Den Blå Planet (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Off to the National Aquarium of Denmark? See our insider advice for a queue-free visit as well as opening times and phone numbers!

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Our tips

Top tips to avoid crowds at Den Blå Planet

  • Choose a weekday for your visit: weekends are always busier.

  • Come either before the opening or later in the afternoon - late mornings and lunchtime are the peak times.

  • If you want to plan your visit in order to avoid crowds as much as possible - choose Monday evening : Den Blå Planet is open until 9 PM, and that’s when it’s the calmest.

  • The Aquarium regularly updates information about queues at the entrance: if you plan visiting it on a weekend, we advise you to check waiting times before your visit and postpone it for the next time if those seem too long.

  • We recommend you to buy your tickets online on the official website: not only you won’t need to queue to buy them in the ticket office and will be able to use the Fast track access, but they’re usually a bit cheaper than the tickets on place!

  • Avoid public holidays, peak season (July, August) and school holidays (especially Easter ones) for a better experience. Otherwise you may have to queue up to an hour, and it may be overcrowded inside.

  • If visiting with children, check the feeding times : kids will probably be interested to see piranhas or sea otters being fed!

  • There tend to be more visitors on a rainy or a cloudy day: prefer a sunny day for your visit for a quieter experience.

Practical information

  • There is a free cloakroom and lockers (the lockers available for a DKK 10 deposit).

  • Parking facilities are limited and can fill up quickly during the peak season.

  • If you bought your ticket online - it will be enough to show it on your smartphone at the entrance, no need to print it.

  • There is a ØST cafe inside the Aquarium.

Blue Planet Aquarium Photo credits to Susanne Nilsson via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Admission Fees

Online tickets:

  • Adult (12+): 150 DKK
  • Child (age 3 – 11): 90 DKK

Tickets at the entrance:

  • Adult (12+): 160 DKK
  • Child (age 3 – 11): 95 DKK

Contact numbers

General enquiries +45 44 22 22 44
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Photo credits to Saint-Gobain Abrasives AB Sweden via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


National Aquarium Denmark
📍 Den Blå Planet Jacob Fortlingsvej 1
  • By metro: Kastrup Station (M2)
  • By car: If you are coming by the E20 from the Oresund Bridge, turn off at Exit 15. If you are coming by the E20 from the west, turn off at Exit 16.
  • By bus: line 5A (destination Lufthavnen), “Den Blå Planet” bus stop.
  • By bike: approx. 45 minutes from central Copenhague. Bicycle parking is available close to the Aquarium.

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