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Travel directions

By car

Department of Chemistry (buildings 1510 through 1514) is situated in the university park, access from Langelandsgade (link to Google Maps).

There are a few parking spaces in front of the main entrance (building 1510) and more throughout the park. You can find a map of the parking spaces in the university park here.

IMPORTANT: Parking permits are required at all university parking spaces - these can be obtained from a staff member.


By train or bus

Aarhus lies at one of the most important railway junctions in Denmark. There are hourly departures to the north, south and west. From Southern and Central Europe, the connections are via Hamburg/Flensburg. Travel time from Hamburg to Aarhus is approximately five hours. From Eastern European countries, train connections to Aarhus go via Poland and Copenhagen. There are several daily connections to Sweden, Germany and the rest of Europe. Aarhus has hourly services to and from Copenhagen.

Aarhus main train station (Aarhus H) and central bus station is situated in the center of Aarhus. Information about train and bus travels to and from Aarhus can be found at www.rejseplanen.dk.

It takes about 30 minutes to walk from the train station to the department (link to Google Maps).

Alternatively, city bus 2A (stop Kaserneboulevarden), city bus 22 (stop Aarhus Universitet/Kemisk Institut) or the tram(Letbanen) L2 (stop Aarhus Universitet/Ringgaden) are also available. Information can be found at www.rejseplanen.dk.


By air travel

Aarhus Airport (AAR)

Aarhus Airport is located 40 km north of Aarhus and offers direct international flights to Gothenburg, Helsinki, London (Stansted), Oslo and Stockholm. Please visit their website for information on flight arrival/departure times.

There is an airport shuttle bus from Aarhus Airport with frequent departures from just outside the main entrance, and it takes about 50 minutes to reach downtown Aarhus. The bus stops at the Aarhus University campus at Nobelparken, but also at the Aarhus Central Station. The fare is 115 DKK, payable to the bus driver (the driver will take cash (DKK, NOK, SEK, EUR, GBP and USD) or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and JCB Card)).

Departure times of the airport shuttle bus are planned as efficiently as possible to make it easier for travellers to get on with their trip. This means that all busses are fixed to specific arrival/departure times. On arrival to the airport going to Aarhus, this means that there will be a specific bus waiting for the passengers - even if the flight is late.

Individual taxi services are available - approx. 600 DKK from Aarhus Airport to Aarhus.

Billund Airport (BLL)

Billund Airport is located 100 km southwest of Aarhus and has direct international flight connections to many European destinations, including Barcelona (Girona), Berlin, Birmingham, Brussels, Edinburgh, Faro, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Riga, Rome and Stavanger. Please visit the airport website for more information on arrivals and departures.

There is an airport shuttle bus between Aarhus and Billund Airport with several daily departures, and it takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach downtown Aarhus. The fare is 160 DKK, payable to the bus driver (the driver will take cash and cards (Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, V Pay, JCB, China Union Pay and American Express). The bus stops at the central bus station in Aarhus.

Individual taxi services are available - approx. 1500 DKK from Billund Airport to Aarhus.

Copenhagen Airport (CPH)

Copenhagen Airport has direct flight connections to a large number of international destinations. Copenhagen airport is connected to Aarhus Airport (AAR) with many daily departures on weekdays and some departures on Saturdays and Sundays. The flight takes 35 minutes. Please visit the airport website for more information on arrivals and departures. 

You can also take a train directly from the Copenhagen Airport to Aarhus (travel time of approx. 3,5 hours, price approx. 400 DKK). Train seat reservations and tickets can be obtained through your travel agent. However, there is also a ticket office at the airport in Terminal 3 and various ticket vending machines. 

Find more information here: www.rejseplanen.dk