Via Copenhagen Airport
For most international visitors, the most convenient way of getting to Aarhus is via Copenhagen Airport, which has direct connections to airports all over the world. You can take a train directly from the airport to Aarhus Main Station (c. 3,5 hours): simply search for trains from “CPH Lufthavn” to “Aarhus H” at the DSB website to book your ticket.
Via Billund Airport
Closer to Aarhus is Billund Airport, which has direct connections to many European cities. A shuttle will take you directly from the airport to downtown Aarhus (c. 1,5 hours). You can find the departure times of the shuttle at the journey-planner website Rejseplanen.dk by searching for connections between “Billund Airport (bus)” and “Aarhus Rutebilstation”. Tickets can be purchased on the bus with all major credit cards and Danish kroner.
Via Aarhus Airport
Aarhus also has its own airport, with direct flights to a selection of European cities. You can also transfer at Copenhagen Airport for a flight to Aarhus. From the airport, a shuttle will take you to the city centre (c. 50 minutes), and it includes a stop just outside the Aarhus University campus, “Aarhus Universitet/Nordre Ringgade”. Tickets can be purchased on the bus with cash (including euro, American dollars, British pounds) and with select credit cards. For more information and departure times, visit the Aarhus Airport website.
Aarhus Central Station, “Aarhus H”, lies in the heart in the city. If you are traveling from southern or central Europe, you can connect to a train to Aarhus at Hamburg (c. 5 hours); if you are travelling from the rest of Scandinavia or from eastern Europe, you can catch a connection at Copenhagen Central Station (c. 3,5 hours). You can plan your journey and purchase your ticket at the DSB website for international travellers. The main intercity bus services operating in Denmark are Flixbus and Kombardo.
Aarhus has direct connections to the European highway network, making it easy to get there from most European cities. The Danish road system is free to access, with the exception of ferries and bridges. From Hamburg, the drive to Aarhus is c. 4 hours; from Copenhagen, it is c. 3 hours. Guests of MatchPoints 2021 enjoy free parking at the campus for the duration of the conference.
For the latest news on travel restrictions to and from Denmark in connection with the Covid-19 virus, visit the Danish government’s information website for international visitors.