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How to find DPC

DPC building on the water front
The premises of the Danish Polar Center are located at the north end of the street "Strandgade", only 300 m away from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Strandgade lies in the downtown district called "Christianshavn", just east of the bridge "Knippelsbro" between the island of "Amager" and the major part of Copenhagen on the island of "Sjælland".

Christianshavn is a picturesque old part of Copenhagen with canals and many buildings from the 17th and 18th century. DPC itself is situated in an early 19th century warehouse on the border of an open square.

See photos of the Danish Polar Center, the past, present and plans for the future in the historic North Atlantic area.

Arriving by car
Strandgade is the north-south street immediately to the east of the bridge "Knippelsbro". The DPC building is Strandgade 100 H. You will have to pass a small bridge across a canal 100 m before the street runs through a gateway and opens into a square, called "Grønlands Handels Plads". As a visitor to DPC you have free parking on the square. Contact our reception on your arrival to get a visitors pass to put in your car's windshield. Check the map for free parking areas.

Arriving by city bus
The Copenhagen public bus transportation system is highly developed. The nearest bus stop is at the Torvegade Strandgade intersection (next to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). This is located in zone 1 and the following bus lines will bring you to Strandgade: 2A , 48, 19 and 350S.

Arriving by Metro
A Metro station is situated at Christianshavns Torv within walking distance from DPC.

Arriving by sea
Copenhagen harbour hosts ferry services connecting to and from Norway, Sweden and Poland. Ferries from these countries call on the harbour within a 2 km distance from Strandgade. (Ferry Norway Ferry Sweden)

Arriving by air
Copenhagen Airport is located 10 km south of DPC. The easiest and cheapest way to get from the airport to the city center is to take the train from Terminal 3 to the Central Railway Station. This ride takes 12 minutes and trains run every 20 minutes. Outside the Central Railway Station (the front facing Tivoli) you may catch bus # 8 heading south and get out at Strandgade. Your airport train ticket is valid also for use in the bus (within 1 hour of time issued). (Airport train Copenhagen Airport)

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