Copenhagen - Post Report Question and Answers

Are local buses, trams, trains or taxis safe and affordable?

The metro, S-train, and buses are excellent and not too expensive considering the normal price of things in Denmark. - Feb 2022

They're all safe, but taxis are not affordable. Uber is banned in Denmark. Trains and metros are cheaper, but if you're going one stop it's going to cost you more than it's worth in my opinion. - Jun 2021

DK has one of the world's best transportation systems. There are three train systems: s-tog, metro, and regional; and also buses. You can travel almost anywhere in DK using public transportation. It's safe for the most part, but there is a huge issue with people having their wallets stolen. Late at night there is more activity. - Jul 2016

Yes. All are affordable except taxis which can get pricey. - May 2014

Yes, yes, and yes. Public transport is safe and runs mostly on time. Copenhagen residents use bikes and trains to get anywhere in less than 30 minutes. - Feb 2014

Absolutely safe. You can get monthly passes or clip cards to reduce the price. A 10 clip card costs about US$31, but that doesn't last long. There are also "zones" which means you may have to clip more than once or buy a clip card for the number of zones you'll be traveling. It's a little confusing at first but you'll get the hang of it. Taxis can be expensive as well but are used regularly by locals when public transport just doesn't match the occasion. - Aug 2011

Yes! Very safe, and generally reliable. Buses run at pretty much all hours (though there may be an hour in between pick-ups sometimes) and will go into the suburbs even late at night. Trains are not 24 hours, but do run into the night. Taxis are safe though somewhat expensive. - Jul 2011

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