Copenhagen S-train Information
The city of Copenhagen is served by two rail networks, the metro and the S-train. The S-train is an urban rail network which began operations in the year 1934. Today, the line covers 7 lines, serving 85 stations, over a 170 km system of networks. The line connects the center to the suburbs of the city, making it a popular means of public transportation in Copenhagen. Together with the metro system, it serves nearly half a million people on a daily basis. It is owned and operated by DSB s-tog, who make sure it is one of the cleanest and most well kept modes of public transport.
Copenhagen S-train Lines
The Copenhagen S-train has 7 lines serving 85 stations. Out of these 7 lines, Line H works only during peak hours, the rest are operational at other times as well.
|Name||Southern end||Runs when||Northern end|
|All stops to Hundige,||Køgebugtbanen||Daytime||Nordbanen||Limited stops to Holte, then all stops to Hillerød|
|every second train continues to Solrød Strand|
|All stops to Hundige||Evening|
|All stops to Høje Taastrup||Vestbanen||All day||Hareskovbanen||All stops to Farum|
|Bx||Limited stops to Høje Taastrup||Vestbanen||Morning||(Terminates at Østerport)|
|All stops to Ballerup,||Frederikssundbanen||Daytime||Klampenborgbanen||All stops to Klampenborg|
|every second train continues to Frederikssund|
|All stops to Ballerup||Evening|
|Limited stops to Hundige, then all stops to Køge||Køgebugtbanen||All day||Nordbanen||All stops to Holte|
|All stops to Ny Ellebjerg||Ringbanen||All day||Ringbanen||All stops to Hellerup|
|H||Limited stops to Frederikssund||Frederikssundbanen||All day||Hareskovbanen||Farum during rush hour, otherwise Østerport|
Copenhagen S-train Map
Map of Copenhagen S-train showing various routes and stations. Click on the map to enlarge it. You can also download the Copenhagen S-train Map in PDF.
Copenhagen S-Train Timings, Frequency and Schedule
The timings and frequency of the trains differ with the days, as well as time of the days. Generally, it begins operations at about 5:00 am in the morning and works till approximately 1:00 am, the next day. During daylight, the S-train has a headway of about 10 minutes, which extends to 20 minutes during late night/early morning hours. The frequency on Line F and Line H are slightly different. Trains on Line F, run every 5 minutes with the exceptions of weekends, on which they have a headway of 10 minutes. The frequency of trains on Line H does not differ with the day nor the time of the day, trains arrive every 20 minutes.
For information regarding the schedules of the S-train service, you can view the timetable at their official website of: http://www.dsb.dk/trafikinformation/koreplaner/koreplaner-strakningskoreplaner-pdf/
Copenhagen S-train Fare Zones, Tickets and Cards
All the public transport system in Copenhagen operates on a zone system and the smallest ticket will cost 24K for two zone ride. You can purchase tickets from vending machines and ticket offices. Children under the age of eleven can travel for free. 2 and 3 zone tickets are valid for 1 hour. Zone tickets costs between 24 DKK and 108 DKK. A 10 trip ticket will cost DKK 150. A 24 hour ticket will cost DKK 130. For information about the fare zones click here.
Copenhagen S-train Parking
Passengers can park their vehicles at most S-train stations. There are dozens of city parking lots available outside most stations.
Copenhagen S-Train Pictures
Copenhagen S-train Rules and Tips
Passengers are allowed to carry bikes and baby carriages for free of charge. Small pets and service dogs can also ride for free on S-train. Bigger pets will be required to take tickets and they are not allowed to be placed on seats. Passengers must validate their ticket before entering the station. The S-train stations are equipped with free WI-Fi facility for passengers.
Copenhagen S-train Resources
- Copenhagen S-train on Wikipedia
- Official website of Copenhagen S-Train
I will be travelling to Herfolge from Central Copenhagen and return. I wiil go by S train to Koge and then train to Herfolge. Could you tell me please what ticket I will need for each leg of my journey. I will be travelling on 6 July and want to arrive in Herfolge by 17.00 and return to Copenhagen after 20.00.