How to get here


Aarhus Airport

Aarhus Airport (Tirstrup) is located 40 km north of Aarhus and offers international flight connections to e.g. Oslo, Stockholm, Gothenburg and London.

Aarhus Airport also has flights to Copenhagen Airport with several daily departures. The flight from Copenhagen to Aarhus takes approx. 35 minutes.

In connection with most flights, there is an airport bus service between Aarhus Airport and Aarhus city. Travelling time to Aarhus city centre is approx. 50 minutes. Tickets are sold on the bus, in a webshop or an app (see the link below). The final bus stop is at the train station in the centre of Aarhus close to the major hotels. There is a bus stop at main university campus. If you get off there, you can either walk (about 2 km) or shift to bus line 5A (direction: Tangkrogen). Get off at Viborgvej/Vestre Ringgade. The airport bus ticket is valid in bus line 5A if you connect right away.

Aarhus Airport's website 

Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup) has daily flights to many destinations worldwide.

Apart from the domestic flight connection to Aarhus Airport, there are direct hourly train services from Copenhagen Airport to Aarhus. The journey takes 3½ hours.

Copenhagen Airport's website    

Billund Airport

Billund Airport, located 100 km south of Aarhus, has direct international flight connections to several major European cities and a large number of other destinations worldwide.

There is an airport bus service between Billund Airport and Aarhus. The journey takes approximately 1½ hours. Tickets are sold on the bus, in a webshop or an app (see the link below). Please note that the bus leaves the airport approx. 10-15 minutes after the plane has landed. The bus arrives at/departs from the main entrance of the SAS Radisson Hotel in Aarhus.

Billund Airport's website 


From Copenhagen Airport there are hourly direct train connections to Aarhus. The travel time is about 3.5 hours.

From Southern and Central Europe connections to Aarhus go via Hamburg/Flensburg. If you want to travel at night, it can be an advantage to go via Copenhagen. Travel time from Hamburg to Aarhus is about 5 hours. You may have to switch trains.

From Eastern Europe and CIS countries train connections to Aarhus go via Poland and Copenhagen.

From Scandinavian countries you can travel via Copenhagen or by ferry to Frederikshavn or Grenå, and from there by train or bus to Aarhus.

Make sure to make a seat reservation.

The Danish train company DSB's website


Aarhus has direct connections to the great European network of motorways, making it easy to get to Aarhus from most European cities. From Hamburg Aarhus can be reached within roughly four hours. The address that you should type in your GPS is: Fuglesangs Allé  4, 8210 Aarhus V, Denmark.

If you are travelling from other Scandinavian countries, there are ferries to Northern Jutland (Frederikshavn, Hirtshals and Grenå).

Contact your host at the Department if you need a guest parking permit for the University's parking areas.

City bus

Bus line 3A goes directly to the Department of Economics and Business Economics every 10 minutes from the city centre.

Find the bus at Banegårdspladsen opposite the train station (direction "Tilst") and get off after approx. 10 minutes at the bus stop "Aarhus BSS" at intersection Viborgvej/Vestre Ringgade (second stop after The Old Town museum).

You must buy your ticket through an app, webshop or use your travel card - please see the link below.

Aarhus buses: Midttrafik


All taxis in Aarhus are metered and accept major credit cards. Tax and tips are included in the meter price.

Taxis can be hired on the street or ordered by phone (no extra charge).

You can also always find and hire a taxi at the Railway Station.

Aarhus Taxa: Tel. +45 89 484848
DanTaxi: Tel. +45 70 252525

The use of taxis should be confined to short trips in situations where it is not suitable to use public transportation, i.e. if you have problems getting to your point of destination on time.

Reimbursement of travel expenses

Settlement of expenses for persons who are not employed at AU is handled electronically. Reimbursement is only possible if an agreement has been made with the Department in advance.

For persons without a Danish CPR number, the settlement takes place via a link that you will receive from one of the Department's secretaries. The link gives you access to the reimbursement system, where you must fill in the relevant information. Tickets and receipts must be uploaded in the system. After submission, you will receive the payment within 2-5 business days.

For persons with a Danish CPR number, the settlement takes place via AU’s settlement system RejsUd. The secretary will ask you for information and receipts for your travel expenses. The amount will be paid out via your NEM account.