Travelling to/from Aarhus airport
The Aarhus airport Tirstrup is located 40 km north of the city and offers direct international flights to Gothenburg, Helsinki, London (Stansted), Oslo and Stockholm. Please visit their website for information on flight arrival/departure times.
There is an airport shuttle bus from Aarhus airport with frequent departures (every 20 minutes after each flight arrival with departures from just outside the main entrance). The fare is about DKK 100 and it takes about 50 minutes to reach downtown Aarhus. The bus stops at the Aarhus University campus (at Nobelparken). Click on link below for more information on airport bus information or call (+45) 8612 8622.
Bus fare can be paid 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/Tirstrup and Copenhagen International Airport with many daily departures on weekdays and some departures on Saturdays and Sundays. The flight takes 35 minutes. In Copenhagen a free transit bus links the International and Domestic airport terminals.
Travelling to/from Billund airport
Billund airport is located 100 km south of Arhus and has direct international flight connections to many European destinations, including Barcelona (Girona), Berlin, Birmingham, Brussels, Edinburgh, Faro, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Riga, Rome, and Stavanger. Please visit the airport website for more information on arrivals and departures.
There is an airport shuttle bus between Aarhus and Billund airport 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 140 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.
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 DSB link down below. Copenhagen airport is connected to Aarhus Airport/Tirstrup with many daily departures on weekdays and some departures on Saturdays and Sundays. The flight takes 35 minutes. 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.
Aarhus lies 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 opening of the Tunnel under the Great Belt has shortened the journey by one hour, so now the trip takes three and a half hours. There are several daily connections to Sweden, Germany and the rest of Europe.
Please visit DSB or DSB Journey planner to find all your connection route options.
Trains bound for Aarhus railway station leave Copenhagen Airport hourly. The price is about DKK 410 for a one-way ticket (including seat reservation). To buy a ticket at the Copenhagen airport, you should go to the DSB Ticket Sales booth in Terminal 3 just above a rolling sidewalk which takes you down to the train.
Check the Molslinien website for current timetables for ferries to Zealand (Aarhus-Odden).
Aarhus has direct connections to the great European network of motorways, making it easy to get to most European cities. Hamburg can be reached within roughly four hours. There are also excellent roads to most places in Denmark. For more information, please check location on the map
Individual taxi services are available - approx. DKK 600 from Aarhus Airport to Aarhus and DKK 1500 from Billund Airport to Aarhus.
Hotel bookings for SSN 2018
Make sure to book your hotel as early as possible as the conference coincides with a popular music festival in Aarhus (Northside). To ease the process and secure fair prices we have made special arrangements with some hotels available for booking now. You can find the arrangements by clicking here. First come, first serve.
Otherwise, we recommend these hotels:
Furthermore, Aarhus offers a range of different hotels. Find them here: www.visitaarhus.com/ln-int/denmark/hotels-and-inns-in-aarhus
The entire city is clean, compact and well-organised, which makes walking an excellent and enjoyable way to get around.
To walk from the centre of the city to the university takes approximately 30 minutes.
To book a taxi, please call this telephone number (+45) 8948 4848 or ask your hotel receptionist.There is also a taxi stand right outside the main exit of the train station and conveniently located taxi stands all over the city.
Midttrafik, the municipal bus company, runs the yellow buses in the city. The bus route number is indicated at the front and the back of the bus and the destination is displayed at the front and above the rear door. Aarhus is the only city in Denmark where passengers enter through the back door and exit through the front. Every bus is equipped with a ticket machine and a validation machine at the back of the bus. You can purchase single and multi-ride tickets.
Bus tickets for travel within the city limits (Municipality of Aarhus limits) cost 20 DKK. Ten-ride tickets are also available which vary in price depending on how far you want to go. Please check the Midttrafik website for more information on busses and city links.
Denmark is an ideal country for cycling. There are not many (very) steep hills and there are many safe cycling paths. Urban conditions for cyclists are constantly being improved. Look out for the special cyclists’ routes (cykelruter) and cycle paths (cykelstier).