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Car Parking in Copenhagen? We give you some free advice about parking rates, car parks and p+r locations around the city.

Parking in Copenhagen

In COPENHAGEN paid parking is set in and around the city centre in several parking zones. The inner city is expensive during daytimes. Cheaper are the districts Østerbro, Vesterbro, Amagerbro and Islands Brygge. Outside the pay zones, parking is free but occasionally with time restrictions. Check the street signs. car parking copenhagen

About Copenhagen in Denmark

Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark and is located on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand. It is the largest city in Denmark with a population of approximately 800,000 people in the metropolitan area.


City centre
Operational hours
Monday to Friday
08:00 - 18:00 :
18:00 - 23:00 :
23:00 - 08:00 :
38 DKK/hour
15 DKK/hour
5 DKK/hour
00:00 - 08:00 :
08:00 - 17:00 :
17:00 - 24:00 :
5 DKK/hour
38 DKK/hour
FREE parking
Sunday / Public Holidays
Free parking
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In the adjacent areas paid parking is set as in city centre. Pending on the zones the parking fee during day times is Mon-Fri : 11-22 DKK/hr, evening : 15 DKK/hr, night : 3-5 DKK/hr. Parking is free on Saturday after 17:00 and on sunday and Public Holidays.


Not far away from the centre of Copenhagen parking is set in Frederiksberg on Monday-Friday from 07:00 -12:00, on Saturday from 07:00 - 17:00.
The first 2 hours are free of charge. Parking fee : DKK 10-20/hour. A day ticket costs DKK 75, a week ticket DKK 360.


Holders of valid disability badge can park for free in Copenhagen, only on parking bays where stopping is not prohibited.


Unlimited parking is set to the public car parks in the city centre. Parking rates : 12-35 DKK (€ 1.65-4.70), daily maximum 75-350 DKK.
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Events in Copenhagen

Some of the biggest events in Copenhagen:
  1. Copenhagen Jazz Festival: Held annually in July, this festival attracts jazz musicians from all over the world to perform in venues throughout the city.

  2. Copenhagen Pride: This LGBTQ+ event takes place in August and includes a parade, concerts, and cultural events.

  3. Copenhagen Fashion Week: Fashion Week takes place twice a year, in January and August, and features fashion shows, exhibitions, and industry events.

  4. Tivoli Gardens Christmas Market: During the holiday season, Tivoli Gardens hosts a Christmas market with traditional Danish food, crafts, and rides.

  5. Copenhell: This heavy metal festival takes place in June and features international and Danish metal bands.

  6. Distortion: This street party and music festival takes place in June and features concerts, street food, and outdoor activities.

  7. Copenhagen Marathon: The marathon takes place in May and attracts runners from all over the world to run through the streets of Copenhagen.

Popular tourist Attractions in Copenhagen

  1. Tivoli Gardens: This amusement park is located in the heart of the city and features rides, games, concerts, and beautiful gardens.

  2. The Little Mermaid: This iconic statue, inspired by the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, sits on a rock in the harbor and is a popular tourist photo spot.

  3. Nyhavn: This picturesque waterfront district is lined with colorful buildings, restaurants, and bars, and is a popular spot for a stroll or a canal boat ride.

  4. Christiansborg Palace: This palace is the seat of the Danish parliament and also houses the royal reception rooms and the Royal Danish Collections.

  5. The National Museum of Denmark: This museum showcases the history and culture of Denmark, with exhibits on archaeology, ethnography, and art.

  6. The Round Tower: This historic tower, built in the 17th century, offers views of the city from its observation deck and also features an astronomical observatory.

  7. The Carlsberg Brewery: The Carlsberg Brewery offers tours that showcase the history of the brewery and the process of beer-making, and includes tastings of their beers.