How to get your Danish Krone

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How much spending money will I need for Denmark?

Denmark is quite an expensive travel destination, and you can expect to spend quite a bit more here than you would elsewhere in Europe. Here’s how much things will cost in Copenhagen:

  • 600 kr for a mid-range, three-course meal for two
  • 40-49 kr for a beer (domestic or imported)
  • 39.42 kr for a coffee
  • 15 kr per km in a taxi (plus a 50kr start fee)
  • 130 kr for a 24-hour bike rental

What denominations does the Danish Krone come in?

The Danish Krone comes in the following denominations:


50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 DKK


50 øre (copper), 1, 2 and 5 kr (silver with a hole in the middle), and 10 and 20 kr (brass)

Leftover Danish Krone?

No problem. We’ll buy back Danish Krone you have leftover at excellent rates, leaving you with more cash in your pocket (and a tidier desk drawer).

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