How to Reach Aarhus - The Easiest Way to Reach Aarhus


By Train:

  • Copenhagen (3 hours; DKK 358; departs at least once an hour)
  • Hamburg (about 5 hours; EUR 50; a few times a day)

By Bus:

  • Rod bus goes to Copenhagen (it’s the cheapest)
  • Abildskou goes to Copenhagen, Hamburg Airport and Berlin
  • Eurolines go to Hamburg ( a key transit point for most European destinations)

 By Plane:

  • Aarhus Airport, Tirstrup is 45 minutes from Banegårdspladsen (in front of railway station for DKK100).
  • Billund Airport is 90 minutes away by bus leaving from Radisson SAS Hotel (tt costs about 180 DKK)


  • Walk and bike – that’s a good enough way to cover the whole city. You need to deposit DKK 20 for the bike which you get back when you return it. Getting the Aarhus Pass though allows you to cover all buses.

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Modes of Transportation in Aarhus

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Aarhus. The most preferred mode of transport in Aarhus is Bike.

Average distance: 7.07 km Average time: 22.77 min

  • Bike 38.46%
    Bike 13 min Walking 0.8 min Overall average time for 3.74 kms 13.8 min
  • Car 23.08%
    Driving 22.33 min Overall average time for 12 kms 22.33 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 30.77%
    Bus 25.5 min Walking 7.5 min Waiting 2 min Overall average time for 8.75 kms 35 min
  • Walking 7.69%
    Walking 20 min Overall average time for 2.2 kms 20 min

How to Reach Aarhus from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Sabro to Aarhus 19.34 km 19 mins
Odder to Aarhus 21.35 km 21 mins
Odense to Aarhus 85.89 km 1 hour 25 mins
Aalborg to Aarhus 101.88 km 1 hour 41 mins
Billund to Aarhus 130.33 km 2 hours 10 mins
Aabenraa to Aarhus 150.95 km 2 hours 30 mins
Hellerup to Aarhus 266.71 km 4 hours 26 mins
Copenhagen to Aarhus 268.06 km 4 hours 28 mins
Lund to Aarhus 335.23 km 5 hours 35 mins
Hannover to Aarhus 378.11 km 6 hours 18 mins
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