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There are 11 ways to get from Dortmund to Århus by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H Ic

$120 - $174

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Bus  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Odense, Odense Station N98
  2. Take the bus from Odense, Odense Ørbækvej to Aarhus 620 / ...

$49 - $80

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Train, bus  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Kiel ZOB to Aarhus

$114 - $165

Train, drive  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Bremen Hbf to Århus

$115 - $165

Drive  •  6h 14m

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Århus 419.4 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Billund, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Billund (BLL) DUS - BLL
  3. Take the train from Vejle St. to Aarhus H

$101 - $431

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Billund, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Billund (BLL) FRA - BLL
  3. Take the train from Vejle St. to Aarhus H

$152 - $412

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Copenhagen, train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Copenhagen (CPH) DUS - CPH
  3. Take the train from København H to Aarhus H

$96 - $299

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg, train  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H

$99 - $235

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Copenhagen, train  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Copenhagen (CPH) CGN - CPH
  3. Take the train from København H to Aarhus H

$117 - $305

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Billund  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Billund (BLL) AMS - BLL
  4. Take the train from Vejle St. to Aarhus H

$164 - $488

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Århus is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Århus is to drive which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to Århus. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Aarhus via OBC Syd Plads A and Odense, Odense Ørbækvej. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Århus. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Aarhus H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Dortmund and Århus is 547 km. The road distance is 671 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Århus without a car is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8h 15m to get from Dortmund to Århus, including transfers.

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Dortmund to Århus bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dortmund station.

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Dortmund to Århus train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Århus is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Århus.
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  • Distance: 341.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 15m

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Århus, Denmark?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Århus via Hamburg Hbf in around 8h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dortmund to Århus via Odense, Odense Station, OBC Syd Plads A, Bilka / Ørbækvej, and Odense, Odense Ørbækvej in around 12h 54m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kiel ZOB to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Odense, Odense Station
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Odense, Odense Ørbækvej to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Billund Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Dortmund to Århus bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aarhus station.

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Dortmund to Århus train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Aarhus H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Århus is 671 km. It takes approximately 6h 14m to drive from Dortmund to Århus.

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British Airways, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Billund Airport.

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