How to get to Aarhus…
Travelling to/from Aarhus airport
The Aarhus airport Tirstrup is located 40 km north of the city and offers direct international flights to a number of European destinations, for instance Oslo, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Manchester, London (Stansted and Gatwick), Berlin, Munich, Nice, Rome and Cyprus. 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. 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 shuttle 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.
Aarhus Airport Tirstrup
Airport shuttle bus
Copenhagen International Airport
Travelling to/from Billund airport
Billund airport is located 95 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 – see airport link below for 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 shuttle bus: Dankort, VISA, MasterCard, Visa Electron, V Pay, China Union Pay, American Express or JCB.
Travelling to/from Aalborg airport
Aalborg Airport is situated about 2 hours from Aarhus by train. You can either take the train bound for Aarhus or Copenhagen. See the timetable here: 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 DSB-link 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 Airport (Tirstrup)
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 to 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.
BY FERRY / COACH
Check the Molslinjen 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 (3E conference venue on 10 May and location on the map (3E conference venue on 11-12 May)
Individual taxi services are available – approx. DKK 600 from Aarhus Airport to Aarhus and DKK 1500 from Billund Airport to Aarhus.
Getting around in Aarhus
Getting around in Aarhus and in the Aarhus Region is easy with the city buses and also with Denmark’s first light rail, Letbanen.