A popular Danish travel pass is back, offering travelers an amazing way to explore the best of Scandinavia at a great price this summer.
Adults can use Denmark’s national railway system for 8 consecutive days for 399 Danish Kroner (approximately $66) The pass is valid for all DSB-operated train services, including the Copenhagen metro, S-train and Letbane in Aarhus.
For 199 Danish Kroner (approximately $28), there is a version for children younger than 16. If you have an adult pass, you are allowed to bring two children under 12 years old with you. This makes it easy to visit some of the best attractions for families.
Get the best of Denmark for a small budget
The pass is rejsepas and offers great value for a typical travel case, which includes a week-long stay at Copenhagen and a few day trips into Denmark. Day trips can include the three-hour train ride to Aarhus.
Lonely Planet had previously named Aarhus as a top European destination before it was placed in the spotlight as European Capital of Culture 2017.
The pass costs about the same as a regular ticket from Copenhagen or Aarhus. Therefore, the pass would be worth its cost with just one trip.
Historic Odense, which is even closer to Copenhagen has been long known as Hans Christian Andersen’s birthplace. But now has a new museum worthy for one of the most famous fairytale writers in the world.
Other notable locations that are accessible by the pass include the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, and Copenhagen Airport.
Information about the travel pass
As with all travel passes it is important to fully understand the restrictions and details before you commit.
Travel passes are valid for 8 consecutive days, between June 25th and August 7. The travel passes go on sale June 1. To avoid disappointment, it is a good idea that you order yours soon to ensure that they don’t sell out.
The pass is valid for most public transport in Denmark during the period. However, it is not valid to travel to Bornholm (a popular Danish island in Baltic Sea), or the Oresund bridge into Sweden. You will need a separate ticket if you wish to ride a bike onboard.