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There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Århus by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation Öresundståg
  2. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Moss, Mosseporten Bus4You

kr 633 - kr 849

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Bus  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Moss, Mosseporten Bus4You

kr 434 - kr 574

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Train  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Halden Tåg
  3. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Moss stasjon R20

Car ferry, train  •  19h 38m

  1. Take the car ferry from Copenhagen to Oslo
  2. Take the train from Oslo S to Sonsveien stasjon L21

kr 904 - kr 1501

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Århus 558.2 km

kr 750 - kr 1200

Fly, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Oslo (OSL) CPH - OSL
  2. Take the train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
  3. Take the train from Oslo S to Sonsveien stasjon

kr 798 - kr 2402

Copenhagen to Århus by buses

The bus journey time between Copenhagen and Århus is around 24h 36m and covers a distance of around 594 km. The fastest bus normally takes 21h 36m. Operated by FlixBus, Bus4You, Østfold fylkeskommune and others, the Copenhagen to Århus bus service departs from Copenhagen central train station and arrives in Deør skog. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
24h 36m
Fastest bus time:
21h 36m
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
kr 434
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:50
Last bus departs at:
17:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Århus bus schedules

Denmark → Norway
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International entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Iceland and Norway

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Conditions of entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Iceland and Greenland
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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Considerations leaving from Denmark

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Norway from Denmark.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Århus is 815 55 015.

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

The social distance requirement in Århus is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 815 55 015.

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

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Århus is to bus which costs 310 kr - 420 kr and takes 10h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Århus is to drive which costs 550 kr - 850 kr and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Århus. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Deør skog via Malmö Norra Vallgatan, Mosseporten senter and Moss bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 34m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Århus is 443 km. The road distance is 558.2 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Århus without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 24m and costs 450 kr - 650 kr.

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It takes approximately 9h 24m to get from Copenhagen to Århus, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Århus bus services, operated by Bus4You, depart from Malmö Norra Vallgatan station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Århus is to train which takes 9h 39m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310 kr - 420 kr and takes 10h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Oslo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Copenhagen to Århus bus services, operated by Bus4You, arrive at Moss, Mosseporten station.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Århus.
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  • Distance: 443 km
  • Duration: 9h 24m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Århus, Viken, Norway?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Århus via Göteborg Centralstation, Göteborg Central, Halden stasjon, Moss stasjon, Sonsveien stasjon, and Sonsveien stasjon in around 9h 39m. Alternatively, Bus4You operates a bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Moss, Mosseporten once a week. Tickets cost kr 280 - kr 390 and the journey takes 6h 40m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 2900
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 2900
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 2900
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 2100
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 2000
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 380 - kr 550
Website
Öresundståg
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Göteborg Central to Halden
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Halden stasjon to Moss stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 110 - kr 140
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Sonsveien stasjon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 75 - kr 100
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
kr 80 - kr 100
Website
vy.no
Flytoget
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 180
Website
Flytoget AS
Bus operators
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Moss, Mosseporten
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 220
Website
Bus4You
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Moss, Mosseporten
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 280 - kr 390
Website
Bus4You
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 1400
Website
dfds.co.uk
2-bed inside cabin
kr 777
2-bed sea view cabin
kr 1339
2-bed Commodore De Luxe
kr 3179

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Århus is 558 km. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Copenhagen to Århus.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Oslo Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Århus. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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