues Bar – Got the blues?

"Mojo" in Copenhagen is one of my favorite places for a late-night blues gig. It's a truly perfect old-school funky bar with an attitude, and it's tiny!

bars
Bars
music
Music

By

Stefan

Hedegaard

Bryggens Bogskab – You should read more

"Bryggens Bogskab" in Copenhagen is simply an unofficial mini public library that's taken care of by local residents. Donate a book and read some more!

arts&culture
Art & culture
relaxing
Relaxing

By

Cindy

Fonvig

Prag – Add glamour to your life

"Prag" Copenhagen is a shop where you can get custom-made jewellery and second-hand clothes, but it's my favorite place to shop for tights!

shopping
Shopping

By

Cindy

Fonvig

Restaurant Sundby Sejl – Lunch and sailboats

"Restaurant Sundby Sejl" Copenhagen is one of my favorite summer lunch spots: it is affiliated with the local sailing association, and I love watching...

restaurants
Restaurants

By

Cindy

Fonvig

Botanical Garden – Polished nature

Copenhagen's botanical garden is one of the most wonderful garden to go to on a sunny spring day. It's idyllic in a different way than a park is...

relaxing
Relaxing

By

William

Nordmark Nielsen

Kontiki Bar – The ferry to heaven

"Kontiki bar" Copenhagen is my favorite the-sun-is-out-let's-celebrate spot! It is not just any restaurant or bar on a ferry - anything can happen here!

bars
Bars
restaurants
Restaurants

By

Stefan

Hedegaard

Try our app and know your way!

Our Spotters' Local Favorites Only. Skip the Tourist Traps.

Find Nearby Spots and Navigate with Ease

Save Your Favorites and See Them on the Map

Get more with the Spotted by Locals app

Only local favorites. No tourist highlights.

Find spots nearby and use the map to locate them

Save favorites and show them on the map

Our local team in Copenhagen

Get to know our Spotters from Copenhagen

As featured on:

Subscribe now and get 3 days of free access!

Be ahead of the crowd and join our newsletter.​

first_name *
email *

By subscribing you agree with our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy.

Unlock local hidden gems

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consect sit dolor sit amet lamet. Lorem ipsum sit.