Transport in Central Denmark
The train and bus infrastructure in the Central Denmark region is well suited for commuting and traveling. It might be a bit costly, but the system covers a lot of the area. Just as the rest of the country, Central Region Denmark the prices of the travels are calculated according to zones. There are many options for transport - and you can even take the ferry to Zealand and a small island called Anholt.
The regional trains connect the Central Denmark Region quite well
with the surrounding regions having a direct access to South Denmark
with 1.5 hour from Aalborg to Odense and North Denmark
with 3 hours from Aarhus to Aalborg.The transport to Copenhagen
is around 3 hours (from Aarhus to Copenhagen) and the same to reach the biggest city (Roskilde) in Zealand
. The comfort level
is quite high in all regional trains, and most of the time you will be able to work in the train on your laptop.
You will find busses for travels to most locations
in the region. The public bus operator in the region is Midttrafik, and they have their own travel planner and price calculation including information on discount opportunities. There are discount busses for commuters and travellers to Copenhagen, which also includes a ferry trip making it extra exciting. If you are traveling on international level, there is also a busoperator taking you to Germany and other countries.
Aarhus has its own Airport with domestic and international flights
, which makes it easy for business people and travelers to visit Aarhus and the region. The airport is located 30 minutes by car/bus outside the city.
Prices and discount
If you are commuting every day you should consider to buy a Monthly Travel Card
(månedskort). It is normally cheaper than the travel card solution (Rejsekort)
. A standard train ticket from Aarhus to Aalborg costs 26 Euro, and a full discounted ticket on the travel card costs around 21 Euro. If you only travel in the region, you could research, which benefits Midttraffik gives you on their digital travel card solution and also plan your trip.
Planning of travels
You can easily plan your travel
to your destination by using the digital travel planner
integrating bus, train and walking. You can also compare the price difference between a standard ticket, 1st class, travel card or monthly travel card. Instead of a physical travel card, there is also an App for your smart phone made by Midttraffik for your smartphone.
Remember that the fine of free riding in the bus or train is 100 Euro.
Local trains and bus operator
Rejseplanen (digital travel planner)