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

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Fly Zurich to Aarhus  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Aarhus (AAR) ZRH - AAR

$109 - $461

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Bus  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Kiel N33
  2. Take the bus from Kiel to Aarhus N50 / ...

$75 - $125

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Fly Zurich to Billund, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Billund (BLL) ZRH - BLL
  2. Take the train from Vejle St. to Aarhus H

$158 - $456

Fly Zurich to Copenhagen, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Copenhagen (CPH) ZRH - CPH
  2. Take the train from København H to Aarhus H

$133 - $364

Train to Basel, fly to Copenhagen, train  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Copenhagen (CPH) BSL - CPH
  3. Take the train from København H to Aarhus H

$148 - $379

Fly Zurich to Hamburg, train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Hamburg (HAM) ZRH - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H

$106 - $290

Train via Rendsburg  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neumünster Ice
  2. Take the train from Rendsburg to Aarhus H Ic

$248 - $377

Train  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Dammtor Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Aarhus H Ic

$264 - $391

Train, night train, bus  •  20 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Baden to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Basel SBB Station to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm
  4. Take the bus from Kiel ZOB to Aarhus

$162 - $243

Drive, train  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Århus

$222 - $351

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Århus 770.8 miles

$170 - $260

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Århus. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Aarhus via Kiel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Århus. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Aarhus H via Neumünster and Rendsburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 41 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Århus is 984 km. The road distance is 1233.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Århus without a car is to train which takes 13 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Zürich to Århus, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Århus train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Århus is to fly which takes 8 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Aarhus Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 615 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Århus, Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Zürich to Århus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Århus via Neumünster and Rendsburg in around 13 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Aarhus via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Aarhus via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Aarhus via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Aarhus via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Billund via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Billund via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Rendsburg to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Baden to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Basel SBB Station to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
nightjet.com
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Zurich to Kiel
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kiel to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kiel ZOB to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Århus is 1233 km. It takes approximately 11 h 11 min to drive from Zürich to Århus.

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easyJet, Swiss, Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Aarhus Airport.

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Book your Zürich to Århus bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Århus. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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