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Train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg Ic
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St. Rx / ...

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Fly to Karup  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Karup (KRP) BER - KRP

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Train via Kolding  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kolding Ic
  3. Take the train from Kolding St. to Skanderborg St. Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St. Rx / ...

Bus  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Aarhus C N150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aarhus Rutebilstation to Ikast/Østerport 124

Bus via Århus  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Aarhus C N150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aarhus Rutebilstation to Ikast/Østerport 124

Drive  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Ikast 617.4 km

Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Copenhagen (CPH) BER - CPH
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Skanderborg St.
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

Fly to Billund, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Billund (BLL) BER - BLL
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn to Hotel Scandic Regina, Herning

Fly to Aalborg, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Aalborg (AAL) BER - AAL
  2. Take the train from Aalborg Lufthavn St. to Aarhus H
  3. Take the train from Aarhus H to Ikast St.

Fly to Aarhus, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Aarhus (AAR) BER - AAR
  2. Take the train from Aarhus H to Ikast St.

Berlin to Ikast by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Ikast is around 9h 5m and covers a distance of around 717 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 15m. The fastest train normally takes 8h 37m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Berlin to Ikast train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Ikast St.. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
7h 49m
Layover time:
1h 15m
Total time:
9h 5m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
8h 37m
Train distance:
717 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:03
Last train departs at:
12:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Ikast train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Denmark from Germany

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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Denmark from Germany.

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Denmark.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Ikast is to drive which costs €75 - €120 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Ikast is to drive which costs €75 - €120 and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Ikast/Østerport via Aarhus Rutebilstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Ikast St. via Hamburg Hbf and Skanderborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Berlin and Ikast is 487 km. The road distance is 617.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Ikast without a car is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 15m to get from Berlin to Ikast, including transfers.

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Berlin to Ikast bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Ikast train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Ikast is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10h 47m, you could also fly, which costs €120 - €300 and takes 6h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Ikast.
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  • Distance: 487.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 15m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Ikast, Denmark?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Ikast via Hamburg Hbf and Skanderborg St. in around 8h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Ikast via Aarhus Rutebilstation in around 10h 47m.

Airlines
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Karup via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260 kr - 1700 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Karup via Bergen, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
460 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Karup via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3100 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Karup via Amsterdam Schiphol, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Karup via Dusseldorf, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Karup via Vienna, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4400 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Karup via Zurich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
900 kr - 3200 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260 kr - 1400 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
280 kr - 1600 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3000 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 3200 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
480 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
850 kr - 2600 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2500 kr - 3400 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
190 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
190 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
190 kr - 2300 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
400 kr - 1600 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 kr - 1400 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2800 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80 kr - 1800 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
800 kr - 2900 kr
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2400 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3200 kr
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 3500 kr
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
400 kr - 550 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110 kr - 150 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kolding
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
460 kr - 650 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kolding to Skanderborg
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
320 kr - 440 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
700 kr - 850 kr
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
250 kr - 350 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kolding St.
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
190 kr - 270 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Kolding St. to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kr - 140 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from CPH Lufthavn to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
220 kr - 300 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aalborg Lufthavn St. to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 kr - 170 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
Train from Aarhus H to Ikast St.
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
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
Train from Aarhus to Ikast st
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Dänische Staatsbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Kolding st to Skanderborg st
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Aarhus C
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 kr - 280 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Aarhus C
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 kr - 280 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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GoShuttle
Phone
+45 2194 7526
Email
info@goshuttle.dk
Website
goshuttle.dk
Bus from Billund Lufthavn to Hotel Scandic Regina, Herning
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
785 kr
Website
GoShuttle

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Berlin to Ikast bus services, operated by Midttrafik, arrive at Ikast/Østerport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Ikast is 617 km. It takes approximately 5h 37m to drive from Berlin to Ikast.

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Norwegian Air International, Scandinavian Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Ikast. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs €2 - €9.

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