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Travel Information

Venue: Sandbjerg Manor, Sandbjergvej 102, 6400 Sønderborg, Denmark.

Getting there

By Car: Sandbjerg Manor is close to the E45 highway. Please see the detailed driving directions on the Sandbjerg Estate website.

Hamburg is a 2.5-hour drive and Copenhagen is a 3.5-hour drive. It is possible to park at the venue.

By train or plane:The closest train station is "Sønderborg" (Sonderborg), which is a 6 km drive by taxi from the venue at Sandbjerg Manor. You find taxis in front of the train station. If not, you can order one from "Sønderborg Taxa". The number is: +45 74 42 18 18  or Dan taxi: (+45) 70 25 25 25. The price from the station to the venue is approx. DKK 250 or 35 EUR.

Nearby airports include:

Transport from airportshttp://www.bll.dk/

Billund Airport (BLL).

The workshop will organize a shuttle pickup from Billund Airport departing from the airport at 2:30 pm (14:30) on August 28 and a return shuttle in the morning on September 1. Alternatively, public buses connect Billund Airport and Sønderborg Bus terminal (located next to the train station) with departures every 2 hours until 8 pm. Catch Express Bus 43 to Vejle Bus Station and from there catch X-Bus 900 to Sønderborg. Total travel time 3 h. Find Bus departures.

Copenhagen Airport

  • By air: The airline company Alsie Express offers several flights per day connecting Copenhagen and Sonderborg airport. Please note that you cannot search for international flight connections to Sonderborg Airport on Momondo; instead you can make a separate search for the connection: Copenhagen Airport (CPH) – Sonderborg (SGD) or book the whole trip directly through the airline company SAS.
  • By train: Frequent train departures connect Copenhagen Airport and Copenhagen Central (Train) Station. From Copenhagen Central Station direct trains connect to Sønderborg with departures every 2nd hour between 6 am and 8 pm. Tickets can be bought online in advance or at the station. The train ride takes approximately 3.5 h. Find Train departures and online tickets.

Sonderborg Airport (SGD).

  • By Flextur: is an open transport scheme, offering door-to-door service.
  • By Taxi: You find taxis in front of the terminal. If not, you can order one from "Sønderborg Taxa", using the telephone by the Airport entrance. The number is: +45 74 42 18 18 - it’s free to call. The price from the Airport to Sandbjerg Manor is around DKK 300 or 40 Euro.

Hamburg Airport (HAM). Frequent train departures connect Hamburg Airport and Hamburg Central Train Station.

  • By train and workshop shuttle. Catch a train from Hamburg Central Station to the Danish city Padborg. Connections run every 2 hours and the train ride takes 2 hours. The workshop will organize a shuttle pickup from Padborg train station at 4 pm on August 28 and a return shuttle in the morning on September 1. The drive between Padborg and the venue takes 30 mins.
  • By Train. Trains from Hamburg Central Station connect to Sønderborg via the Danish town Tinglev (Direction Aarhus). In Tinglev change to a train bound for Sønderborg. Alternatively, trains from Hamburg connect to Sønderborg via the German City Flensburg and the Danish city Tinglev. In Hamburg catch a train direction Flensburg. In Flensburg catch a train direction Fredericia and get off in Tinglev. In Tinglev catch a train direction Sønderborg. In either case total travel time is approximately 4.5 h. Tickets can be bought online in advance or at Hamburg Central Station.
    Train departures and online tickets 

You can also choose to use Aarhus Airport (AAR) in Tirstrup. If you arrive at Aarhus Airport, you can take the airport bus to Aarhus city. The organizers will arrange for a bus from Aarhus University (address: Ny Munkegade 114) around 12:00 (time to be decided) on August 28, time of return on September 1 is yet to be decided. Transportation time to venue is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.