Travel Information

Getting to Denmark is easy. Denmark is a peninsula in Northern Europe, which means you can go by car or train from any of the North European countries. Aarhus is close to the E45 motorway.

There are flights from several destinations throughout the world to three different airports in Denmark. If you arrive in Copenhagen Airport - the largest in Scandinavia - you can either choose to fly on to Aarhus Airport or you can travel by train to Aarhus (3 hours) or rent a car. From both Billund and Aarhus Airport there are airport busses to Aarhus. If arriving in Copenhagen it is recommended not to go to Aarhus via Billund.

Aarhus Airport

Aarhus Airport is situated less than a 40-minute drive north east of Aarhus and has 5 to 10 daily flights to and from Copenhagen Airport. The Aarhus-Copenhagen route is primarily operated by SAS and takes 35 minutes. In addition to this, British Airways has flights to and from Stockholm, Oslo and Gothenburg, and Ryan Air operates an air service to and from Stanstead/London, Alicante and Barcelona, Spain. Aarhus Airport also offers a taxi-plane service.

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Billund Airport

Located approximately 60 minutes by car south west of Aarhus, Billund Airport has several daily flights to and from a large number of national and international destinations with worldwide flight connections.

Direct destinations
Olso, Bergen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Riga, Malaga, Alicante, Barcelona, Nice, Milan, Rome, Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, London, Dublin, Beijing, Tokyo and many more. 

Airlines operating at Billund Airport
Air Baltic, Atlantic Airways, British Airways, Cimber Sterling,  Danish Air Transport, Finnair, Iceland Express, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, and Ryanair.

Please note, if arriving in Copenhagen it is recommended not to go to Aarhus via Billund Airport.

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Copenhagen Airport

With 65 airlines operating from Copenhagen Airport, and with more than 20 million passengers every year, Copenhagen Airport is Scandinavia's biggest.

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Transport to and from Aarhus Airport & Billund Airport

From Billund Airport and Aarhus Airport there are public airport bus services for the on-going transfer of passengers to Aarhus. Price one-way: Aarhus Airport to Aarhus: EUR 13, Billund Airport to Aarhus: EUR 25.

Please go to airport homepage to find time tables.

Train Services

Denmark has an efficient train network with direct service to the center of Aarhus from Copenhagen Airport. Travel time is 3.0 - 3.5 hours between Aarhus and Copenhagen Airport. There are train 1-2 departures every hour.

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As in all parts of Denmark, Aarhus has an efficient road network which allows for easy driving access directly to the city and as an example Hamburg is only a 3-hours drive away!

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