Infrastructure in Greater Copenhagen

Greater Copenhagen is the gateway to Scandinavia, Europe and the Baltics. Excellent infrastructure for transport by road, air, rail and sea provides access to 100 million consumers in 24 hours.

Greater Copenhagen is located in the heart of Scandinavia and it is the hub for all distribution from Central Europe to Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea.

With a distribution centre in Greater Copenhagen, you can reach the Northern European market of 100 million consumers within 24 hours. This is why major logistics providers such as DHL Express, UPS, TNT, PostNord and FedEx all use Greater Copenhagen as their logistics hub.

Scandinavia’s most well-connected airport

Copenhagen Airport, situated just 8 km and 15 minutes by train from Copenhagen city centre, has the most intercontinental, European, Scandinavian & Baltic connections of all the Scandinavian airports. It is also the largest cargo airport in Northern Europe with direct flights to 31 cargo destinations.

The airport vicinity has the easiest access to road, rail and sea connections of all airports in Europe. In 2015, Copenhagen Airport was voted best airport in Northern Europe and second best in the world for airport security.

The second largest port in Scandinavia

Northern Europe represents a significant market for industrial and consumer goods. Copenhagen Malmö Port represents one of the most sophisticated, competitive and environmental-friendly logistic centres in Europe .

Copenhagen container terminal

•    Water depth: 10 meters.
•    Beam, LOA, air draft – no limitations.
•    12 straddle carriers, 45 tons.
•    11 container trucks.
•    10 terminal tractors.
•    4 container movers.
•    3 gantry cranes; 50 tons, 43 under frame.

45.000 ships through Copenhagen-Malmö port each year


The Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link: shorter travel time to Germany

In 2024, the new Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link will connect Greater Copenhagen with mainland Europe, reducing travel time between Denmark and Hamburg in Germany by one hour.

The Fehmarnbelt tunnel will be 18 km long, making the construction one of Europe's biggest infrastructure projects.  At a speed of 110 km per hour, motorists will get from one end of the tunnel to the other in only around 10 minutes.