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Spend time - not money - in Copenhagen... and here's how: Getting There By Train
Good for the environment. Convenient for you.
Travel by train from EURO 129
to WOMEX from Germany.
Thanks to the offer of our local partner Welcome Meeting Management
and Deutsche Bahn
you can save money by visiting WOMEX. Get on board and profit from attractive prices and great conditions for train travel.
Have a good connection
to your venue and to nature! Each train journey produces two-thirds less carbon dioxide
than a car journey, and compared with plane travel it's an even more respectable three-quarters less
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(Photo courtesy of Deutsche Bahn) Getting Around
Public Transport in Copenhagen
A blue two-zone 10-clip ticket costs DKK 140
– almost half-price per ride compared to a standard ticket. One clip is all it takes to get by metro from the WOMEX daytime venue Forum Copenhagen to the WOMEX nighttime venue DR Koncerthuset (and two clips from the airport to any of the two venues). And you have a whole hour to hop on and off and explore in the same zone – by metro, train and bus. You can buy multi-ride tickets at all metro stations, most kiosks – and the airport! All Copenhagen metro lines, S- and regional trains on one map
(Photo courtesy of Wonderful Copenhagen) Rent-a-Bike
Want to be flexible and independent from public transport schedules and routes? Rent a bike!
The budget model will cost you DKK 220 for five full days
. It's a 700m-walk from the WOMEX daytime venue Forum Copenhagen to their shop or approximately 200m-walk from Dybbølsbro Station (S-train).
(Photo courtesy of Wonderful Copenhagen)
("bike" in Swahili)
1368 Copenhagen K
+45 316 880 96 www.baisikeli.dk
Open: April-October, Monday-Sunday 10:00 – 18:00 or
1705 København V www.baisikeli.dk
Open: April-October, Monday-Sunday 10:00 – 18:00 Budget Accommodation Special WOMEX Accommodation Offer Cabinn Express Hotel
offers a standard single room
at DKK 545,00 - approximately Euro 73 incl. breakfast and VAT
. No luxury to be expected but it's affordable and within walking distance (8 minutes!) from the WOMEX daytime venue Forum Copenhagen.
Find all accommodation facilities on this map:
Copenhagen Map Surf a Couch in Copenhagen
One frequent comment in last year's WOMEX survey was that Copenhagen is a very expensive place to visit. So, we've been asking ourselves: How can we make spending time in Copenhagen easier and more personal
for music professionals from around the globe? We believe that CouchSurfing.org
could be a good solution. CouchSurfing
is an international non-profit network that connects travelers with locals in over 230 countries and territories around the world. Since 2004, members have been using the system to come together for cultural exchange, friendship, and learning experiences
We have invited WOMEXicans based in Copenhagen to register with CouchSurfing.org and offer their sofa to you
, WOMEX delegates from all over the world, for a few days. WOMEX is all about networking, isn't it?
And maybe one day you will be offering your couch to WOMEX delegates coming to your town?
Registering for CouchSurfing.org is free of charge
. However, if you would like to become a verified member
(and have your postal address confirmed for safety reasons) you will be asked to make a small donation. Please note:
When you create your profile after you have registered for CouchSurfing.org, make sure to mention "WOMEX" in the field "Current Mission"
so that WOMEX delegates will be able to identify each other on CouchSurfing.org. WOMEX is also listed in the Meeting section
on CouchSurfing.org - please join as a member
. This too will help WOMEXicans to connect to each other
Last but not least, we encourage you to find a WOMEXican from Copenhagen to host you, but if you think that someone else's CouchSurfer profile fits your plans just as well, we won't keep you from making contact with other locals
. However, read this person's profile and references online carefully before you get in touch with him or her to be on the safe side - CouchSurfing is your own responsibility
. Reserve your Sofa in Copenhagen Now!
Register for www.CouchSurfing.org CouchSurfing in the press: Mondomix
(in French) Der Tagesspiegel
(in German) The Guardian
(in English) El Pais
(in Spanish) Places to Eat Copenhagen doesn't have to break the bank
. Here we've listed some affordable, cosy places.
(Photos courtesy of Wonderful Copenhagen)
Find all catering locations mentioned here on this map: Copenhagen Map Around Forum Copenhagen
Just one minute from the Forum metro station you'll find Cafť Zusammen
, where all profits go directly to Red Cross activities for children and young people. Zusammen is an oasis where a delicious meal costs between DKK 35-55. Café Zusammen
H.C. Ørstedsvej 47
+ 45 226 591 63 www.cafezusammen.dk
Open: Tuesday-Sunday & weekends from 10:00
Close to the metro, Vietnam-nam
has meals for around and under DKK 100. Viet-namnam
+45 381 037 67 www.viet-namnam.dk
Open: Monday-Sunday 16:00 – 23:00
Just across the street from Forum you’ll find café The Munchies
. Here you can have your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Main courses between DKK 90 and 150 but it also serves soups, burgers, sandwiches, salads etc. The Munchies
Rosenørns Allé 32
+ 45 3535 6463 www.themunchies.dk
Open: 11:00 – 23:00, weekends from 10:00
High quality and low prices goes for the newly opened take-away place Mad/Synergi
between Forum and the multicultural village Nørrebro. It serves sandwiches and salads for DKK 48 and dinner main courses for DKK 55. Mad/Synergi
1635 Copenhagen V
+45 35 12 25 59 www.madsynergi.dk
The multicultural hub of Copenhagen, Blågårdsgade
, is less than a 10-minute walk from Forum and is one of Copenhagen’s coolest neighbourhoods. If you aren’t tempted by the many cheap shawarma bars en route, Blågårdsgade – the heart of the village – is the place to grab a coffee or bite to eat at one of the hood’s great cafes, including: Kate’s Joint
, where you can get big portions of delicious curry and stir-fry from every corner of the globe from DKK 60-100. Kate’s Joint
2200 Copenhagen N
+45 353 744 96 (reservations recommended)
Open: 08:00 – 20:00; from 09:00 on Sunday.
Just up the street you’ll find Cafe N
with good, homemade food: Great salads for under DKK 50 and the same for a vegeburger. Dish-of-the-day, fresh juice, chai, the works! Café N
2200 Copenhagen N
+45 353 511 62
Open: 8:00 – 20:00, from 9:00 on Sunday.
Taste Persian food in Blågårdsgade at Restaurant Zafran
where you can bring your own wine. Restaurant Zafran
2200 Copenhagen N
+45 353 490 95
Open: 13:00 – 23:00 daily (kitchen closes at 22:00)
En route to the WOMEX Showcase Festival at DR Koncerthuset in the evening you might want to stop for a sandwich at Blue House
, close to the Christianshavn metro. Sandwiches cost up to DKK 40. Blue House
1400 Copenhagen K
+45 329 517 15 www.bluehouse.dk
Open: Monday – Friday 11:00 – 20:00, Saturday open until 18:00
If you have a little more time Denmark’s famous "Free State" Christiania is well worth a visit. Among the many treats available are cofee shops, a bakery and the organic, vegetarian Café Morgenstedet
, where you can get a hot homemade meal from DKK 75 and tons of good healthy salads. Café Morgenstedet
1440 Copenhagen K www.morgenstedet.dk
Open: Tuesday – Sunday 12:00 – 21:00
Just up the street in Christiania you can get the dish-of-the-day at Café Nemoland
for just DKK 75, plus cheap soups, sandwiches, etc. Café Nemoland
1440 Copenhagen K
+45 273 366 66 www.nemoland.dk
Open: 17:00 – 22:00 Things to See
Wrap up warm for a tour of the harbour
and see Copenhagen from the water. For just DKK 30 (pay cash on the boat) you’ll get the big picture. Departures: Two to five times an hour from Holmens Church Pier
All Copenhagen’s state museums including The National Museum
(History) and Statens Museum for Kunst
(Art) have free entry all week – and the rest are free on Wednesdays.
Enjoy your stay – and don’t forget to pick up your full Copenhagen on a Budget listings on site
with cheap eateries.