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Accommodation

We recommend the following hotels which are all located near the train station (Banegårdspladsen) and city hall.

Aarhus has plenty of other great hotels – find accommodation in Aarhus here.


Getting to Aarhus

By air:

Travelling to/from Aarhus airport

Aarhus Airport is located in Tirstrup, 40 km north of the city. Please visit their website below for information on routes, flight arrival, and departure times.

There is a shuttle bus with frequent departures from just outside the main entrance. The fare is 115 DKK, and it takes about 50 minutes to reach downtown Aarhus. The bus stops at the Aarhus University campus (Nobelparken) and at the train station (Banegårdspladsen). Click on the link below for airport bus information or call (+45) 8612 8622.

Bus fare can be paid in cash (DKK, NOK, SEK, USD, GBP, EUR). The following credit cards are also accepted on the Airport bus: Dankort, VISA, MasterCard, or JCB.

There are direct flights between Aarhus Airport and Copenhagen International Airport with many daily departures on weekdays and some departures on Saturdays and Sundays. The flight takes about 35 minutes. In Copenhagen, a free transit bus links the international and domestic airport terminals.

Aarhus airport
Airport bus information

Travelling to/from Billund airport

Billund airport is located 100 km south of Aarhus. Please visit the airport website for more information on arrivals and departures.

There is an airport shuttle bus between Aarhus and Billund with several daily departures – please click airport link down below to find more information. The travel time from Billund Airport to downtown Aarhus is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Tickets are sold on the bus for about 160 DKK. The following credit cards are also accepted on the Airport bus: Dankort, VISA, MasterCard, Visa Electron, V Pay, China Union Pay, American Express, or JCB.

Billund airport
Airport bus information

Travelling to/from Aalborg airport

Aalborg is the fourth-largest city in Denmark located about 118 km north of Aarhus. Please visit the airport website for more information on arrivals and departures.

There are several daily buses from the airport to the centre of Aalborg from which you can take the train to Aarhus (Aarhus H). For connecting trains to Aarhus, please click the DSB link below. 

Aalborg airport
Airport bus information
DSB

Travelling to/from Copenhagen airport

Please visit the website for more information on arrivals and departures by plane. For connecting trains to Aarhus, please click the DSB link down below. In Copenhagen, a free transit bus links the international and domestic airport terminals. Copenhagen airport has direct flight connections to a large number of international destinations.

Copenhagen airport
DSB

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By train:

Aarhus is at one of the most important railway junctions in Denmark. There are hourly departures to the north, south, and west. From Southern and Central Europe, the connections are via Hamburg/Flensburg. Travel time from Hamburg to Aarhus is approximately five hours. From Eastern European countries train connections to Aarhus go via Poland and Copenhagen. Aarhus has hourly services to and from Copenhagen. The trip takes about three and a half hours. There are several daily connections to Sweden, Germany, and the rest of Europe.

Trains bound for Aarhus railway station leave Copenhagen Airport hourly. The price is about 418 DKK  for a one-way ticket (incl. travelling ticket and seat reservation). To buy a ticket at the Copenhagen airport, you should go to the automatic ticket machines in Terminal 3 just above a rolling sidewalk which takes you down to the train.

Please note that food is not sold on the train. We recommend you bring your own. Most train stations sell food and snacks. Also, note that travelling ticket and seat reservation is sold separately – remember to secure a seat for the long travel.

A first-class travelling ticket and seat reservation (DSB 1') includes more spacious seating, mineral water, tea, coffee, and something sweet.  

Visit DSB to find all your connection route options.


By ferry:

Check the Molslinjen website (only in Danish) for current timetables for ferries between Aarhus and Sjællands Odde (Jutland–Zealand connection). Prices starts at 149 DKK.


By car:

Aarhus has direct connections to the great European network of motorways, making it easy to arrive from most European cities. From Hamburg, Aarhus can be reached within roughly four hours. For more information, please check the location on the map. Please be aware that parking near the venues of the keynotes and breakout sessions is not possible as the spaces are reserved for employees only.


By taxi:

Individual taxi services are available. Prices starts at around 600 DKK from Aarhus Airport to Aarhus and 1200 DKK from Billund Airport to Aarhus. Prices also vary according to the time of the day of travelling and the size of the taxi.