You can get from Copenhagen to Aarhus by train, bus or flight.
To get from Copenhagen to Aarhus on 29 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||97 miles (156 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or flight|
|Ticket price range||£11 - £76|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £11 • 3 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £76 • 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or regional jet|
Take a coach or flight to travel 97 miles (156 km) to Aarhus from Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or regional jet among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Copenhagen to Aarhus.
Travelling from Denmark’s capital to its second city can be fast, cheap and often a combination of both. There are a number of options to get from Copenhagen to Aarhus, with SAS providing a number of flights throughout the day for travellers with time constraints, and Flixbus offering a bus alternative for those on a budget. Hourly train services are also provided by DSB.
The cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Aarhus is by bus. All buses are run by Flixbus, and the quickest service takes around three-and-a-half hours while some take a little longer. The first service of the day leaves just around 7 a.m on most days, and there are a number of buses at various times throughout the morning, afternoon and evening until 18.40 p.m. Buses depart from Copenhagen’s Valby Bus Station and arrive into Aarhus’ Rutebilstationen.
Taking just 35 minutes plus check-in and waiting times, flying is the quickest way to reach Aarhus from Copenhagen. Direct flights are run by SAS and leave at various points during the day, with the last flight taking off as late at 22.50 p.m on some days. Please note that on certain days there are considerably fewer scheduled flights than others, with weekdays offering travellers a lot more options than weekends.
Many travellers prefer to take the train from Copenhagen to Aarhus. With direct trains running at least once an hour throughout the day, travellers have plenty of options with regards to departure times. The first direct service departs at 5.00 a.m and arrives at 8.13 a.m, while the final train of the day leaves Copenhagen at 21.00 p.m and gets into Aarhus at 00.17 am. All trains leave from Copenhagen Central Station and arrive at Aarhus Central Station which, as the names suggest, are both in their respective city centres. The quickest journey takes around 2 hours 50 minutes, while some take a little closer to three-and-a-half hours.
There are 2 ways to travel to Aarhus from Copenhagen including taking a coach or flight.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Aarhus. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.
This is compared to other travel options to Aarhus:
A coach is about £64 less than a flight, which costs on average £76 for this journey.
The fastest way from Copenhagen to Aarhus is by flight with an average journey time of 40 min.
Other travel options between Copenhagen and Aarhus can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Aarhus by coach can take on average 3 h 25 min.
The distance from Copenhagen to Aarhus is approximately 97 miles (156 km).
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