Ranked 19th in our overview of Europe’s busiest cruise ports of 2020, Copenhagen welcomes about 770,000 cruise passengers. In total 62 cruise ships will visit the Danish capital a total of 295 times. During these 295 stops in Denmark, the cruise ships will bring a combined total of 773,303 cruise passengers to town.
The biggest cruise ship that is scheduled to set sail to the Danish capital is Carnival Cruise Lines’ latest ship: Carnival Mardi Gras. The ship that will start sailing in 2020 will carry 6,338 cruise passengers and will visit Copenhagen once at the end of August. The ship bringing most passengers to Copenhagen is MSC Meraviglia. During 19 visits, the MSC Cruise Lines owned ship will bring 102,334 passengers to town. At a distance, with 83,488 passengers comes NCL’s Norwegian Escape.
The cruise season in Copenhagen starts relatively late. During the winter months no cruise ship is scheduled to call upon the Danish capital. The first ship will arrive on March 20 but the season doesn’t really start until May. From May to September, Copenhagen will welcome over 100,000 passengers each month. The season peaks in July and August when that number exceeds 150,000.
2020 Copenhagen Cruise Ship Schedule
|wdt_ID||Date||Arrival time||Departure time||Ship||Max passengers||Crew|
|2||02.04.20||08:00||17:00||Spirit of Discovery||1.000||530|
|∑ = 18.541||∑ = 6.814|
The busiest cruise day of the year is June 7 (15,863 passengers) and is quickly followed by July 4 when 15,233 passengers are scheduled to arrive. There are 16 days in total where more than 10,000 passengers are scheduled to arrive on the same day.