Airport arrival information
Copenhagen Airport is located about 10 kilometers southeast of Copenhagen City. There are several ways to get to Copenhagen city centre from the airport:
The price includes a tip and as a rule it is possible to pay by credit card. A taxi from Copenhagen Airport to Copenhagen city center costs approx. DKK 300-350, but prices vary according to the time of day and the number of passengers. Taxis are parked just outside the arrival terminal.
The Metro station is located directly adjacent to Terminal 3. The metro runs at 4-6 minute intervals during the day and evening hours and at 15-20 minutes intervals at night. Take the Metro to Nørreport Station and change to an S-train and get out at Dybbølsbro. Adult fare: DKK 30-40
Please note that you cannot buy tickets on the metro. Tickets for the Metro and trains can be bought at the Airport in the hall leading to the trains. Tickets must be bought before boarding the Metro/train. The fine for travelling without a ticket is USD100.
Intercity trains run between Copenhagen Airport and Copenhagen city centre. Tickets for trains and the metro can be purchased at the DSB ticket office in Terminal 3. You can also buy different types of tickets (for the Greater Copenhagen area) at the ticket vending machines. There is a 10-minute walk from Copenhagen Central Station to the hotels. Adult fare: DKK 30-40
Please note that you cannot buy tickets on the train
Transportation during the event
Transport will be provided for the events.
Taxis are readily available outside the hotels.
Clothing / Dresscode
August is the end of summer in Denmark.
The average temperature in Copenhagen in August is approx. 16 °C (60 °F) and there will be a mixture of rain and sunshine. There will be approx. 16 hours of daylight per day.
Visitors traveling to Copenhagen should plan on bringing a waterproof rain jacket, since it might be raining some days.
Plan on layering your clothes some days, or part of the day. It can be nice and warm, and some moments will be a bit chilly.
The dress code for the meeting will be smart casual or uniform. For the Presentation and Gala dinner the dress code will be smart, uniform or national dress.
Currency and Payment
The official currency used in Denmark is Danish kroner (DKK)
Notes are denominated in DKK 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000.
Coins are in DKK 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20.
Debit cards and credit cards are widely used in Denmark. Most cards, including Visa, MasterCard, Access, Diners and American Express are accepted in hotels, restaurants and shops.
Service is included in restaurants. Tipping is voluntary in restaurants depending on the level of service. (5-10%)
Copenhagen in August is on Central European Summer Time (CEST) – UTC/GMT + 2 hours.
Tap water in Denmark is safe to drink.
Should you prefer mineral or sparkling water, this is readily available in shops or at vending machines.
All hotels have access to WiFi.
In Denmark, the power plug sockets are of type E and K. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
We advise you to bring your own adapters.
Smoking in Denmark is prohibited indoors in public buildings, aboard all means of public transportation and in the waiting area for public transportation. In addition, it is also illegal to smoke in outdoor locations, close to schools and hospitals.
Name tags will be handed out at the registration.
Attendees are asked to wear name tags at all times during the event, as these are entry tickets to activities and events.
At OB-PS we welcome people from all over the world. This means many people will be speaking and working in English as the second, third or fourth language. We ask everyone to be considerate and try to speak clearly and slowly.
We strongly advise that you take out travel/medical insurance for your trip to Denmark. In the event of illness or injury, you will be responsible for your own medical expenses and any other additional expenses incurred.