Getting 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 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 115 (cash) and it takes about 45-50 min. to reach downtown Aarhus. The bus stops at the Aarhus University campus. Click on link below for more information on airport bus information or call (+45) 8612 8622.
There are direct flights between Aarhus Airport/Tirstrup and Copenhagen International Airport with thirteen daily departures on weekdays and six 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 130 DKK.
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 . Copenhagen airport is connected to Aarhus Airport/Tirstrup with thirteen daily departures on weekdays and six 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.
Trains bound for Aarhus railway station leave Copenhagen Airport hourly. The price is about DKK 300 for a one-way ticket (including seat reservation). To buy a ticket at 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
Accommodation in Aarhus
- Radisson BLU Scandinavia Hotel (+45) 8612 8665
- Comwell Aarhus (+45) 8672 8000
- Helnan Marselis Hotel (+45) 8614 4411
- City Hotel Oasia (+45) 8732 3715
- BEST WESTERN Hotel Ritz (+45) 8613 4444
- Hotel Guldsmeden (+45) 8613 4550
- CabInn (+45) 8675 7000
- Villa Provence (+45) 8618 2400