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There are 3 ways to get from Flensburg to Ikast by train, bus or car

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Flensburg central train station to Aarhus C
  2. Take the bus from Aarhus Rutebilstation to Ikast/Østerport

Drive

  1. Drive from Flensburg to Ikast

Flensburg to Ikast by train

The train journey time between Flensburg and Ikast is around 4h 28m and covers a distance of around 264 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 19m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 5m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Danish Railways (DSB), Arriva DK and others, the Flensburg to Ikast train service departs from Flensburg and arrives in Ikast St.. Typically 24 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:
3h 8m
Layover time:
1h 19m
Total time:
4h 28m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 5m
Train distance:
264 km
Trains per week:
24
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:48
Last train departs at:
22:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Flensburg to Ikast train schedules

Germany → Denmark
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International entry into Denmark from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Denmark, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay

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Conditions of entry into Denmark from Germany

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) and Cyprus
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Czech Republic, Hungary, Jordan, Moldova, New Zealand, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia

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Rules to follow in Denmark

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


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: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Flensburg to Ikast is to drive, which costs €23 - €35 and takes 1h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Flensburg to Ikast is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Flensburg station to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Flensburg central train station and arriving at Ikast/Østerport via Aarhus Rutebilstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Flensburg to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Flensburg and arriving at Ikast St. via Skanderborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Flensburg and Ikast is 152 km. The road distance is 194.4 km.

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The best way to get from Flensburg to Ikast without a car is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Flensburg to Ikast, including transfers.

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

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Flensburg to Ikast train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Flensburg station.

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The best way to get from Flensburg to Ikast is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Flensburg to Ikast.
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  • Distance: 151.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 33m

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

You can take a train from Flensburg to Ikast via Skanderborg St. in around 3h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Flensburg to Ikast via Aarhus Rutebilstation in around 4h 42m.

Train operators
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 Flensburg to Skanderborg
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
410 kr - 600 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Flensburg to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
150 kr - 220 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
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.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Flensburg central train station to Aarhus C
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kr - 110 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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Flensburg to Ikast bus services, operated by Midttrafik, arrive at Ikast/Østerport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Flensburg to Ikast is 194 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Flensburg to Ikast.

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