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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Copenhagen to Aarhus. Traveling by bus from Copenhagen to Aarhus usually takes around 3 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance98 mi (157 km)
Shortest duration3h 25m
Cheapest price€12.52
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Copenhagen to Aarhus?

Typically €14.54 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Aarhus. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €16 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Copenhagen to Aarhus in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €25 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Copenhagen to Aarhus?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Copenhagen to Aarhus. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus63h 34m€16.70
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 6 trips from Copenhagen to Aarhus, and usually makes the trip in about 3 hours and 34 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Copenhagen to Aarhus during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Copenhagen to Aarhus?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 157 kilometers from Copenhagen to Aarhus. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Copenhagen to Aarhus at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Copenhagen?

The first bus leaves at 07:00 and the last bus leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all buses from Copenhagen to Aarhus, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Copenhagen to Aarhus every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Copenhagen to Aarhus without transferring.

City Information

Copenhagen

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Copenhagen is the Danish capital, located on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand. Copenhagen is reputedly the happiest city in the world, so head to Scandinavia to get a taste of that happiness for yourself.

One of the most popular spots for visitors and locals alike is the Tivoli Gardens: one of the world's oldest and most-visited theme parks. With more than two dozen rides and a pleasure garden, you can easily spend the whole day wandering through this exciting village.

Take a tour through the Nyhavn, or "New Harbor," to discover Copenhagen's history. The brightly-colored houses and old wooden ships moored there are delightfully Danish, and you will even be able to see the places where Denmark's most renowned author, Hans Christian Andersen, once lived. Fans of his work must also visit the Little Mermaid statue by Edvard Erikson, which has now become the unofficial symbol of the city. Is that "Part of Your World" we hear you singing?

Copenhagen is also home to a fantastic shopping culture. Take a walk along Strøget for both high-end and local independent boutiques, as well as some of Copenhagen's most important historical buildings. As one of the largest pedestrian-only shopping streets in Europe, you'll be sure to find all of the fashionable Scandi items you are looking for.

Copenhagen is one of Scandinavia's central travel hubs. The Copenhagen Airport Kastrup welcomes flights from all over the world, while the Öresund Bridge connects the city to Malmö in Sweden across the Kattegat strait. In addition, train service and bus services on carriers such as Nettbuss and FlixBus make it easy to reach Copenhagen from nearby European cities.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Copenhagen?

Main departure station: Ingerslevsgade

Ingerslevsgade in Copenhagen is home to a large bus terminal that connects to various popular routes. Buses go across Denmark and to neighboring countries, Norway and Sweden. You can also easily catch a connection if you want to go further afield in Europe. GoByBus, Swebus Express, and Greyhound all have buses that stop at Ingerslevsgade. The bus station is located right behind Copenhagen Central Station, so while the terminal does not have amenities, the central train station is full of shops, cafes, and ticket information services. Since the station is in the heart of downtown Copenhagen, you can also find all kinds of shops, restaurants, and attractions nearby.

All bus stations in Copenhagen:

  • Ingerslevsgade

Where does the bus arrive in Aarhus?

Main arrival station: Aarhus C

All buses from Copenhagen arrive at one main station in Aarhus.

Bus stations in Aarhus:

  • Aarhus C

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