What was once a Viking fishing village is now a bustling urban city, bursting with culture and a hip gastronomy scene. Try a quick search on Skyscanner search to get the best deals when renting a car in Copenhagen.
Cheapest Car Rentals at Copenhagen Airport
All of the car rental companies are conveniently at the Car Rental Centre, just beyond Terminal 2. Here, renters will find internationally reputable companies like Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise, which offer some of the most discounted car rental rates available in Copenhagen. Each company is open daily, typically between the hours of 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. Reserve the rental ahead by doing a quick price-match comparison on Skyscanner and simply pick up the keys upon arrival to the Rental Car Centre.
Most companies offer a variety of vehicle types, though economy or fuel-saving hybrids would be the best option. Copenhagen prides itself for its eco-innovation as a "green city" and works towards being a climate-friendly place. Renting a fuel-efficient car is not only better for the environment but is travel budget friendly, too!
Gas Stations and Parking in Copenhagen
Copenhagen Airport is a short drive from the downtown area, a city built for walking and cycling. Public parking is available but metered parking is established throughout the city and its outskirts. Parking is free on weekends starting on Saturdays at 5 p.m. til Mondays at 8 a.m. as well as on public holidays, though restrictions do apply. There are different parking zones (red, yellow, and green) and multi-level parking garages, which all have their own fees and terms. Always be mindful of the street signs, and watch out for bicyclists.
Fuel comes with a somewhat hefty price tag in Copenhagen but, luckily for visitors, there are many options to choose from for a quick refuelling. Gas stations near Copenhagen Airport are set along major roadways like Amager Landevej, Englandsvej, and E 20. Almost all of these stations are open 24 hours a day, so be sure to fill up before dropping off the rental car at the airport.
Getting Around Copenhagen by Car
Find a spot to park the rental car and discover Copenhagen's history on foot. Visit the crown jewels and lush palace gardens at the Rosenborg Castle or the famous Little Mermaid statue that sits beside the sea. The bronze sculpture is an iconic landmark of the city and can be visited en route to Kastellet, one of the best-preserved fortresses in Northern Europe or the impressive harbor-front Gefion Fountain.
Not to be missed is Nyhavn, a colourful part of the city that lines the harbour just south of the Royal Playhouse with brightly painted wooden and brick homes. One of these homes was once the residence of Hans Christian Andersen, and the entire strip makes the perfect background for a memorable photo of time spent in Copenhagen.
If time, mileage, and budget allow, explore what lies outside of Copenhagen. Whether visiting UNESCO heritage site Kronberg Castle or experiencing the open-air heritage museum of Frilandsmuseet in Lyngby, the drives are scenic and relaxing.
Seeing all of this and more is possible through a quick search on Skyscanner for the best discount car rentals in Copenhagen Airport.