Travel to Aarhus


Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup)

Copenhagen Airport is Denmark's main international airport and there are direct flights to Copenhagen Airport from most European cities. When you arrive at Copenhagen Airport, you can either continue your flight to Aarhus, Karup or Billund Airport or catch a train or bus towards Aarhus. For further information, please visit

Aarhus Airport (Tirstrup)

There are direct flights to Aarhus Airport from some European cities and Copenhagen. It is a 50-minute drive from Aarhus Airport to the city of Aarhus by bus. When you arrive at the airport, you can take the airport shuttle (SAS), which stops close to the University and at the railway station in Aarhus. For further information, please visit

Billund Airport

Aarhus is also serviced by another international airport, Billund Airport, which is located about 75 km south-west of Aarhus. A 90-minute shuttle bus ride takes you to Aarhus. For further information, please visit


From home destination

If you travel by train all the way from your home country, your local railway station will inform you about prices and schedules. Remember to ask for discount or student tickets. Aarhus' main station is called Aarhus Hovebanegården (sometimes abbreviated Aarhus H or Aarhus st). The station is located in the centre of town with a number of bus stops right outside the stateion to take you further to your destination.

Via Copenhagen

If you want to travel from Copenhagen to Aarhus by train, you can either take the airport shuttle to Copenhagen’s central railway station or, more conveniently, take a direct train from the airport to Aarhus. The airport train station is located under Terminal 3 and tickets can be bought from the DSB ticket sale in Teminal 3. The train ride takes 3–4 hours.

When travelling in Denmark, there are special discount tickets for people below the age of 26, but you must obtain a Wild Card (ID card) from DSB first. For further information about , please visit


The bus station in Aarhus is located in the centre of town, approximately a three minute walk from the main tran station. The name for the bus station is Aarhus Rutebilstation and has busses that service international, national, and local destinations.

The companies Kombardo Expressen and Abildskou Coaches operate within Denmark and Germany and are often cheaper alternatives to the train for travel between Copenhagen and Aarhus. To view prices on arriving with Kombardo Expressen or Abildskou, please visit their websites at Kombardo and