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There are 4 ways to get from Aalborg to Ikast by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Herning Station Bus

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Train

  1. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Skanderborg St.
  2. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

Bus via Silkeborg Trafikterminal

  1. Take the bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Silkeborg Trafikterminal

Drive

  1. Drive from Aalborg to Ikast

Aalborg to Ikast by bus

The bus journey time between Aalborg and Ikast is around 3h 10m and covers a distance of around 139 km. This includes an average layover time of around 39 min. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 52m. Operated by Thinggaard Express and Midttrafik, the Aalborg to Ikast bus service departs from Aalborg Busterminal and arrives in Ikast/Østerport. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h 31m
Layover time:
39 min
Total time:
3h 10m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2h 52m
Bus distance:
139 km
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
14:10
Last bus departs at:
16:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aalborg to Ikast bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ikast is 072 22 74 59.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ikast is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ikast is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 072 22 74 59.

Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Aalborg to Ikast is to drive which costs 110 kr - 170 kr and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Aalborg to Ikast is to drive which costs 110 kr - 170 kr and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aalborg to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Aalborg Busterminal and arriving at Ikast/Østerport via Herning Station Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aalborg to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Aalborg St. and arriving at Ikast St. via Skanderborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Aalborg and Ikast is 111 km. The road distance is 129 km.

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The best way to get from Aalborg to Ikast without a car is to bus which takes 2h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Aalborg to Ikast, including transfers.

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Aalborg to Ikast bus services, operated by Thinggaard Express, depart from Aalborg Busterminal station.

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Aalborg to Ikast train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Aalborg St. station.

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The best way to get from Aalborg to Ikast is to bus which takes 2h 57m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3h 10m.

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  • Distance: 111.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 57m

What companies run services between Aalborg, Denmark and Ikast, Denmark?

Thinggaard Express operates a bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Herning Station Bus once daily, and the journey takes 2h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aalborg to Ikast via Skanderborg St. in around 3h 10m.

Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aalborg St. to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Arriva DK
Phone
+45 70 80 44 44
Email
kundeservice@arriva.dk
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
Arriva Danmark
Website
delfi.de
Train from Skanderborg st to Ikast st
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
Thinggaard Express
Phone
9811 6600
Email
mail@expressbus.dk
Website
expressbus.dk
Bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Herning Station Bus
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Thinggaard Express

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Aalborg to Ikast bus services, operated by Thinggaard Express, arrive at Herning Station Bus.

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Aalborg to Ikast train services, operated by Arriva DK, arrive at Ikast St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aalborg to Ikast is 129 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Aalborg to Ikast.

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