Bike rules in Copenhagen

Foto: Martin Heiberg

There are few - but important - rules when heading out on a bike in Copenhagen. Here you'll find the most important guidelines so you're ready to jump in the saddle.

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Useful tips for cyclists

Copenhagen is a city full of keen cyclists, and it’s important to be aware of your fellow road users. This guide contains a couple of tips for cycling safely and comfortably around the city.

Bike safety mobile
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Leave your phone in your pocket

Bike safety lights
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Remember lights when it's dark

Bike safety keep right
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Unless passing, always keep right

Bike safety signs
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Basic signs

Turn right: Right hand out

To stop: Raise your left hand

Turn left: Left hand out

Bike safety turn
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When turning left, use two crossings