Trains Aarhus to Copenhagen: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Aarhus to Copenhagen by train

The journey from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train is 97 mi and takes 1 h 7 min. There are 89 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:07am and the last at 12:44am. It is possible to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration 1 h 7 min
Connection per Day 89
First Departure 1:07am
Last Departure 12:44am
Distance 97 mi
Departure Aarhus
Arrival Copenhagen
Carriers DSB

Aarhus to Copenhagen Train Times

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Sunday,Oct 01 2023

Traveling from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train

The average train journey duration from Aarhus to Copenhagen is 2 h 32 min. The distance between the two main stations is 97.6 mi. There are approximately 91 trains connecting Aarhus and Copenhagen per day. The cheapest train ticket for this route costs around $∞. If you're traveling from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train, you'll depart from Aarhus H and Ny Præstøvej 100 (ny Præstøvej) stations. These stations are connected to København H and Østerport St. stations. While there may not be a direct connection between all the stations on this route, Virail offers direct routes and transfer information to reach your destination. Also, please arrive 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure optimal boarding conditions.

The transportation is provided by the Danish railway company DSB. Various trains operate on this route, including InterCity, InterCityLyn, and regional trains. For the fastest connection, consider the InterCityLyn trains, which offer a swift and direct service. InterCity and regional trains are great options for flexibility and multiple stops. Enjoy the scenic journey from the vibrant city of Aarhus to the bustling capital, Copenhagen.

Discover Copenhagen: A Mix of Modern Design and Historical Legacy

Copenhagen Central Station, the heart of Denmark's rail network, seamlessly connects travelers to various destinations. Key among its services is the S-train system, linking urban and suburban areas across the city. The station is a gateway to regional destinations and major Danish cities via InterCity trains. Furthermore, international routes connect Copenhagen to neighboring countries like Sweden and Germany. Just outside its doors, there is a bus staion, while nearby Nørreport Station offers metro access.

Copenhagen, Denmark's capital, beautifully combines old-world charm with modern design. Its rich history is evident in its preserved architecture, while the spirit of innovation can be seen in its sustainable practices and contemporary design spaces.

Things to do/see in Copenhagen

  1. Visit the famous Little Mermaid statue by the water.
  2. Explore Nyhavn's colorful waterfront and historic ships.
  3. Wander through the landmark Christiansborg Palace.
  4. Discover Rosenborg Castle and its treasury.
  5. Take a boat tour of the canals.
  6. Stroll through the free town of Christiania.
  7. Visit Tivoli Gardens, one of the world's oldest amusement parks.
  8. Experience the panoramic views from the Round Tower.
  9. See Danish design at the Design Museum. Explore the National Museum of Danish History.

Things to eat/drink in Copenhagen:

  1. Taste the classic Smørrebrød, an open-faced sandwich.
  2. Enjoy traditional Danish pastries, especially the cinnamon roll.
  3. Try pickled herring, a traditional dish.
  4. Experience the world of Danish beers.
  5. Don't miss out on tasting a Danish hot dog from street vendors.

Day trips from Copenhagen

Visit the cliffs of Møns Klint, explore the castles in North Zealand, or take a ferry to the nearby Swedish city of Malmö. Each location provides a unique insight into Scandinavian culture, history, and natural beauty.

Copenhagen Travel Tips

We reccomend using a Copenhagen Card for free access to numerous attractions and public transport. Cycling is a popular way to get around, with the city's extensive bike lanes and bike-sharing programs. Enjoy the waterfront areas, where many of Copenhagen's iconic sights are located. Maybe take one of the guided tours for an in-depth understanding of the city's history and architecture.

If you plan to travel from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train, Virail iis here to help. Explore different routes, prices, and travel modes to ensure a smooth journey. Check our price calendar to find the best deals and make your trip memorable.

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Cheap tickets from Aarhus to Copenhagen
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Aarhus to Copenhagen.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Aarhus to Copenhagen, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Aarhus to Copenhagen.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Aarhus to Copenhagen

The cheapest Aarhus - Copenhagen train tickets can be found for as low as $9 if you’re lucky, or $11 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $21.

Find the best day to travel to Copenhagen by train

When travelling to Copenhagen by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Dänische Staatsbahnen, also known as DSB, is the national railway company of Denmark. It was founded in 1885 and operates trains throughout the country. However, a part of the regional train network in West and Central Jutland was transferred from DSB to Arriva in 2003. The company also operates international services to Germany and Sweden. DSB's fleet comprises high-speed trains, regional trains, and commuter trains. Denmark has a diverse range of train services, encompassing nine distinct types, such as Eurocity, Intercity, Regionaltog, and S-tog. These different train categories cater to various travel needs, offering passengers a comprehensive selection of options for their journeys

Services on board DSB from Aarhus to Copenhagen
Compare services on board when travelling from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train.
Facilities DSB
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Aarhus to Copenhagen CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Aarhus to Copenhagen by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Aarhus and Copenhagen are 0.9kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Aarhus and Copenhagen? By taking the train between Aarhus and Copenhagen you will save 233.0kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 5.0kg compared to a bus and 21.7kg compared to a car.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Aarhus and Copenhagen by train?
Aarhus to Copenhagen is 97 mi.
How long does the train between Aarhus and Copenhagen take?
Aarhus to Copenhagen is on average 2 h 35 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 h 7 min.
Which companies operate from Aarhus to Copenhagen?
The train journey from Aarhus to Copenhagen is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DSB.
How many train connections per day go from Aarhus to Copenhagen?
Aarhus to Copenhagen has 89 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Aarhus to Copenhagen leave?
The earliest train from Aarhus to Copenhagen departs at 1:07am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Aarhus to Copenhagen depart?
The latest train from Aarhus to Copenhagen departs at 12:44am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
From which stations can I leave from Aarhus to Copenhagen?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Aarhus to go to Copenhagen. You can go from Aarhus H and Ny Præstøvej 100 (ny Præstøvej) and you can arrive at København H and Østerport St..
How many direct connections depart from Aarhus to Copenhagen?
There are on average 29 direct connection(s) from Aarhus to go to Copenhagen.
What's the fastest journey time between Aarhus to Copenhagen by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Aarhus and Copenhagen is 1 h 7 min.
Is there a direct train from Aarhus to Copenhagen?
Yes, there is a direct train between Aarhus and Copenhagen.
What are the CO2 emissions for Aarhus to Copenhagen by train?
The train journey from Aarhus to Copenhagen creates 0.9kg of CO2 emissions.

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