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Travel Information from Aarhus to Copenhagen

distanceDistance97 miles (156 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$65 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $108 (€93) • 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, regional jet or BSB

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 97 miles (156 km) to Copenhagen from Aarhus. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, regional jet or BSB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Aarhus to Copenhagen.

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from Aarhus to Copenhagen

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

Our recommendation
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The best way to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
08:20AM3h30
Aarhus, Rutebilstationen
11:50AMCopenhagen
$271One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
08:20AM3h30
Aarhus, Rutebilstationen
11:50AMCopenhagen
$271One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
regional jet
09:40PM0h40
Aarhus Airport (AAR)
10:20PMCopenhagen Airport (CPH)
$1931One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
09:35AM3h35
Aarhus, Rutebilstationen
01:10PMCopenhagen
$271One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:00AM3h30
Aarhus, Rutebilstationen
01:30PMCopenhagen
$291One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:30AM3h35
Aarhus, Rutebilstationen
02:05PMCopenhagen
$291One-way
0 transfers
regional jet
12:55PM0h40
Aarhus Airport (AAR)
01:35PMCopenhagen Airport (CPH)
$2851One-way
0 transfers
regional jet
06:10PM3h55
Aarhus Airport (AAR)
10:05PMCopenhagen Airport (CPH)
$2731One-way
1 transfer
regional jet
06:10PM13h05
Aarhus Airport (AAR)
07:15AMCopenhagen Airport (CPH)
$2651One-way
1 transfer

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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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You can travel by travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen with FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FAQs: Travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen

    FAQs: Travel to Copenhagen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Aarhus to Copenhagen.
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    You can get between Aarhus and Copenhagen 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

    The cheapest way to go to Copenhagen from Aarhus is by taking a bus, which costs on average $12 (€10).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Aarhus to Copenhagen:

    Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

    A bus is $97 (€83) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Aarhus to Copenhagen costing on average $108 (€93).

    A bus is $54 (€46) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Aarhus to Copenhagen costing on average $65 (€56).

    The fastest way to get to Copenhagen from Aarhus is by flight with an average travel time of 35 min.

    Other travel options to Copenhagen take longer:

    Getting to Copenhagen by bus takes 3 h 30 min on average.

    Train takes 2 h 42 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 97 miles (156 km) between Aarhus and Copenhagen.

    The average frequency per day from Aarhus to Copenhagen is:

    • 7 buses per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Copenhagen from Aarhus as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

    • Flights mostly leave from Aarhus Airport and tend to arrive in Copenhagen Airport.
    • Trains most often depart from Aarhus at Aarhus Hovedbanegård and arrive in Copenhagen at Copenhagen Central Station.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Aarhus to Copenhagen:

    • You can take a bus from Aarhus to Copenhagen with FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $12 (€10) with FlixBus from Aarhus to Copenhagen.
    • You can take a flight from Aarhus to Copenhagen with regional jet, CityJet or SAS. Cheap tickets can be found for $108 (€93) with regional jet from Aarhus to Copenhagen.

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

    • 7 direct buses per day with FlixBus.

    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.

    Looking to extend your trip from Aarhus to Copenhagen? Many Omio customers who go from Aarhus to Copenhagen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Stockholm, Malmö, Berlin, Paris or Hamburg. If you're looking to explore Stockholm, Malmö, Berlin, Paris or Hamburg from Copenhagen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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