How to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen

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from Aarhus to Copenhagen

You can get from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Aarhus to Copenhagen on May 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Aarhus and Copenhagen

distanceDistance97 miles (156 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$14 - $96
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€13) • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $96 (€86) • 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or regional jet

Take a bus or flight to travel 97 miles (156 km) to Copenhagen from Aarhus. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or regional jet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Aarhus to Copenhagen.

How to Travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen

The journey from Aarhus to Copenhagen is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. Traveling from Aarhus to Copenhagen is easy to do by train, bus, and plane. The fastest way is by taking the train, while the cheapest way is by taking the bus. Flights are also available with a flight time of only 35 minutes; however, when travel time to and from Aarhus and Copenhagen's airports is taken into consideration, flying is actually slightly slower than traveling across Denmark from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train. Key departure points in Aarhus include Hovedbanegård train station, Aarhus Rutebilstationen, and Aarhus airport.

Aarhus to Copenhagen Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€19

3:40 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€53

2:51 h

1 Day Ahead

flights

€147

0:35 h

3 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen?

Cheapest way to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen. There are usually 16 buses traveling from Aarhus to Copenhagen per day. All Aarhus to Copenhagen buses are operated by FlixBus. Buses depart from Aarhus Rutebilstationen and take between 3:40 and 4:30 h to arrive at either København Ingerslevsgade or København Valby Station.


Fastest way to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen


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Taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen, requiring only 35 minutes of flight time. However, when travel time to and from Aarhus and Copenhagen's airports is taken into consideration it takes at least 3¼ hours to arrive in Copenhagen making taking the train actually the fastest way to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen. SAS offers direct flights from Aarhus to Copenhagen which depart from Aarhus airport and arrive at Copenhagen's Kastrup airport, located approximately 8 km away from Copenhagen's city center.


Most popular way to travel from Copenhagen to Aarhus


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen. Taking the train is 25 minutes faster than taking the bus or taking a flight when travel time to and from Aarhus and Copenhagen's airports is included. There are over 40 trains traveling from Aarhus to Copenhagen every day, with the first train departing Aarhus Hovedbanegård train station at 4:04 a.m. The last train leaves Aarhus at 12:57 a.m. All trains arrive at København H train station. Trains depart Aarhus consistently through the day, usually multiple times per hour. All trains from to Copenhagen from Aarhus are operated by Denmark's national train company– DSB.


How to get from Aarhus to Copenhagen

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Aarhus to Copenhagen and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

You can travel between Aarhus and Copenhagen 2 different ways: bus or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Copenhagen from Aarhus is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€13).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Copenhagen:

A bus is generally $81 (€73) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $96 (€86) from Aarhus to Copenhagen.

The fastest way to get to Copenhagen from Aarhus is by flight with an average travel time of 40 min.

Other travel options to Copenhagen can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 30 min.

The Aarhus to Copenhagen distance is around 97 miles (156 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Aarhus to Copenhagen:

  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Aarhus to Copenhagen depart from Aarhus Airport to Københavns Lufthavn.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Aarhus to Copenhagen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Copenhagen by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Aarhus to Copenhagen tickets on Omio for $14 (€13).
  • Regional jet can take you to Copenhagen by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for regional jet from Aarhus to Copenhagen for $96 (€86).

Yes, there are direct services available from Aarhus to Copenhagen with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with Flixbus.
  • You can travel directly by plane with regional jet.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Copenhagen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Aarhus to Copenhagen.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Aarhus to Copenhagen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Stockholm, Berlin or Hamburg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Aarhus and Copenhagen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Copenhagen and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Aarhus to Copenhagen, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $14 (€13) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $96 (€86) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Aarhus to Copenhagen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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