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There are 3 ways to get from Copenhagen to Ærø by train, bus or ferry

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Recommended option

Train, line 930 bus, ferry  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from København H to Nyborg St. Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 930 bus from Nyborg Station to Svendborg Plads B 930 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

846 kr - 907 kr

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Svendborg Vest 628
  2. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn Ærøskøbing - Svendborg

793 kr - 815 kr

1 alternative option

Train, ferry  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from København H to Odense St. Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Odense St. to Svendborg St. Ra
  3. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

Copenhagen → Ærø
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ærø is 072 22 74 59.

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

The social distance requirement in Ærø is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Ærø is to bus and ferry which costs 790 kr - 820 kr and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Ærø is to train and line 930 bus and ferry which costs 800 kr - 950 kr and takes 4h 51m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Ærø is 167 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Ærø without a car is to train and line 930 bus and ferry which takes 4h 51m and costs 800 kr - 950 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Copenhagen to Ærø, including transfers.

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There are two+ hotels available in Ærø. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Ærø.
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  • Distance: 166.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Ærø, Denmark?

There is no direct connection from Copenhagen to Ærø. However, you can take the train to Nyborg St., take the walk to Nyborg Station, take the line 930 bus to Svendborg Plads B, take the walk to Svendborg Færgehavn, then take the ferry to Ærøskøbing Havn. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Copenhagen to Ærøskøbing via Odense St., Svendborg St., and Svendborg Færgehavn in around 5h 7m.

Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Nyborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
110 kr - 160 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Odense St. to Svendborg St.
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
Bus operators
Fynbus
Email
fynbus@fynbus.dk
Website
fynbus.dk
Bus from Nyborg Station to Svendborg Plads B
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35 kr - 55 kr
Website
Fynbus
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Svendborg Vest
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kr - 110 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Aeroe Ferry
Phone
+45 62524000
Email
info@aeroe-ferry.dk
Website
aeroe-ferry.com
Ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
693 kr
Website
Aeroe Ferry
Price with car
693 kr

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