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There are 6 ways to get from Scotland to Ærø by plane, train, ferry or bus

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Fly Edinburgh to Billund, train, ferry

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the train from Vejle St. to Odense St.
  3. Take the train from Odense St. to Svendborg St.
  4. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

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Fly Edinburgh to Copenhagen, train, ferry

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Copenhagen (CPH)
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Odense St.
  3. Take the train from Odense St. to Svendborg St.
  4. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

Fly Glasgow to Billund, train, ferry

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the train from Vejle St. to Odense St.
  3. Take the train from Odense St. to Svendborg St.
  4. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

Fly Aberdeen to Esbjerg, train, ferry

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Esbjerg (EBJ)
  2. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Odense St.
  3. Take the train from Odense St. to Svendborg St.
  4. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

Fly Edinburgh to Hamburg, train, ferry

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Hamburg (HAM)
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Odense St.
  3. Take the train from Odense St. to Svendborg St.
  4. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Odense Station
  4. Take the train from Odense St. to Svendborg St.
  5. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

Scotland to Ærø by train, subway, bus and ferry

The journey time between Scotland and Ærø is around 25h 20m and covers a distance of around 2092 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 22m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Scotland to Ærø service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Ærøskøbing Havn. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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25h 20m Average Duration
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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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 recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ærø is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 072 22 74 59.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Denmark is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The distance between Scotland and Ærø is 925 km.

The best way to get from Scotland to Ærø without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 25h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 24m to get from Scotland to Ærø, including transfers.

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

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Ærø is 1h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 8:02 PM in Scotland and 9:02 PM in Ærø.

Norwegian Air Shuttle, KLM and Ryanair offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Billund Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Ærø. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Ærø.
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  • Distance: 924.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 24m

What companies run services between Scotland and Ærø, Denmark?

There is no direct connection from Scotland to Ærø. However, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Billund, take the walk to Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport, take the line 43 bus to Vejle Trafikcenter, take the walk to Vejle St., take the train to Odense St., take the train to Svendborg St., take the walk to Svendborg Færgehavn, then take the ferry to Ærøskøbing. Alternatively, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Copenhagen, take the walk to CPH Lufthavn, take the train to Odense St., take the train to Svendborg St., take the walk to Svendborg Færgehavn, take the ferry to Ærøskøbing Havn, then take the taxi to Marstal.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 9500 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Glasgow to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 4000 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 6000 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Billund via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
210 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Billund via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
210 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200 kr - 2200 kr
Flights from Glasgow to Billund via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
230 kr - 1700 kr
Flights from Glasgow to Billund via Dublin, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
250 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Glasgow to Billund via Dublin, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
240 kr - 1700 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
340 kr - 2500 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Glasgow to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 4800 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1300 kr - 5500 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 4000 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Billund via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
750 kr - 4100 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 7500 kr
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Esbjerg
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 2600 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Billund via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 4700 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 3100 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
370 kr - 2700 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3900 kr
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Billund via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
3200 kr - 12000 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
850 kr - 4100 kr
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from CPH Lufthavn to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Esbjerg St. to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 kr - 170 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 kr - 330 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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
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 Rotterdam Central Station to Odense Station
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
290 kr - 360 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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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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