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There are 10 ways to get from London to Ikast by plane, bus, train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London City to Billund, bus

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn to Hotel Scandic Regina, Herning

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Fly London Stansted to Billund, bus

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn to Hotel Scandic Regina, Herning

Fly London Heathrow to Copenhagen, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Copenhagen (CPH)
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Skanderborg St.
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

Fly London Heathrow to Karup

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Karup (KRP)

Fly London Stansted to Aarhus, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Aarhus (AAR)
  2. Take the train from Aarhus H to Ikast St.

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Kolding bus station
  3. Take the train from Kolding St. to Skanderborg St.
  4. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Kolding bus station
  3. Take the train from Kolding St. to Horsens St.
  4. Take the bus from Horsens Trafikterminal to Ikast/Østerport

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Aarhus C
  4. Take the bus from Aarhus Rutebilstation to Ikast/Østerport

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Ikast

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ikast

London to Ikast by train and bus

The journey time between London and Ikast is around 23h 44m and covers a distance of around 1472 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 12m. The fastest journey normally takes 22h 31m. Operated by Eurostar, FlixBus, Danish Railways (DSB) and others, the London to Ikast service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Ikast St.. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
16h 31m
Layover time:
7h 12m
Total time:
23h 44m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
22h 31m
Journey distance:
1472 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
135 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:04
Last service departs at:
11:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Ikast train and bus schedules

United Kingdom → Denmark
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International entry into Denmark from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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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, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay

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Conditions of entry into Denmark from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • 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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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Canada, Chile, Jordan, Kuwait, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • 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
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  • 10 day mandatory self quarantine
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Rules to follow in Denmark

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Denmark from United Kingdom.

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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 United Kingdom from Denmark.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Ikast is to fly and bus which costs £100 - £200 and takes 6h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ikast is to fly and bus which costs £140 - £350 and takes 6h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Ikast. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Ikast/Østerport via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Hamburg central bus station and Aarhus Rutebilstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 22m.

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The distance between London and Ikast is 797 km.

The best way to get from London to Ikast without a car is to train and bus which takes 18h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from London to Ikast, including transfers.

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London to Ikast bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Ikast is to fly which takes 6h 45m and costs £120 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28h 22m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Billund Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Ikast.
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  • Distance: 796.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between London, England and Ikast, Denmark?

British Airways, DAT Danish Air Transport and seven other airlines fly from London Paddington to Ikast every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Ikast via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Hamburg central bus station, and Aarhus Rutebilstation in around 28h 22m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
480 kr - 2200 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430 kr - 1800 kr
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from London Heathrow to Karup via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Karup via Amsterdam Schiphol, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Karup via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 3100 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Karup via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3200 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Karup via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
800 kr - 3600 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Karup via Zurich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3100 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Karup via Paris CDG, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
800 kr - 2400 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490 kr - 2900 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 4100 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 2100 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35 kr - 800 kr
Flights from London Stansted to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140 kr - 950 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
700 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kr - 3000 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3200 kr
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
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 Kolding St. to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kr - 140 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Kolding St. to Horsens St.
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 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
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 Kolding to Skanderborg
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
320 kr - 440 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kolding to Horsens
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
290 kr - 410 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dänische Staatsbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Kolding st to Skanderborg st
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Kolding st to Horsens st
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1156 kr
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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
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 Rotterdam Central Station to Kolding bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 kr - 330 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
220 kr - 270 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Kolding bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 kr - 300 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
180 kr - 220 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg central bus station to Aarhus C
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kr - 180 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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Midttrafik
Phone
+45 70 21 02 30
Email
midttrafik@midttrafik.dk
Website
midttrafik.dk
Bus from Horsens Trafikterminal to Ikast/Østerport
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Midttrafik
Bus from Aarhus Rutebilstation to Ikast/Østerport
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Midttrafik
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kr - 150 kr
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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Ikast is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 10:20 AM in London and 11:20 AM in Ikast.

British Airways, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from London City Airport to Billund 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 London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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