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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 four different airports in Denmark. If you arrive in Copenhagen Airport – the largest in Scandinavia – you can either choose to fly on to Billund Airport, or Aarhus Airport, or you can travel by train or rent a car. From both Billund and Aarhus Airports there are airport buses to Aarhus.

By plane

Aarhus Airport – AAR – www.aar.dk. Aarhus Airport is located at Tirstrup 40km north-east of Aarhus, offers direct international flight connections. There is an airport shuttle bus to Aarhus from Aarhus Airport. Tickets are sold on the bus. Most foreign currencies and credit cards are accepted.

The travel time from Aarhus Airport to the city of Aarhus is approx. 50min. One-way fare costs DKK 115 (June 2019). There are predefined stops along the bus route, final stop is at the railway station in the city centre (Hovedbanegården).

Billund Airport – BLL www.bll.dk. Billund Airport is located 100km south of Aarhus and has many international flight connections. There is an airport shuttle bus to Aarhus from Billund Airport, called RUTE 912X. Tickets are sold on the bus. The travel time from Billund to Aarhus is approx. 1.5h. One-way fare costs DKK 162 (June 2019). The bus stops at the railway station in the city centre of Aarhus (Hovedbanegården), final stop is at the bus station in Aarhus (Rutebilstationen).

Copenhagen Airport – CPH – www.cph.dk.  Copenhagen Airport is located at Kastrup and is Scandinavia’s biggest airport with about 65 airlines operating from Copenhagen Airport and with more than 20 million passengers every year. If you land at Copenhagen Airport, you may take the train directly from the airport to Aarhus. The train from Copenhagen to Aarhus operates on an hourly basis. Travelling time is approximately 3h.

For further information, departures and reservation please see www.rejseplanen.dk.

By train

The train from Copenhagen to Aarhus operates on an hourly basis. Travelling time is approximately 3 hours. There is a direct train connection from Copenhagen Airport to Aarhus. For further information, departures and reservation please see www.rejseplanen.dk – choose UK for information in English.

By ferry

There is ferry service between Aarhus and Kalundborg, Aarhus and Sjællands Odde and from Norway and Sweden to Frederikshavn and Hirtshals.

By car

As in all parts of Denmark, Aarhus has an efficient road network which allows for easy driving access directly to the city – Hamburg is only a 3,5h drive.