Discover the beautiful city of Copenhagen with Copenhagen Red Buses in Open Air Double-Decker buses! Hop on and off as much as you like at any of our conveniently located stops around the city. Explore the city’s must-see attractions and activities at your own pace! Buy 48 hour ticket and we give you EXTRA 24 hours allowing you to plan your own itinerary in 72 hours and getting the most out of your hop-on hop-off experience. The tour is entertaining and informative with digitally recorded commentaries in 10 languages – ideal for tourists from all over the world!
In Copenhagen, we offer 3 exciting tour lines to explore the city.
Mermaid Tour (red line): This tour gives you a good overview of the history and fun facts of Copenhagen through the centuries. The route offers spectacular views of the various castles, historic monuments, churches, the modern architecture buildings, historic parks, canals and much more….
Duration: 1.5 hours
April-September 20 minutes
October to March 30 minutes
Hippies, Sea & Modern Architecture (blue line): The blue route takes you from the city centre to the diverse neighbourhoods. We visit the historical Christianshavn and the famous Christiania. Drive along the coats where our beaches lay, stop at Northern Europe’s largest aquarium and admire the famous Øresunds bridge. Then head up through Ørsted and Island’s Brygge, an architect lover’s paradise. This tour offers a little bit of something for everyone.
This line is in operation from April – September.
First departure is at 10:30 from the Central Train St.
Last departure is at 15:45.
Visit Carlsberg and Copenhagen Zoo (green line): shuttle service to both Visit Carlsberg and the Copenhagen Zoo.
This line is in operation from April – December.
First departure is at 11:00 from the Central Train St.
Free walking tour included! With the purchase of a Red Buses tour you can take our exclusive walking tour in the areas of the city where our buses are just too big to fit in. We explore the historic centre and wander through the cobblestone streets. Our expert guide will tell you some interesting facts and good stories along the way. Please note that the tour is only in English. Departs from stop 1 at 2pm and 4pm in the summer.
The walking tour is offered between April-September
Add on: Canal Boat Tour
Explore Copenhagen from another angle. Take a 60 minutes harbour and canal tour onboard one of the blue Netto-Boats. See Copenhagen from the waterfront and enjoy the scenery and the sights, which we pass on the tour. When purchased online you receive a voucher only. There is a small fee for Children for the boat tour- please purchase this ticket directly on the boat.
***Voucher for the boat tour must be redeemed on the bus or at Copenhagen Info Tourist Information Center. Copenhagen Info is located inside the Central Train St. in the corner. Look for the Blue “I”.
The boat tour departs from stop 8
Arriving on a cruise ship to Copenhagen: Our buses greet every cruise ship that comes to the city. Our buses will be at the terminal when you arrive. As you disembark your ship, you will find our buses and staff ready to help you on board and into the city. When it’s time to go back to the ship, you simply need to hop off at the Little Mermaid (stop 14), and our shuttle bus will take you directly back to the cruise ship. The shuttle bus departs every 30 minutes from 11:00am until 30 minutes before ship’s departure (max 4:30pm).
Embarking on a cruise ship from Copenhagen: If you are beginning your cruise ship adventure from Copenhagen, we offer a free shuttle service to the ship, included in your Red Buses ticket. You can ride our red line (the Mermaid tour) until stop 14 (the Little Mermaid) and there you will find our shuttle bus operating between 11:00am and 4:30pm, every 30 minutes.
Is baggage allowed on the bus? Yes of course. We have space on the ground floor for luggage. Our shuttle bus drops you off right next to the cruise ship, so you do not need to walk very far with your heavy luggage.
The following commentary languages are available for this tour.
We have friendly and experienced local experts available in all destinations assisting you with whatever needs you may have. See our contact section for details about your destination.
Use the ticket as you much as you like during 24 hours from first time of usage. 48 and 72 hour tickets are also available for purchase on most tours.
All our tours have electronic guiding in many different languages. See more information under each tour for more details about the specific languages offered on the tour.
All our tours has generous children policies. For more information about the specific child policies on your tour, please see respectively product page under “children policy”.