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Aarhus Airport

General information

Aarhus Airport is the fourth busiest airport in Denmark, mainly used by Scandinavian Airlines. Aarhus is the largest city in Denmark after Copenhagen. Unfortunately, the airport is quite far from the city centre of Aarhus.


Where is Aarhus Airport situated?

The airport is located northeast of Aarhus in the vicinity of National Park Mols Bjerge. From the city, you can get to the airport via motorway ‘Djurslandmotorvejen’ (Primærrute 15).

How many terminals does Aarhus Airport have?

Aarhus Airport has a small terminal consisting of two floors. In the terminal you will find the Departures hall (check-in desks and security check) on the right and the Arrivals hall on the left. The airport terminal is currently being expanded and renovated, the first part will be finished in December 2021 and the last part (hotel and front) in June 2022.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Aarhus Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Denmark.

Airport Distance
Aalborg Airport 100km
Billund Airport 111km
Copenhagen Airport 147km
Gothenburg Landvetter Airport (Sweden) 182km
Malmö Airport (Sweden) 191km



The distance from Aarhus Airport to the centre of Aarhus is 41 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Aarhus.

From AAR Airport to Aarhus City centre by Car
41 km
40 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Aarhus Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Aarhus Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Aarhus Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Aarhus Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Aarhus is about DKK 700.-. Book your taxi at Aarhus Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From AAR Airport to Aarhus City centre by Taxi
41 km
40 min
DKK 700.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Aarhus Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Europcar, Avis, Budget, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Aarhus Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Aarhus Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Aarhus Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Aarhus Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Aarhus Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Aarhus Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Ryanair
  • easyJet
  • Danish Air Transport
  • Air Dolomiti


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Aarhus Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Molskroen Strandhotel, Ebeltoft

This hotel is located by Lyngsbæk Beach in Mols Bjerge National Park. It offers brightly decorated rooms with free WiFi access and a flat-screen TV. Ebeltoft town centre is a 10-minute drive away.


Ebeltoft Park Hotel, Ebeltoft

This hotel is just 100 metres from the long, sandy Ebeltoft Beach. It offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. Aarhus Airport is 20 minutes’ drive away. Guest rooms at Ebeltoft Park Hotel have a TV, a seating area and a private bathroom with shower.


Pasescia Bed and Breakfast., Kolind

Set in Kolind, Pasescia Bed and Breakfast. Offers a restaurant and garden views, 41 km from Memphis Mansion and 8.8 km from Djurs Sommerland. Steno Museum is 38 km from the bed and breakfast, while Aarhus Natural History Museum is 38 km away.

Hotels in Aarhus

Looking for the best hotels in Aarhus? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Oasia Aarhus City, Aarhus

This designer hotel is only 300 metres from Aarhus Train Station. It offers free Wi-Fi internet access and free tea/coffee around the clock. All rooms have a flat-screen TV.


Cabinn Aarhus, Aarhus

This hotel is located in central Aarhus and just a 3-minute walk from Aarhus Harbour. It offers free WiFi and in-room tea/coffee facilities. Aarhus Central Station is 900 metres away.


Milling Hotel Ritz Aarhus City, Aarhus

Set in a 1930s building, this boutique hotel is 2 minutes’ walk from Aarhus Train Station and airport shuttle buses. Hotel Ritz Aarhus City offers free WiFi and a steakhouse restaurant with an 8,000-bottle wine cellar.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Aarhus Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Aarhus: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Discover Denmark's second-largest city with an audio-guided walking tour of Aarhus. Find out about the city's Viking heritage, see famous landmarks like Aarhus Cathedral, and marvel at the architectural wonder of ArOS Art Museum.


Aarhus: Self-Guided Mystery Tour in the Center of Aarhus

Solve authentic mysteries and explore the stunning surroundings of Aarhus. Practice your problem-solving abilities on this interactive, self-guided tour.

Tour & transport

Aarhus: Guided Walking Tour

Take a guided walking tour of Aarhus and learn about what makes this city a unique and interesting place to live.


  4 reviews

Have you visited Aarhus Airport lately? So far, 4 airport passengers have written an airport review about Aarhus Airport. This airport has an average score of 3 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport reviews

Margaret Janet Dale
2 years ago

We use both Billund and Aarhus airports. We prefer Aarhus because it's easier to get to from the city, takes less driving time, renting a car is very much easier to access or we can take the bus which is quick, easy and cheap.

Aida Subashi
3 years ago

you pay 95 euro for 40 minutes, I think it is the most expensive taxi bill paid for a small city like the Aarhus

Astrid Nellemann
3 years ago

Just experienced out-of-this-world great customer service on 2 occations today while flying from Aarhus to London. Am for years a frequent flier across a number of international airports, my family have never been treated so well anywhere ever. A very big thank you to both of the staff who went out of their way (and beyond) for us! Tusind tak!!

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