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There are 4 ways to get from Odense to Ikast by train, bus or car

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Odense Ørbækvej to Herning

2 alternative options

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Odense St. to Horsens St.
  2. Take the bus from Horsens Trafikterminal to Ikast/Østerport

Drive

  1. Drive from Odense to Ikast

Odense to Ikast by train

The train journey time between Odense and Ikast is around 2h 26m and covers a distance of around 203 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 18m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Arriva DK and Arriva Danmark, the Odense to Ikast train service departs from Odense St. and arrives in Ikast St.. Typically 182 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:
2h 11m
Layover time:
14 min
Total time:
2h 26m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 18m
Train distance:
203 km
Trains per week:
182
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:44
Last train departs at:
21:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Odense to Ikast train schedules

Odense → Ikast
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Frequently Asked Questions


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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.

Last updated: 27 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Odense to Ikast is to bus which costs 75 kr - 95 kr and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Odense to Ikast is to drive which costs 140 kr - 210 kr and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Odense to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Odense Ørbækvej and arriving at Ikast/Østerport via Herning Station Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Odense to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Odense St. and arriving at Ikast St. via Skanderborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Odense and Ikast is 113 km. The road distance is 155.6 km.

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The best way to get from Odense to Ikast without a car is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Odense to Ikast, including transfers.

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Odense to Ikast bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Odense Ørbækvej station.

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Odense to Ikast train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Odense St. station.

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The best way to get from Odense to Ikast is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75 kr - 95 kr and takes 2h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Odense to Ikast.
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  • Distance: 113 km
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Odense, Denmark and Ikast, Denmark?

You can take a train from Odense to Ikast via Skanderborg St. in around 2h 31m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Odense Ørbækvej to Herning once daily. Tickets cost 75 kr - 95 kr and the journey takes 1h 45m.

Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Odense St. to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 kr - 170 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Odense St. to Horsens St.
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kr - 150 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
54 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.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Odense Ørbækvej to Herning
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kr - 95 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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Odense to Ikast bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Herning station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Odense to Ikast is 156 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Odense to Ikast.

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